Annual Economic Report 2015/16

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Updated economic forecast march 2016

Press release

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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28.06.2016

Council deepens international cooperation

On June 24 2016, the German Council of Economic Experts has held the "International Conference of Councils on Economic Policy" in Berlin. The event took place on the premises and with the support of the Federal Ministry...

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23.03.2016

Economic forecast for 2016 and 2017

The German Council of Economic Experts has slightly lowered its forecast for 2016 due to somewhat weaker external demand. The Council now expects German gross domestic product (GDP) to grow 1.5 %. For 2017, the Council expects...

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