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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Aug 11, 2022

China Pathfinder: Q2 2022 Update

China’s economic growth slowed to 0.4 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2022, despite aggressive steps by authorities to support struggling companies, boost consumption, and address the spike in youth unemployment
Nargiza Salidjanova, Daniel H. Rosen, Rachel Lietzow, Ryan Featherston, and Boyuan Chen
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Jul 14, 2022

Taking Stock 2022: US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Outlook in an Uncertain World

In our annually updated outlook for US greenhouse gas emissions under current policy, we find that the US is on track to reduce emissions 24-35% below 2005 levels by 2030, absent any additional new action.
Ben King, Hannah Kolus, Naveen Dasari, Emily Wimberger, Whitney Herndon, Eric G. O'Rear, Alfredo Rivera, John Larsen, and Kate Larsen
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Jul 1, 2022

Has the Supreme Court Blocked the Path to the 2030 Climate Target?

In a 6-3 decision in West Virginia v. EPA, the US Supreme Court constrained one of the most powerful regulatory tools for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In light of the ruling, does the US still have the ability to achieve its 2030 climate target?
John Larsen, Ben King, and Maggie Young
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May 31, 2022

Rethinking China’s Economic Future

China’s economy is clearly contracting sharply under the weight of “zero COVID” policies, even though Q1 GDP growth beat expectations and April data showed only a modest decline in industrial output.
Logan Wright