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17.06.24 > News
David Dorn comments on current EU-China trade policy

As SRF News reports, the EU Commission is threatening to impose punitive tariffs on Chinese e-cars. UBS Foundation Professor David Dorn explains in the program that the EU estimates that around 6% of all jobs depend directly or indirectly on the automotive industry. A massive market entry of Chinese car manufacturers in Europe is feared to threaten these jobs. In a study that attracted a great deal of attention worldwide, Dorn had shown that cheap imports could actually damage national economies. If the EU did not take these mechanisms seriously, the consequences would be fatal, he says.

11.06.24 > News
Claudia Gentile successfully defended her PhD Thesis

In 2022, outstanding young talent Claudia Gentile was selected from several hundred applicants to the Zurich Graduate School of Economics as an UBS Center Scholarship holder. Now, she successfully defended her PhD Thesis Essays on clean growth, the renewable energy transition, and financial shocks in the intangible economy. Congratulations, Dr. Gentile ­čĹĆ­čĆ╝ Way to go!

In her research, Claudia analyzes how policies affect the clean energy share, innovation, and welfare.

Claudia will be joining the London School of Economics as a Postdoctoral Researcher for the 2024-2025 academic year. Afterwards, she is expected to join the University of Geneva as an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Economics and Econometrics (IEE).

11.06.24 > News
Is development aid effective, Dina Pomeranz?

As Swiss daily NZZ reports, Swiss development aid is being targeted in the battle for scarce federal funds. In the article, UBS Foundation Professor Dina Pomeranz emphasizes the significance of development cooperation. It has raised people's incomes in many countries and boosted regional growth, in some cases more than hoped for. However, it is difficult to quantify its impact on the economic growth of an entire country or its prosperity.

Jun 2024
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Donald Trump has a good chance of being reelected as US president this year. What would that mean for American democracy? An interview with Harvard political scientist Daniel Ziblatt.

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Donald Trump has a good chance of being reelected as US president this year. What would that mean for American democracy? An interview with Harvard political scientist Daniel Ziblatt.

Jun 2024
Insights/Research

A new research paper delves into intriguing questions surrounding the economic and political consequences of the 2018-2019 trade war between the United States, China, and other US trade partners. UBS Foundation Professor David Dorn and co-authors offer insights into the multifaceted relationship between trade policy, economic outcomes, and political preferences in the United States.

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A new research paper delves into intriguing questions surrounding the economic and political consequences of the 2018-2019 trade war between the United States, China, and other US trade partners. UBS Foundation Professor David Dorn and co-authors offer insights into the multifaceted relationship between trade policy, economic outcomes, and political preferences in the United States.

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