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Pictured: The Prime Minister attends the first meetings of G20 2017. Culminating in a family photo

Prime Minister Theresa May attended the G20 Summit in Hamberg, Germany.

During the summit the Prime Minister attended various working groups, a concert and carried out a number of bilateral talks with various world leaders. Pictured: The Prime Minister attends the first meetings of G20 2017. Culminating in a family photo Prime Minister Theresa May attended the G20 Summit in Hamberg, Germany. During the summit the Prime Minister attended various working groups, a concert and carried out a number of bilateral talks with various world leaders.

July's G20 Summit in Hamburg Ended With Mixed Results.
The commitment to “Sharing the benefits of globalization” should be translated into action as quickly as possible.


The G20 meeting in Hamburg last week brought the city to the brink of chaos. But what were the leaders of the most powerful countries on earth actually able to achieve? Más ...

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GED Under the Radar - June Edition
This month under the radar: Can China grow forever? Has globalization reached its peak? And Is the Great Barrier Reef “too big to fail”?


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 June. This month under the radar: Can China grow forever? Has globalization reached its peak? And Is the Great Barrier Reef “too big to fail”? Más ...

Letter of Notification from the Prime Minister to the President of the European Council setting out the United Kingdom's intention to withdraw from the European Union.

Signed by the Prime Minister in the Cabinet Office. Letter of Notification from the Prime Minister to the President of the European Council setting out the United Kingdom's intention to withdraw from the European Union. Signed by the Prime Minister in the Cabinet Office.

What the General Election Means for Brexit
Can the British Government be Expected to do the Right Thing Once They Have Exhausted Every Other Possibility?


Winston Churchill once said about the American government, that they could be trusted to implement the right policies once they had exhausted every other possibility. The next months will show whether the aphorism also applies to the British government. Más ...

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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. Más ...

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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. Más ...

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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 ...

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Quantitative Easing in the EU: Addressing the Symptom or the Cause?


It may be a new year, but Europe’s economic malaise remains decidedly familiar. Current headlines announcing anemic growth, unemployment, and the looming potential of a Syriza-provoked Grexit could easily be pulled from newspapers published in 2011. The eurocrisis increasingly appears like a virus that must be kept in remission. The latest course of treatment, Europe’s version of quantitative easing, was announced by the European Central Bank Más ...

After a morning of shooting photos in Rome, we ended up at the Roman Forum at sunrise. Roman Forum, is the old center of ancient Rome. Ceasars held speaches, the triumphs of the Roman Empire were celebrated here. It was the main street of Ancient Rome. It's an incredible interesting place. However, we were too early, to get in, and we had seen it already, now we just shot it. Even if we didn't plan for it, we got a sunrise, with the Sun rising exactly above the Colosseum.

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Art sale as limited prints. Photo by Jacob Surland,  Licensed Creative Commons non-commercial v4.0.  No Derivative Work. Protected by Pixsy.com. After a morning of shooting photos in Rome, we ended up at the Roman Forum at sunrise. Roman Forum, is the old center of ancient Rome. Ceasars held speaches, the triumphs of the Roman Empire were celebrated here. It was the main street of Ancient Rome. It's an incredible interesting place. However, we were too early, to get in, and we had seen it already, now we just shot it. Even if we didn't plan for it, we got a sunrise, with the Sun rising exactly above the Colosseum. --Jacob Surland www.caughtinpixels.com Art sale as limited prints. Photo by Jacob Surland, Licensed Creative Commons non-commercial v4.0. No Derivative Work. Protected by Pixsy.com.

“America First” and Lessons From the Past
How the decline of the Roman Imperial economy compares to today’s upcoming protectionism


Trump isn't the first historic leader of a superpower to threaten protectionism on a global scale. How did the decline of the Roman Imperial economy compare to US policy today and what can we learn from the past? Más ...