Expert Briefings

Trusted and actionable analysis of global trends and developments

As we move into a new decade with new challenges, Emerald has teamed up with Oxford Analytica to deliver Expert Briefings through Emerald Insight.

Capturing the unbiased analysis of independent business leaders and academics on political, social and economic events, Expert Briefings meticulously explore the implications and impact of global emerging trends and developments.

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What are Expert Briefings?

  • Informed
    Analysis from over 1,500 academics, former policymakers, regulators and industry leaders.
  • Accurate
    The reality of events is reported without restriction, as contributors are anonymous.
  • Trusted
    Created in the style that was originally used to brief former US President Richard Nixon with actionable insights.
  • Rigorous
    Every Expert Briefing is objectively reviewed by a team of Oxford Analytica experts.

Expert Briefings for faculty

Keep core theory relevant with ready-made course content.

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Subscribe – published on a daily basis offering the latest analysis of global events as they happen.

Access to the most current daily Briefings published in 2021 and 2020, as well as five-years of briefings published between 2015–2019.

Purchase – over 24,000 Briefings from a five-year archive provides a timeline of events and their impact on the world’s biggest challenges.

One single payment provides perpetual access to content published between 2015–2019.

Featured Expert Briefings

Discover global events as they happen with our freely available daily Briefings.

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Prospects for the global economy in 2021

If vaccination succeeds, the advanced economies will recover robustly from mid-2021. Few emerging markets will be widely vaccinated by end-2021, restricting, if not negating, their recoveries.

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Biden will wield expert US foreign policy team

If confirmed by the Senate, Austin will be the first African-American in that post. His selection is strongly supported by minority rights groups, partly because his military career immunises him from any claims of tokenism.

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About Oxford Analytica

Oxford Analytica is an independent geopolitical analysis and advisory firm that draws on a worldwide network of experts to advise clients on their strategies, operations, policies and investments. Founded in 1975 as the pioneer in the industry of geopolitical risk, Oxford Analytica now works with the world’s most influential businesses, governments and international organisations.

Listen to an interview with Nick Redman (Editor in Chief & Director of Analysis, Oxford Analytica) and Tony Roche (Publishing Director, Emerald Publishing), who discuss the value of Expert briefings and what this partnership means for academia.

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Browse all our latest Expert Briefings content

You can see all our Expert Briefings on Emerald Insight.

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Expert briefings: COVID-19

Impact & implications

Take a look at recent excerpts from Expert Briefings that consider the impact of COVID-19 from various perspectives.

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Watch a recent webinar with Oxford Analytica addressing the implications of COVID-19.  

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