Global Economy and Finance

Chatham House research covers issues critical to both emerging and developed economies, including global economic governance, the international monetary system, international finance and trade.

Projects in this area include work on China's currency internationalization, transatlantic economic cooperation, the eurozone and economic governance and the G20.

A major programmatic focus of this work for Chatham House is carried out by the Global Economy and Finance Department and its projects.

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China challenges global governance? The case of Chinese international development finance and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

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The geography and geopolitics of the renminbi: a regional key currency in Asia

Donald Trump talks to opera performers at the Forbidden City during a visit to Beijing in November 2017. Photo: Getty Images.
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Tariff Dispute is Just One Tussle in Longer US–China Struggle

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Belt and Road Forum in Yanqi Lake in May 2017. Photo: Getty Images.
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Belt and Road Is Not a (Completely) Closed Shop

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Artificial Intelligence Apps Risk Entrenching India’s Socio-economic Inequities

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How Older Female Entrepreneurs Boost Rural Communities

President Trump holds up the proclamation on steel imports on 8 March. Photo: Getty Images.
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Trump Has Shown How Dangerous He Is to the Global Trading System

Zhou Xiaochuan at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in October 2017. Photo: Getty Images.
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China’s Outgoing Central Bank Governor Leaves an Impressive but Fragile Legacy

Mauricio Macri at the launch ceremony for Argentina's G20 presidency in Buenos Aires. Photo: Getty Images.
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After Macri’s Reforms, Argentina Makes an Ideal G20 Leader

The combination of loose money and fiscal austerity may have prevented a financial meltdown, but has had profound distributional effects. Photo: Getty Images.
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The Lasting Effects of the Financial Crisis Have Yet to Be Felt

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US–China relations and the liberal world order: contending elites, colliding visions?

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The BRICS - merely a fable? Emerging power alliances in global trade governance

The European Union (EU)–China Summit plenary session at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on 12 July 2016. Photo: HOW HWEE YOUNG/AFP/Getty Images.
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EU–China Economic Relations to 2025: Building a Common Future

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Banking crises and politics: a long-run perspective

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Back to the future: ‘retro’ trade governance and the future of the multilateral order

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Defending supremacy: how the IMF and the World Bank navigate the challenge of rising powers

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The future of agricultural trade governance in the World Trade Organization

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Perspectives on the emerging role of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

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Debt politics as usual? Reforming the sovereign debt restructuring regime after 2008

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International Affairs

The geography and geopolitics of the renminbi: a regional key currency in Asia

International Affairs

China challenges global governance? The case of Chinese international development finance and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

International Affairs

US–China relations and the liberal world order: contending elites, colliding visions?

International Affairs

The BRICS - merely a fable? Emerging power alliances in global trade governance

The European Union (EU)–China Summit plenary session at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on 12 July 2016. Photo: HOW HWEE YOUNG/AFP/Getty Images.
Joint Report

EU–China Economic Relations to 2025: Building a Common Future

International Affairs

Perspectives on the emerging role of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

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Debt politics as usual? Reforming the sovereign debt restructuring regime after 2008

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Banking crises and politics: a long-run perspective

International Affairs

Back to the future: ‘retro’ trade governance and the future of the multilateral order

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Defending supremacy: how the IMF and the World Bank navigate the challenge of rising powers

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The future of agricultural trade governance in the World Trade Organization

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Brazil’s international educational cooperation in African countries: a case of ‘graduation dilemma’?

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South–South in retreat? The transitions from Lula to Rousseff to Temer and Brazilian development cooperation

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Brazilian business and Itamaraty in the PT era: foreign policy-making in the context of ‘graduation dilemmas’

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Is China eroding the bargaining power of traditional donors in Africa?

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Power and inequality in the global political economy

A Chinese labourer works on the Karakoram highway in northern Pakistan, where the new Silk Road is under construction, 29 September 2015. Photo: AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images.
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The ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative and the London Market – the Next Steps in Renminbi Internationalization

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The rise of India: UK perspectives

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Increasingly Apart: Post-Crisis Growth Trajectories in the UK and Eurozone

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The culture of investment-led international development: the Chatham House circle (1939–45) and lessons for today

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