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GED Focus Paper: Trump & Brexit – European-Asian Economic Relations Under New Conditions
Asia and Europe need each other and there is more room to intensify interregional cooperation


The Economic Ministers of the 53 member states of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) are convening in Seoul from September 21 to 22, 2017. Given the rising protectionism worldwide and especially U.S. president Donald Trump’s nationalistic economic policy, we argue that this meeting is an opportunity to signal good economic cooperation beetween Asia and Europe. More ...

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GED Under the Radar - July Edition
This month under the radar: Venezuela's desperate fight against inflation, Burgernomics and the rising prices of European breakfasts!


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 July. This month under the radar: Venezuela's desperate fight against inflation, Burgernomics and the rising prices of European breakfasts! More ...

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How Much Will Brexit Impact the UK's Trading Power?
Calculating the Effects of Brexit on an EU-India Free Trade Agreement


Since June 2007 India and the EU have undergone negotiations for a comprehensive trade deal. This blogpost will look at the effects of Brexit on an EU-India Free Trade Agreement and will assess whether the UK could compete with the EU for a future FTA with India, which is continuing to expand its role as a major player in global trade. More ...

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Brexit Has Just Been Triggered – What Happens Next?
The UK is officially leaving the European Union. We take a closer look at how this works and what happens now.


Today, on March 29, Prime Minister Theresa May will formally notify the European Council of the United Kingdom’s decision to withdraw from the European Union. With this notification begins the two year period, which is foreseen by Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty for the withdrawal from the EU. Still there are many questions that remain unclear. We tell you what to expect next. More ...

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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! More ...

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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. More ...

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Nobody Wins with BREXIT
Dynamic Welfare Effects of Brexit Negative for all 28 EU Countries


Since the threat of a Grexit has been averted for the time being, a possible exit of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) poses the next danger for European integration. In our study “Costs and benefits of a United Kingdom exit from the European Union” from April 2015, we analyzed the static effects of a Brexit. We were able to show that due to less cross-border trade activities all 28 EU countries would suffer from lower economic growth. Now we calculated the dynamic growth effects of a Brexit. Again, all 28 economies would be faced with lower growth rates. Growth losses would be even larger than in the case of static effects only More ...

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Calculating an UK Exit from the EU – Questions and Answers


In our Brexit policy brief last week we found that an UK – EU separation could potentially have sizeable negative effects on both the continent and especially on the UK itself. While generally well received, there have also been some negative voices concerning our report. This article then shall serve to answer those critics’ questions, clarify our findings and correct some misunderstandings. More ...

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UK at the Crossroad: Why Voters Should Care about a Brexit


As seen from the continent, one would think that ahead of the upcoming general election a potential Brexit - Britain exiting the EU- is the hottest topic agitating public debate. However it seems that, despite growing concerns in the City, UK voters attach little importance to the Brexit question More ...