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Argentinien: Freigabe des Pesos keine dauerhafte Lösung. DIW Berlin empfiehlt Wechselkurssystem mit Bandbreiten

By allowing the peso to float freely at the beginning of this year, Argentina fundamentally changed its monetary policy. For the previous eleven years, the peso had been pegged to the US-Dollar by a currency board. In its current weekly report 12/200

20.03.2002
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Berlin muss Konsolidierungspolitik fortsetzen. DIW Berlin zur wirtschaftlichen Zukunft Berlins

Berlin has no other alternative but to continue its strict policy of consolidation. Despite the fact that cost-cutting measures greatly curb regional economic trends, the DIW Berlin advises strict compliance with these measures in its current weekly

05.03.2002
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Euroframe: Prospects for the European Economies 2001/2002

The World Environment· The September 11th attacks on the United States and the consequent combat against international terrorism have clouded the short-term outlook for the world economy. · World economic growth had already slowed considerably from

12.11.2001
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Terrorist Attacks Reinforce Cyclical Downswing - Recovery not Before Next Year

The economies of the United States and of the rest of the world were hit by the attacks of 11 September during a phase of pronounced cyclical weakness. Pro-vided there are no additional massive terrorist attacks, there is no extension of the conflict

23.10.2001
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Rohölpreise beruhigt, aber Unsicherheit bleibt. DIW Berlin erwartet Preise im OPEC-Zielkorridor

Prices for crude oil will probably soon again be levelling out between 22 to 28 dollars per barrel, a price span that is also favoured by the OPEC. However, prices are expected to level off at the upper edge of the span. In its current weekly report

26.09.2001
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EU-Osterweiterung finanzierbar -Reformdruck wächst. DIW Berlin stellt EU-Haushaltsszenarien 2007 und 2013 vor

The planned enlargement of the EU to include the twelve candidate countries can be financed without any problems: this is the conclusion that the DIW Berlin reaches in its current Wochenbericht 36/2001. Nevertheless, the Institute calls upon current

05.09.2001
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Wohnsituation von Ausländern. DIW Berlin: Trotz Verbesserung immer noch großer Abstand zu deutschen Haushalten

Housing conditions for foreigners have clearly improved since the end of 1985 in West-Germany. At that time about 15% of foreign households had no bathroom. This number fell to 2% in 1998. In addition to that the number of households without central

25.07.2001
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Forschungs- und Innovationssysteme in Europa.DIW Berlin zur Rolle von privaten und öffentlichen Forschungseinrichtungen

Innovation depends on cooperation between different institutes and the business sector. Division of labour between subsidised institutes on the one hand, which are more heavily engaged in pure research, and private service industries on the other ...

25.07.2001
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Deutsches Wirtschaftswachstum eingebrochen:Nur noch 1,0 % in diesem Jahr.DIW Berlin stellt Sommer-Grundlinien 2001/2002 vor

The German GDP will only grow by 1% this year. A noticeably economic recovery and an economic growth of 2,3% can not be expected until next year. This conclusion is reached by the DIW Berlin in its summer-baselines on the economic development 2001/20

10.07.2001
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EWU-Konjunktur ohne Dynamik. DIW Berlin: Wachstum wird sich noch weiter verlangsamen

The economic downturn in the eurozone has continued in the first quarter of 2001. In its weekly report 26/2001 the DIW Berlin concludes that the seasonally adjusted real gross domestic product has only increased by 0,5 % in the first quarter of 2001;

27.06.2001
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US-Wirtschaft im Abschwung: Wirtschaftspolitik steuert massiv gegen.DIW Berlin bezeichnet Geldpolitik der Fed als ...

The determined and expansionary measures taken by the US-American economic policy give rise to the assumption that the heavy slide in the economic activity will not result in a recession but will be overcome as early as this year. This conclusion was

07.06.2001
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Wohnungsmarkt in Russland: Enttäuschende Bilanz

Conditions on the Russian housing market have barely improved since the transformation of the country. Although the housing market grew by 13,8% to 2761 Mio m² in the 1990s there was also an increase in the number of households (homecoming soldiers,

30.05.2001
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Die Lage der Weltwirtschaft und der deutschen Wirtschaft im Frühjahr 2001

The global expansion has slowed down noticeably since the middle of the year 2000. At the same time, a phase of especially high dynamics came to an end. On the one hand, it was decisive that the increase in oil prices stemmed economic activity. On ..

10.04.2001
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Privater Konsum in Deutschland: Dämpfung durch Ölverteuerung nach der Jahresmitte 2000 DIW Berlin: Trotz Steuerreform ...

Despite tax reform: stimulation of economy put at risk in 2001Germany faced a slow increase in consumption last year. Particularly in the second half of 2000 consumption slowed down. This was due to weaker income impulses which were caused by weaker

14.03.2001
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Rohölpreise bleiben zunächst hochDIW Berlin rechnet mit einem Preis von 22 bis 28 Dollar je Barrel

The OPEC will succeed in keeping the prices for crude oil between 22 and 28 dollars per barrel. This conclusion is reached by the DIW in its weekly report. The OPEC's announcement to clearly cut back crude oil production as well as low stocks, ..

07.03.2001
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Unbefristete Vollzeitbeschäftigung: Häufigste Erwerbsform in EuropaDIW Berlin: Dänischer Arbeitsmarkt kann Vorbild für ...

There is no erosion of the average contracts of employment in the German labour market states the DIW Berlin in its latest weekly report. The part time occupations and temporary jobs hold an increasing proportion in the labour market, though, not at

28.02.2001
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Erfolgreiche Hilfe bei internationalen FuE-AktivitätenInternationale Kontaktbüros Forschungskooperation: wichtige ...

In its weekly report the DIW Berlin took positive stock of the initiative International Liaison Offices Research-Co-operations, an initiative which was started by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in 1995 and which was continued by the .

28.02.2001
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