Simon Chair in Political Economy

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The William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy, held by Matthew P. Goodman, examines current issues in international economic policy, with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific.

The William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy leads the Center’s work on global economic growth, governance, and statecraft, with a particular focus on the dynamic Asia-Pacific region. Under the direction of Matthew P. Goodman, the Chair explores a broad range of international economic policy questions, covering macroeconomics and finance, trade and investment, competitiveness, and resource issues. It also examines issues, actors, and institutions in global economic governance, including the role of the G-20, institution building in the Asia Pacific, and evolving international economic rules and norms. And it looks at how governments craft foreign economic policy at a time when international relations are increasingly defined by the pursuit of economic might.

  • Jake Sullivan

    The Economic Statecraft Series highlights the essential role of economics in foreign policy and offers insights on how to strengthen international economic policymaking.

  • Lael Brainard

    The Global Economic Governance Series examines the institutions and mechanisms of global economic governance, with a focus on major summits such as the G-20 and APEC.

  • The Growth Forum explores growth challenges in advanced and emerging economies and the contributions of these countries to global growth.

  • An archive of work from the CSIS Simon Chair through January 2012.

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