Global Economy and Finance Programme

We produce policy-oriented research and analysis of the challenges and opportunities facing the 21st century global economy.

The Global Economy and Finance programme maintains links with policy-makers, practitioners and researchers around the globe. We work to ensure that independent analysis of global economic issues translates into practical and timely policy insights and recommendations.


  • Undertaking original policy research on cutting edge issues affecting the global economy and finance;
  • Convening round table discussions, seminars and workshops, bringing together the work of leading scholars, policy-makers and business representatives;
  • Holding private briefings with policymakers, business leaders, policy officials and international authorities.

Research focus

  • The Pandemic and the Global Economic Crisis;
  • International Economic Cooperation;
  • Global Economic Governance and the Role of the G7 and G20;
  • Economics of Climate Change;
  • International Trade and Investment;
  • Developing Country Debt;
  • Innovative Finance for Global Health;
  • Corporate Purpose and Responsibilities;
  • Evolution of the International Monetary System.

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