October 16, 2019Cybersecurity
Threats to national and economic security emanating from cyberspace are all too real, but public disclosure of these incidents is exceedingly rare. A new Council on Foreign Relations Cyber Brief prov…
October 11, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.
October 9, 2019Taiwan
Based on the profits and losses disclosed by Taiwan’s central bank, it appears that its true FX exposures exceed its disclosed foreign exchange reserves by USD 130bn, and perhaps by as much as USD 20…
October 4, 2019Taiwan
Large-scale purchases of foreign bonds have become the central flow sustaining Taiwan’s massive current account surplus and keeping the Taiwan dollar weak. The size of this flow raises the question o…
September 27, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday from now until Election Day, I will be looking at what the presidential candidates are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.
October 24, 2019Japan
Japanese investors have an obvious incentive to search for yield abroad. But why has foreign demand for Japanese bonds almost matched Japanese demand for foreign bonds?
September 18, 2019Technology and Innovation
September 18, 2019—“The United States has led the world in innovation, research, and technology development since World War II, but that leadership is now at risk,” warns a new Council on Foreign Rel…
September 12, 2019Women and Economic Growth
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This post is authored by Lanice C. Williams…
September 10, 2019Election 2020
The Democratic and Republican presidential contenders have begun defining their approach to major foreign policy issues as they jockey for position in their parties’ primaries.