Mauricio Cárdenas

Member, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Advisory Council

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Julie Chon

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program

Global Business & Economics Program

Antonio de Lecea

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program

Global Business & Economics Program

Robert Dohner

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Asia Security Initiative

Asia Security Initiative


Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Ukraine’s $50 billion challenge

The key concerns from business are not new. The rule of law, fair justice, macroeconomic stability, a predictable tax policy, secure investment, and property rights, including intellectual property rights, top their lists.

UkraineAlert by Andy Hunder

Fiscal and Structural Reform International Financial Institutions

Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Mission possible

The government wants to liberalize the economy and proceed with radical and swift changes.

UkraineAlert by Basil Kalymon

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

Will Ukraine make a deal with Kolomoisky? Three things to watch

There are only three things to watch to determine whether rumors about a possible deal with Kolomoisky are true: changes in NBU leadership, developments in PrivatBank-related cases in Ukrainian courts, and how the cases in international courts play out.

UkraineAlert by Oksana Bedratenko

Financial Regulation International Financial Institutions

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Ukraine is having a very bad month

Only three weeks ago, diplomats, the international finance community, and Ukraine boosters were so upbeat.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Tue, Jul 2, 2019

The G20 turns into G19+1

The Osaka Summit shows that the international community struggles to cope with the challenges represented by China’s state capitalism and US unilateralism.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

China Economy & Business

Fri, Jun 28, 2019

Tran in The Financial Times: Two proposals for WTO reform

In the News by Atlantic Council

China International Financial Institutions

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

Putin finally tells Russians the truth (sort of)

In his annual television marathon “Direct Line with Vladimir Putin” on June 20, the Russian president did something unusual. To my knowledge, this is the first time he specified the impact of Western sanctions on Russia, which he usually presents as having a positive effect on the Russian economy because of import substitution. “Look, according […]

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Conflict Economic Sanctions

Mon, Jun 17, 2019

One month into the Zelenskyy presidency and Ukraine’s still here

Volodymyr Zelenskyy became Ukraine’s sixth president on May 20. The political neophyte’s election raised a host of questions about lack of governing experience, connections to oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky, the composition of his inner circle, and his priorities once in office. One month into Zelenskyy’s presidency, those questions still require answers, and we have yet to […]

UkraineAlert by Steven Pifer

Conflict Corruption

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Global Trade Developments and the Future of the World Trade Organization

The Global Business and Economics (GBE) program co-hosted, with the South Asia Center, a discussion with WTO Deputy Director-General Ambassador Alan Wolff. The conversation focused on the latest global trade developments and the future of the WTO. South Asia Center Senior Fellow Mark Linscott moderated the session. In addition, Marie Kasperek, deputy director of the […]

Insights & Impact by

Economy & Business International Financial Institutions

Tue, May 28, 2019

Zelenskiy sows confusion and another chance for change

Volodymyr Zelenskiy may be popular among Ukrainians, but he is getting the cold shoulder from its political elite. Ukraine’s new president has few friends in the parliament and government. Within days of taking office, Zelenskiy suffered a defeat in the Rada as the parliament has not considered his bill for a new electoral law. The […]

UkraineAlert by Oksana Bedratenko

Fiscal and Structural Reform International Financial Institutions


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.

9:00am Washington DC