Dr. Christian Bluth / Silvia Schmidt

Focus Paper: Electing the Future

The Presidential Candidates’ Visions for the French Economy

  • 1. edition 2017, 24 pp (PDF)
  • Free of charge

When the French head to the polls to elect their new president on April 23rd and May 7th, questions of economic and social policy will be at the centre of many people’s concerns. And indeed, the socio-economic challenges the country is facing are manifold, at the core of many political debates and hence dominant issues of the candidates’ campaigns. Our newest GED Focus Paper provides an overview of France’s overall socio-economic situation and of the policy solutions the five top candidates propose.