With oil prices continuing to drop and China attempting to manage its economic slowdown, the US stock market and markets around the world have been jolted in recent weeks. And it’s not as if problems and weaknesses didn’t already exist. Two of the Wilson Center’s top economic experts help us understand the current climate and provide thoughts on just how resilient the global economy is as it’s tested on multiple fronts.
Later this year, Dr. Tsai Ing-wen will be inaugurated as Taiwan’s first female president. This in itself will ensure her place in history. But beyond the ground-breaking fact of her gender, Dr. Tsai is well placed to lead Taiwan into a peaceful and prosperous future. Public Policy Fellow Robert Hathaway writes a reaction to Taiwan's most recent election.