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The Tale of Two Economies: America’s Boom and Germany’s Bust

April 3 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

On April 3, the ACG will host a discussion and luncheon with Simon Book, U.S. Correspondent for DER SPIEGEL.

For more information, please email events@acgusa.org.

Simon Book studied at the University of Passau and was trained at the German School of Journalism in Munich. From 2011 he served as an editor at the Financial Times Deutschland and from 2013 on as a reporter at Germany’s business daily Handelsblatt. In 2016, he joined the business weekly WirtschaftsWoche. Since 2020, Mr. Book is with Germany’s leading weekly magazine and news outlet DER SPIEGEL. Initially, he wrote for the economics desk in Berlin, and in October 2023 he took over as DER SPIEGEL‘s business correspondent in the United States.

In 2016, he received a Kellen Fellowship from the American Council on Germany, during which time he researched transatlantic trade policy. He lives with his wife and his three children in Berkeley, California.


April 3
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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