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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.

Economics Russia

Should Russia’s internal issues scare long-term investors?

The Russian government is not doing enough to address social issues affecting large portions of its population. Is this attitude ultimately unsustainable?

Economics South and Central Asia

India’s demonetization shock pushes Nepal closer to China

Frustrated by India’s failure to help address the fallout of New Delhi’s rupee demonetization, Nepal is turning to China for economic and security matters.

Economics International Outlook for 2017

2017 Preview: Despite Trump and Brexit, opportunities for trade persist

Brexit and Trump’s win do not bode well for global trade in 2017. Yet China and other emerging markets may benefit from anti-globalization in the West.

Economics Europe

New bridges across the Mediterranean

Despite regional security and political challenges trade trends between the EU and southern Mediterranean countries has improved over the last decade.

Economics Power Brokers South and Central Asia

Indonesian president Jokowi: A reform-minded leader

Jokowi won the presidential election of Indonesia in 2014, making him the first president outside of the political and military elite.