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Political assessment of possible future positive (cooperation) or negative (restrictive) attitudes of main trade partners of the EU

Testimony to the European Parliament on the geopolitical aspects of trade.

Publishing date
16 November 2020

On November 9th 2020, Bruegel research fellow Niclas Poitiers presented his testimony and participated in a discussion with MEPs by invitation of the Committee for International Trade (INTA) of the European Parliament. At the webinar entitled 'Data flows, artificial intelligence and international trade: impacts and prospects for the value chains of the future', he presented his input drafted together with Dennis Görlich on the geopolitical aspects of digital trade.

About the authors

  • Niclas Poitiers

    Niclas Poitiers, a German citizen, joined Bruegel as a research fellow in September 2019.

    Niclas' research interests include international trade, international macroeconomics and the digital economy.  He is working on topics on e-commerce in trade as well as European trade policy in global trade wars. Furthermore he is interested in topics on income inequality and welfare state policies.

    He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Universitat de Barcelona, a M.Sc. in economics from the Universität Bonn, and a B.Sc. from Universität Mannheim. During his Ph.D. he was a visiting scholar at Northwestern University.

    Niclas is fluent in English, Spanish, and German.

  • Dennis Görlich

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