Editor, Economics and Monetary Policy, Handelsblatt
Turkey is teetering on the brink, almost as if karma finally caught up to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Still, it is not the right for Europe to gloat about the power-hungry leader’s troubles, writes Handelsblatt’s Jens Münchrath.
Aug 14, 2018 in
Instead of retaliating tit-for-tat in the trade dispute with the US, Europe should compromise with Donald Trump and win him over, writes a Handelsblatt foreign affairs correspondent.
Mar 13, 2018 in
Populists and autocrats were victorious around the world in 2017. For answers we turned to the American political economist Francis Fukuyama, who once thought it was all over.
Dec 29, 2017 in
Many will measure the success of this weekend’s G20 summit on Angela Merkel's ability to confront Donald Trump. But to isolate the United States would be a huge mistake.
Jul 05, 2017 in
The head of Germany's most influential economic research institute, Clemens Fuest, warns the country will lose out as much as Britain if there is a hard Brexit.
Jun 09, 2017 in
The U.S. president won’t be tamed by the his democracy’s system of checks and balances, his fellow politicians or even pressure from Europe. It is his misguided, protectionist economic policies that will prove his undoing.
Feb 23, 2017 in
In an interview with Handelsblatt, leading economist Clemens Fuest says Germany must protect free trade, and will have to push back against President Trump’s drive to protectionism.
Feb 06, 2017 in
Trump is a threat to the West’s liberal order. It is ironically now up to a weakened Europe to act.
Jan 20, 2017 in
The attack in Berlin was a jarring reminder that our open society is under threat. But it’s not only jihadis who would see it fall - autocratic and nationalistic elements are endangering our value-based, liberal way of life.
Dec 23, 2016 in
With his fight against free trade, Donald Trump is not only endangering the world economy, but also the interests of the United States.
Nov 24, 2016 in
Jagdish Bhagwati, a leading authority on free trade, wants to return to an all-encompassing framework of global trade liberalization. He also wants to end bilateral and regional trade deals.
Nov 08, 2016 in
No nation overcame the financial crisis better than the United States. But the election campaign has revealed a deeply divided country at risk of losing its superpower status thanks to poor economic policies.
Nov 02, 2016 in
The CETA fiasco is an embarrassing disgrace for Europe and raises questions about a trade policy that has been successful for decades, argues Handelsblatt’s economics and monetary policy editor.
Oct 26, 2016 in
Russian President Vladimir Putin is leading Western leaders like the U.S.' Barack Obama and Germany's Angela Merkel around by the nose — because their weakness allows it, writes a Handelsblatt editor.
Oct 24, 2016 in
European Parliament Vice President Alexander Lambsdorff in an interview said punishing Britain could be counterproductive and called for a public debate on Europe’s path forward, following Britain’s decision to the leave the European Union.
Jul 08, 2016 in