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Economics Middle East/North Africa

What challenges lie ahead for Egypt’s economic reforms?

As Egypt prepares to receive the second tranche of a $12 billion IMF loan, the country is facing continued political and economic challenges. While economic reforms are starting to yield

Economics North America

Immigrants: an economic necessity in the US

Throughout America’s history, immigrants have been vital for the country’s economic growth – and this isn’t going to change, says Arthur S. Guarino. Tech industries, food production, and the US’ young

Economics Latin America

Can Peña Nieto make Mexico great again?

The promise to “make America great again” found an unlikely echo in Mexico, feeding off frustration over President Peña Nieto’s energy reforms.

Debate Corner Economics North America

Trade and Trump: the US economy in 2017

From China to TPP, Trump has vowed to put America first. In this debate, GRI asked two of its top experts: Will Trump’s protectionist stance help or hurt the US economy?

Debate Corner Economics North America

Trump’s protectionist measures will not hurt US economy in 2017

In this debate series, GRI asked what will be the impact of President Donald Trump protectionist measures. Nandini Rao argues these decisions will not hurt the US economy.

Debate Corner Economics North America

Protectionism will hurt markets in the short-term

In this debate series, GRI asked what will be the impact of President Donald Trump protectionist measures. Jeff Moore argues these decisions will hurt markets.

Economics International

An aging global population and its economic implications

Nations will have to make many changes or face slower economic growth and increased social costs to deal with aging populations.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Will 2019 make or break Botswana?

Botswana’s opposition will run a single candidate in 2019 in order to unseat the long-ruling BDP: the country’s political and economic future are at stake.

Economics Europe

The UK and EU face off over Middle Eastern trade

Theresa May’s recent visits to Trump and Erdogan are under discussion as negotiations and trade deals make the reality of Brexit felt all the more strongly.

Asia Pacific Economics Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Did Trump’s victory seal Brunei’s fate?

Trump’s exit from the TPP and his travel ban from Muslim majority countries are two potent threats to Brunei going forward.