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Explainer: what's the turmoil in the Chinese stock market all about?

The Chinese stock markets have experienced significant turmoil in recent weeks, with the Shanghai Composite Index – the country’s major reference – falling by 32% since June 12. But this fall was preceded by an equally sharp rise of 150% … Read More

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Michele Geraci on China's latest economic figures on CCTV News

GPI Senior Research Fellow and Head of GPI China, Michele Geraci, appeared on the CCTV News’ programme ‘Dialogue’ to discuss China’s recently released H1 economic performance figures. To watch the full video of the discussion, please CLICK HERE.

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India and the EU: what opportunities for defence cooperation?

Since Prime Minister Modi took office in May 2014, India has embarked on a number of measures to encourage the development of the country’s economy and the streamlining of its indigenous defence capabilities. Probably the most prominent reform has been … Read More

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Head of GPI China discusses Chinese PMs recent visit to France on CCTV News

GPI Senior Research Fellow and Head of GPI China, Michele Geraci, appeared on CCTV News’ ‘Dialogue’ to discuss China’s emerging ‘special relationship’ with France as well as the $18billion deal signed between a Chinese company and Airbus in the context … Read More

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Professor Stefan Collignon joins the Global Policy Institute as Professorial Research Fellow

We are delighted to announce that the renowned economist and expert on Europe, Professor Stefan Collignon, has joined the Global Policy Institute as Professorial Research Fellow. Stefan is professor of political economy at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, since … Read More

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Explainer: what's the turmoil in the Chinese stock market all about?

The Chinese stock markets have experienced significant turmoil in recent weeks, with the Shanghai Composite Index – the country’s major reference – falling by 32% since June 12. But this fall was preceded by an equally sharp rise of 150% … Read More

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India and the EU: what opportunities for defence cooperation?

Since Prime Minister Modi took office in May 2014, India has embarked on a number of measures to encourage the development of the country’s economy and the streamlining of its indigenous defence capabilities. Probably the most prominent reform has been … Read More

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Resentment, Anger and Violence

The outcome of the ‘Arab Spring’ or ‘Arab Awakening’, as many inside the region prefer to call it, has been very different from the original expectations of those who had been involved in the massive popular demonstrations that started it … Read More

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China Rises: Winners and Losers in the Globalized World

According to Thomas Piketty, ‘from 1900 to 1980, 70-80 percent of global production of goods and services was concentrated in Europe and America, which incontestably dominated the rest of the world.  By 2010, the European-American share had declined to roughly … Read More

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Exchange Rate Regimes & Modern Monetary Theory

There have been heated discussions concerning the advantages and disadvantages of what is known as “Modern Monetary Theory”. This theory makes a number of claims, some of which appear unreasonable and impractical to Keynesian economists and others with an economic … Read More

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Nord Stream and the Reality of Russia's 'Gas Weapon'

The 8th of November 2011 marks a new beginning in energy relations between the EU and Russia. Bypassing traditional transit countries, such as Belarus and Ukraine, the Nord stream pipeline will permit natural gas to be directly delivered from Russia … Read More

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Can the G-20 Contribute to More Stable Food Prices?

The 22-23rd June 2011 G-20 Paris meeting was historic. For the first time, the G-20’s agricultural ministers gathered jointly with representatives from main international institutions such as the World Bank (WB), World Trade Organisation (WTO), FAO and the World Food … Read More

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The US-India Partnership: Time to Lead

The U.S.-India relationship has had an upward trajectory. In fact, during his visit to India in November 2010, President Barack Obama said that U.S.-India relations will be “one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century”. Alluding to President Obama’s … Read More

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The Challenge of a Pakistani Spring

Many Middle Eastern regimes have fallen due to the recent surge in youth-driven movements for rights and democracy. This change, the so called Arab Spring, is propagating on its own terms. A recent law passed in the Kingdom of Saudi … Read More

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The Impact of Osama bin Laden's Death on International Islamic Terrorism

Following  the 9/11 attacks in the United States, Al Qaeda’s leader Osama Bin Laden became the main preoccupation of the US intelligence services. Almost one decade later, on May, 2nd 2011, US President Barack Obama put an end to the … Read More

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GPI Director Stephen Haseler on RT's CrossTalk

Again Athens finds itself at loggerheads with its creditors, particularly the IMF. The Greeks appear to be willing to do only enough to stay in the Eurozone, while the rest of Europe is willing to offer it just enough support … Read More

Stephen Haseler about Greece's debt woes on Al Jazeera

GPI Director Professor Stephen Haseler was interviewed by Al Jazeera on Greece’s continuing debt woes.  

GPI Director Stephen Haseler on RTs CrossTalk

In the wake of the tragedy in Paris, what are the prospects for Europe’s right-wing populist political parties? There can be no doubt the issues of immigration and policies dealing with terrorism will remain high on the agenda. But what … Read More

John Campbell Lecture 2014 - Graham Allen MP (4 November 2014)

In the fourth annual John Campbell Lecture, organised by Republic and the Federal Union, Professor Stephen Haseler introduced his new book, ‘Our Broken Kingdom’. Professor Haseler argued that the Scottish referendum has dealt a fatal blow to our antiquated constitution, … Read More

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Getting Europe Moving Together

With the aim of identifying constructive ways to develop European prosperity, the Federal Trust, the Industry Forum and the Global Policy Institute, financially supported by the European Commission Representation in London, have been running thoughout 2012 a project entitled “Getting … Read More

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New GPI Research Project: Out of the Turmoil: A New Middle East?

Against the background of the current turmoil in the Middle East, the Global Policy Institute and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation are jointly organising a policy research project which seeks to: identify the main drivers of change; outline possible scenarios for … Read More