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.

Annual Report 2020/21 to be published on 11 November

– On 11 November 2020, the German Council of Economic Experts will present its Annual Report to the German government.

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.