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3 Suggestions to Make Work at the WTO More Forward-Looking and Efficient
Often overlooked, committees work at a policymaking level where reform proposals can make a real difference!


Among its other functions, the WTO serves as a forum where trade practices of its member states can be discussed. Much of this work happens in WTO Committees, which cover a large range of trade-related topics in their day to day work. Often overlooked, this is a policymaking level where reform proposals can make a […] More ...

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Economic Impact of Foreign-owned Firms in the EU and Germany


In times of Trump and Brexit, protectionist tendencies seem to be a global trend. The advantages that economic interconnectedness implies are increasingly receding into the background. Foreign-owned firms in the EU and Germany, however, make a considerable contribution to employment and gross domestic product (GDP). More ...

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What Has the WTO Ever Done for Us?
Welfare Effects of the WTO


On January 1st, the WTO will celebrate its 25th birthday. Whether it is looking forward to a rosy future is however uncertain. Their largest members, the US and China escalate their tariff disputes outside the organization. At the same time, the US’s blocking of the Appellate Body risks damaging the whole institution. More ...

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Germany and Globalization: Prospects of Global Integration in Times of Increasing Insecurities


Like all other developed economies, Germany benefits strongly from a comprehensive integration into the global economy. This core thesis was reviewed in detail by the “Global Economic Dynamics” project in the last years, and comprehensive evidence was found to confirm it. More ...

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Roadmap 2030: 3 Ways to Ensure the German Economy’s Competitiveness in the Coming Decade


German Economy: The catching-up of emerging markets (especially China); demographic change; and digitization are the three central challenges that could have a significant impact on Germany‘s competitiveness in the future. Germany must be better prepared for this. Germany can focus on three fields of action to achieve this: More ...

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