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Welcome to the European Affairs® homepage. We hope that you will enjoy your visit and our publication.

Published by The European Institute®, European Affairs reflects the discussions that take place between the US and Europe in the capital of the United States. Its goal is to facilitate the transatlantic dialogue and to disseminate information on issues affecting the US-EU relationship.

European Affairs is a source of first-hand information about the transatlantic relationship. It covers an array of issues, including US-EU trade relations, financial and monetary affairs, information technology, European security, defense, NATO, European Union enlargement, environment and energy.

European Affairs provides its readers with a thorough analysis of the differences between the US and EU in approaching these issues.

Contributors to European Affairs are major American and European policy and business leaders, as well as journalists and academics. The uniqueness of this policy review stems from the fact that it is a primary source of information.

European Affairs will bring you up to date with forward-looking information on what our American and European leaders are thinking and doing.


Jacqueline Grapin
Publisher

 
  • High Skills versus Family-Based Immigration Policy: Complex Considerations.

    By Nicholas Zill

    In the current era of rapid demographic and technological change, and massive refugee flows, there has been much debate in European nations and in the US about immigration policies. One of the major points of contention is whether preferences should be given to would-be entrants on the basis of their high skills (merit-based immigration) or their family ties to individuals already residing in the country (family reunification).

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UMD Jean Monnet Research Project

Infrastructure Planning and Financing: Lessons from Europe and the United States

The University of Maryland has received a Jean Monnet grant from the EU to conduct a series of policy exchanges between Europe and the US on filling infrastructure needs and the utility of public/private partnerships as the financing mechanism. If interested in participating in or receiving more information about these exchanges, please contact Rye McKenzie (rmckenzi@umd.edu).

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New from the Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC with a transatlantic perspective on global challenges.

"Edge of a Precipice" by Nathan Crist

"Newpolitik" by Emily Hruban

 

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