Grimm, Sven (2019)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 29 April 2019
The next general election will be held on 8 May. While it might be won comfortably by the ruling party, it could still prove difficult and will barely have any effect on the nation’s dwindling global role.
Digitalisation is transforming the economy and redefining trade. Using the ongoing debate on the e-commerce moratorium, members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) should make sure that the organisation plays an important role in addressing the future of trade in a digitalised economy.
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) (Hrsg.) (2019)
Der Jahresbericht 2017/18 gibt einen Einblick in ausgewählte Forschungsarbeiten und Themenfelder des DIE. Klimaschutz,Kooperation mit Afrika, Vernetzung des DIE mit Forschungspartnern und politischen Entscheidungsträgern.
This paper in Arabic language identifies promising export sectors for Egypt and Tunisia using a variant of the Product Space approach. Results indicate sectors as close as possible to the countries’ current level of productive capabilities with some degree of complexity and ability for average-quality job retention.
Elizabeth Sidiropoulos explores South Africa’s engagement in global development structures and processes such as the United Nations, the OECD-DAC, and in club governance, as well as its contribution to the evolution of African agency on the issues of global development.
Berger, Axel / Sebastian Gsell / Zoryana Olekseyuk (2019)
This policy brief provides an overview of the emerging policy debate about investment facilitation. We highlight that four key challenges need to be tackled in order to negotiate an Investment Facilitation Framework (IFF) in the WTO that supports sustainable development