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.

Grenzabschöpfungsraten im deutschen Finanzausgleich

– Working Paper 02/2018 by Heiko T. Burret, Yannick Bury and Lars P. Feld

Does Fiscal Oversight Matter?

– Working Paper 01/2018 by Désirée I. Christofzik and Sebastian G. Kessing

How to move toward European deposit insurance

– A proposed scheme could stabilize the banking sector in the euro area – if legacy issues and false incentives are eliminated first, says Isabel Schnabel at Handelsblatt Global

Die Wachstumsperspektiven der deutschen Wirtschaft vor dem Hintergrund des demografischen Wandels

– Working Paper 07/2017 by Sebastian Breuer and Steffen Elstner

Towards a forward-looking economic policy

– Annual Report 2017/18, Chapter 1