Keyword:Global Trade

Thames Barrier; Shutterstock ID 252814702; PO: Cover Focus Paper GED Globalization and the Welfare State; Job: 103-64119-104; Client: Bertelsmann Stiftung ; Other: ST-NW   22.05.2017 Thames Barrier; Shutterstock ID 252814702; PO: Cover Focus Paper GED Globalization and the Welfare State; Job: 103-64119-104; Client: Bertelsmann Stiftung ; Other: ST-NW 22.05.2017

Focus Paper: Can the Welfare State Keep Up With Globalization?
A Discomforting Answer in Three Simple Graphs


In the past, more open economies used to have larger welfare states which served as a protection against external shocks. Our new focus paper suggests that the link between openness and the scope of the welfare state has weakened over time. More ...

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Xi vs. Trump – Reshuffling Global Economic Relations?
US-China relations will have considerable influence on future global developments


In 2004, the economist Oded Shenkar labeled the 21st century as the “Chinese century”. Today, it is safe to say that he was right. So where does that leave the United States? Let's find out! More ...

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GED Explains: Globalization - How Much is Too Much?
Are there limits to globalization?


Many national economies may have already reached their optimal degree of globalization, meaning that – from a purely economic viewpoint – further advances in globalization no longer make any sense for them. But how do we know what is the optimal globalization point for a country? Find out in this new episoder of GED Explains. More ...

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GED Mini-Series: Inclusiveness in the Global Trading System - Where Are We Heading?
PART THREE: What's the current state of affairs and where are we heading?


In our new GED-Project mini-series we examine the issue of inclusiveness in the global trading system. Part three of our four-part series will take a closer look at the current state of the global trading system and the potential path it is heading on. More ...