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Translation of the Special Report released

– Today the German Council of Economic Experts released an English translation of the Special Report on consequences of the Greek crisis. The Report discusses reform needs to make the euro area more stable and proposes a sovereign insolvency mechanism....
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Special Report of the Council

– The recent conflict between the government of Greece and its partners in the euro area has shaken the very foundations of European Monetary Union. According to the German Council of Economic Experts, an independent body that advises the government in...
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Dr. Jochen Andritzky new Secretary General of the Council

– Effective 16 June 2015, Dr. Jochen Andritzky was appointed Secretary General of the German Council of Economic Experts. He succeeds Dr. Benjamin Weigert who takes up a new assignment at Deutsche Bundesbank. Dr. Andritzky completed his doctorate at...
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Updated economic forecast

– In its recent update of its economic forecast for Germany and the Euro area the German Council of Economic Experts expects that the German GDP will grow by 1.8 % and Euro area GDP by 1.3 % in 2015. Download the press release.
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Reappointment of Prof. Schmidt in the German Council of Economic Experts

– Today Professor Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt received his certificate of appointment as member of the German Council of Economic Experts for the term of 1st March 2015 till 29 February 2020 from Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and...
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Cabinet’s proposal regarding the reappointment of Prof. Christoph M. Schmidt for the Council

– At the proposal of the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Sigmar Gabriel, the German cabinet has proposed to the Federal President the reappointment of Professor Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt, President of RWI and Ruhr-University Bochum,...