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French Elections on May 7th: Emmanuel Macron vs. Marine Le Pen
Our last update before the election has the latest info and comparison of the two candidates


On May 7th, France will elect a new president. With Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen scoring first and second in the first election round on April 23rd, the French will have the choice between two totally different visions for their country, their society and the future of the European project. Accordingly, also the economic programs of both candidates differ starkly from each other. More ...

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GED Under the Radar - April Edition
This month under the radar: Unlimited economic growth, British elections, a crumbling empire and a shutdown!


Sometimes, stories of interest fall through the cracks of the mainstream attention. In GED Under the Radar, we bring you those stories you might have missed in April. This month under the radar: Unlimited economic growth, British elections, a crumbling empire and a shutdown. More ...

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French Elections Round-Up Part Three: Trade and Globalization
Examining France’s role in international trade and attitudes towards globalisation


In this mini-series, the GED project will present to you not only the most pressing issues at stake in France's, but also the corresponding solutions each of the five main candidates proposes. In this third take, we will take a closer look at France’s role in international trade and at attitudes towards globalization. More ...

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French Elections Round-Up Part Two: Employment and Social Policy
Looking at the core of voters' interest


In this mini-series, the GED project will present to you not only the most pressing issues at stake in France's, but also the corresponding solutions each of the five main candidates proposes. In this second take, we will take a closer look at the core of french voters' interest: France’s employment and social policy. More ...

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French Elections Round-Up Part One: Squaring the Circle of French Fiscal Policy
Between consolidation, solidarity and investment


In this mini-series, the GED project will present to you not only the most pressing issues at stake in France's, but also the corresponding solutions each of the five main candidates proposes. In a first take, we will take a closer look at France’s overall economic situation as well as at its fiscal policy. More ...

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GED Explains: Border Adjustment Tax
Can Trump use a border adjustment tax to reduce the US trade deficit?


One of the keystones of economic policy for the new US government is what is referred to as a border adjustment tax, which acts as a combination of higher import taxes and export subsidies. But how would this work and does it make sense? GED Explains! More ...

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Xi vs. Trump – Reshuffling Global Economic Relations?
US-China relations will have considerable influence on future global developments


In 2004, the economist Oded Shenkar labeled the 21st century as the “Chinese century”. Today, it is safe to say that he was right. So where does that leave the United States? Let's find out! More ...

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GED Under the Radar - March Edition
This month under the radar: Europe's birthday, its trade partners, taxpaying robots, Kimchi and a trade war!


Sometimes, stories of interest fall through the cracks of the mainstream attention. In GED Under the Radar, we bring you those stories you might have missed in March. This month under the radar: Europe's birthday, its trade partners, taxpaying robots, Kimchi and a trade war More ...

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The Crossroads: Argentina


The Crossroads is a new video series from the GED team that focuses on decisive moments for different economies. In our first episode we take a look at Argentina, a country facing turbulent economic conditions and an ongoing debt crisis just as it prepares for crucial presidential elections in October 2015. More ...

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French Elections Round-Up Part One: Squaring the Circle of French Fiscal Policy
Between consolidation, solidarity and investment


In this mini-series, the GED project will present to you not only the most pressing issues at stake in France's, but also the corresponding solutions each of the five main candidates proposes. In a first take, we will take a closer look at France’s overall economic situation as well as at its fiscal policy. More ...

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The Crossroads: Cuba


As the US and Cuba reopen their embassies in each other's countries Cuba finds itself at a crossroads. Which path into the future will it follow? This is the second installment of the GED team's new video series "The Crossroads". More ...

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https://unsplash.com/photos/45sjAjSjArQ

French Elections Round-Up Part Two: Employment and Social Policy
Looking at the core of voters' interest


In this mini-series, the GED project will present to you not only the most pressing issues at stake in France's, but also the corresponding solutions each of the five main candidates proposes. In this second take, we will take a closer look at the core of french voters' interest: France’s employment and social policy. More ...

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Populist economic policy - what does it mean for the global economy?
What are the typical signs of populist economic policies and how will they affect us in the long run?


A populist economic policy aims to offer citizens a life beyond their current means. The costs of this short-term increase in prosperity are inflicted on future generations. This article describes what macroeconomic consequences can be expected if large industrial nations such as the US pursue this path in their economic policy. More ...

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French Elections Round-Up Part Three: Trade and Globalization
Examining France’s role in international trade and attitudes towards globalisation


In this mini-series, the GED project will present to you not only the most pressing issues at stake in France's, but also the corresponding solutions each of the five main candidates proposes. In this third take, we will take a closer look at France’s role in international trade and at attitudes towards globalization. More ...

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/121483302@N02/14600932347/ und https://www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore/8566721433/

Xi vs. Trump – Reshuffling Global Economic Relations?
US-China relations will have considerable influence on future global developments


In 2004, the economist Oded Shenkar labeled the 21st century as the “Chinese century”. Today, it is safe to say that he was right. So where does that leave the United States? Let's find out! More ...