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The AGI Geoeconomics Program promotes original thinking and debate on U.S., German, and EU global economic strategy with a focus on ways that trade, climate, financial, and technology policies can advance their shared interests, prosperity, and values.
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The EU and Economic Security: What’s in a Name?

The European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, released a proposal this week for a “European Economic Security Strategy.” Its premise is that with “geopolitical tensions rising and global economic integration …

The Rise and Fall of Industrial Cities on Both Sides of the Atlantic

This article was originally published in German at the German Economic Institute (IW Köln). Buffalo (New York) and Dortmund (North Rhine Westphalia) as well as Akron (Ohio) and Chemnitz (Saxony) …

Episode 83: Can the WTO Retool for an Age of Geoeconomic Competition?

The open and rules-based trading system is at an inflection point. Countries are reexamining their trade policies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, China’s rise, and Russia’s invasion of …

With a Push by the EU, the G7 Adapts to a Disorderly Global Economy

When European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen came into office in the fall of 2019, she proclaimed the advent of a new “geopolitical Commission” where internal and external actions …

Charlotte Unger, DAAD/AGI Research Fellow

Charlotte Unger is a DAAD/AGI Research Fellow from May to July 2023. Dr. Unger is a Senior Research Associate at the Research Institute for Sustainability Helmholtz Centre Potsdam (RIFS). She …

William O’Connell, DAAD/AGI Research Fellow

AGI is pleased to welcome William O’Connell as a DAAD/AGI Research Fellow in May and June 2023. William O’Connell is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at …

Tech Experts Are Calling for an AI Moratorium

But Is It a Solution? The Future of Life Institute has recently made waves with its Pause Giant AI Experiments: An Open Letter: “We call on all AI labs to …

Inflation: Pressure is easing, but it will not disappear completely

The statisticians who calculate the inflation rate have had a challenging job over the past three years. The calculation of the inflation rate is based on the consumer price basket …

No Cyber Resilience, No Economic Resilience

When Russia attacked Ukraine starting in late February 2022, it did so not only with bombs, missiles, and tanks but also with hackers. Massive cyberattacks were carried out on Ukraine’s …