New Perspectives on
Globalization and Economics


The Global Economic Dynamics project (GED) exists to help make complex economic dynamics transparent and understandable. The project examines the causes and effects of economic trends, as well as the connections linking one trend to another.
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TTIP: A Spark for Global Growth Or A Race to the Bottom in Standards? Opposing Voices Coming to Rome October 29th

In the 21st century, nuanced political and economic debate is all too often overshadowed by the loudest voices in the room. Constructive debate is passé and emotions rule. More ...

GED at the Global Economic Symposium in Malaysia

The Global Economic Symposium was held in Kuala Lumpur on September 6-8. "Restructuring Economies, Transforming Societies" was the theme of the conference. Together with former WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy and other participants, Global Economic Dynamics took part in the session "Shaping a Free and Fair World Trade Order"More ...

Globalization - Opportunities and Challenges
of Global Growth

September 22, 2014

Who really wins from globalization? For supporters it is the key 21st century growth motor. For opponents globalization facilitates inequality and a race to the bottom in terms of standards. The Globalization Report 2014 by the GED team looks at 42 countries' economic growth. Find all the surprising discoveries in the latest issue of our eMagazine GED SHORTS. More ...

Brazil and Germany: A 21st-Century Relationship
Opportunities in Trade, Investment and Finance

September 1, 2014

21st Century economic development may hinge upon the ability of developed economies to combine their expertise with the dynamism of emerging markets. With this in mind, Brazil and Germany present many opportunities for fruitful bilateral trade and investment. More ...

Argentina - Holding Up After Holding Out

August 1, 2014

Argentina's latest default is unlikely to produce the political and economic fallout of previous failures to re-pay sovereign debt. The case may also prompt a new examination of the role of investors of distressed debt.
Our Policy Brief sheds light on the economic, political and legal consequences of Argentina's debt crisis. More ...

20 Years of the European Single Market:
The Growth Effects of EU Integration

June 28, 2014

The ongoing European integration has increased the economic growth of participating national economies. Every country except for Greece has been able to achieve a higher per capita income within the last two decades. Read more about the development of the European single market in our Policy Brief. More ...

Pacific Pumas - An Emerging Model for Emerging Markets

June 3, 2014

Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru have turned into economic overachievers. The four markets are committed to sound macroeconomic policy, global integration and stronger democratic institutions. Discover the most important facts about the Pacific Pumas in the latest issue of our eMagazine GED SHORTS. More ...

Who Profits Most from Globalization?

March 13, 2014

On average, the more a country proceeds its interconnection with the rest of the world, the greater its economic growth will be. The question is: Who benefits the most from globalization? More ...

The Micro-Effects of TTIP

October 04, 2013

Who would benefit from the trade creation effects between Germany and the USA? GED SHORTS #02 sheds light on the regional value creation and employment effects in Germany’s 16 states, for 16 different industry sectors, 3 education groups and 88 occupational groups.

The effects of a transatlantic free trade agreement on people, industries and regions throughout Germany are complex. The second issue of our eMagazine provides you with multi-media generated data. clear and easy to understand. More ...

How TTIP Would Affect the European Economy

June 17, 2013

Who are the winners and losers in a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). What does TTIP mean for employment? How would it affect economic disparities in the EU? Are the effects a threat to European cohesion? Find the answers in GED SHORTS #01, the first edition of our eMagazine. More ...