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Florian Hense

Florian Hense is European economist at Berenberg Bank in London.

Prior to joining Germany’s oldest private bank in May 2016, he worked at the European Commission in Brussels and the Center for Financial Studies in Frankfurt.

Hense holds a doctorate in economics from the Goethe University Frankfurt.

Articles by Florian Hense

Coronavirus: Scenarios for Europe

What is the economic fallout going to be for sure? And what will it be if it’s a bad case?

March 14, 2020

German Politics: The SPD’s Turn to Make Noise

A slew of policy proposals by the SPD highlight the risk of an end of Germany’s grand coalition before the next election in 2021.

February 16, 2019

The Jobs Market: Advantage US or Germany?

Different strategies for making the jobs market great again.

January 25, 2019

The Battle for Italy (Continued)

The European Commission exposes Italy’s wishful thinking.

November 9, 2018

France: Mélenchon for President?

A run-off between the far right and the far left candidates would be a choice between bad and ugly for France and Europe.

April 20, 2017