Environment and Energy

The energy transition (Energiewende): Shifting towards a global climate policy

– Annual Report 2016/17, Chapter 11
International Economy

Transformation in China harbours risks

– Annual Report 2016/17, Chapter 12
Press release

Presentation of the Annual Report 2016/17 on 2 November

– On Wednesday 2 November, the German Council of Economic Experts will hand over its Annual Report 2016/17 to the German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel. At 12.00 noon the members of the Council Prof. Christoph M. Schmidt, Prof. Peter Bofinger, Prof....
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1,000th Meeting: Release of the Annual Report on 2 November 2016

– On 2 November, the German Council of Economic Experts will present its Annual Report to the Federal Government. This coincides with the 1,000th meeting of the Council since its foundation in 1963. As in previous years, the Council will analyse the...
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Contribution on regulatory treatment of sovereign exposures of banks

– Mitigating the sovereign-bank nexus is a key policy target of banking sector regulatory reform in the euro area. An important, highly debated line of policy proposals aims at removing privileges for sovereign exposures in banking regulation. Based on...
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Working paper on sovereign debt restructuring in the euro area

– The working paper "A mechanism to regulate sovereign debt restructuring in the euro area" by Jochen Andritzky, Désirée Christofzik, Lars P. Feld, and Uwe Scheuering proposes a two-stage mechanism for the restructuring of sovereign debt during ESM...