Each year, the Institute for Economics & Peace publishes their Global Peace Index report outlining the state of peace in the world. Join us on June 25th from 1-2PM for a conversation on this topic between Micheal Collins, Executive Director, Americas for the Institute for Economics & Peace, and Kevin Vuong, Vice-President of the NATO Read More…
Will the Chinese Renminbi Replace the US Dollar as the International Currency?
The “rise of China” on the international stage is virtually an undisputed fact. Some even speak of China ‘eclipsing’ the United States as the preeminent world power. One element of this would likely involve the replacement of the U.S. dollar by the Renminbi as the international currency. But how likely is this scenario to play out? Lily Jia subjects this hypothesis to analytical rigour.
A Shifting Global Economy, Part 4: Global and Geopolitical Trends
This podcast is the fourth and final part in a series on “A Shifting Global Economy,” which engages our researchers in International Business and Economics on changes in the global economy driven by political, social, technological and other global trends. You can check out Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here. Listen as our analysts talk Read More…
Investigating Secular Stagnation, Part 1: Wealth Disparity
Slow economic growth is afflicting the industrialized world. One cause of the malaise is a steadily growing gap between rich and poor.
How to DIY a Free (or Cheaper) “Degree” in IR, Part 3: Conflict and Other Thematic Concentrations
This is the third installment of an ongoing series on creating a DIY IR “degree” through free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and academic resources. Building on the foundational materials in Part 1 and the regional concentrations in Part 2, this part will suggest thematic concentrations in particularly salient issues in international relations. War Read More…
How to DIY a Free (or Cheaper) “Degree” in IR: Part 1
Did you know there are free online courses on IR topics? Benson Cheung shows you how you can build your own IR “degree”.