DIW Weekly Report

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DIW Weekly Report 34 / 2019

At Opposite Poles: How the Success of the Green Party and AfD Reflects the Geographical and Social Cleavages in Germany

German voters in the 2019 European election showed remarkable regional differences in their voting behavior. The Green Party surged in West German districts, while the AfD further consolidated its successes in East Germany. Investigating structural .

2019| Christian Franz, Marcel Fratzscher, Alexander S. Kritikos
DIW Weekly Report 34 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 33 / 2019

Productivity Growth in Decline despite Increasing Workforce Qualifications

After developing at an increasingly slower pace over the decades, labor productivity in Germany has recently stagnated. This is in contrast to the development of the workforce’s qualifications, which have been growing steadily due to rapid ...

2019| Karl Brenke
DIW Weekly Report 33 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 32 / 2019

High Risk of a Housing Bubble in Germany and Most OECD Countries

Housing prices in many countries have increased significantly over the past years, fueling a fear that speculative price bubbles will return. However, it can be difficult for policymakers to recognize when regulatory interventions in the market are .

2019| Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Claus Michelsen
DIW Weekly Report 32 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 31 / 2019

Public Investment a Key Prerequisite for Private Sector Activity

Ten years after the 2008 financial crisis, in the euro area investment is still below the pre-crisis level. Public and private investment growth is so weak that capital per worker (capital intensity) has virtually remained constant. An increase in ..

2019| Marius Clemens, Marius Goerge, Claus Michelsen
DIW Weekly Report 31 / 2019

German Economy Needs to Invest More in Knowledge Capital

The efficiency of the German economy is powered by its knowledge-intensive industrial and services sectors. Yet the use of knowledge capital to drive innovation and productivity in Germany is rather low compared to other European countries and the ..

2019| Heike Belitz, Martin Gornig
DIW Weekly Report 31 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 30 / 2019

High-Priced and Dangerous: Nuclear Power Is Not an Option for the Climate-Friendly Energy Mix

The debate on effective climate protection is heating up in Germany and the rest of the world. Nuclear energy is being touted as “clean” energy. Given the circumstances, the present study analyzed the historical, current, and future costs and ris

2019| Ben Wealer, Simon Bauer, Leonard Göke, Christian von Hirschhausen, Claudia Kemfert
DIW Weekly Report 30 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 28/29 / 2019

Minimum Wage: Many Entitled Employees in Germany Still Do Not Receive It

There has been a universal statutory minimum wage in Germany for a good four years, but many employees still do not receive it. This is the finding of new calculations based on the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), which have updated noncompliance with ..

2019| Alexandra Fedorets, Markus M. Grabka, Carsten Schröder
DIW Weekly Report 28/29 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 26/27 / 2019

Fear of Stigmatization Prevents Individuals from Claiming Benefits

The desire to avoid the shame of being dependent on government aid is often cited as a cause of low welfare take-up rates. In contrast to other obstacles, such as transaction costs or a lack of information, little empirical research has been ...

2019| Jana Friedrichsen, Renke Schmacker
DIW Weekly Report 26/27 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 25 / 2019

Gender Pension Gaps in Europe Are More Explicitly Associated with Labor Markets than with Pension Systems

In many European countries, there is a substantial gender pension gap. Yet, these gaps vary strongly across countries. This cross-national study examines to what extent institutional and labor market-specific factors correlate with gender pension ...

2019| Anna Hammerschmid, Carla Rowold
DIW Weekly Report 25 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 22/23/24 / 2019

German Economy Defying a Turbulent and Uncertain Environment: DIW Economic Outlook

After a turbulent summer, marked by a weak second and a likely stronger third quarter, the German economy should return to an average pace of growth and end up with a growth rate of 0.9 percent in 2019. Despite the more subdued pace, capacity ...

2019| Claus Michelsen, Martin Bruns, Marius Clemens, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Konstantin Kholodilin, Thore Schlaak
DIW Weekly Report 22/23/24 / 2019

Global Economy and the Euro Area: Protectionism Weighing on Trade and Investment: DIW Economic Outlook

The global economy is holding steady amidst uncertainty, although subdued export and investment growth in some places is already proving the extent to which protectionism and the unresolved trade conflicts are negatively affecting the economy. ...

2019| Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Stefan Gebauer, Malte Rieth
DIW Weekly Report 22/23/24 / 2019

German Economy Performing Well Despite Odds; Time to Rethink Debt Rules: Editorial

2019| Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Martin Bruns, Marius Clemens, Geraldine Dany Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Marcel Fratzscher, Stefan Gebauer, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Konstantin Kholodilin, Malte Rieth, Thore Schlaak
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