April 2, 2024

Understanding the Popularity of Populism

When COVID-19 hit, there were three questions on everyone’s minds: what was it, where did it come from, and how do we stop it. European Council President Charles Michel has said that the growing trend of populism is “like a virus”.
November 17, 2020

The East German Healthcare Phenomenon

The reunification of West Germany and East Germany took place 30 years ago, ending a period of around 45 years during which Germany had been divided. Following reunification, extensive investments were made in the eastern part of the country in order to even out differences in infrastructure, industrial development and access to education and healthcare.
January 9, 2019

Note About the White House Report ‘opportunity Costs of Socialism’

The White House’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) has published a report: “The Opportunity Costs of Socialism”. It is an interesting report with many relevant findings and conclusions. Its primary focus is describing the (negative) economic consequences of socialism as it was practiced in for example the Soviet Union. The report also includes a section about the Nordic countries including Denmark.