Adrian Wooldridge is the Management Editor and ‘Schumpeter’ Columnist for The Economist. He recently published a detailed Special Report on the Nordic Model for The Economist entitled “Northern Lights.” He wrote the following essay based on the remarks he made at AICGS’ recent roundtable on “Growth in Times of Austerity: Looking beyond… Read more >
These remarks given by Richard W. Fisher at the recent “State of the West” Symposium at Stanford University take a look at the economic situation of the Western United States, specifically addressing the downturn in economic viability currently taking place in the U.S. state of California. By comparing some of the policies… Read more >
The last days of the U.S. presidential campaign have not only offered a very tight race, they have also spread the illusion that electing a new or confirming the old president will have a deep and lasting impact on the future of the country. There are a number of reasons why that… Read more >
American elections are many things. One thing they rarely produce, however, is a deep and detailed discussion of policy proposals. This is particularly true for economic policy. In 2012, both presidential candidates have gone to great lengths to avoid discussing what they would actually do if elected because each is likely to… Read more >
In this latest installment of the AICGS At Issue Interview Series, Senior Fellow Alexander Privitera sat down with Edward Luce to discuss the current state of the U.S. economy. Specifically, Mr. Luce details the steps America can take to regain its globally competitive edge amidst the political gridlock it now faces. Mr… Read more >
In this Handelsblatt report, Peter Ross Range takes an in-depth look at the so called “German Model” of economic and political success. Why, amidst all of the negative issues currently surrounding European nations – and for that matter much of the world – does Germany seem to be doing so well? By… Read more >
In Turkey and Germany – Stable Economies, Stable Ties?, Humboldt University graduate student and former AICGS intern Ursula Moffitt explains the political and economic path Turkey has taken to become a “model” country in the region. According to Ms. Moffitt, because of the relative stability and success in Turkey in recent years, Germany should look to strengthen the “privileged partnership” it shares with Turkey in the wake of the current euro zone crisis.
Sebastian Dullien is professor for International Economics at HTW Berlin – University of Applied Sciences. His research focuses on European integration, international macroeconomics, and financial market regulation. He has worked as a consultant and expert for the different political foundations, different sub-organizations of the United Nations, and has testified in front of… Read more >
Dr. Klaus Deutsch is currently Senior Economist with Deutsche Bank Research. He joined Deutsche Bank in July 1996 as an economist in the unit on Economic and Banking Policy, European integration in the headquarters in Frankfurt. After a one-year exchange stint with the Federal Chancellery in 1999/2000, he founded and has directed… Read more >
Despite improvements in the American and European financial markets in 2010, the fiscal crisis in Greece and the continually rising U.S. deficit have caused a decline of trust in the capital markets and have overshadowed any growth in the real economy. Overcoming the recession and returning to a sustainable growth pattern, however, is of paramount importance for the wealth and security of all nations, write AICGS Business & Economics Program Director Dr. Tim Stuchtey and S. Chase Gummer. In Issue Brief #39, Stuchtey and Gummer examine existing global economic imbalances and the impact these imbalances have on international security.