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Notizen Weekly for December 9, 2016

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Business and Economics New study shows: City dwellers in Germany are poorer than rural neighbors (DW) Aixtron could …

The Fear of Misperception: The Interdependency of Social Media and Elections

When President Barack Obama met with Chancellor Angela Merkel on November 17, 2016, the two leaders cautioned against the fake news appearing on social media platforms and the disruptions it …

Notizen Weekly for December 2, 2016

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Business and Economics Obama is poised to block a Chinese company from buying Aixtron SE in Germany (Bloomberg) …

Trump’s World

Donald Trump has tapped anger over eroding middle class income, loss of identity, and anti-establishment fervor in a campaign of anger that won the Electoral College vote and the presidency …

Notizen Weekly for November 11, 2016

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Business and Economics Global markets are shaken, then stabilize, after Trump victory (NYT) Volkswagen chairman under investigation in …

2016 DAAD Prize in German and European Studies to be Awarded to Dr. Yasemin Yildiz, UCLA

Congratulations to Dr. Yasemin Yildiz of UCLA, the recipient of the 2016 DAAD Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in German and European Studies for her outstanding academic work in the Humanities. Yasemin …

Notizen Weekly for November 4, 2016

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Business and Economics German Delegation arrives in China just hours after senior German embassy official was summoned to …

Notizen Weekly for October 21, 2016

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Business and Economics The chemical company BASF starts operating again in Germany after fatal explosion (The Engineer) International …

Notizen Weekly for October 14, 2016

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Business and Economics US and Europe become more serious with company crackdowns (WP) Nuclear power plant was disrupted …

Notizen Weekly for October 7, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics German taxman goes after foreign banks (DW) Germany’s Merkel calls for push on EU-US trade deal (WP) …

Notizen Weekly for September 23, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics German economic growth will slow in second half, ministry says (Reuters) Volkswagen Shareholders Seek $9.2 Billion Over …

Notizen Weekly for September 9, 2016

A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations. Business and Economics Germany’s output growth slowed to a 15-month low (VOA News) Germany warned Britain against negotiating free trade …