Category: Economy & Trade

Meghan O’Sullivan quoted in S&P Global article, “Economists Wonder: Did COVID-19 Accelerate Timeline for Peak Oil Demand?”

“‘We see a real absence of international cooperation during this moment of global crisis,’ Meghan O’Sullivan, an international affairs professor at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government said May 20, pointing to early efforts by wealthy countries to procure vaccine manufacturing for the benefit of their own citizens. ‘But then …

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Meghan O’Sullivan writes in Bloomberg: “Oil’s Collapse Is a Geopolitical Reset In Disguise”

“The world is on the cusp of a geopolitical reset. The global pandemic could well undermine international institutions, reinforce nationalism and spur de-globalization. But far-sighted leadership could also rekindle cooperation, glimmers of which appeared in the G-20’s offer of debt relief for some of the world’s poorest countries, a joint …

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Liz Rosenberg quoted in S&P Global article, “Oil Price Crash Prompts Tougher U.S. Sanctions Push on Iran, Venezuela Flows: Analysts”

“‘Something that’s really interesting is how much has not changed,’ said Elizabeth Rosenberg, director of the energy program at the Center for a New American Security and a former senior sanctions adviser at the Department of the Treasury. ‘In a collapsed oil market there’s every additional opportunity for sanctions hawks …

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