Forecasting and Economic Policy Department Research Projects

8 results, from 1
Research Project

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
Research Project

Development of a macroeconomic forecasting model within the framework of the project "GET Uzbekistan"

The project "German Economic Team Uzbekistan" ("GET Uzbekistan") supports the Uzbek government in stabilizing economic development and shaping the necessary economic reform processes. GET Uzbekistan is part of the regional project "High Level Government Advice on behalf of the BMWi", which also includes Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and Georgia.As a subcontractor of the BE Berlin Economics, DIW...

Current Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy
Research Project

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
Research Project

Evaluation of the effectiveness of the rent control introduced in 2015 to dampen rent increases in tight housing markets (Mietpreisbremse)

The project investigates the effectiveness of the rent control for new rental contracts introduced in 2015. The effects of regulation on price formation in the regulated and unregulated housing market will be analyzed. In addition, the effects of the rent control on supply will be examined and the extent to which the law may have prevented investment will be studied.

Completed Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy
Research Project

Public investment as a driver of private investment

The project examines the transmission channels between public investment and private investment activity in Germany, estimating the aggregate relationship with econometric models, focusing on the specific effects of individual investment categories (e.g., R & D investment) and areas of responsibility (e.g., Defense, Education, Environment). In view of possible barriers to investment, another...

Completed Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy, Firms and Markets
Research Project

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
Research Project

Structural Data on Production and Employment in the Construction Industry

Completed Project| Firms and Markets, Forecasting and Economic Policy
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