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Update of the economic forecast

– The German Council of Economic Experts has updated its economic forecast. Growth prospects for 2017 were slighty revised updwards. The Council now expects German real gross domestic product (GDP) to grow by 1.4 % in 2017 and 1.6 % in 2018. Full...
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Press conference on the update of the economic forecast

– On March 20 2017, Council members will present the update to our economic forecast at a press conference in Frankfurt am Main.  You can find the press release as well as the full document on our website at 11am that day. If you wish to participate in...
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Cabinet’s proposal regarding the reappointment of Prof. Isabel Schnabel

– The German cabinet has decided to propose the reappointment of Professor Dr. Isabel Schnabel for the German Council of Economic Experts to the Federal President Joachim Gauck. The second term of Professor Schnabel would end on 28 February 2022. Pro...
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Time for reforms - Annual Report 2016/17

– The German Council of Economic Experts has submitted its Annual Report 2016/17 to Chancellor Angela Merkel. The report carries the title: "Time for reforms"
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Presentation of the Annual Report 2016/17 on 2 November

– On Wednesday 2 November, the German Council of Economic Experts will hand over its Annual Report 2016/17 to the German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel. At 12.00 noon the members of the Council Prof. Christoph M. Schmidt, Prof. Peter Bofinger, Prof....
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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 Council will analyse the...