Macroeconomics Department Research Projects

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Big Data in Macroeconomic Analysis: Texts as data source for the economic analysis - Potentials and possible applications

The aim of this project is to use innovative approaches and heterogeneous data sources to advance research on forecasting economic development, predicting turning points and determining economic cycles. The first work package provides a comprehensive overview in the field of automated text analysis, the use of media data in the economic forecast and the methods of forecast evaluation, as well as...

Current Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy, Macroeconomics
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Early warning systems for sovereign and banking crises

Current Project| Macroeconomics
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Framework Contract for Workshops on Current Issues of Economic and Financial Policy

Conceptual and technical preparation and execution of workshops on current topics in close coordination with thematically responsible staff of the BMF (up to 6 workshops per year)

Current Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy, Macroeconomics
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Great Expectations? Germany's Recovery from the Great Depression, 1932-1936

Current Project| Macroeconomics
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Macroeconomic fundamentals and asset prices – state dependence and implications for the conduct of monetary policy

Noticing the adoption of unconventional measures of monetary policy in major currency areas on the one hand and continuing globalisation and integration of international financial markets on the other hand, we analyse the linkages between monetary policy and asset prices. Apart from excess asset valuation, we consider second order dynamics (uncertainties, tail risks) as specific threats to...

Current Project| Macroeconomics
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The effect of the low interest environment on household investment behavior

The objective of the project is to analyze the effects of long enduring low interest rates on household investment behavior, setting a special focus on the stock market participation of German and US households. In particular, we address four questions within the project. Did the low interest rate environment induced more households to enter the stock market? How do low interest rates affect the...

Current Project| Macroeconomics
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The effect of the low nominal interest rate environment on household investment behavior

The objective of the project is to analyze the effects of long enduring low interest rates on household investment behavior, setting a special focus on the stock market participation of German and US households. In particular, we address four questions within the project. Did the low interest rate environment induced more households to enter the stock market? How does a low interest rate...

Current Project| Macroeconomics
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The Impact of Monetary Policy on Structural Reforms in the Euro Area

The aim of this project is to estimate the impact of monetary policy on structural reforms in the euro area. We first identify exogenous ECB policy changes through an event study that extracts the unexpected variation in euro area interest rates on policy announcement days. We estimate then the effect of monetary policy shocks on the number of reforms and investigate whether the effect is stronger...

Current Project| Macroeconomics
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The impact of the financial and economic crisis on the diversity of private households' financial portfolios

The past 10 years since the 2008 Lehman bankruptcy have clearly shown that global economic and financial crises present major challenges not only to banks and businesses but also to private households, requiring them a high level of shock absorption capacity. Resilience of households also depends on the stability of their investment portfolios. Diversification is an important requirement for...

Current Project| Macroeconomics
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XPRESS

The general objective of XPRESS project (full title: Support for Public Procurements to facilitate the collaboration between SMEs and public sector for the development and adoption in renewables in regions) is to facilitate the introduction of innovative Renewable Energy Supply (RES) technologies and increase the share of renewable energy in the final energy consumption..DIW’s Berlin part ...

Current Project| Macroeconomics
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Intangible Assets and Regional Economics Growth (IAREG )

Completed Project| Macroeconomics
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Interactions between bank-specific risk and macroeconomic performance

Completed Project| Macroeconomics
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Short-term economic effects of a 'Brexit' on the German economy

The scientific report summarizes the state of the literature on the subject of short-term Brexit consequences and carries out quantitative simulations of the economic effects of a hard Brexit on the German economy using suitable macro-econometric methods.

Completed Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy, Macroeconomics
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Support Vector Machines

Completed Project| Macroeconomics
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