Trends

Here you will find my articles for Trends Magazine in Belgium. Trends is Belgium’s main business magazine, and is published in both Dutch and French. I’ve been working for Trends as a free lance contributor since 2010.

“Eigen haard is geen programmapunt waard”, last part in the series on the economic themes affecting the Presidential election race of 2012. Talks about the real estate market, and its absence on the political agenda.

“Intensieve zorgen”, third part in the series on the economic themes affecting the Presidential election race of 2012. Talks about the health care challenges facing the US.

“De Verdeelde Staten van Amerika”, second part in the series on the economic themes affecting the Presidential election race of 2012. Talks about the economic divide in the US, and how it affects voters’ preferences.

“Onderwijs verdeelt Amerikanen”, first part in the series on the economic themes affecting the Presidential election race of 2012. Looks into education, and how students at private and community colleges look at the election, based on their situation.

The sign indicates this article was made possible through a grant of the Pascal Decroos Fund for Investigative Journalism.

“Ondernemen in het paradijs”, report on Belgian wind energy firm Aspiravi, who built wind mills capable of producing 30% of the electricity needs on the Curacao island in the Caribbean

“Op naar Amerika”, a report on Belgian students in the United States

“China in de achtertuin“, analysis of the economic strengths of Turkey, first part of a series on Turkey as an economic power, rather than a country of migration or islamic force

“Terug naar Turkije”, report on 2nd or 3rd generation Belgian Turks, who return to Turkey to set up a business there, second part of series on Turkey as a rising economic power

“Ondernemen als een Turk”, report on Belgian companies setting up a division in Turkey, third part of the series on Turkey as a rising economic power

The sign indicats the article was made possible through a grant of the King Baudouin Foundation for investigative journalism on migrational phenomenae

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