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Mon, Dec 2, 2019

Dual threats imperil the WTO

The WTO will have to deal with intensifying pressure to undertake radical reform, without which it could slide further into irrelevance in a new world trade environment fragmented by a growing number of regional and bilateral trade agreements.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

International Financial Institutions Trade

Tue, Nov 26, 2019

Ukraine is finally ready to embrace land reform

The sale of private agricultural land has been banned since 2001. Ukraine is one of six countries in the world to maintain this restriction.

UkraineAlert by Ilona Sologoub

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Wed, Nov 6, 2019

Ullman for UPI: As the next economic crash develops, the band plays on

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Economy & Business

Tue, Nov 5, 2019

The Africa Center Hosts the Sudanese Finance Minister

On Tuesday, October 22, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Ibrahim Elbadawi, minister of finance of the Republic of the Sudan, for a public discussion on the Sudanese economy. Following the ouster of longstanding president Omar al-Bashir in April and months of popular protests that led to the formation of a civilian-led transitional government […]

Insights & Impact by Africa Center

Inclusive Growth International Financial Institutions

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Argentina’s election: The international implications of a Fernández government

Supporters of President Mauricio Macri hope that the new Fernández government will follow a moderate and pragmatic agenda, yet there is no doubt that it will be a departure from the current course, with regional and international repercussions

New Atlanticist by Frederico Fróes

Elections International Financial Institutions

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Transforming the international order: US leadership or bust

While many nations throughout the globe have seen new levels of peace and prosperity under the rules-based order that the United States and its allies built in the wake of the Second World War, “not everybody accepts those principles and values that have been the foundation of that system,” according to former US National Security Advisor Stephen J. Hadley.

New Atlanticist by Jasper Gilardi

China International Financial Institutions

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Sudanese finance minister shares plan for economic revival

On Tuesday, October 22, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Ibrahim Elbadawi, minister of finance of the Republic of the Sudan, for a public discussion on the Sudanese economy. Following the ouster of longstanding president Omar al-Bashir in April and months of popular protests that led to the formation of a civilian-led transitional government […]

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa East Africa

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

A Conversation with the Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan H.E. Reza Baqir

On October 16th, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics (GBE) Program hosted a roundtable conversation with Dr. Reza Baqir, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan.

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Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

New risks to global financial stability

In “New Risks to Global Financial Stability” author Hung Tran, a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics program, assesses the global financial system weaknesses and outlines steps to promote financial stability.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Hung Tran

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Servant of the people or servant of the oligarchs?

The president’s response is appropriate in a country with an operating rule of law. But in Ukraine, with an unreformed judiciary, this is a complete cop out.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Financial Regulation Fiscal and Structural Reform

Events

Thu, Dec 12, 2019

One year into the United States’ maximum pressure campaign on Iran

In a paper published by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in November 2019, distinguished experts discuss the long-term significance of the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, with regard to Iran’s domestic politics, economy, and regional policy, as well as US policy toward Iran and European–Iranian relations.

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