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Latest Research and Commentary
Why Climate Finance Discussions at COP28 Will Be Incomplete Without a Reformed International Financial Architecture
By Tim Hirschel-Burns With the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai underway, countries are yet to resolve Read more
Financial Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific as Regime Complex: Explaining Patterns of Coverage, Membership and Rules
Since the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, East Asia has gone from having virtually no regional financial cooperation to having multiple Read more
Who Finances Energy Projects in Africa?
Energy infrastructure facilitates economic growth, generates jobs, increases productivity and reduces the cost of doing business. Yet, many African countries Read more
Webinar Summary – The Contested World Economy: The Deep and Global Roots of International Political Economy
By Mridhu Khanna On November 9, 2023, the Boston University Global Development Policy Center (GDP Center) hosted Eric Helleiner, Professor Read more
What to Expect: Brazil’s G20 Presidency
By Tim Hirschel-Burns On December 1, 2023, Brazil took over the presidency of the Group of 20 (G20) from India Read more
Chart of the Week: Opportunities for US-China Engagement on Overseas Renewable Energy Development Finance
By Claire Paul Ahead of a bilateral meeting on November 15, China and the United States announced an agreement to Read more
Leading by Design: Asian Lessons for Monitoring Global Financial Stability
The Global Financial Safety Net (GFSN) has been dramatically reshaped since 2000. While the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is still Read more
On Par: A Money View of Stablecoins
The rapid growth in stablecoin issuance and the recent testing of stablecoins' par settlement promises has provoked a flurry of Read more