In early August 2019, exchange rates between the yuan and the dollar crossed a 7-to-1 threshold that many media outlets called “psychologically important.” What does psychology have to do with international financial markets? A lot.
Recent research provides insight on whether G20 nations are addressing climate change and economic inequality. Plus, how international institutions are surviving the Trump presidency.
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Get caught up on the tennis match that is the U.S.-China trade war, and explore the latest research analyzing how U.S. import tariffs are impacting the economy.
New research quantifies how global warming has hampered — and benefited — wealthier and poorer economies.
Industrial espionage may call to mind men in trench coats and fedoras. These days, the spies are often hackers, but the handsome rewards still come with a cost.
Over a million international students study in the United States. China provides almost a third, according to a new government paper.
Competition from China appears to hobble innovation in the U.S., say the authors of a new study that considers import penetration and patent applications.
A surge in Chinese tourists is shaking up the global economy. Our new research review looks at policy, environmental concerns and their preferences.
2015 study from Stanford, Cornell and others on patterns of global social networks and how underlying data reveal distinct civilizations, despite borderless portrayals of cyberspace.
2015 research brief highlighting the dynamic interaction between exclusionary legal policies and immigrants' adaptive strategies, by Heather R. Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.