Press release

International Conference in The Hague

– On June 22, 2018, the CPB (Centraal Planbureau, Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) hosted the third international conference of councils on economic policy in The Hague. It included participants from the councils of Belgium, Canada,...
Press release

Reappointment of Prof. Volker Wieland, Ph.D., to the Council

– Today, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Peter Altmaier, appointed Professor Volker Wieland, Ph.D., for another term to the German Council of Economic Experts. The term runs until February 2023.
Press release

Professor Schnabel is awarded prize of the Monetary Workshop

– On May 4, Isabel Schnabel received the prize of the Monetary Workshop (“Monetärer Workshop”) in Frankfurt. The award recognizes her achievements in “financial markets theory and banking regulation as well as her analyses of systemic financial...
Press release

Dr. Wolf Heinrich Reuter appointed as new Secretary General

– Effective 1 May 2018, Dr. Wolf Heinrich Reuter was appointed as new secretary general to the German Council of Economic Experts. He succeeds Dr. Jochen Andritzky who served as secretary general since June 2015.
Press release

Cabinet’s proposal to reappoint Prof. Volker Wieland, Ph.D. to the Council

– The Federal Cabinet today decided to propose the recall of Prof. Wieland to the Federal Council.
Economy and Growth

Economic update March 2018

– The German Council of Economic Experts (GCEE) has slightly revised upwards its growth forecast for 2018 and now expects real gross domestic product (GDP) to grow by 2.3 % in 2018 and 1.8 % in 2019.