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Pictured: The Prime Minister attends the first meetings of G20 2017. Culminating in a family photo

Prime Minister Theresa May attended the G20 Summit in Hamberg, Germany.

During the summit the Prime Minister attended various working groups, a concert and carried out a number of bilateral talks with various world leaders. Pictured: The Prime Minister attends the first meetings of G20 2017. Culminating in a family photo Prime Minister Theresa May attended the G20 Summit in Hamberg, Germany. During the summit the Prime Minister attended various working groups, a concert and carried out a number of bilateral talks with various world leaders.

July's G20 Summit in Hamburg Ended With Mixed Results.
The commitment to “Sharing the benefits of globalization” should be translated into action as quickly as possible.


The G20 meeting in Hamburg last week brought the city to the brink of chaos. But what were the leaders of the most powerful countries on earth actually able to achieve? 更多 …

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

Letter of Notification from the Prime Minister to the President of the European Council setting out the United Kingdom's intention to withdraw from the European Union.

Signed by the Prime Minister in the Cabinet Office. Letter of Notification from the Prime Minister to the President of the European Council setting out the United Kingdom's intention to withdraw from the European Union. Signed by the Prime Minister in the Cabinet Office.

What the General Election Means for Brexit
Can the British Government be Expected to do the Right Thing Once They Have Exhausted Every Other Possibility?


Winston Churchill once said about the American government, that they could be trusted to implement the right policies once they had exhausted every other possibility. The next months will show whether the aphorism also applies to the British government. 更多 …

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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. 更多 …

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The Untapped Potential of the EU Services Market


As highlighted in last week’s blogpost, the EU services market holds considerable growth potential and represents a vital component of the completion of the EU single market. This week we focus in particular on the current state of the EU services market and the positive growth effects that could be generated by further integration of the service sector. 更多 …

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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. 更多 …

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TTIP Behind Closed Doors: A Fresh Start for Transparency?


The eighth round of negotiations just ended in Brussels, yet it seems the question of transparency is still not resolved. Despite intense communication efforts, attempts to bring an end to the transparency debate are losing momentum. So where do we really stand on transparency? What is left to do? And how far should we go? In this video we provide some insights by experts from both sides of the debate. 更多 …

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Growing Income Inequality – a Brake on Economic Growth?


For more than 30 years we have observed a growing inequality in income distribution in almost all developed countries. Whether this trend promotes or hinders economic growth, however, is not entirely clear. This post looks at the economic theory behind this important question. 更多 …

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Calculating an UK Exit from the EU – Our Full Study Available Now


The votes have been counted and not only can David Cameron hold on to his post as prime minister, but he can do so with an absolute majority as well. For Europe, more than anything else, this means one thing; The referendum about the UK’s potential exit of the European Union will almost certainly come. Our Full Brexit study shows the economic effects on the UK and Europe that such a separation would have. 更多 …

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Quantitative Easing in the EU: Addressing the Symptom or the Cause?


It may be a new year, but Europe’s economic malaise remains decidedly familiar. Current headlines announcing anemic growth, unemployment, and the looming potential of a Syriza-provoked Grexit could easily be pulled from newspapers published in 2011. The eurocrisis increasingly appears like a virus that must be kept in remission. The latest course of treatment, Europe’s version of quantitative easing, was announced by the European Central Bank 更多 …

China and India - Global Economic Axis of the Future?


  China and India are growing at rates that Western industrialized countries can only dream of. Experts see these two Asian heavyweights as important drivers for the future of the global economy. A free trade agreement now in the planning stage could further increase their influence in the global marketplace. 更多 …