A Foreign Investment Uncertainty Index for Australia and the United States
National security concerns and increased government restrictions loom large over foreign direct investment in Australia and the United States, according to a new Index developed at the United States Studies Centre by Stephen Kirchner. The report highlights the need for the government to clearly and transparently articulate reasons for rejecting foreign acquisitions to minimise adverse economic impacts.
State of the United States: An evolving alliance agenda
Australia's long-standing strategic relationship with the United States is transforming in response to rapid geostrategic change in the Indo-Pacific, a fractious debate about America's role in the world, technological change, and economic interdependence. For Australian policymakers and their American partners, creativity and dexterity are in great demand, with the US-Australia alliance growing in scope and deepening in strategic importance.
Joe Biden takes office
Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on 20 January 2021 with an expansive agenda that includes rolling out an ambitious COVID-19 vaccination program, reshaping the economic recovery, overhauling climate policy and rethinking the power of tech companies. Follow along as our leading experts explore and analyse the key events of the Biden presidency.