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How Trump’s Actions Reshuffle Trade Relations in the Asia-Pacific
As the TPP seems knocked-out, Asian countries need to rethink trade coalitions


Trump’s executive order to pull the US out of the TPP is one decisive example of the geopolitical and economic implications of the new president’s trade policy: Not only does the pullback of the US force Asian countries to reassess years of trade negotiations as well as the challenges that lie ahead. It also reshuffles the geopolitics of trade in the Asia-Pacific and potentially makes room to China to reassert its role in this very region. 更多 …

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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. 更多 …

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The Best of GED - 2016


While many justifiably might not remember 2016 as one of the better years in recent history, we nonetheless want to celebrate one more year of GED economic expertise. Here are our favorite posts for each month. 更多 …

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Turkey after the Coup Attempt
An interview with Soner Cagaptay


On July 15, 2016, elements of the Turkish military staged a coup attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The putsch failed, but that day stands out as a clear “before” and “after” moment for Turkish democracy. For the Crossroads Turkey, Samuel George interviewed Turkey expert Soner Cagaptay of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy for a better understanding of the coup’s ramifications. 更多 …

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NEW STUDY: The EU, Anti-dumping and China’s New Market Economy Status
Why the EU’s planned abolition of the market economy status won’t lead to a Chinese export surge


On December 11th 2016, China will officially gain full market economy status under WTO rule. Our GED Study tells you what this means for EU-China trade. 更多 …

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Trump’s War on Trade
Do import duties really improve a country's economic situation?


Donald Trump has made it clear during the election that he will bring a new anti-trade economic policy to the White House. One aspect of this would be higher import duties for the US. What are the economic consequences of this? 更多 …

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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! 更多 …

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How Trump’s Actions Reshuffle Trade Relations in the Asia-Pacific
As the TPP seems knocked-out, Asian countries need to rethink trade coalitions


Trump’s executive order to pull the US out of the TPP is one decisive example of the geopolitical and economic implications of the new president’s trade policy: Not only does the pullback of the US force Asian countries to reassess years of trade negotiations as well as the challenges that lie ahead. It also reshuffles the geopolitics of trade in the Asia-Pacific and potentially makes room to China to reassert its role in this very region. 更多 …

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Chinese Direct Investment in Germany
Chance and Challenge


Over the last years China has steadily increased their investments into countries outside of Asia, often being greeted with mixed feelings by other countries. Our study has analyzed Chinese foreign direct investment over recent years in Germany and reached mixed conclusions. 更多 …