U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He
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In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines how Covid-19 will impact the energy component of the U.S.-China trade deal, and how the oil and gas collapse resulting from the pandemic exposes the folly of the Trump administration’s strategy of “managed trade.”

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In a new op-ed for Americas Quarterly, Dr. Mauricio Cárdenas writes that centrist positions – both on the economy and on how to re-open – are needed now more than ever.

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In a new OpEd, Dr. Mauricio Cárdenas argues that a comprehensive debt-repayment freeze could be counterproductive for emerging economies that currently retain access to financial markets. 

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives at the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh on Oct. 24, 2018.
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In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines the geopolitical impacts of the 2020 oil crash and explains why, despite near-term economic pain, Saudi Arabia may be an unexpected beneficiary looking beyond the immediate crisis.

Earth Day at 50 Reveals What’s Missing in Climate Change Fight
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In his latest column in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff reflects on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

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In a new essay for Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff explains that even if the United States, Saudi Arabia and Russia make a historic show of cooperation, any respite for the oil industry will be short-lived.

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In the throes of the coronavirus pandemic, the world needs cheap oil and competition. In a new OpEd for Bloomberg Opinion, Christof Rühl explains why joined-up interventions to prop up the price are a bad way to go. 

Russia and Saudi Arabia have a unique chance to test global storage capacity limits © Bloomberg
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Antoine Halff argues that on the face of it, the idea of Saudi Arabia and Russia starting an oil price war in the middle of a global pandemic is foolhardy. But from a game theory perspective, it is a masterstroke.

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In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines the causes and consequences, both economically and geopolitically, of the historic oil price collapse for Saudi Arabia, Russia, OPEC, and American producers, consumers, and economy. 

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In the past decade, US oil and gas companies have become so successful in finding and getting oil out of the ground that they have started burning billions of dollars worth of gas each year.

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