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Upcoming Events

Global Shocks Facing the US Economy

Virtual
Global Economy Series

Experts describe how the Russia-Ukraine war and renewed shutdowns in Asia are disrupting a global economy still affected by COVID-19.

A board showing currency exchange rates on display in Moscow
Reuters
Jun
14

Past Events

Policy Innovations to Bolster America's Future

PAST EVENT VIDEO

The Council’s Emerging Leaders class of 2022 presents a series of short, dynamic presentations on an array of critical current issues.

World Review: Russia vs Europe, Northern Ireland, and Globalization's End?

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Caroline de Gruyter, James Harding, and Ryan Heath join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Russian soldiers on victory day
REUTERS

Commentary & Analysis

Five Experts on Advancing Global Peace at Davos 2022

In the News
World Economic Forum
Ivo H. Daalder

At the 2022 World Economic Forum in Davos, "rules-based order must be sustained and strengthened," argues Council President Ivo Daalder.

President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen addresses the delegates of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland
Reuters
Global Politics

Industrial Heartland Renewal Can Diminish "Strong Men"

BLOG
Global Insight by John Austin

Geographically targeted economic development strategies can serve as an antidote to political extremism in formerly industrial regions.

Industrial works silhouetted with a Ferris Wheel in Ruhr, Essen, Germany.
Florian Wächter
Global Economy, Trade and Business

Research

Paths to New Prosperity in Industrial Regions of the West

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Coauthors

Local strategies can revive economies, nurture hope, and diminish the appeal of antidemocratic populism in struggling industrial regions.

Industrial city skyline and bridge with blue clouds.
Karen Green
Global Cities

How Economic Sanctions Are Used in US Foreign Policy

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Ethan Kessler

What are economic sanctions? How are they used in US foreign policy? And what should future policymakers consider before employing them?

"Sanctions" on board game letters in front of Russian and American flag
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Experts

Mark Kaplan 

Nonresident Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture and Global Cities
Council expert Mark Kaplan