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Christian Koenig / Bernhard von Wendland,

The Art of Regulation: Competition in Europe - Wealth and Wariness, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017. 

Increasingly, EU market regulation measures have been introduced in the pursuit of economic justice and welfare. This book illustrates how regulation can help to prevent the abuse of dominance, in particular the abuse of public capital by the state.  More...


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Ludger Kühnhardt/Tilman Mayer (eds.),
Bonner Enzyklopädie der Globalität, Wiesbaden: Springer VS Verlag, 2017.

In the context of the 200th anniversary of the founding of Bonn University, more than one-hundred of its professors provide innovative interpretations of key concepts of social sciences and humanities in the age of globality. The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University Bonn was founded in 1818 as a reform university contributing in many ways to the evolution of academic disciplines and scientific concepts. Under conditions of today’s global turn, most of its professors of human and social sciences discuss the meaning of key concepts of their respective fields. They ask to which extent traditional European definitions are still viable and in which way they need re-interpretation to reflect the meaning and effect of the current global turn. More...


ZEI "Class of 2017" Meets Alumni in Brussels


Michael Gehler: Revolutionäre Ereignisse und geoökonomischstrategische Ergebnisse: Die EU- und NATO-„Osterweiterungen“ 1989-2015 im VergleichZEI Discussion Paper C 240/2017

Tapio Raunio/Matti Wiberg,
The Impact of the European Union on National Legislation



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Michael Gehler,
Revolutionäre Ereignisse und geoökonomischstrategische Ergebnisse: Die EU- und NATO-„Osterweiterungen“ 1989-2015 im Vergleich


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ZEI Future of Europe Observer Vol. 5 No.1/2017

The Juncker Commission: Second Year Review

2016 ended for the European Union after a year of permanent damage control. Despite being confronted with mounting challenges, the European Commission continued the implementation of its ten policy priorities. This edition of the Future of Europe Observer reviews the work of Juncker Commission in its second year. More...


AmpelnZEI Monitor: EU Progress 2014-2019

ZEI Monitor assesses the on-going work of the EU institutions. On the basis of the ten priorities outlined by EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker for the period 2014-2019, the EU pursues annual work programs. The ZEI Monitor "traffic lights" trace the implementation of the work programs.   More…


Sarah Gansen,  Erasmus +: Countering populism through educationZEI Insights

Sarah Gansen,

Erasmus +: Countering populism through education

This ZEI Insight by Sarah Gansen, ZEI Fellow “Class of 2014”, analyzes how the EU’s Erasmus + program can counter populism by enhancing job market opportunities for the young generation.   More...      

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Ludger Kühnhardt,

Africa Consensus: New Interests, Initiatives and Partners, Washington D.C./Baltimore: The Woodrow Wilson Center Press/Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.

The relationship between Europe and its neighboring continent Africa is embedded in the current global transformation and linked to the interest of other regions in the future development of Africa. Against this backdrop, ZEI Director Prof. Dr. Ludger Kühnhardt, has published a comprehensive scholarly study on the interplay between African strategies for the future of the continent and external interests and initiatives engaging the main partners of Africa, i.e. the European Union, the US, and China, but also India, Brazil and the Arab states.     More…   
More information on the Cooperation of ZEI with the West Africa Institute (WAI).


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