Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Dr Eva Rytter Sunesen; Morten May Hansen; Joshua Brown

The impact of foreign-owned firms in the EU and Germany

  • 2020, 58 pp (PDF)
  • Free of charge

In times of Trump and Brexit, protectionist tendencies seem to be a global trend. The advantages that economic interconnectedness implies are increasingly receding into the background. The calculations of Copenhagen Economics on behalf of Bertelsmann Stiftung show, however, that foreign-owned firms make a considerable contribution to employment and gross domestic product (GDP) in the EU and Germany.