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Wed, Apr 1, 2020

Coronavirus versus financial crisis: US policy responses compared

A look at the economic harm done so far and contrasts the measures taken by the Federal Reserve (Fed), Congress, and the G20 in response to coronavirus.

EconoGraphics by Ole Moehr | Graphics by Nikolai Albishausen

Economy & Business Macroeconomics

Wed, Aug 28, 2019

US-EU Auto Tariffs: What’s at Stake?

Escalating trade tensions between the world’s major economies are widely considered the greatest threat to the global economy’s health. Following the White House’s cancellation of its threatened tariffs on all Mexican imports on June 7, attention swiftly turned back to the brewing US-China trade war. This edition of the EconoGraphic, however, puts the focus on how US tariffs on cars and car parts might disrupt transatlantic trade flow.

EconoGraphics by OLE MOEHR | GRAPHICS BY MARIANNA ASLUND, NICK BROWN, ANDREW LASCALEIA

Economy & Business European Union

Fri, Aug 9, 2019

Breaking Down France’s Digital Tax

n July, France’s parliament ratified a new law to tax big digital tech firms making it the first country to pass a tax law of this manner. Paris’ new tax scheme triggered criticism from the Trump Administration and is further complicating the transatlantic relationship. This edition of the EconoGraphic explains the motivation behind taxing digital technology firms more aggressively, the way that the French tax will work, and the potential impacts and response to the tax.

EconoGraphics by BY ANDREW LASCALEIA, EDITED BY OLE MOEHR | GRAPHICS BY MARIANNA ASLUND AND ANDREW LASCALEIA

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Ole Moehr serves as an associate director at the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program. In this capacity, he manages the Council’s flagship Economic Sanctions Initiative and coordinates research on global trade, growth, and finance. As editor of the EconoGraphic blog, which visualizes complex economic and political ideas in a compelling and intuitive fashion, Mr. Moehr delivers the Council’s timely take on important issues pertaining to the global economy.  Mr. Moehr’s project portfolio includes work on digital policy, infrastructure investment, global value chains, the EU’s economic architecture, and inclusive economic growth.

Prior to joining the Council, Mr. Moehr served as a Brent Scowcroft Award Fellow at the Aspen Institute. He holds a master’s degree in international economics from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in global governance and public policy from the University of Passau in Germany.