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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    The Rise Of Global Health In International Affairs

    World leaders were optimistic, visionary, and determined to see their visions realized. A host of global health initiatives sprung up, with many designed to deliver life-saving interventions on a massive scale. New financing instruments were created, and clever ways were found to secure new money for purchasing medicines and vaccines....

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Assessing The Foreign Policy And Global Health Initiative: The Meaning Of The Oslo Process

    The Foreign Policy and Global Health Initiative (FPGHI), launched by the foreign ministers of Brazil, France, Indonesia, Norway, Senegal, South Africa and Thailand in 2006, and the subsequent Oslo Ministerial Declaration of 2007, have developed an iconic status in the study of health as a foreign policy issue. The FPGHI...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Europe Between America And China

    This is a world that needs a strong Europe more than ever. That is only possibly if the people are economically strong, not as individual nations but as a collection of states. But it also requires a vision of Europe in the world based on clear ideals, hard heads, and...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Investment Across The Taiwan Strait: How Taiwan's Relationship With China Affects Its Position In The Global Economy

    The signing of the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) between Taiwan and the People's Republic of China (PRC) on 29 June 2010 was achieved after a major debate in Taiwan, with over 40,000 people marching at one event in Taipei in opposition to what they saw as the potential threat...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Hong Kong In The Global Economy: How The Special Administrative Region Rises To The Challenges Posed By China

    This paper looks at the role that Hong Kong continues to play in the regional and global economy, and how it is working to integrate more deeply with Mainland China while maintaining its own advantages and identity. It first deals with the issue of where Hong Kong's economy currently stands...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    What Is Next For The G20? Investing In Health And Development

    In a context where the G8 group of countries is struggling to maintain momentum and the nascent G20 - thus far focused on global economic problems - is grappling with defining its mandate, this conference debated how the future agendas of the G8 and G20 might develop and the value...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Procurement For Development: Aligning Social With Commercial Considerations In The Supply Chain

    In much of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), development of the agriculture industry remains one of the best options for reducing poverty and stimulating overall economic growth and development. With millions dependent on the sector for their livelihoods, enhanced agricultural performance can increase incomes, improve food security and drive structural transformation. The...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Evidence For Action: Gender Equality And Economic Growth

    Gender Equality (GE) is a critical component of social progress. It is a basic right that does not need economic justification. This is reflected in the explicit inclusion of gender-related development objectives in the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Yet gender equality also has broad and positive implications for economic...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Livestock Trade In The Djibouti, Somali And Ethiopian Borderlands

    In the vast arid and semi-arid areas that characterize the Somali-populated territories of the Horn, pastoralism and agro-pastoralism are the dominant mode of livelihood. The northern Somali livestock trade involves the annual export of at least $200 million worth of live animals through the ports of Berbera, Bosasso and Djibouti...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Building On The Inheritance: The UK's Role In Global Poverty Reduction

    International development is an area in which the UK punches well above its weight. The Department For International Development (DFID) enjoys a reputation as a progressive, innovative and effective donor agency, with a strong voice across the government. Its core mission of reducing poverty is enshrined in legislation. Over the...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Investing For An Uncertain Future: Priorities For UK Energy And Climate Security

    The UK energy system has entered a period of unprecedented uncertainty. Across the country, ageing or obsolete plant, equipment, buildings and infrastructure need to be replaced. At the same time, the government is committed to establishing a low carbon economy by 2050. Meeting these two objectives in the energy sector...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Illegal Logging And Related Trade: Indicators Of The Global Response

    Illegal logging and associated trade in illegally sourced wood products are important causes of deforestation and forest degradation in many developing countries. Forest destruction in turn contributes up to 20 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions. Illegal logging also robs cash-strapped governments of vital revenues, has a devastating impact...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Beyond The Dollar Rethinking The International Monetary System

    Does the international monetary system require fundamental reform? The question is not new. The author can remember it being asked half a century ago, back in the 1960s, when the postwar dollar shortage turned into a dollar glut and Robert Triffin formulated his famous 'Dilemma'. It was posed again in...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Chinese Outward Direct Investments In Spain

    The phenomenon of Outward Direct Investment (ODI) into Europe appears to be of recent vintage and is highly concentrated in just a few European countries. According to Nicolas and Thomsen (2008: 15), in 2006, Spain was the third largest recipient of Chinese ODI stock among all EU countries. Although in...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Role Of The United States In The Post-Crisis Economic Order

    The economic and financial crisis of 2007-09 has brought up and crystallized problems that had been bubbling beneath the surface of the global economy for some years. It has exposed the limits of unrestricted globalization, the gaps and insufficiencies in the governance of global markets, the intrinsic tension between global...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    No Painless Solution To Greece's Debt Crisis

    Greece currently faces a crisis on two fronts: there has been a long-run build-up of public sector debt due to persistently high budget deficits, and a very rapid build up of excessive external debt due to several years of massive current account deficits. Greece has been living beyond its means...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Chinese Direct Investments In France: No French Exception, No Chinese Challenge

    Since the opening up and reform process was launched in China at the end of the 1970s, its economy has been booming continuously and it has emerged as one of the growth engines of the world economy. Inward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) was part and parcel of the Chinese economic...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Combating Illegal Fishing In The EU: Interaction With WTO Rules

    Over the past decade, the international community has increasingly come to recognize the damaging economic, social and environmental impacts of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. By its very nature, the extent and costs of IUU fishing are difficult to estimate. Numbers tend to range widely; one assessment estimates annual...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    China's Overseas Direct Investment In The UK

    Over the last decade, broadly coinciding with China's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO), Chinese-owned firms have undergone a significant transformation to being more outward looking. Not only are these emerging giants becoming more competitive domestically, they are also increasingly venturing abroad in the pursuit of new markets, increased...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Unlocking Finance For Clean Energy: The Need for "Investment Grade" Policy

    As the international community looks beyond the UN Copenhagen agreements on climate change, attention is focusing on implementing global emissions reductions on the ground. The requirement for significantly scaled-up finance and investment in the solutions to climate change is a central issue. This paper draws on the insights from mainstream...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Inflation - Ghost Of The Past Or Upcoming Threat?

    Concern over inflation will escalate at the end of 2009. Preliminary figures for the Euro area suggest that positive inflation returned in November 2009 when year-on-year rates are compared with the drop in the price index in late 2008. US consumer inflation is likely to show a similar surge and...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Towards A Post-Crisis Economy: Festive Spirit Absent As Recovery Limps Into 2010

    Why isn't the mood more optimistic? Is economics living up to its description as the "Dismal" science? In fact, almost all the major economies are now growing again - a far cry from early in the year when production, investment and trade were in freefall and many feared that recession...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Developing Country Perspectives On Carbon-Based Competitiveness, Trade And Climate Change Linkages

    Negotiations are taking place among countries which are Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) under the Bali Action Plan (BAP) adopted by the UNFCCC Conference Of the Parties (COP) in Bali, Indonesia, in December 2007, for the purpose of arriving at an agreed outcome that...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Risk Mitigation Takes On A More Significant Role As Globalization Amplifies The Impact Of World Cycles

    The financial crisis and global recession have provided many lessons in terms of risk mitigation strategies as well as highlighting the need to improve assessment of systemic risk and macro prudential oversight. Apart from providing a stark warning that the business cycle has not disappeared, the global recession has also...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Is China's Growth Moving Inland? A Decade of 'Develop the West'

    The impact on China of the global financial and economic crisis has brought to the fore questions about the balance as well as the pace of China's economic growth. The major impact of the crisis on export industries in a number of eastern coastal provinces has challenged the idea of...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Towards A Post-Crisis Global Economy: G20 Need Last Push To Support Real Recovery

    The latest data point to a modest pick up in economic conditions albeit activity levels are still dangerously weak versus pre-crisis peaks. Following confirmation of a bounce back in growth for Asia (including Japan) in the second quarter, there was much greater surprise at the announcement in mid-August of a...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Towards A Post-Crisis Global Economy: Long-Term Growth Scenarios And The Impact On Exit Strategies

    One year on from the onset of the global crisis, as policymakers turn from firefighting to considering the next steps for recovery, a key question is whether there has been a severe but temporary setback to economic growth or a permanent adjustment in long-run projections. Could this crisis and the...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Chinese Politics In The Global Financial Crisis

    There has been much discussion on the political implications of the global financial crisis in many parts of the world. What about China? China has politics too, not of the electoral kind, but in broader terms of addressing questions of where domestic power lies and who has access to the...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Chinese Direct Investment In Europe: Facts And Fallacies

    Although Outward Direct Investment (ODI) is still very much a developed-country phenomenon, with developing countries accounting for a mere 17 per cent of global flows, ODI from the latter is gaining ground in industrial economies. China ranks among the most active outward investors, together with other 'BRICs' India and Brazil....

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // May 2009

    From Steady Growth To Sudden Crisis: How Latin America And The Caribbean Are Coping With The Global Recession

    Latin America and the Caribbean are currently seeing severe collateral damage to their economies owing to the impact of the global downturn. Although this comes after the longest period of sustained growth since the 1970s, one which has left previously crisis-prone countries with stronger economic credentials than before, forecasts by...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Rethinking Global Health

    This paper draws together the main themes and ideas which were raised during the course of the conference on 'Rethinking Global Health' which Chatham House hosted on 10 - 11 March 2009. As such, it is one of the first published products of the Chatham House Centre on Global Health...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Trade And The Global Economic Crisis Immediate Challenges And Long-Term Threats

    World trade threatens to implode in the short term as the current global financial crisis unfolds and the credit crunch turns into a contraction in real demand worldwide. The governments of G20 countries must act to prevent increased protectionism making a very bad situation catastrophic. In the longer term the...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    New Ideas For The London Summit: Recommendations To The G20 Leaders

    Attempting to resolve the international financial and economic crisis has become one of the first major tests of the transatlantic relationship since the inauguration of President Obama in January 2009. Preparations for the London Summit of G20 leaders on 2 April 2009 have revealed some important differences between the US...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How Do Exporters In Developing Countries Choose Where To Source And Who Benefits?

    Trends in food consumption patterns in industrialised countries are bringing about profound changes in markets for agricultural and food products that present potentially valuable opportunities for developing countries. Consumers are demanding a wider choice of agro-food products year-round, that they are confident are safe and that encompass an increasing array...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Trade, Competitiveness And Carbon Leakage: Challenges And Opportunities

    As countries move towards building a low-carbon global economy, the issue of competitiveness stands as a potential barrier to progress. This is linked to fears of carbon (or emissions) leakage, whereby emission reduction efforts in one country would be offset by emission increases in non-carbon constrained regions. These concerns are...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Chinese Direct Investments In France: No French Exception, No Chinese Challenge

    Since the opening up and reform process was launched in China at the end of the 1970s, its economy has been booming continuously and it has emerged as one of the growth engines of the world economy. Inward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) was part and parcel of the Chinese economic...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Combating Illegal Fishing In The EU: Interaction With WTO Rules

    Over the past decade, the international community has increasingly come to recognize the damaging economic, social and environmental impacts of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. By its very nature, the extent and costs of IUU fishing are difficult to estimate. Numbers tend to range widely; one assessment estimates annual...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    China's Overseas Direct Investment In The UK

    Over the last decade, broadly coinciding with China's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO), Chinese-owned firms have undergone a significant transformation to being more outward looking. Not only are these emerging giants becoming more competitive domestically, they are also increasingly venturing abroad in the pursuit of new markets, increased...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Unlocking Finance For Clean Energy: The Need for "Investment Grade" Policy

    As the international community looks beyond the UN Copenhagen agreements on climate change, attention is focusing on implementing global emissions reductions on the ground. The requirement for significantly scaled-up finance and investment in the solutions to climate change is a central issue. This paper draws on the insights from mainstream...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Inflation - Ghost Of The Past Or Upcoming Threat?

    Concern over inflation will escalate at the end of 2009. Preliminary figures for the Euro area suggest that positive inflation returned in November 2009 when year-on-year rates are compared with the drop in the price index in late 2008. US consumer inflation is likely to show a similar surge and...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Developing Country Perspectives On Carbon-Based Competitiveness, Trade And Climate Change Linkages

    Negotiations are taking place among countries which are Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) under the Bali Action Plan (BAP) adopted by the UNFCCC Conference Of the Parties (COP) in Bali, Indonesia, in December 2007, for the purpose of arriving at an agreed outcome that...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Risk Mitigation Takes On A More Significant Role As Globalization Amplifies The Impact Of World Cycles

    The financial crisis and global recession have provided many lessons in terms of risk mitigation strategies as well as highlighting the need to improve assessment of systemic risk and macro prudential oversight. Apart from providing a stark warning that the business cycle has not disappeared, the global recession has also...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Is China's Growth Moving Inland? A Decade of 'Develop the West'

    The impact on China of the global financial and economic crisis has brought to the fore questions about the balance as well as the pace of China's economic growth. The major impact of the crisis on export industries in a number of eastern coastal provinces has challenged the idea of...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Towards A Post-Crisis Global Economy: G20 Need Last Push To Support Real Recovery

    The latest data point to a modest pick up in economic conditions albeit activity levels are still dangerously weak versus pre-crisis peaks. Following confirmation of a bounce back in growth for Asia (including Japan) in the second quarter, there was much greater surprise at the announcement in mid-August of a...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Towards A Post-Crisis Global Economy: Long-Term Growth Scenarios And The Impact On Exit Strategies

    One year on from the onset of the global crisis, as policymakers turn from firefighting to considering the next steps for recovery, a key question is whether there has been a severe but temporary setback to economic growth or a permanent adjustment in long-run projections. Could this crisis and the...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Chinese Politics In The Global Financial Crisis

    There has been much discussion on the political implications of the global financial crisis in many parts of the world. What about China? China has politics too, not of the electoral kind, but in broader terms of addressing questions of where domestic power lies and who has access to the...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Chinese Direct Investment In Europe: Facts And Fallacies

    Although Outward Direct Investment (ODI) is still very much a developed-country phenomenon, with developing countries accounting for a mere 17 per cent of global flows, ODI from the latter is gaining ground in industrial economies. China ranks among the most active outward investors, together with other 'BRICs' India and Brazil....

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // May 2009

    From Steady Growth To Sudden Crisis: How Latin America And The Caribbean Are Coping With The Global Recession

    Latin America and the Caribbean are currently seeing severe collateral damage to their economies owing to the impact of the global downturn. Although this comes after the longest period of sustained growth since the 1970s, one which has left previously crisis-prone countries with stronger economic credentials than before, forecasts by...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Trade And The Global Economic Crisis Immediate Challenges And Long-Term Threats

    World trade threatens to implode in the short term as the current global financial crisis unfolds and the credit crunch turns into a contraction in real demand worldwide. The governments of G20 countries must act to prevent increased protectionism making a very bad situation catastrophic. In the longer term the...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Rethinking Global Health

    This paper draws together the main themes and ideas which were raised during the course of the conference on 'Rethinking Global Health' which Chatham House hosted on 10 - 11 March 2009. As such, it is one of the first published products of the Chatham House Centre on Global Health...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    New Ideas For The London Summit: Recommendations To The G20 Leaders

    Attempting to resolve the international financial and economic crisis has become one of the first major tests of the transatlantic relationship since the inauguration of President Obama in January 2009. Preparations for the London Summit of G20 leaders on 2 April 2009 have revealed some important differences between the US...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How Do Exporters In Developing Countries Choose Where To Source And Who Benefits?

    Trends in food consumption patterns in industrialised countries are bringing about profound changes in markets for agricultural and food products that present potentially valuable opportunities for developing countries. Consumers are demanding a wider choice of agro-food products year-round, that they are confident are safe and that encompass an increasing array...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Trade, Competitiveness And Carbon Leakage: Challenges And Opportunities

    As countries move towards building a low-carbon global economy, the issue of competitiveness stands as a potential barrier to progress. This is linked to fears of carbon (or emissions) leakage, whereby emission reduction efforts in one country would be offset by emission increases in non-carbon constrained regions. These concerns are...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Assessing The Foreign Policy And Global Health Initiative: The Meaning Of The Oslo Process

    The Foreign Policy and Global Health Initiative (FPGHI), launched by the foreign ministers of Brazil, France, Indonesia, Norway, Senegal, South Africa and Thailand in 2006, and the subsequent Oslo Ministerial Declaration of 2007, have developed an iconic status in the study of health as a foreign policy issue. The FPGHI...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    The Rise Of Global Health In International Affairs

    World leaders were optimistic, visionary, and determined to see their visions realized. A host of global health initiatives sprung up, with many designed to deliver life-saving interventions on a massive scale. New financing instruments were created, and clever ways were found to secure new money for purchasing medicines and vaccines....

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Europe Between America And China

    This is a world that needs a strong Europe more than ever. That is only possibly if the people are economically strong, not as individual nations but as a collection of states. But it also requires a vision of Europe in the world based on clear ideals, hard heads, and...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Investment Across The Taiwan Strait: How Taiwan's Relationship With China Affects Its Position In The Global Economy

    The signing of the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) between Taiwan and the People's Republic of China (PRC) on 29 June 2010 was achieved after a major debate in Taiwan, with over 40,000 people marching at one event in Taipei in opposition to what they saw as the potential threat...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Hong Kong In The Global Economy: How The Special Administrative Region Rises To The Challenges Posed By China

    This paper looks at the role that Hong Kong continues to play in the regional and global economy, and how it is working to integrate more deeply with Mainland China while maintaining its own advantages and identity. It first deals with the issue of where Hong Kong's economy currently stands...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    What Is Next For The G20? Investing In Health And Development

    In a context where the G8 group of countries is struggling to maintain momentum and the nascent G20 - thus far focused on global economic problems - is grappling with defining its mandate, this conference debated how the future agendas of the G8 and G20 might develop and the value...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Procurement For Development: Aligning Social With Commercial Considerations In The Supply Chain

    In much of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), development of the agriculture industry remains one of the best options for reducing poverty and stimulating overall economic growth and development. With millions dependent on the sector for their livelihoods, enhanced agricultural performance can increase incomes, improve food security and drive structural transformation. The...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Evidence For Action: Gender Equality And Economic Growth

    Gender Equality (GE) is a critical component of social progress. It is a basic right that does not need economic justification. This is reflected in the explicit inclusion of gender-related development objectives in the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Yet gender equality also has broad and positive implications for economic...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Livestock Trade In The Djibouti, Somali And Ethiopian Borderlands

    In the vast arid and semi-arid areas that characterize the Somali-populated territories of the Horn, pastoralism and agro-pastoralism are the dominant mode of livelihood. The northern Somali livestock trade involves the annual export of at least $200 million worth of live animals through the ports of Berbera, Bosasso and Djibouti...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Investing For An Uncertain Future: Priorities For UK Energy And Climate Security

    The UK energy system has entered a period of unprecedented uncertainty. Across the country, ageing or obsolete plant, equipment, buildings and infrastructure need to be replaced. At the same time, the government is committed to establishing a low carbon economy by 2050. Meeting these two objectives in the energy sector...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Building On The Inheritance: The UK's Role In Global Poverty Reduction

    International development is an area in which the UK punches well above its weight. The Department For International Development (DFID) enjoys a reputation as a progressive, innovative and effective donor agency, with a strong voice across the government. Its core mission of reducing poverty is enshrined in legislation. Over the...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Illegal Logging And Related Trade: Indicators Of The Global Response

    Illegal logging and associated trade in illegally sourced wood products are important causes of deforestation and forest degradation in many developing countries. Forest destruction in turn contributes up to 20 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions. Illegal logging also robs cash-strapped governments of vital revenues, has a devastating impact...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Beyond The Dollar Rethinking The International Monetary System

    Does the international monetary system require fundamental reform? The question is not new. The author can remember it being asked half a century ago, back in the 1960s, when the postwar dollar shortage turned into a dollar glut and Robert Triffin formulated his famous 'Dilemma'. It was posed again in...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Chinese Outward Direct Investments In Spain

    The phenomenon of Outward Direct Investment (ODI) into Europe appears to be of recent vintage and is highly concentrated in just a few European countries. According to Nicolas and Thomsen (2008: 15), in 2006, Spain was the third largest recipient of Chinese ODI stock among all EU countries. Although in...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Role Of The United States In The Post-Crisis Economic Order

    The economic and financial crisis of 2007-09 has brought up and crystallized problems that had been bubbling beneath the surface of the global economy for some years. It has exposed the limits of unrestricted globalization, the gaps and insufficiencies in the governance of global markets, the intrinsic tension between global...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    No Painless Solution To Greece's Debt Crisis

    Greece currently faces a crisis on two fronts: there has been a long-run build-up of public sector debt due to persistently high budget deficits, and a very rapid build up of excessive external debt due to several years of massive current account deficits. Greece has been living beyond its means...

    Provided By Chatham House

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Towards A Post-Crisis Economy: Festive Spirit Absent As Recovery Limps Into 2010

    Why isn't the mood more optimistic? Is economics living up to its description as the "Dismal" science? In fact, almost all the major economies are now growing again - a far cry from early in the year when production, investment and trade were in freefall and many feared that recession...

    Provided By Chatham House