Research

For more than two decades Rhodium Group and its principals have produced pathbreaking public studies on critical economic and policy trends.

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Apr 10, 2018

Two-Way Street: 2018 Update US-China Direct Investment Trends

Two-way US-China FDI declined by almost one-third in 2017 compared to 2016, due to a drop in Chinese investment in the US
Thilo Hanemann, Daniel H. Rosen, and Cassie Gao
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May 3, 2018

Sizing Up a Potential Fuel Economy Standards Freeze

The footprint-based system of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards gives automakers significant flexibility to comply, even when gas is cheap and drivers opt for larger, less efficient cars. But low oil prices also make the standards themselves more important as a driver of fuel economy gains – and the emissions impact of rolling them back more severe.
Kate Larsen, Trevor Houser, and Shashank Mohan
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Apr 19, 2018

Transcending Oil: Hawaii's Path to a Clean Energy Economy

What does the future hold for Hawaii? We find it is cheaper to accelerate the clean energy transition than cruise toward the 2045 renewables targets.
John Larsen, Shashank Mohan, Whitney Herndon, Peter Marsters, and Hannah Pitt
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Apr 17, 2018

EU-China FDI: Working towards more reciprocity in investment relations

While Chinese investors enjoy the same rights in the EU market as any European business, China continues to limit access for foreign companies in many sectors.
Thilo Hanemann and Mikko Huotari