Andreas Esche
Director,
Bertelsmann Stiftung

Andreas Esche is Director of the Megatrends Program and Member of the Management Committee at the Bertelsmann Stiftung in Gütersloh. He joined the Bertelsmann Stiftung in 1996 and was responsible for the Economics and Social Policy department. He then headed the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s interdisciplinary Demographic Change Campaign from 2003 until 2008. Until 2018 he was Director of the Shaping Sustainable Economies Program. Before joining the Stiftung, Andreas Esche was a Research Associate at Prognos AG in Basel /Switzerland and worked as Senior Consultant at the Centre Européen d’Expertise en Evaluation in Lyon/France.

Andreas Esche, 20.04.2016, Director, Programm Nachhaltig Wirtschaften.
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The Future of Capitalism: Social Democracy in Crisis?
A book abstract of “The Future of Capitalism” by Paul Collier


With his latest book, the British economist Paul Collier attempts to unmask the existential crisis of modern capitalism. According to the author, social democracy has failed to deliver on its promise to create a cooperative and morally reciprocal society. “The Future of Capitalism” is Collier’s appeal to reset the mindset of modern social democracy, to […] More ...

G Azevêdo with Professor Bernard Hoekman (left) and Andreas Esche (right). G Azevêdo with Professor Bernard Hoekman (left) and Andreas Esche (right).

DG Azevêdo Receives Experts’ Report on Future of Global Trade Governance
Four complementary avenues that can be pursued to revitalize the WTO as a forum for trade cooperation and conflict resolution


WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo met on 17 July with representatives of the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s High-Level Board of Experts to receive their report on the Future of Global Trade Governance. The report outlines four complementary avenues that can be pursued to revitalize the WTO as a forum for trade cooperation and conflict resolution. More ...