In the last 25 years, Venezuela has walked the path from a democratic to an authoritarian state. Having been one of the richest countries in Latin America in 1998, Venezuela is now among the poorest countries in the region with 95.5% of its population below the poverty line. Can the new reforms save the Venezuelan economy and alleviate the… [Read more]
Establishing a Public Policy School in Germany during the Post-Crisis Era: Interview with Hertie School President Dr. Henrik Enderlein
Henrik Enderlein is the President and Professor of Political Economy at the Hertie School. In 2014, Enderlein founded the Jacques Delors Institut in Berlin, a think tank on European Affairs which has now turned into… [Read more]
The Basic Income—an Imperative for Modern Economic Governance?
Today, states encounter severe problems due to demographic change and changing socio-economic structures. Is a reform of the tax-system the new imperative for modern economic policy? Götz Werner and André Presse identify the “basic income”… [Read more]