Fiscal Policy and Tax Policy

Productivity: Adressing the Causes

– Annual Report 2015/16, Chapter 8
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Presentation of the Annual Report 2015/16 on 11 November

– On Wednesday, 11 November 2015, the German Council of Economic Experts (GCEE) will present its latest Annual Report to Chancellor Angela Merkel. At 1200, the five members of the Council, Professors Christoph M. Schmidt, Peter Bofinger, Lars P. Feld,...
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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.