16 Oct 2015

The End of German Hegemony

Daniel Gros

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Author: Daniel Gros

Series: CEPS Commentary  No of pp: 2 

Without anyone quite noticing, Europe’s internal balance of power has been shifting. As Daniel Gros observes in this commentary, Germany’s dominant position, which has seemed absolute since the 2008 financial crisis, is gradually weakening – with far-reaching implications for the European Union.
Daniel Gros is Director of CEPS. An earlier version of this commentary was published by Project Syndicate, 15 October 2015, and syndicated to newspapers and journals worldwide (http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/germany-slowing-growth-by-daniel-gros-2015-10).