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      Authoritarian leaders are turning to food export bans amid war in Ukraine
      Jun06

      Authoritarian leaders are turning to food export bans amid war in Ukraine

      Since the onset of Russia’s war in Ukraine, 23 countries have imposed bans on food exports , including major grain and vegetable oil producers Kazakhstan, Turkey, Russia, and Ukraine itself. In a global food system reeling from COVID-19 and war, these bans curtail supply, increase volatility, and… …read more Source:: Peterson...

      Will the Russia-Ukraine war speed European fiscal integration?
      May30

      Will the Russia-Ukraine war speed European fiscal integration?

      The effort by Europe, the United States, and other Group of Seven (G7) members and democracies to sanction Russia and provide military and financial support to Ukraine has been driven by a mixture of idealism and self-interest. But the tragic war in Ukraine also offers the chance for the European… …read more Source:: Peterson...

      Russia’s economic prospects amid its war in Ukraine
      May25

      Russia’s economic prospects amid its war in Ukraine

      Russia’s destructive war in Ukraine keeps transforming its own economy. We will take stock on short-term developments, depth of decoupling from the global economy and structural impact, and implications for Europe and the rest of the world. Joining this episode of Financial Statements are: HOST… …read more Source:: Peterson...

      India’s wheat export ban: Bad economics, good politics, modest impact
      May23

      India’s wheat export ban: Bad economics, good politics, modest impact

      The Indian government’s May 14 ban on wheat exports has roiled markets and been widely assailed as potentially aggravating near record-high wheat prices and shortages caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine. But in the absolute sense, the impact on traded volumes will be relatively minor, and markets—… …read more Source::...

      The war in Ukraine is likely to worsen Europe’s economic problems
      May09

      The war in Ukraine is likely to worsen Europe’s economic problems

      European policymakers must devise ways to protect consumers and businesses from economic hardship resulting from the war in Ukraine. This PIIE Chart lays out short- and long-term effects of the war, difficulties including loss of exports to Russia, the fallout of sanctions, and the humanitarian… …read more Source:: Peterson Institute...

      Is the Russia-Europe energy bind about to unravel?
      Apr28

      Is the Russia-Europe energy bind about to unravel?

      Faced with pressure from the West’s financial and economic sanctions and NATO support for Ukraine’s defense, Russia turned off natural gas exports to Poland and Bulgaria on April 27, ostensibly because of their refusal to pay in rubles. Despite the export cuts, Russia can stand to benefit as… …read more Source:: Peterson...

      Fiscal support and monetary vigilance: Economic policy implications of the Russia-Ukraine war for the European Union
      Apr27

      Fiscal support and monetary vigilance: Economic policy implications of the Russia-Ukraine war for the European Union

      The economic shock from the war in Ukraine is forcing Europe to face difficult policy choices, according to Olivier Blanchard and Jean Pisani-Ferry. Governments must decide how best to soften the blow of higher energy and food prices, and how much to rely on debt finance. The European Central Bank… …read more Source:: Peterson...

      China’s recent trade moves create outsize problems for everyone else
      Apr25

      China’s recent trade moves create outsize problems for everyone else

      Russia’s war in Ukraine has taken a shocking toll on the region. It has also contributed to a global food crisis, as Russia is blocking vital fertilizer exports needed by farmers elsewhere, and Ukraine’s role as the breadbasket for Africa and the Middle East has been destroyed. But there is another… …read more Source::...

      The United States should seize Russian assets for Ukraine’s reconstruction
      Apr21

      The United States should seize Russian assets for Ukraine’s reconstruction

      While the brutal war for Ukraine continues to escalate, it is not too soon to think about eventually rebuilding that devastated country and how to pay for it. An obvious funding source would be the hundreds of billions of dollars in assets of the Central Bank of Russia (CBR), private Russian banks… …read more Source:: Peterson...

      Sanctions, Russia’s war, and the future of trade
      Apr20

      Sanctions, Russia’s war, and the future of trade

      The Russian invasion of Ukraine is one of the worst assaults on civilians in Europe since the Second World War. Forty countries around the world, representing half of the global economy, have imposed far-reaching sanctions on Russia. What effects will the sanctions and the war have on trade… …read more Source:: Peterson Institute for...