Europe’s economies are facing a number of far-reaching changes in the coming decades. These undoubtedly include demographic change and ecological transformation. As both processes are occurring simultaneously, there is considerable pressure for both economies and societies to adapt.

World population growing, Europe shrinking

Europe is the only region of the world where the population will…

GED blogpost series on China’s role(s) in the world economy (Part 1)

On July 1, 2021, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) celebrated its 100th birthday. Following up on this important event, we will publish a five-part series on China’s future role(s) in the world economy.

From a western perspective, this role will oscillate within the triad of partner, competitor, and rival, covered…


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