Press release

Update of the economic forecast

– The German Council of Economic Experts has updated its economic forecast. Growth prospects for 2017 were slighty revised updwards. The Council now expects German real gross domestic product (GDP) to grow by 1.4 % in 2017 and 1.6 % in 2018. Full...
Press release

Press conference on the update of the economic forecast

– On March 20 2017, Council members will present the update to our economic forecast at a press conference in Frankfurt am Main.  You can find the press release as well as the full document on our website at 11am that day. If you wish to participate in...
Press release

Time for reforms - Annual Report 2016/17

– The German Council of Economic Experts has submitted its Annual Report 2016/17 to Chancellor Angela Merkel. The report carries the title: "Time for reforms"

Economic policy: Time for Reforms

– Annual Report 2016/17, Chapter 1
International Economy

Global economy: Risk of overburdening monetary policy

– Annual Report 2016/17, Chapter 2
Economy and Growth

Germany: Expansionary monetary policy drives growth above potential

– Annual Report 2016/17, Chapter 3