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Annual Report 2020/21: Overcoming the Coronavirus Together; Strengthening Resilience and Growth

– The German Council of Economic Experts has published its Annual Report 2020/21. It is titled "Overcoming the Coronavirus Together; Strengthening Resilience and Growth".

Overcoming the Coronavirus Crisis Together; Strengthening Resilience and Growth

– Economic policymakers are faced with the task of overcoming the severe recession while also meeting the long-term challenges to the German economy.

Quiet period begins: Handover of annual report on 11 November

– Today is the first day of the quiet period of the German Council of Economic Experts. The council members will not make any public statements until the annual report is handed over to the German government on Wednesday, 11 November 2020.

Severe Economic Slump Followed by Gradual Recovery

– Economic Outlook for 2020 and 2021 published: The German Council of Economic Experts expects the economy in Germany and the euro area to decline significantly due to the coronavirus pandemic by 6.5 % and 8.5 % in 2020, respectively.

Appointment of Veronika Grimm and Monika Schnitzer

– Prof. Dr. Veronika Grimm and Prof. Dr. Monika Schnitzer are new members of the German Council of Economic Experts.

Special Report 2020: The Economic Outlook in the Coronavirus Pandemic

– The German Council of Economic Experts has published its Special Report 2020. The report carries the title: The Economic Outlook in the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Lars P. Feld has been appointed as new chairman

– The members of the German Council of Economic Experts have appointed unanimously Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Lars P. Feld as its new chairman with immediate effect.

Cabinet's proposal for appointment of Veronika Grimm and Monika Schnitzer

– The German Cabinet has decided today to propose to the Federal President the appointment of Prof. Dr. Veronika Grimm and Prof. Dr. Monika Schnitzer as new members of the German Council of Economic Experts.

First National Productivity Dialogue in Germany

– The National Productivity Dialogue took place on 10 February for the first time. The German Council of Economic Experts has organised the Dialogue as National Productivity Board together with the representation of the European Commission in Berlin.

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