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Argentina at a Crossroads


To address Argentina’s economic malaise—and to fully close the door on the 2001 crisis—the next government would need to address subsidies, return the keys to the Central Bank, and come to an agreement with the disdained holdout firms. These are neither easy nor popular measures for a new and untested government. Argentines may say they want change now, but will they reach for the casserole pans if their energy bills spike? More ...

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TTIP, TTP and the Formation of a New World Trade Order
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The world of international trade is changing in a way, previously unseen. More and more proposed regional and mega-regional free trade agreements are appearing, global markets are evolving into few large and mighty trading blocs. Among those deals, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) represents the biggest and most ambitious project. Should it pass TTIP will cover roughly 45% of global output. The sheer size of the agreement will thus dictate not only effects to TTIP member countries, but also to those other countries, not directly part of the deal. In this post we are looking at how TTIP will impact emerging markets on an economical and a political level. More ...

Lohnungleichheit in Deutschland studie

STUDY: Decline of Collective Bargaining Increases Wage Inequality in Germany, Europe’s Largest Economy
Wage inequality in Germany. How global trade impacts wages in Germany


What role has the growth in global trade played in rising inequality? A new study conducted by our GED-Team and the ifo Institute in Munich demonstrates that the decline in collective bargaining is the number one factor in rising wage inequality in Germany. But international trade, has played a, not insignificant, role as well. More ...


The Global Economic Dynamics project (GED) makes complex economic dynamics transparent and understandable. The project examines the causes and effects of economic trends, as well as the connections linking one trend to another.

The project provides information, insights, data and studies and covers topics as globalisation, the transatlantic free trade deal (TTIP), The Euro / EU, Wage inequality in GermanyGrexit – the Greece debt crisis, Brazil, Argentina’s debt crisis, Pacific Pumas – Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Chile as well our VIZ visualisation tool.