Translation of the chapter on financial markets

– Today the German Council of Economic Experts released an english translation of the fifth chapter “Risks from low interest rates – Opportunities from the capital markets union” of the Annual Economic Report 2015/16. Please click here to download the chapter...

Translation of the chapter on aggregate productivity released

– Today the German Council of Economic Experts released an english translation of the seventh chapter “Productivity: Addressing the causes” of the Annual Economic Report 2015/16. Please click here to download the chapter

Cabinet’s proposal regarding the reappointment of Prof. Lars P. Feld for the Council

– The German cabinet has decided to propose the reappointment of Professor Dr. Lars P. Feld, University of Freiburg and president of the Walter Eucken Institute, for the German Council of Economic Experts to the Federal President Joachim Gauck. The second term...

Presentation of the Annual Economic Report at Bruegel

– On 4 December 2015, the Council members Professor Schmidt and Professor Schnabel presented the Annual Economic Report 2015/16 at the event "Challenges for Europe and Germany" in Brussels organized by the think tank Bruegel. Professor Schmidt gave an overview...

Annual Economic Report 2015/16

– The German Council of Economic Experts presents its Annual Economic Report 2015/16 today. The report is entitled "Focus on Future Viability"

Economic Policy: Focus on Future Viability

– Annual Report 2015/16, Chapter 1