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Food Prices in Canada

(click to enlarge) Canada is on a growing list of developed economies grappling with rising food prices. This year, the cost of food increased there...

Erdogan’s Waning Power

  (click to enlarge) Turkey’s presidential elections are slated for June 2023, but it’s unclear whether Recep Tayyip Erdogan will last that long in office. November...

Global Migration Trends

(click to enlarge) Broadly speaking, there are two main drivers of migration: the search for economic opportunity, and displacement by violence, insecurity or political events....

UK Trade Policy After Brexit

(click to enlarge) The United Kingdom is trying to redefine its role in the international system after leaving the European Union. A significant part of...

Brazil’s Difficulties in Attracting Foreign Investment

(click to enlarge) The Brazilian government expects foreign direct investment to be a major component of its economic recovery from the pandemic – just as...

Status of the Global Economic Recovery

(click to enlarge) This is not our first Weekly Graphic on global economic trends, and it certainly won't be our last. Economies around the world...

The War on Colombian Coca Production

(click to enlarge) On Oct. 25, the U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy announced a new U.S.-Colombian counternarcotics strategy. The two countries have a...

The U.S. Labor Disconnect

(click to enlarge) One of the more complicated aspects of the current economic volatility accompanying the rebound from the pandemic in the U.S. is the...

Europe’s Faltering Economic Recovery

(click to enlarge) As the COVID-19 vaccination campaign proceeds, the pandemic seems almost under control in Europe. Social distancing measures are being lifted and economies...

China’s Hunt for Coal

(click to enlarge) In many ways, China's ongoing electricity crunch is a mess of its own making. It's due in part, for example, to an...

Volatile Year for US Farmers

(click to enlarge) The United States is working to bring supply chains closer to home as part of its national security strategy, and although we...

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