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Chief economist meets … Thomas Straubhaar!

A public debate on new economic thinking

Mercator Project Center Berlin, June 19, 2012

This is the start of a series of interviews with Thomas Fricke and german economists regarding new economic thinking, initiated by the Global Climate Forum (GCF) and the Financial Times Deutschland (FTD).

Recently, Thomas Straubhaar, Director of the Hamburg Institute of International Economics, has expressed massive criticism of an economic orthodoxy that he himself represented for a long time. He did so in an interview with Thomas Fricke, chief economist of the Financial Times Deutschland, which generated a controversial discussion discussion.


For the first time, the two discussed the need for new economic thinking in a public debate:

 

Part 1/2 - Interview: German with English subtitles

Part 2/2 - Discussion: German with English subtitles

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