Updated Economic Outlook: Full version in English now online

– The full version of the Economic Outlook that has been published on 17 March 2021 is now also available in English.

German economy resilient despite prolonged shutdown: further recovery expected in the summer

– The German Council of Economic Experts has revised its growth forecast for 2021 downwards and expects a GDP growth of 3.1 % in Germany. In the euro area, the GCEE expects the GDP to grow by 4.1 % this year.

National Productivity Dialogue 2021

– The National Productivity Dialogue was held this year for the second time and as a virtual event. The results of the Productivity Report were discussed in three panel discussions on innovation, digitalisation and industrial policy.

Updated Economic Outlook for 2021 and 2022

– On 17 March 2021, the German Council of Economic Experts will publish an updated economic outlook for 2021 and 2022.

Productivity Growth Through Innovation: Advancing Digitalisation

– The coronavirus pandemic has triggered a surge in digitalisation, at the same time, deficits have become apparent. The GCEE analyses in its annual national productivity report the factors and conditions for productivity growth and competitiveness.

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".