Geo-economics – one of DGAP’s core themes – explores how the politics of trade, technology, finance, and/or energy can be employed to achieve strategic goals. For Europe to remain a key player internationally, the continent must help define the rules of a new geo-economic world order. DGAP looks at how Germany can contribute to better positioning Europe in this increasingly competitive landscape.

Recent publications

The Political Economy of Green Financial Regulation

Sustainable finance regulation will play a central role in the decarbonisation of the economy and the reduction of emissions. The international harmonisation of regulatory standards can be a powerful tool to promote transition, but also advance economic and geopolitical interests.


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