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The Mixed Blessings of Globalization in Africa
Africa’s economies have benefited far less than other developing economies from globalization


In our studies about the economic consequences of increasing globalization, we were able to show that a deeper economic integration has positive growth effects for all participating economies. However, economic development in the least developed economies, the African economies in particular, is problematic. More ...

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G-20 Talks: How to Achieve Economic and Political Stability in Turkey?
Why the G20 meeting in Germany offers a window of opportunity


After almost a decade of impressive economic and political progress starting in 2002 with the election of the single ruling AK party, Turkey is again on the verge of economic and political upheaval. More ...

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

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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. More ...