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Brexit and Broken Promises

Brexit and Broken Promises

Peter A. Hall in Foreign Affairs on November 16, 2018

Leaving the EU without consequences was always a fantasy, and the terms of the Brexit agreement reveal the reality, says Peter Hall, Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies and CES Resident Faculty.

New thinking for Germany

New thinking for Germany

in Harvard Gazette on October 30, 2018

A frank discussion by Sigmar Gabriel, CES John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow this fall, on Germany’s relationship with the United States, the European Union, and China. Germany's former Vice Chancellor spoke to the Harvard Gazette ahead of his public address on November 1 to open the Guido Goldman Lecture on Germany.

Ziblatt wins four awards for 2017 book

July 25, 2018

Congratulations to Daniel Ziblatt on winning not one but four awards for his groundbreaking book Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2017). In August, Ziblatt will be awarded the 2018 Woodrow Wilson award by the American Political Science Association (APSA)– considered the most prestigious award in the U.S. for a political science book. The APSA will also be awarding him two more best book prizes—from the sections of Comparative Democratization and European Politics and Society. Ziblatt also earned the 2018 Barrington Moore Prize for best book in comparative and historical sociology by the American Sociological Association. 2018 has been an amazing year for CES Resident Faculty Ziblatt whose more recent co-authored book (with Steve Levitsky) How Democracies Die hit the New York Times bestseller list.

eBook: Ordoliberalism: A German oddity?

eBook: Ordoliberalism: A German oddity?

The Eurozone crisis has opened fault lines between German economists and policymakers and those in a number of Eurozone (in particular periphery) countries. A new eBook – published as a result of a workshop at CES – explains the historical development of the ordoliberal school of economics and its influence on German policymaking, and contrasting it critically with what we like to call the Anglo-Saxon-Latin pragmatism of economic policymaking.

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