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The Schizophrenic Danes

  • Marlene Wind
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Abstract

Everybody seems to love Denmark. Or do they? Well, if one managed to take a stroll in the center of Paris at Christmas time last year, the traditional stylish shopping mall Le BHV just across the old town hall celebrated a true Noel Danois. The French may have a special crush on Denmark as the country is going through a period of intense ‘Denmark-hype’ led by the dynamic young President Macron. He loves Danish TV-series, flexicurity, our social-liberal model – and not least the Danish Commissioner Margrethe Vestager who he sees as an obvious candidate to lead the next European Commission.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for European PoliticsUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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