Articles on Sebastian Dullien

Can the European Union find a stable equilibrium? (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 01 April 2019

Giving up sovereignty at the national level seems the only way to retain some kind of European sovereignty,  writes Sebastian Dullien in his farewell commentary for ECFR.

The underestimated economic threat from the White House (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 14 February 2019

Given changing global growth dynamics, Donald Trump’s trade policies might just transform from a nuisance into a threat to the euro area’s recovery

Ten years after Lehman: Can liberal democracy survive another financial crisis? (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 14 September 2018

It seems we have not learned the lessons of the recent past and may be doomed to repeat them in the future

The German barrier to a global euro (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 30 August 2018

Heiko Maas has plans to circumvent the US; but they clash with Germany’s growth model

No right without might (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 10 July 2018

Europeans still indulge in the myth of economic influence without military strength. But their soft power approach will fail without hard weapons

Economists’ tunnel vision in the current trade conflict: What does Trump really want? (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 26 April 2018

Outside the White House, no one knows what Trump is really after. However, betting on Trump just being impulsive without any strategic aims might prove very costly in the end.

Trade conflict with the U.S. is the only way to protect free trade (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 23 February 2018

Free trade is about more than just about low tariffs. It is also about predictability, and the EU must not allow Trump to introduce arbitrary tariffs at will.

Eastern resentment of Germany spells trouble for Berlin and Brussels (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 05 October 2017

In Central and Eastern Europe, wage convergence with the West has stalled - and people are blaming Germany.

Trump’s poisoned TTIP chalice (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 28 April 2017

The prospect of reopening trade talks with the US puts the European Union in an invidious position.

Britain Steps Into a Deglobalising World (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 20 February 2017

The trend for integration of global markets has softened and might soon even revert, which will force nation-states to rethink their trade strategies.