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Financing Sustainable Transportation: An Overview of Finance Mechanisms and Cases from the U.S. and Germany

This publication entitled “Financing Sustainable Transportation: An Overview of Finance Mechanisms and Cases from the U.S. and Germany” is part of AICGS’ project on The Transatlantic Climate and Energy Dialogue: Urban …

Transportation and Land-Use Planning in Germany and the U.S.: Lessons from the Stuttgart and Washington, DC Regions

AICGS’ new publication, entitled “Transportation and Land-Use Planning in Germany and the U.S.: Lessons from the Stuttgart and Washington, DC Regions,” is part of our project on The Transatlantic Climate and …

He’s Done it Again

He’s done it again. Mario Draghi, the head of the European Central Bank, has worked his magic and achieved exactly what he set out to do. This time, he talked …

The Comprehensive Approach in Euro-Atlantic Security

The transformation of the international arena in the last two decades and the respective revisions of international conflict management have made the realignment of traditional security concepts possible and necessary. …

The State of the West

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, …

It’s Not Only the Economy: Germany’s role in averting a Western meltdown

Download Policy Report The observed capital flows out of distressed countries into countries that are seen as “safe harbors” have in fact resulted in historically low yields of German and …

The United States Economy after the 2012 Election: Playing Chicken

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 …

Fracking and the Presidential Election: Drilling for Jobs

On November 6, the U.S. presidential election will be decided in nine swing states: Virginia, Florida, Ohio, Wisconsin, Nevada, Colorado, Iowa, New Hampshire, and North Carolina, representing a crucial number …

The U.S. Could Learn from Germany’s High-Tech Manufacturing

In this featured article from Scientific American, Stefan Theil, Newsweek’s Berlin Bureau Chief and regular AICGS contributor, examines how Germany is able to maintain a strong manufacturing sector, and thus a relatively strong …