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April 16, 2024

United States
Is Rising Student Debt Harming the U.S. Economy?

Higher education provides students many socioeconomic benefits and increases the global competitiveness of the United States, but mounting student loan debt has sparked a debate over federal lending …

Protestors hold "cancel student debt" signs outside the U.S. Supreme Court.

April 2, 2024

Local Leaders in the Global Economy

Many Americans are losing faith in the benefits of internationalism. On this episode of Why It Matters, experts discuss the important role state and local leaders play in global affairs.

Podcast California Governor Newsom and Australian Ambassador Rudd meet to sign climate pact.

March 20, 2024

Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Young Professionals Briefing: Artificial Intelligence and the Economy—How Cities are Embracing New Technologies

Panelists reflect on how the digital transformation is reshaping the economy and how cities like New York can embrace new technologies, like artificial intelligence, to foster economic growth. Ple…

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Asia's Challenge to the Global Economy

Amid the talk of deglobalization, China’s goods trade surplus has increased in size relative to China’s economy since 2019 and its manufactured surplus is now at all time high relative to the GDP of …

February 13, 2024

Does Evergrande’s Collapse Threaten China’s Economy?

A court in Hong Kong has ordered the liquidation of Chinese property developer Evergrande Group, once the world’s largest real estate company. The failure could pose obstacles to China’s economic rec…

April 17, 2024

A Conversation With Christine Lagarde

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde discusses the state of the European economy, U.S.-EU economic cooperation, and the implications of international geopolitical conflicts on the global…

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April 19, 2024

Blueprints for Renewal: Reconstructing Ukraine

Panelists discuss global financial efforts to support the reconstruction of Ukraine and help rebuild the country’s infrastructure and economy following Russia’s military aggression.This meeting is he…

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January 19, 2024

Health Policy and Initiatives
Women This Week: Gender Health Gap Hindering Global Economy Growth

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers January 13 to January 19.

A woman wearing a protective face mask leaves a health center in Madrid, Spain, January 10, 2024.

November 14, 2023

Foreign Affairs November/December Issue Launch: Who Killed the Chinese Economy?

Foreign Affairs Executive Editor Justin Vogt and authors Zongyuan Zoe Liu, Michael Pettis, and Adam S. Posen launch the November/December 2023 issue of Foreign Affairs and discuss the Chinese economy…

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April 17, 2024

Can Egypt’s Economic Overhaul Stave Off Crisis?

International lenders have pumped tens of billions of dollars into Egypt’s faltering economy amid the war in the Gaza Strip, but experts say the country’s economic crisis is not yet resolved.