Dr. Wolf Heinrich Reuter appointed as new Secretary General

– Effective 1 May 2018, Dr. Wolf Heinrich Reuter was appointed as new secretary general to the German Council of Economic Experts. He succeeds Dr. Jochen Andritzky who served as secretary general since June 2015.

Cabinet’s proposal to reappoint Prof. Volker Wieland, Ph.D. to the Council

– The Federal Cabinet today decided to propose the recall of Prof. Wieland to the Federal Council.

German Council of Economic Experts receives award "Vordenker 2018"

– Yesterday, the German Council of Economic Experts received the award „Vordenker 2018“ in Frankfurt. On behalf of the Council, Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt accepted the award that honors the Council’s work since its foundation in 1963. „We honor...

Dark Ages of German macroeconomics

– The "Dark Ages of German macroeconomics" and other alleged shortfalls in German economic thought – Lars P. Feld, Ekkehard A. Köhler and Daniel Nientiedt in "Ordoliberalism: A German oddity?"

Don’t shoot the messenger

– About the diversity of economic policy conclusions in the face of severe identification issues - Christoph M. Schmidt's contribution to a new eBook on Ordoliberalism

Towards a forward-looking economic policy - Annual Report 2017/18

– The German Council of Economic Experts has submitted its Annual Report 2017/18 to Chancellor Angela Merkel. The report carries the title: “Towards a forward-looking economic policy”