Daniel Stelter

Daniel Stelter is the founder of the German think tank Beyond the Obvious and former member of Boston Consulting Group’s Executive Committee . [Germany] Follow him @thinkBTO

How Germany’s Current-Account Surplus Will Correct Itself

Germany’s over-dependence on its automotive industry will be its undoing.

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Is Germany Really Poverty-Stricken?

Fake facts, presented under the cover of academic neutrality, become a 2017 election topic in Germany.

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Why Angela Merkel Should Be Grateful to Donald Trump

With Merkel lacking both an agenda and a vision, the US push to deal with Germany’s eternal export surplus is a welcome impetus for long overdue domestic reforms.

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Donald Trump’s New New Deal

Will Donald Trump’s economic policies finally lead the United States and Europe out of their economic malaise?

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After Brexit: Now It’s Italy’s Turn

Germany will have to change its policies if it wants to avoid exit of other countries from the union.

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Time for a Global Restart, But How?

It seems we are headed for a deflationary wave or a wave of hyperinflations. But there is an alternative.

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Central Banks as Relentless Boosters of the Rich

The US Fed doesn’t care about the real economy. It is just keen on stopping asset price deflation.

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Dismantle the Central Banks!

Central banks have served as a low-risk road to fortune for those with already ample financial assets.

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How France Will Bail Out Germany’s Merkel

In the spirit of European cohesion, France will force Germany to change its refugee policy.

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EU’s Fate After Paris: A Dark Scenario

The terrorist attacks of November 13, 2015, could be the final crisis that breaks the Union’s back.

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