Public Outreach

In addition to my academic research output, I have published and contributed to articles and op-eds for the general public.

Below you find a list of op-eds as well as selected newspaper, TV, and radio interviews I have done in the past.


Economic Contraction in Europe and the Global Trade Dispute

Bloomberg HT, live TV interview, February 2019


Trade War between China and the US

Bloomberg HT, live TV interview, February 2019


Eine Art «zweites Freihandelsabkommen» mit China

Neue Zürcher Zeitung, January 2019 [Link]


China may be ready to buy more US goods — but economists say that isn't what matters

CNBC, January 2019 [Link]


Will China fall into the Middle-Income Trap?

University of St.Gallen, January 2019 [Link]


New Developments in the US-China Trade Conflict and Its Impact on American Firms

Deutsche Welle (English TV), live interview, January 2019


Free Trade Agreements - How do they affect Switzerland?

HSG Focus, November 2018 [Link]

  • with Piotr Lukaszuk


USA-Schweiz: Warum ein Freihandelsabkommen eine Illusion ist

Handelszeitung, November 2018 [Link]


Subventionen regelmässig auf den Prüfstand stellen

Wirtschaftspuls, November 2018


Which countries will suffer from Brexit and will there be a free trade agreement?

France 24 (English TV), live interview, October 2018


What is driving the US economy?

Deutsche Welle (English TV), live interview, October 2018


A free trade agreement does not mean free trade

CNN, TV interview, September 2018 [Link]


Freihandelsabkommen mit China - Inwiefern hat die Ostschweiz profitiert?

SRF, live radio interview, September 2018 [Link]


Switzerland's Agriculture Referendums and Trade Relations

BBC, radio interview, September 2018


Draghi's pledge on on low interest rates hits euro, lifts bonds

Reuters, July 2018


When China and the US quarrel, will Europe rejoice?

EURACTIVE, June 2018 [Link]

  • with Piotr Lukaszuk


Is it wise for the EU to retaliate?

Deutsche Welle (English TV), live interview, June 2018 [Link]


As the U.S. and China clash on trade, will the EU lead the world trading system?

HSG Focus, May 2018 [Link]

  • with Simon Evenett and Piotr Lukaszuk


Raising Tariffs on China without grabbing headlines

VoxEU, April 2018 [Link]

  • with Simon Evenett and Piotr Lukaszuk
  • Coverage: NZZ, WSJ, WEF Agenda, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences


Wie die EU Trumps Drohung umsetzte

Handelszeitung, April 2018 [Link]

  • with Simon Evenett and Piotr Lukaszuk


How to build a business in the Circular Economy

WEF Agenda, April 2018 [Link]

  • with Tomas Casas


Trump hat nicht ganz unrecht

Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF), March 2018 [Link]


Freihandelsabkommen mit den USA – Eine verpasste Chance für die Schweiz?

University of St.Gallen, January 2018 [Link]

  • with Reto Föllmi