Economy

 
  • Op-Ed
    That Absurd Fear of Stagnation
    Uri Dadush March 2, 2015 Hill

    Seven years after the outbreak of the financial crisis, bad policies, deficient institutional arrangements, and the mistakes of the past are still tying some of the world’s largest economies down.

     
  • Op-Ed
    India Budget ‘a Step in the Right Direction,’ but ‘No Quantum Leap’
    Milan Vaishnav February 28, 2015 Deutsche Welle

    The new budget is clearly pro-growth in its orientation and is a marked improvement from the government’s first provisional budget issued last July.

     
  • Op-Ed
    From a Greater Europe to a Greater Asia?
    Dmitri Trenin February 26, 2015 Global Times

    A Greater Asia, stretching from Shanghai to St. Petersburg, could transform the entire continent of Eurasia and have a significant impact on the global balance of power.

     
  • Op-Ed
    When Do We Decide That Europe Must Restructure Much of Its Debt?
    Michael Pettis February 25, 2015 China Financial Markets

    The biggest constraint to the EU’s survival is debt. Europe will not grow and unemployment will not drop until the costs of the excessive debt burdens are addressed.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Chinese Takeaway: Railway Lessons
    C. Raja Mohan February 25, 2015 Indian Express

    As the Indian government presents the rail budget, it is worth reflecting on the growing gap between the Indian railway system and that of its Asian peer, China.

     
  • Op-Ed
    The Catch-22 in U.S.-Chinese Relations
    Paul Haenle, Stephen Hadley February 22, 2015 Foreign Affairs

    The United States and China don’t agree on every issue. But in the past, the two countries have found ways to deal with their disagreements without obstructing progress in areas of common interest.

     
  • Article
    The Uncertain Future of IBSA
    Oliver Stuenkel February 18, 2015

    The India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum still has the potential to become an important force in international politics, but it is also in danger of fading into irrelevance.

     
  • Is Manufacturing Still a Key to Growth ?
    Uri Dadush February 10, 2015 OCP Policy Center

    Manufacturing is declining as a share of GDP not only in advanced countries, but in developing countries as well. This new trend, a result of complex forces, should be seen on balance as a reason for development-optimism, not pessimism.

     
  • A “Soft Alliance”? Russia-China Relations After the Ukraine Crisis
    Alexander Gabuev February 10, 2015 European Council on Foreign Relations

    The danger for the EU in the rapprochement between Russia and China lies in the fortification of the Russian economy against sanctions and in an increased assertiveness for China.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Debating China’s Growth Exceptionalism
    Yukon Huang February 10, 2015 Financial Times

    Those who doubt China’s prospects in the near term emphasize economic distortions. China bulls, on the other hand, assert that competent policies will help the economy rebound. Both groups are correct with respect to their own time horizon.

     
  • Event
    Competitive Approaches to Southeast Asia and the Future of Regionalism
    Takashi Terada, Ellen Frost, James L. Schoff March 3, 2015 Washington, DC

    East Asia’s growing economic interdependence, spurred in part by China and Japan’s economic diplomacy, feeds great-power competition. Ironically, it could delay future efforts toward further regional economic integration.

     
  • Event
    Future Trends in the Gulf
    Frederic Wehrey, Kristin Smith Diwan, Jamil De Dominicis, Jane Kinninmont, Matar Ebrahim Matar March 3, 2015 Washington, DC

    Amid a region beset by civil wars and terrorism, the Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council are facing growing challenges from an increasingly youthful population, aging rulers, economic pressures, and a new information environment.

     
  • Event
    Can Thailand Escape the Middle Income Trap?
    Akira Suehiro, John Brandon, Luis Breuer, James L. Schoff February 26, 2015 Washington, DC

    Thailand finds itself struggling to escape the middle income trap and adjust to changing trade structures in a dynamic region. Amid a combination of both tough scrutiny and encouragement from Washington and Tokyo, can the country overcome these challenges successfully?

     
  • Event
    Conflict in Ukraine
    Rajan Menon, Eugene Rumer, David Hoffman February 20, 2015 Washington, DC

    The current conflict in Ukraine has spawned the most serious crisis between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War.

     
  • Event
    Conflict in Ukraine
    Rajan Menon, Eugene Rumer, David Hoffman February 17, 2015 Washington, DC

    The current conflict in Ukraine has spawned the most serious crisis between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War.

     
  • Event
    Overcoming the U.S.-India Divide
    Nisha Biswal, Swaminathan Aiyar, Daniel Markey, George Perkovich, Ashley J. Tellis February 5, 2015 Washington, DC

    President Barack Obama’s visit to India for Republic Day on January 26 carries the hope that Washington and New Delhi will establish a firm foundation for cooperation.

     
  • Event
    The ASEAN Economic Community in 2015: A Progress Report from Japan and the Region
    Yoshifumi Fukunaga, James Wallar, James L. Schoff January 29, 2015 Washington, DC

    In 2009, Southeast Asian political leaders accelerated their target date for realizing the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) to 2015. As the deadline looms, there are competing opinions on what can be accomplished by the end of this year, the AEC’s potential impact, and its near-term priorities.

     
  • Event
    Global Oil and the Middle East Economic Outlook
    Katherine Wilkens, Uri Dadush, Deborah Gordon, Masood Ahmed January 23, 2015 Washington, DC

    The steady decline of global oil prices since June 2014 is shifting economic, political, and strategic calculations of key Middle East actors, and adding a new element of uncertainty at a time of increased regional conflict and polarization.

     
  • Event
    Japan in 2015: A Look at the Year Ahead
    James L. Schoff January 22, 2015 Washington, DC

    A number of major foreign and domestic policy challenges face Japan in 2015.

     
  • Event
    Supporting Myanmar’s Economic Development
    Stephen Groff, Vikram Nehru January 20, 2015 Washington, DC

    The economic and social development challenges facing Myanmar are enormous and require sustained support from its international development partners.

     
  • Event
    Competitive Approaches to Southeast Asia and the Future of Regionalism
    Takashi Terada, Ellen Frost, James L. Schoff March 3, 2015 Washington, DC

    East Asia’s growing economic interdependence, spurred in part by China and Japan’s economic diplomacy, feeds great-power competition. Ironically, it could delay future efforts toward further regional economic integration.

     
  • Event
    Future Trends in the Gulf
    Frederic Wehrey, Kristin Smith Diwan, Jamil De Dominicis, Jane Kinninmont, Matar Ebrahim Matar March 3, 2015 Washington, DC

    Amid a region beset by civil wars and terrorism, the Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council are facing growing challenges from an increasingly youthful population, aging rulers, economic pressures, and a new information environment.

     
  • Op-Ed
    That Absurd Fear of Stagnation
    Uri Dadush March 2, 2015 Hill

    Seven years after the outbreak of the financial crisis, bad policies, deficient institutional arrangements, and the mistakes of the past are still tying some of the world’s largest economies down.

     
  • Op-Ed
    India Budget ‘a Step in the Right Direction,’ but ‘No Quantum Leap’
    Milan Vaishnav February 28, 2015 Deutsche Welle

    The new budget is clearly pro-growth in its orientation and is a marked improvement from the government’s first provisional budget issued last July.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Economic Turmoil in the Caucasus
    Thomas de Waal February 27, 2015

    Devaluing its currency, Azerbaijan follows its neighbors into a time of economic struggle.

     
  • Op-Ed
    From a Greater Europe to a Greater Asia?
    Dmitri Trenin February 26, 2015 Global Times

    A Greater Asia, stretching from Shanghai to St. Petersburg, could transform the entire continent of Eurasia and have a significant impact on the global balance of power.

     
  • Event
    Can Thailand Escape the Middle Income Trap?
    Akira Suehiro, John Brandon, Luis Breuer, James L. Schoff February 26, 2015 Washington, DC

    Thailand finds itself struggling to escape the middle income trap and adjust to changing trade structures in a dynamic region. Amid a combination of both tough scrutiny and encouragement from Washington and Tokyo, can the country overcome these challenges successfully?

     
  • Op-Ed
    When Do We Decide That Europe Must Restructure Much of Its Debt?
    Michael Pettis February 25, 2015 China Financial Markets

    The biggest constraint to the EU’s survival is debt. Europe will not grow and unemployment will not drop until the costs of the excessive debt burdens are addressed.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Chinese Takeaway: Railway Lessons
    C. Raja Mohan February 25, 2015 Indian Express

    As the Indian government presents the rail budget, it is worth reflecting on the growing gap between the Indian railway system and that of its Asian peer, China.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Kim Jong Deng: Why North Korea Is Choosing Market Reforms
    Andrei Lankov February 25, 2015 Русский

    Due to his age, young Kim Jong-un cannot afford to rule the way his aged father did. The old system will not guarantee him another 40—50 years in power. Therefore, he is forced to change it, however risky these changes might be.

     

Carnegie Economists

  • Uri Dadush
    Senior Associate
    International Economics Program

    Dadush is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He focuses on trends in the global economy and is currently tracking developments in the eurozone crisis.

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  • Shi Han
    Resident Scholar
    Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Shi Han is a resident scholar at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy concentrating on international business issues. His economic research addresses challenges arising from interactions between American and Chinese businesses and the competition and cooperation between state and non-state economic entities.

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  • Yukon Huang
    Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Huang is a senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program, where his research focuses on China’s economic development and its impact on Asia and the global economy.

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  • Moisés Naím
    Distinguished Fellow
    International Economics Program

    Naím is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where his research focuses on international economics and global politics. He is currently the chief international columnist for El País, Spain’s largest newspaper, and his weekly column is published worldwide.

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  • Vikram Nehru
    Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Bakrie Chair in Southeast Asian Studies

    Nehru is a senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program. An expert on development economics, growth, poverty reduction, debt sustainability, governance, and the performance and prospects of East Asia, his research focuses on the economic, political, and strategic issues confronting Asia, particularly Southeast Asia.

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  • Michael Pettis
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Pettis, an expert on China’s economy, is professor of finance at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, where he specializes in Chinese financial markets.

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  • Sinan Ülgen
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe

    Ülgen is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the implications of Turkish foreign policy for Europe and the United States, nuclear policy, and the security and economic aspects of transatlantic relations.

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Carnegie Experts on Political Economy

  • Cornelius Adebahr
    Associate
    Europe Program

    Adebahr is an associate in the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC. His research focuses on European foreign policy.

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  • Thomas Carothers
    Vice President for Studies

    Carothers is a leading authority on international support for democracy, rights, and governance and on comparative democratization as well as an expert on U.S. foreign policy.

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  • Sarah Chayes
    Senior Associate
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program
    South Asia Program

    Chayes, formerly special adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is an expert in South Asia policy, kleptocracy and anticorruption, and civil-military relations.

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  • James Collins
    Senior Associate, Russia and Eurasia Program;
    Diplomat in Residence

    Ambassador Collins was the U.S. ambassador to the Russian Federation from 1997 to 2001 and is an expert on the former Soviet Union, its successor states, and the Middle East.

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  • Judy Dempsey
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Carnegie Europe
    Editor in chief
    Strategic Europe

    Dempsey is a nonresident senior associate at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.

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  • Gilles Dorronsoro
    Nonresident Scholar
    South Asia Program

    Dorronsoro’s research focuses on security and political development in Afghanistan. He was a professor of political science at the Sorbonne in Paris and the Institute of Political Studies of Rennes.

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  • Evan A. Feigenbaum
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Feigenbaum’s work focuses principally on China and India, geopolitics in Asia, and the role of the United States in East, Central, and South Asia. His previous positions include deputy assistant secretary of state for South Asia, deputy assistant secretary of state for Central Asia, and member of the secretary of state’s policy planning staff with principal responsibility for East Asia and the Pacific.

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  • Matt Ferchen
    Resident Scholar
    Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Ferchen specializes in China’s political-economic relations with emerging economies. At the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, he runs a program on China’s economic and political relations with the developing world, including Latin America.

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  • François Godement
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Godement, an expert on Chinese and East Asian strategic and international affairs, is a nonresident senior associate in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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  • Paul Haenle
    Director
    Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Haenle served as the director for China, Taiwan, and Mongolian Affairs on the National Security Council staffs of former president George W. Bush and President Barack Obama prior to joining Carnegie.

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  • John L. Holden
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Holden is a nonresident senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program. He also advises corporations and other organizations on their operations in China and assists Chinese companies overseas.

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  • Kheder Khaddour
    Visiting Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Khaddour is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. His research focuses on issues of identity and society in Syria.

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  • Jessica Tuchman Mathews
    Distinguished Fellow

    Mathews is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She served as Carnegie’s president for 18 years.

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  • Marwan Muasher
    Vice President for Studies

    Muasher is vice president for studies at Carnegie, where he oversees research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East.

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  • Douglas H. Paal
    Vice President for Studies

    Paal previously served as vice chairman of JPMorgan Chase International and as unofficial U.S. representative to Taiwan as director of the American Institute in Taiwan.

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  • Pang Xun
    Deputy Director
    Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Pang Xun is a resident scholar and the deputy director at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, where she is part of the China and the Developing World Program.

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  • George Perkovich
    Vice President for Studies

    Perkovich’s research focuses on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation, with a concentration on South Asia, Iran, and the problem of justice in the international political economy.

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  • David Rothkopf
    Visiting Scholar

    Rothkopf, author of the recent book Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government and the Reckoning that Lies Ahead, served as deputy undersecretary of commerce for international trade policy in the Clinton administration.

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  • Tang Xiaoyang
    Resident Scholar
    Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Tang Xiaoyang is a Resident Scholar at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy and an assistant professor in the Department of International Relations at Tsinghua University. His research interests include political philosophy, China’s modernization process, and China’s engagement in Africa.

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  • Jan Techau
    Director
    Carnegie Europe

    Techau is the director of Carnegie Europe, the European center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Techau works on EU integration and foreign policy, transatlantic affairs, and German foreign and security policy.

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  • Dmitri Trenin
    Director
    Moscow Center

    Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, has been with the center since its inception. He also chairs the research council and the Foreign and Security Policy Program.

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  • Milan Vaishnav
    Associate
    South Asia Program

    Vaishnav’s primary research focus is the political economy of India, and he examines issues such as corruption, ethnic politics, governance and state capacity, election finance, and distributive politics.

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  • Richard Youngs
    Senior Associate
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program

    Youngs is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.

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