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    March 5, 2019
    (14:41 min)

    Tough race to the top of the European Commission

    Kevin Körner, Senior Economist, discusses how the outcome of the EU elections and the composition of the new Parliament will significantly influence the nomination and election of the next President of the European Commission (EC). The election of the Commission President will be particularly challenging this year for three reasons.
    February 4, 2019
    (30:03 min)

    What the history of populism can teach us today

    Jim Reid, Global Head of Fundamental Credit Strategy and Thematic Research, explores how unique events, waves of populism and social unrest have often occurred through history. As far back as the French Revolution, such episodes were regularly associated with economic crisis, concerns over national identity, and fundamental dissatisfaction at the governing class.
    January 17, 2019
    (17:13 min)

    Quantify geopolitical risk with alpha-DIG

    Andy Moniz, Chief Data Scientist, dbDIG discusses how artificial intelligence has now grown to the point that it can forecast some market effects of political events. Deutsche Bank’s Alpha-DIG platform uses machine learning to identify the extent of various political risks and then quantify their intensity.
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