Daniela Arregui Coka
Intern,
Bertelsmann Stiftung

 

Daniela finished her Bachelor in Economics at the Freie Universität Berlin. Her Bachelor thesis with the title “Urban Concentration and Economic Growth” focused on the effect of economic development on urban primacy.

Daniela is currently enrolled in the Master program of International Economics at the Georg-August Universität Göttingen where she pursues a specialization in development economics and quantitative methods.

Her previous professional experiences include a student assistant position at the Geog-August Universität Göttingen, as well as internships at the DIW Berlin, Embassy of Ecuador in Germany and the Delegation of the EU to Ecuador.

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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 ...

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Can We Have a Rational Discussion on Industrial Policy?
China’s state capitalism puts long maligned industrial policy back on the table


“Industrial policy” is back in the headlines. Whether in the European Union, Germany, or the United States, there is an ongoing debate in the media, among politicians and economists about the future of the industrial sector. While some observers fear that governments implementing industrial policy (or interfering in the markets, as detractors might say) will cause a roll-back right into a GDR- or Soviet-style planned economy, others regard it as a panacea to counteract China’s state capitalism. Yet, why do industrial policy discussions cause such a stir? More ...