The World Economic Update highlights the quarter’s most important and emerging trends. Discussions cover changes in the global marketplace with special emphasis on current economic events and their implications for U.S. policy. This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and is dedicated to the life and work of the distinguished economist Martin Feldstein.
Amy Jaffe discusses energy innovation and U.S.-China relations, including an assessment of the energy strategies of the two countries, how these strategies influence the bilateral relationship, and their impact on foreign policy, climate change, and economic rivalry.
Young men who look Black or Arab are 20 times more likely to be stopped by French police, according to the country's human rights ombudsman. A class action lawsuit is challenging police brutality.
Speakers discuss the Insurrection Act of 1807, the legalities surrounding use of the Act, the history of civil-military relations in the United States, and the role of the military in defending or suppressing civil unrest in U.S. democracy.