International Economic Cooperation in Troubled Times: A Call for Strong Action by the G20

Authors: Axel Berger, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) Uri Dadush, Bruegel and OCP Policy Centre Andreas Freytag, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena Simon J. Evenett, University of St. Galen Christian von Haldenwang, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development...

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Can Think Tanks Save The World – And Should They?

In mid-September, Buenos Aires hosted an interesting and innovative event, organized by a variety of think tanks: the Think20 Summit. A total of about one thousand participants from almost 70 countries dealt with the topics of the G20 summit,...

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Can Davos stop the spiral of protectionism?

Authors: Andreas Freytag, Matthias Bauer und Philipp Lamprecht Last week, the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) took place in Davos under the theme: “Creating a shared future in a fractured world”. Several thousand decision-makers gathered to discuss...

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What to expect from the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires?

|Blog by: Andreas Freytag, Philipp Lamprecht and Matthias Bauer Buenos Aires is going to host this year’s Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Commencing next Sunday, the 11th Ministerial does not come with a lot of fuss. The WTO has, at...

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What can the private sector do to bring down corruption?

Corruption is a far-reaching problem in all corners of the world. It even occurs in countries that, according to Transparency International, are largely free of corruption. While it is the exception in Scandinavia and other OECD countries, it is...

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Populism on the rise: What to do?

This is the third part of Tutwa’s mini-series, Populism on the rise, which is dedicated to the reaction to populist movements and politics in order to maintain a liberal world economic order (Pax Americana), which I regard as the...

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