34,363 Results for:

April 16, 2024

Economics
Virtual Media Briefing: Previewing the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings

CFR experts preview the upcoming World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Spring Meetings taking place in Washington, DC, from April 17 through 19.   

Play President of the World Bank Group Ajay Banga and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva at the World Economic Forum, January 17, 2024.

April 24, 2024

RealEcon
A Tricky Balance for Development Banks and the Developing World

The World Bank and IMF have concluded their spring meetings, but questions remain on China, lending capacity, and balancing the interests of rich and poor countries.

 President and CEO at Mastercard Ajay Banga (L) and CEO at the World Bank Kristalina Georgieva speak on stage at the 8th Annual Women In The World Summit at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on April 7, 2017 in New York City.

April 16, 2024

Emerging Markets
Central Bank Governance in Emerging Markets

Central bank governors from some of the largest emerging markets discuss the economic outlook in their countries, how their banks have addressed global inflation, and opportunities for sustained econ…

Play Containers are being transported at Nansha port in Guangzhou, China on a sunny day.

April 12, 2024

Economics
The IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings: What to Know

The IMF and World Bank’s spring meetings will focus on the prospects for a soft landing after years of global economic turbulence. But major challenges remain, including growing climate finance needs…

May 10, 2024

Media
Publishing in a Polarized World

In a wide-ranging conversation, Foreign Affairs Editor Dan Kurtz-Phelan joins Why It Matters to discuss nonpartisan publishing in a polarized political climate, the state of press freedom around the world, and the future of journalism.

Podcast Journalist holding press pass.

June 11, 2024

Asia
Lost Decade

Robert D. Blackwill and Richard Fontaine evaluate the limitations of the Pivot to Asia and offer a compelling vision for the future of U.S. foreign policy in the Indo-Pacific.

February 9, 2024

Global
Central Bank Currency Swaps Tracker

Introduction Since the financial crisis of 2007, central banks around the world have entered into a multitude of bilateral currency swap agreements with one another. These agreements allow a centr…

May 2, 2024

Censorship and Freedom of Expression
World Press Freedom Day 2024: Mounting Threats, Renewed Purpose

In this special episode to mark World Press Freedom Day, Jeffrey Gedmin, cofounder and editor-in-chief of American Purpose and former president of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, joins Robert McMaho…

Podcast Stock photo of a war journalist with digital camera in action.

March 6, 2024

Brazil
Brazil and the World

Brazil plays a pivotal role on the global stage as a top ten economy, a leading democracy, and the dominant steward of the Amazon. A founding member of the BRICS, the country holds the 2024 G20 presi…

A view of the 'Christ the Redeemer' statue atop Corcovado Mountain in Rio de Janeiro

October 12, 2023

International Organizations
The World Bank Group’s Role in Global Development

Since its founding in 1944, the World Bank has evolved from a lender focused on European reconstruction to the preeminent international institution for economic development and poverty reduction.

A woman reads in front of a chalkboard in an outdoor classroom in Niger.