Denmark Post-COVID

Denmark is gradually gaining control over the novel Coronavirus. However, its consequences will have a huge impact on the country’s political economy in the coming years. Here are five issues to follow closely.   Support for the Government   The popularity of the current Social Democratic government has skyrocketed in recent months, with the Social [...]

By |2020-06-09T11:53:13+02:00June 9th, 2020|Newsletters|0 Comments

Economic Performance Under Trump

Part of the media’s role in politics is to sort out the spin from the facts. In terms of analysing the American economy, the media have failed. They have wholeheartedly embraced the Trump administration’s narrative that the America is witnessing a groundbreaking performance; in fact the performance is decidedly average and well below the [...]

By |2020-02-17T14:03:10+01:00February 17th, 2020|Newsletters, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five Talking Points from the British Election

Elections to the British Parliament were held on 12 December. The Conservatives won a comprehensive victory, whilst the night proved disastrous for the opposition Labour and Liberal Democrats. Here is a rundown of five of the main takeaways.   Johnson’s Personal Triumph   A year ago Boris Johnson’s top level career seemed to be over. [...]

By |2020-01-20T17:10:55+01:00January 20th, 2020|Newsletters|0 Comments

NEW DANISH GOVERNMENT STARTS WELL BUT DOUBTS PERSIST

Whilst British Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently illegally suspended Parliament, and US President Donald Trump faces an impeachment inquiry, new Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has faced far less turbulent times. Firstly, a ferocious Liberal party power struggle has taken up all the domestic focus in recent months. Secondly, Denmark is in a fairly [...]

By |2019-10-17T15:14:27+02:00October 17th, 2019|Newsletters|0 Comments

Buttigeig for President

The Democratic primary season is now in full flow, with over a dozen hopefuls vying to go head to head against President Trump. The discussions have been frenetic, entertaining and, at times, illuminating. Clear detail on economic proposals has been missing though; leading contenders like Senator Kamala Harris and former Congressman Beto O’ Rourke, [...]

By |2019-04-08T10:42:19+02:00April 8th, 2019|Newsletters|0 Comments

Performance of the Dow Jones under Trump

After a spectacularly successful 2017, the Dow Jones had a difficult 2018, ending with the worst December performance since the Great Depression. This turnaround has gathered a lot of attention but what is the reason behind it?   Firstly, there are some domestic macroeconomic issues. The current American upswing has lasted for a decade, making [...]

By |2019-01-28T15:02:21+01:00January 28th, 2019|Newsletters|0 Comments

Brexit A Year On

With the recent inclement weather hitting Europe, it doesn’t feel like March. The (notional) turning of the season does, though, mean we are at the halfway point of Britain’s two-year notice period to leave the European Union (EU). Here, we assess what has happened to date and how things are likely to proceed going [...]

By |2018-03-12T15:02:59+01:00March 12th, 2018|Newsletters|0 Comments

Teething Problems For The Trump Administration

Ever since Franklin Roosevelt, American Presidents have been scrutinised on their performance in the first 100 days. The measurement is often unreasonable – Roosevelt had a clear plan to hit the ground running, rooted in the belief that the Hoover administration’s inaction had deepened the Great Depression. Just over three months is often simply [...]

By |2017-08-14T12:55:48+02:00August 14th, 2017|Newsletters|0 Comments

Five Consequences of the UK Referendum

On 23 June 2016, the British electorate voted to leave the European Union (EU). The consequences of this vote will play out over many years now. In this article we look at five of the consequences.   Labour Party in Turmoil   The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced immediately after the referendum result [...]

By |2017-01-23T14:24:20+01:00January 23rd, 2017|Newsletters|0 Comments

Five Takeaways from the US Presidential Campaign

The US presidential campaign is now well and truly underway with the results of the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primaries announced. Here are five talking points following the first two results.     The Trump Campaign is Real   The big talking point from Iowa was whether Donald J Trump’s unconventional campaign was [...]

By |2016-12-07T09:52:42+01:00February 15th, 2016|Newsletters|0 Comments
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