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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Report
May 8, 2019

Two-Way Street: 2019 Update US-China Direct Investment Trends

The report shows finds that two-way FDI flows dropped by 60% last year to just $18 billion, amidst US-China frictions, stepped-up US investment screening and persistent Chinese capital controls.
Thilo Hanemann, Daniel H. Rosen, Cassie Gao, and Adam Lysenko
Report
May 9, 2019

Capturing Leadership: Policies for the US to Advance Direct Air Capture Technology

Significant policy action is required to ensure these technologies are available in time and at the scale required to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.
John Larsen, Whitney Herndon, Mikhail Grant, and Peter Marsters
Note
Apr 29, 2019

New Data on the "Debt Trap" Question

We reviewed 40 cases of China’s external debt renegotiations to understand the broad patterns of outcomes.
Agatha Kratz, Allen Feng, and Logan Wright
Note
Aug 13, 2019

China’s GDP: The Costs of Omertà

This note explains the reasons for the awkward code of silence within official policy debates in discussing problems with China’s GDP estimates, and the costs of this silence both for China and the rest of the world.
Logan Wright and Daniel H. Rosen