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GIS Dossier: India and China’s conflict in Tibet
GIS Dossier: The Nordic countries
Nordic countries have become synonymous with successful welfare states, but the reality is more nuanced. The recent flood of migrants into the European Union has severely tested the limits of these systems, even causing a significant political backlash in some cases. In parallel, the region must address the security threats ...
GIS Dossier: Beyond the pandemic – the politics
The Covid-19 pandemic defined geopolitics in 2020. Not only has it upended the competition between global powers, it has led to instability in every region of the world. Societies, fearing the virus, have given unprecedented powers to central authorities, curtailing individual freedoms. This dossier reviews GIS experts’ analysis of how ...
GIS Dossier: The dilemmas of the ECB’s monetary policy
Experts have long been gravely concerned about the negative side effects that could result from the eurozone’s prolonged ultra-easy credit. However, reversing the monetary policies of the European Central Bank has proven economically and politically risky. The coronavirus crisis has made the challenge even harder.
GIS Dossier: The shifting grounds of EU banking rules and supervision
Bank regulators are forced to close their eyes again to vulnerabilities that made the 2008 banking industry meltdown possible. They need to ensure that banks continue supporting the real economy during the pandemic. For instance, capital requirements are being softened and regulatory relief given so banks can lend as much as possible ...