In 2019 & 2020, TPN commissioned a series of thought papers designed to catalyze new thinking and ideas to renew and strengthen the transatlantic partnership and agenda. The views expressed are those of the author(s) and are not necessarily endorsed by the Transatlantic Policy Network. 


The Transatlantic marketplace is both broader and deeper than at any time in history. Yet EU- U.S. economies and Transatlantic economic relations face challenges unprecedented in modern times.

Author Bruce Stokes explores thoughts and ideas on how the Transatlantic trade and economic relationship can be renewed and strengthened. View and download below.

A New Beginning for the Transatlantic Economic Partnership

By Bruce Stokes

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