What Turkey and Brazil have in common

Emerging powers with booming economies, democratically elected leaders and rising influence in the regions around them: In the last years, Turkey and Brazil were often seen as role models. The presidents of these countries, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Dilma Roussev, even developed ambitions on a global level: They joined in a diplomatic attempt to negotiate…

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Shale gas: Is the gas revolution coming to Europe?

Please note: This blogpost is a reply to the article “Why shale-gas should remain in the ground” by Sonja Peterson. The energy sector is looking to America: for as shale gas production expands, the USA is becoming increasingly independent of gas and oil imports, and is even striving to export the gas. That is not…

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The Solution to the Euro Zone Debt Crisis

The Solution to the Euro Zone Debt Crisis by Dennis J. Snower, President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, President of the GES Greece. Ireland. Portugal. Spain. Cyprus. And now Slovenia? The euro zone debt crisis remains unsolved. A solution to that crisis could be quite easy though. To discover the solution, we need…

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