Annual Economic Report 2015/16

"Focus on Future Viability"

Economic forecast march 2016

Press release

27.09.2016

1,000th Meeting: Release of the Annual Report on 2 November 2016

On 2 November, the German Council of Economic Experts will present its Annual Report to the Federal Government. This coincides with the 1,000th meeting of the Council since its foundation in 1963. As in previous years, the...

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07.09.2016

Prof. M. Christoph Schmidt receives the Gustav Stolper Award of the Verein für Socialpolitik

The Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS) has awarded the Gustav Stolper Award 2016 to Prof. Christoph M. Schmidt, president of the RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts.

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18.07.2016

Contribution on regulatory treatment of sovereign exposures of banks

Mitigating the sovereign-bank nexus is a key policy target of banking sector regulatory reform in the euro area. An important, highly debated line of policy proposals aims at removing privileges for sovereign exposures in banking...

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14.07.2016

Working paper on sovereign debt restructuring in the euro area

The working paper "A mechanism to regulate sovereign debt restructuring in the euro area" by Jochen Andritzky, Désirée Christofzik, Lars P. Feld, and Uwe Scheuering proposes a two-stage mechanism for the restructuring...

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14.07.2016

Working paper on digitisation

The global economy is in the midst of an encompassing transition, reflecting the highly disruptive potential of the process of digitisation. Many German commentators even view the digitisation of production ("industry...

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