• What do the Experts Think About Brexit?

  • Video: The Future of Brexit

  • GED Webinar: Turkey at the Crossroads

  • How Will Trump's Policy Choices Affect Europe's Economy?

  • Brexit – What Road Ahead?

tpp cover

How Trump’s Actions Reshuffle Trade Relations in the Asia-Pacific
As the TPP seems knocked-out, Asian countries need to rethink trade coalitions


Trump’s executive order to pull the US out of the TPP is one decisive example of the geopolitical and economic implications of the new president’s trade policy: Not only does the pullback of the US force Asian countries to reassess years of trade negotiations as well as the challenges that lie ahead. It also reshuffles the geopolitics of trade in the Asia-Pacific and potentially makes room to China to reassert its role in this very region. Más ...

3239432996_28e58b44d9_o

What Drives Populism in Europe?
From Globalization to Migration – An analysis of the existing academic literature


2016 has been a year of rising populism for Europe and the world. From Brexit to Trump, from UKIP to the AfD, it seems that pandering to emotions instead of appealing to facts has become more and more a winning strategy. We want to know why. In a comparison of four distinct studies, this blogpost summarizes the most recent findings to try to explain the rise and appeal of populism in Europe. Más ...

review cover

The Best of GED - 2016


While many justifiably might not remember 2016 as one of the better years in recent history, we nonetheless want to celebrate one more year of GED economic expertise. Here are our favorite posts for each month. Más ...

1

Turkey after the Coup Attempt
An interview with Soner Cagaptay


On July 15, 2016, elements of the Turkish military staged a coup attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The putsch failed, but that day stands out as a clear “before” and “after” moment for Turkish democracy. For the Crossroads Turkey, Samuel George interviewed Turkey expert Soner Cagaptay of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy for a better understanding of the coup’s ramifications. Más ...

nanchang scenery,view from the tengwang pavilion, China; Shutterstock ID 113629702; PO: Umschlagdesign für Studie ST-NW; Client: Bertelsmann Stiftung; Other: ST-NW 29.11.2016 nanchang scenery,view from the tengwang pavilion, China; Shutterstock ID 113629702; PO: Umschlagdesign für Studie ST-NW; Client: Bertelsmann Stiftung; Other: ST-NW 29.11.2016

NEW STUDY: The EU, Anti-dumping and China’s New Market Economy Status
Why the EU’s planned abolition of the market economy status won’t lead to a Chinese export surge


On December 11th 2016, China will officially gain full market economy status under WTO rule. Our GED Study tells you what this means for EU-China trade. Más ...

A photograph of 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump illuminated with flood lights in a suburban backyard near Jordan Creek Parkway and Cody Drive in West Des Moines, Iowa. A photograph of 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump illuminated with flood lights in a suburban backyard near Jordan Creek Parkway and Cody Drive in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Trump’s War on Trade
Do import duties really improve a country's economic situation?


Donald Trump has made it clear during the election that he will bring a new anti-trade economic policy to the White House. One aspect of this would be higher import duties for the US. What are the economic consequences of this? Más ...

Artículos populares

brex cover

Brexit – What Road Ahead?
Essential Questions Defining the Future EU-UK Relationship


In December 2016, the GED Team held the “Bertelsmann Stiftung European Forum in Association With Financial Times”, debating on our panel the future of Brexit and the EU-UK relationship. The following three animated videos each represent a distinct thematic bloc of our Brexit debate. Watch them, get excited and check back soon for the video of the full debate! Más ...

tpp cover

How Trump’s Actions Reshuffle Trade Relations in the Asia-Pacific
As the TPP seems knocked-out, Asian countries need to rethink trade coalitions


Trump’s executive order to pull the US out of the TPP is one decisive example of the geopolitical and economic implications of the new president’s trade policy: Not only does the pullback of the US force Asian countries to reassess years of trade negotiations as well as the challenges that lie ahead. It also reshuffles the geopolitics of trade in the Asia-Pacific and potentially makes room to China to reassert its role in this very region. Más ...

Shutterstock / Donatas Dabravolskas Shutterstock / Donatas Dabravolskas

Brazil & Mega-Trade Deals
The Opportunity Cost of Opportunities Lost


A number of major economies in Latin America are not participating in the mega-deals. However, since the proposed agreements include many of their key trading partners, outsiders will still be effected. In this blog post, we have a look at how this could affect the region’s largest economy: Brazil. Más ...

shutterstock_130660901 (004)or_HG

EVENT: What Future Awaits UK-EU Relations?
Register now for the Bertelsmann Stiftung European Forum in association with Financial Times


The full impact of Brexit remains yet to be seen. What will it mean economically for the parties involved, how can the political difficulties of the divorce process be managed best and what could a potential future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union look like. In an attemt to answer all these questions and more, the Financial Times and the Global Economic Dynamics Team have organized a high level panel discussion. Más ...

Eingekauft am 4. 8. 2016 für ST-NW, Christian Bluth; Shutterstock ID 283386374; PO: GED-Studie Russland/Focus Paper; Job: 103-64119-104; Client: Bertelsmann Stiftung; Other: ST-NW; night landscape with covered bridge Bogdan Hmelnitsky in Moscow, Russia; Eingekauft am 4. 8. 2016 für ST-NW, Christian Bluth; Shutterstock ID 283386374; PO: GED-Studie Russland/Focus Paper; Job: 103-64119-104; Client: Bertelsmann Stiftung; Other: ST-NW; night landscape with covered bridge Bogdan Hmelnitsky in Moscow, Russia;

Free Trade from Lisbon to Vladivostok
A Tool for Peace and Prosperity: The Effects of a Free Trade Area between the EU and the Eurasian Region


Our Study shows the effects of a free trade area between the EU and the EEU. Is more trade the key to meet increased tensions between the EU and Russia? Más ...

Eingekauft am 4. 8. 2016 für ST-NW, Christian Bluth; Shutterstock ID 283386374; PO: GED-Studie Russland/Focus Paper; Job: 103-64119-104; Client: Bertelsmann Stiftung; Other: ST-NW; night landscape with covered bridge Bogdan Hmelnitsky in Moscow, Russia; Eingekauft am 4. 8. 2016 für ST-NW, Christian Bluth; Shutterstock ID 283386374; PO: GED-Studie Russland/Focus Paper; Job: 103-64119-104; Client: Bertelsmann Stiftung; Other: ST-NW; night landscape with covered bridge Bogdan Hmelnitsky in Moscow, Russia;

GED Webinar: Free Trade From Lisbon to Vladivostok
A Tool for Peace and Prosperity?


The GED Team invites you to this newest webinar session, discussing the potential economic effects of a free trading zone between the European Union and the Eurasian Economic Union. Más ...