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German Council of Economic Experts will be appointed as National Productivity Board

– The federal government will assign the task of the National Productivity Board to the German Council of Economic Experts. Hereby, it implements a recommendation by the Council of the European Union as of 20 September 2016.
Prof. Truger und Prof. Schmidt (Vorsitzender)
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Appointment of Prof. Achim Truger to the German Council of Economic Experts and re-election of Prof. Christoph M. Schmidt as its Chairperson

– The members of the German Council of Economic Experts today unanimously elected Professor Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt, RWI Essen, as Chairman for a further term in office. Prof. Schmidt has chaired the Council since 2013.
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Economic Update March 2019

– The German Council of Economic Experts is cutting its growth forecast for 2019 and now expects German GDP to grow by 0.8 % and 1.7 % in 2019 and 2020, respectively.

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