Dwight Lindquist

Dwight Lindquist

Dwight Lindquist is a Risk Specialist at Global Risk Intelligence. He is currently an MA candidate in International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University in Nanjing, China. Dwight is fluent in English and Mandarin, previously earning a Certificate from the East China Normal University in Shanghai. He is based between China and the US.

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Reports By Dwight Lindquist

Cobalt Mining in the DRC: Outlook and Implications

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) holds vast reserves of mineral wealth. These resources...

The Effects of Argentinian Shale Production on Agriculture and Public Health

In the past two decades, countries around the world have begun to exploit shale reserves of oil and...

Insights & Trending Themes By Dwight Lindquist

Associated Risks of the Libyan Civil War

On January 8, 2020, Russia and Turkey released a joint statement advocating for a ceasefire in Libya, where conflict continues between the UN-backed Government of National Accord and the Libyan National Army. The following day, however, the leader of the LNA, Khalifa Haftar, rejected the ceasefire and ...

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Potential Risks for the Vietnamese Economy

While Vietnam’s economy has displayed relatively robust economic growth over the past few decades, various short-term and long-term risks threaten to reverse this trend. After years of reform, the country began integrating with the international economic system, notably joining ASEAN in 1995 and the WTO in 2007 ...

A Change in Government and Associated Risks in Lebanon

Protests in Lebanon spanning two weeks in late October culminated in the resignation of the country’s Prime Minister. While the proximate cause for the protests was an increase in the tax rate applied to the use of WhatsApp, a messaging platform, the Lebanese public had long harbored dissatisfaction over the sectarian government’s corruption and failure to effectively run the economy ...

Deep Sea Mining: Prospects and Challenges

The deep sea mining industry is poised for rapid growth over the next half-decade as companies, countries, and institutions react to changes in international demand for various minerals. Deep sea mineral deposits often hold reserves that are denser than those found on land ...

India’s Banking System: Risks and Responses

India’s economy has faced significant challenges over the past two years, with overall GDP growth decreasing each of the past five quarters to 5% for the quarter ending in June 2019. The government has implemented various measures in order to boost growth, such as a $20 billion corporate tax cut in late September ...