EGG Archive

EGG Archive

New Trends

The First Four Years of Operations at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and New Development Bank

Chris Humphrey examines the governance and early operations of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and New Development Bank.

The Way Forward for International Trade: Lessons from the TPP reborn

Jorge Heine and Nicolás Albertoni expore the rebirth of the TPP, and a rising tide of free trade agreements (FTAs), preferential trade agreements (PTAs) and regional trade agreements (RTAs).

Hong Kong, the AIIB, and the Evolving Geography of Finance: A World Financial Center in the Making?

Gregory T. Chin explores Hong Kong’s lobbying for a special role in the AIIB and in the Belt & Road strategy, the number of visits by Asian state leaders, and corporate realignments across Asia.

Global Climate Action Amid Trump: Challenges…But Also Measured Optimism

Despite the worries, Kathryn Hochstetler finds room for transformative climate change action under newly elected President Trump.

Chinese Development Finance: A Convergence of Passions and Interests

Kevin P. Gallagher explores China's growing passion for green finance, south-south development cooperation, and global leadership.

Reshaping World Trade: The Export Finance of the Emerging Economies

Kristen Hopewell argues that export credit is proving to be a useful lens on both the challenges of multilateral cooperation amid contemporary power shifts, as well as the diminishing capacity of the US.


Emerging Hot Issues

Solar Geoengineering at a Standstill?

Joshua B. Horton argues that developing countries have the most to gain and to lose from resolving the impasse stalling global governance for geoengineering.

The Global Financial Safety Net: Lessons for the COVID-19 Crisis

Laurissa Mühlich, Barbara Fritz, William N. Kring, and Kevin P. Gallagher call for a urgent upgrading of global institutions for short-term crisis finance.

Responding to COVID 19: TOChina Hub, Private Foundations and Emerging Transnational Support Networks

Gregory Chin argues that the TOChina Hub is an example of a virtuous combination of advanced research and the applied translation of knowledge.

How Can Global Economic Governance Be Improved?

Jim O’Neill from the Emerging Global Governance (EGG) Project outlines his thoughts for 2018.

Opening the Shrinking Global Space for Civil Society

Claudia Juech examines what is causing the shrinking space for civil society globally and what can be done about it?

Foundations 20 (F20): Non-Governmental Actors in Global Governance

Keith Porter explores the emergence of new groupings of international multi-stakeholder that are forcing the powers-that-be to acknowledge and act upon the wishes of real people.

The Maritime Silk Road Initiative (MSRI): Why India is Worried, What China Can Do

Amitendu Palit argues that the China-led Maritime Silk Road Initiative is causing ripples among Indian policymakers.


Core Issues

The Future of Global Governance: Developing a Global Financial Safety Net?

Yunnan Chen and Cinnamon Dornsife explore the prospects for the future of global economic governance.

Can China and India Collaborate in Global Governance?

Kishore Mahbubani explores the prospects of a joint Chinese-Indian defence of globalisation

Emerging Global Governance (EGG): An Economist’s Perspective

Justin Lin and Wang Yan are the authors of the first commentary in the Emerging Global Governance (EGG) series. Their piece details the key shifts in the global economic landscape and comments on how the emergence of new institutions reflects the changing global economic reality.

The New Global Energy Governance

Ann Florini argues that agreements on climate and energy in 2015, and rapidly developing technologies, are creating opportunities that policymakers should seize.

Can Africa Truly Benefit from Global Economic Governance?

Garth le Pere explores Africa’s ongoing climb out of a peripheral global position and how the international community can work with it.