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Top Think Tanks in the World

January 31, 2014

Top International Economic Policy Think Tanks 2013It is critical to know where to turn for emerging global trends and policy proposals that address complex policy issues. The 2013 Global Go To Think Tank Index (GGTTI) shows a ranking of the world’s preeminent think tanks. This index is designed to bridge the gap between knowledge and policy.

In 2013, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) has made it again into the top league of international think tanks for global economic questions. IfW made place 6 in the "Top International Economic Policy Think Tanks" ranking of the University of Pennsylvania. Therefore, the Kiel Institute has been among the top 10 in this ranking since 2009.

"Top International Economic Policy Think Tanks" ranking of the University of Pennsylvania.

 


Interview with Chandran Nair

January 27, 2014

Check out our Interview with Chandran Nair, Founder and CEO of the Global Institute for Tomorrow. He was interviewed by Christopher Pruijsen, Advisory Board Member of Kairos Society at the GES 2013.

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Solutions on "Designing a Stable Euroland: The Corporate Perspective"

January 23, 2014

Designing a Stable Euroland: The Corporate Perspective Check out our solutions on "Designing a Stable Euroland: The Corporate Perspective" generated by the GES 2013 in Kiel.

- Improve eurozone competiveness and productivity.
- Let market forces work in the eurozone.
- Clean up and stabilize the European banking sector.
- Strengthen common political institutions in the eurozone .

 


Interview with Thierry Philipponnat

January 16, 2014

Check out our Interview with Thierry Philipponnat, Secretary General of Finance Watch. He was interviewed by Jonas Borchgrevink, Deputy Head of Partnership for Change at the GES 2013.

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Solutions on "Holistic Approaches to Solve the Euro Crisis"

January 13, 2014

Holistic Approaches to Solve the Euro Crisis Check out our solutions on "Holistic Approaches to Solve the Euro Crisis" generated by the GES 2013 in Kiel.

- Fiscal sustainability requires permanent national fiscal rules and...
- Establish a truly integrated eurozone-wide banking market by...
- Bank resolution in Europe should involve systematic bail-ins via...
- Implement comprehensive structural labor and product market reforms to...

 


 

GES-experts: Minimum wage causes rising unemployment

January 8, 2014

Creating EmploymentFrom 2017 onwards, there will be an overall statutory minimum wage of €8.50 in Germany. One consequence of this landmark decision of the governing Grand Coalition will be an increase in the unemployment rates of unskilled workers, GES-experts expect. To reduce unemployment and keep it low, it is important that policies do not get in the way of the on-going dynamic adjustment in the labor market in response to general developments in an economy.

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