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Thriving Together is an initiative launched by the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) to shed light on the deep ties that bind Europe and the United States.

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Thriving Together is an initiative launched by the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) to shed light on the deep ties that bind Europe and the United States. It explores the impact of the transatlantic economy on European countries and US states. It also provides a platform for debate on the latest transatlantic issues, featuring commentary from both sides of the Atlantic.

The data presented across this website is extracted from the latest edition of The Transatlantic Economy, the annual survey of jobs, trade and investment between Europe and the United States. The research was conducted by Professor Daniel S. Hamilton and Joseph P. Quinlan of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Please refer to the study for the comprehensive analysis.

The opinions expressed in the contributions featured on the platform are the authors’ own views and do not necessarily represent those of AmCham EU or any institution or partner.

AmCham EU speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe. AmCham EU facilitates the resolution of transatlantic issues that impact business and plays a role in creating better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters. Aggregate US investment in Europe totalled more than €2 trillion in 2018, directly supports more than 4.8 million jobs in Europe, and generates billions of euros annually in income, trade and research and development.

Daniel S. Hamilton and Joseph P. Quinlan have been producing The Transatlantic Economy annual survey since 2004. They have authored and edited a series of award-winning books and articles on the modern transatlantic economy. Daniel S. Hamilton is the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Professor at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies and Founding Director of the SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations. Joseph P. Quinlan has been a Senior Fellow at the SAIS Center for 15 years and is a well-known global economist/strategist on Wall Street.