Thomas von Stetten (Copyright)  Taschenrechner Kalkulator Zirkel
Reports, 29 Jan 2019

More than ten years after the outbreak of the Great Financial Crisis and almost ten years since the beginning of the European sovereign debt crisis, questions about the opportunities and risks of debt and debates about debt brakes have remained acute. Debt is the driving force behind investment, ... more

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Weekly Report, 28 Jan 2019

by Herbert Brücker, Johannes Croisier, Yuliya Kosyakova, Hannes Kröger, Giuseppe Pietrantuono, Nina Rother and Jürgen Schupp Asylum seekers migrating to Germany remains a hotly debated topic. The second wave of a longitudinal survey of refugees shows that their integration has ... more

marcus (Copyright)  Büro Office Besprechung
Weekly Report, 18 Jan 2019

By Elke Holst and Katharina Wrohlich 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 100 largest ... more

sunshine (Copyright)  Rückansicht Von hinten
Weekly Report, 18 Jan 2019

By Elke Holst and Katharina Wrohlich The proportion of women on executive boards of the 100 largest banks stagnated at almost nine percent in 2018. In the 60 largest insurance companies, the proportion increased by a good percentage point to almost ten percent. While growth on executive boards has ... more

Elena (Copyright)  Baustelle Baustellen Bau
Weekly Report, 14 Jan 2019

By Martin Gornig, Claus Michelsen, and Martin Bruns 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 ... more

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