Stefan Kooths, Head of Forecasting Center at the IfW Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and Galina Potjagailo, IfW Kiel Institute for the World Economy, break down the potential transatlantic trade conflict, saying that foreign direct investments may play a large role in keeping this conflict from becoming a trade war.
The G20 is unable to solve the world’s problems. Time for a new approach: five major powers should take charge of the planet’s fate—including a strong Europe. A column by Henrik Müller.
Whenever there is a crisis, somebody gets to be blamed. The steel industry in Europe is in a crisis, and so China and its export of cheap steel is blamed for that. But there is more to it as we found out in our interview with Rolf J. Langhammer.
This post was produced for the Global Economic Symposium 2013 to accompany a session on “The Future of Europe.” Read more at http://blog.global-economic-symposium.org/. On the first of July, the European Union welcomed its newest member. After a decade of negotiations, Croatia can finally wave the EU flag, and goods can travel freely between the former…