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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Financial Crises and the Failure of Economics

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The Turkish Economy Is Struggling with Political Volatility

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Getting the Policy-Mix Right: Realizing Global Financial Stability

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Risk and Resilience in Asia

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New Challenges Facing the European Economy

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

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Trump, NAFTA and the Future of US-Mexico Economic Relations

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The Role of London in Financing the Belt and Road Initiative

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China and the WTO: How US Unpredictability Jeopardizes a Decade and a Half of Success

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China’s Dollar Trap

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Wilbur Ross Is in the Driver’s Seat on US Trade Policy – For Now

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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

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The Role of London in Financing the Belt & Road Initiative

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Would WTO Rules Allow the UK and EU to Sign a Sectoral Trade Deal?

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Criticism of Germany Reveals the Trump Administration’s Economic Incoherence

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Trump’s Plans Create Three Major Risks for US Monetary Policy

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The ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative and the London Market – the Next Steps in Renminbi Internationalization

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

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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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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

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

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

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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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Power and inequality in the global political economy

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

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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