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The Economic Shock of Brexit



Most people, including many disaffected Britons who want to shake up the system by backing Brexit, understand that this would mean a political and economic shock. However, they have vastly underestimated its severity, warns CFR Senior Fellow Sebastian Mallaby in a Washington Post op-ed. Read the op-ed »



Weighing the Implications of Brexit

What would a departure from the European Union (EU) mean for the United Kingdom's economy, security, and immigration policy? In a new Expert Brief, five experts, including CFR Senior Fellows Sebastian Mallaby and Robert Kahn, assess how a "Brexit" vote later this month could reshape the future of Europe. Read the expert brief »

Why Brexit Is Bad for Both the UK and EU

A British departure from the European Union would have far-reaching political and economic consequences for both the United Kingdom and the European Union, no matter how well the transition is handled, argue Steven Blockmans and Michael Emerson of the Centre for European Policy Studies in a Council of Councils memo. Read the memo »


New Blog: Follow the Money

Check out Follow the Money, a new blog from CFR Senior Fellow Brad Setser focused on the global economy, particularly the current U.S. account deficit, China, central bank reserves and the global flow of funds. Subscribe to the blog here »



China's G20 Challenge

As the midpoint of China's yearlong tenure as chair of the Group of Twenty (G20) approaches, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) held a workshop in Hong Kong to analyze the economic and diplomatic challenges facing the group and its leader. The workshop report reviews the discussion's conclusions about the G20's future effectiveness, Chinese domestic growth, and the tradeoffs between regionalism and multilateralism. Read the report »

The Mystery of China's Treasuries

Where has China been stashing its dollar reserves? In this Follow the Money blog post, CFR Senior Fellow Brad Setser takes a close look at treasury data to examine changes in China's holdings. Read the post »

China-Korea Relations Face Familiar Challenges

In a Comparative Connections article, CFR Senior Fellow Scott A. Snyder and See-won Byun of George Washington University provide an overview of China-Korea economic and security relations in the wake of the recent North Korean nuclear test and missile launch. Read the article »



Is the Fed Losing Credibility?

In the wake of suggestions that the U.S. Federal Reserve's inflation targets are not respected by the market, CFR Senior Fellow Benn Steil and Analyst Emma Smith break down one benchmark inflation rate, arguing that the underlying data shows the Fed’s credibility remains intact. Read the post »

Assessing U.S. Monetary Policy

Amid speculation about a future interest rate hike, Federal Reserve Board of Governors member Lael Brainard discusses American monetary policy and a wide range of potential economic challenges, including weaker labor numbers, rebounding oil prices, Brexit, and slowing Chinese growth. Watch the video/ Read the transcript »



Implications of Oil Price Volatility

The recent plunge in oil prices has reawakened debate about the role of oil price swings in the world economy. This brief report, highlighting insights from a recent CFR workshop, explores structural changes in the oil market, their economic effects, and potential options for policymakers. Read the report »

The Risks of a “Federal Reserve of Oil”

In a guest post on CFR's Energy, Security, and Climate blog, Columbia University’s Jason Bordoff writes that American policymakers should only sparingly use the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Bordoff argues that, in the context of increased flexibility in the global oil supply, seeking to carefully manage the price of crude risks tapping the SPR too frequently and improperly meddling in the market. Read the post »





Consequences of "Brexit" for U.S.-EU Relations

In a February 2016 Project Syndicate op-ed, CFR President Richard N. Haass argued that the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union would result in a less influential U.S. partner and a weaker Europe. Read the op-ed »

Lessons Learned From the 1994 and 2004 Rate Hikes

The Federal Reserve opted to leave rates unchanged at last week's Federal Open Market Committee meeting, further stirring speculation over when it will raise interest rates again and by how much. In an April 2015 Geo-Graphics blog post, CFR Senior Fellow Benn Steil and former Analyst Dinah Walker revisited the rate-hike scenarios from 1994 and 2004 to identify lessons learned. Read the post »


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The Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies (CGS) works to promote a better understanding among policymakers, scholars, journalists, and the public about how economic and political forces interact to influence world affairs.

Michael A. Levi
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Edward Alden
Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow @edwardalden

Thomas J. Bollyky
Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Development @TomBollyky

Willem H. Buiter
Adjunct Senior Fellow

Blake Clayton
Adjunct Fellow for Energy

Heidi Crebo-Rediker
Senior Fellow

James P. Dougherty
Adjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Foreign Policy

Jennifer Harris
Senior Fellow

Miles Kahler
Senior Fellow for Global Governance @MilesKahler
Robert Kahn
Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics

Robert E. Litan
Adjunct Senior Fellow

Sebastian Mallaby
Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics

Meghan L. O'Sullivan
Adjunct Senior Fellow

Kenneth S. Rogoff
Senior Fellow for Economics

Brad W. Setser
Senior Fellow

Varun Sivaram
Douglas Dillon Fellow

Matthew J. Slaughter
Adjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Globalization

A. Michael Spence
Distinguished Visiting Fellow @amspence98

Benn Steil
Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics