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Upcoming Events

Discussion Table with German Ambassador Emily Haber


A month before the German General Election, President’s Club and leadership members are invited to engage with German Ambassador to the United States Emily Haber on regional and global diplomatic pressures.

Ambassador Emily Haber speaking into microphone

Past Events

The Future of the US Dollar and a World in Debt


Jeffrey Garten joins Thomas Friedman to link lessons from the 1971 decoupling of the gold standard to today’s challenges for a public conversation, followed by a private Q&A with Council President’s Club and leadership members.

A stack of US one dollar bills
Madison Kaminski

Corporate Leadership Breakfast - June 2021

Corporate Leadership Breakfast

Executives from corporate partner companies are invited to join us for an exclusive conversation with Chicago Department of Aviation Commissioner, Jamie Rhee, around her work elevating Chicago as a global city and how the private sector plays a pivotal role.

Commentary & Analysis

Exposed: US Supply Chain Vulnerabilities Grew During the Pandemic Era

In the News
The National Interest
John Austin

President Biden has options to address this national security concern, the Council's John Austin argues.

Biden at a supply chain meeting
Global Economy, Trade and Business

Drivers of Growth and Catch-up in the Tourism Sector of Industrialized Economies

In the News
Journal of Travel Research
Kris Hartley

Kris Hartley discusses the findings of a study analyzing the tourism sector’s growth and catch-up performance.

Global Economy, Trade and Business


Cooperation or Coercion? The Views of US Opinion Leaders on Foreign Policy Approaches

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

The 2020 Chicago Council on Global Affairs-University of Texas at Austin survey explores to what extent Democratic, Republican, and Independent foreign policy professionals support Biden’s international agenda.

Image of the White House
David Strickler
Global Economy, Trade and Business

Rebuilding the Midwest's Infrastructure

Report by Coauthors

John Austin and Alexander Hitch examine policies and priorities to drive equitable economic recovery in the Midwest in a world reshaped by COVID-19.

Midwestern bridge
Global Cities


Andrea Durkin 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture
Council expert Andrea Durkin