DIW Weekly Report

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DIW Weekly Report 3 / 2019

Increasing Number of Women on Supervisory Boards of Major Companies in Germany: Executive Boards Still Dominated by Men

The gender quota for supervisory boards is continuing to show its impact: the proportion of women on the supervisory boards of the 200 highest-performing companies in Germany increased by over two percentage points to 27 percent the past year. In the

2019| Elke Holst, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Weekly Report 3 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 1/2 / 2019

Construction Industry Momentum Continues – State Stimulus Impacts Prices

According to the German Institute for Economic Research construction volume forecast, the country’s construction industry will continue to flourish in the coming years. Companies can count on a rise in the nominal construction volume of around 7.5 ..

2019| Martin Gornig, Claus Michelsen, Martin Bruns
DIW Weekly Report 1/2 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 50/51/52 / 2018

Growth Rate of German Economy Normalizing after Prolonged Economic Boom: DIW Economic Outlook

The German economy continues to perform well although the boom has ended. However, at 1.5 percent, German GDP will increase this year at a lower rate than expected at the beginning of the year. Nevertheless, concerns about an imminent recession ...

2018| Claus Michelsen, Christian Breuer, Martin Bruns, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Thore Schlaak
DIW Weekly Report 50/51/52 / 2018

Global Economy and the Euro Area: Uncertainty Weighs on Trade and Investment: DIW Economic Outlook

The global expansion weakened somewhat in the third quarter while the downside risks have increased. DIW Berlin’s forecast— almost unchanged—indicates an expansion in global economic production of 4.3 percent for 2018 and 3.9 percent for 2019. In 202

2018| Claus Michelsen, Dawud Ansari, Guido Baldi, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Stefan Gebauer, Malte Rieth, Aleksandar Zaklan
DIW Weekly Report 50/51/52 / 2018

Germany’s Economic Boom Is Cooling Off: Editorial

2018| Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Christian Breuer, Martin Bruns, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Marcel Fratzscher, Stefan Gebauer, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Malte Rieth, Thore Schlaak
DIW Weekly Report 50/51/52 / 2018

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2018
DIW Weekly Report 49 / 2018

EU Government Bonds and Banks: Home Bias Pervasive throughout Member States but Capital Requirements Differ Greatly

The current banking regulatory framework assigns EU government bonds a risk weight of zero. Since the European debt crisis, there has been increasing controversy over eliminating this equity capital privilege, which is viewed as contributing to the .

2018| Dominik Meyland, Dorothea Schäfer
DIW Weekly Report 49 / 2018

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2018
DIW Weekly Report 48 / 2018

Social Sustainability Labels: Promises and Reality in the Example of Fairtrade-Coffee

Fairtrade certification is intended to improve both the income and living conditions of producers, thereby creating more fairness in international trade. However, theoretical considerations and empirical studies show that this goal is only achieved .

2018| Pio Baake, Jana Friedrichsen, Helene Naegele
DIW Weekly Report 48 / 2018

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2018
DIW Weekly Report 46/47 / 2018

Research and Productivity – Manufacturing Companies in Cities Have an Advantage

Companies invest in research and development (R&D) to safeguard their competitive ability and increase productivity. Using extensive company data for Germany, the study shows that manufacturing companies that engage in R&D activities and that are ...

2018| Heike Belitz, Alexander Schiersch
DIW Weekly Report 46/47 / 2018

German Industry Returning to Cities

Is the German manufacturing industry, which has been leaving cities for less densely populated areas since World War II, being lured back into urban centers? This report analyses industrial start-ups from 2012 to 2016 and derives their preferred ...

2018| Martin Gornig, Axel Werwatz
DIW Weekly Report 46/47 / 2018

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2018
DIW Weekly Report 45 / 2018

Rental Market Regulation over the Last 100 Years in an International Comparison

Residential rental markets regulations have become an integral part of everyday life in Germany as in almost all other countries. The strong house price and rent increases over the past decade have fueled social debate on this issue. Tenant movements

2018| Konstantin Kholodilin, Jan Philip Weber, Steffen Sebastian
DIW Weekly Report 45 / 2018

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2018
DIW Weekly Report 44 / 2018

EU Immigration Has Increased Germany’s Economic Growth

Immigration to Germany has increased significantly since 2011, primarily due to the immigration of citizens from other euro area countries and those which joined the EU in 2004 and 2007. This increase is mainly attributable to a lack of immigration .

2018| Marius Clemens, Janine Hart
DIW Weekly Report 44 / 2018

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2018
DIW Weekly Report 43 / 2018

A Sustainable Development of Inflation in Euro Area Requires Continuously Improving Labor Market

In the past five years, the inflation in the euro area has been well below the European Central Bank’s (ECB) aimed inflation rate of close to but below two percent for achieving its objective of price stabilization in the medium term. The present ...

2018| Geraldine Dany-Knedlik
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