Poland’s gross domestic product will grow by about 4% this year and next. That is the finding in DIW Berlin’s current Wochenbericht 12/2004, which was written in cooperation with the Centre for Social and Economic Analysis (CASE) in Warsaw.With a
The Spanish economy has been growing much more strongly than the Eurozone average in recent years, and almost three times as strongly as the German economy. Spain’s growth in GDP in 2003 was 2.4%. But the impressive growth process is on a shaky bas
Energy-induced CO2 emissions in Germany rose by 0.4% in 2003 from 2002, to just under 837 mill. t. The increase was chiefly due to the cold weather in the first quarter, while the lower level of economic activity kept emissions down. After adjustment
The main macroeconomic indicators for Germany are pointing to improvement in the basis cyclical trend at the start of the year, according to DIW Berlin’s current Weekly Report, No. 9/2004. The latest figures on orders received are clearly pointing
A Report by DIW Berlin for the European CommissionIn a study for the European Commission, “Potential Migration from Central and Eastern Europe into the EU-15 - An Update”, the Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin)
Primary energy consumption in Germany amounted to around 489 million t SKE (hard coal units) or 14 334 petajoules in 2003, which was much the same figure as for 2002. According to the current DIW Berlin Weekly Report (Wochenbericht 7/2004), the ...Un
Klaus F. Zimmermann will remain the president of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). The Chairman of the Institute’s Board of Trustees, Prof. Dr. Günter Stock of Schering AG, announced today that Professor Zimmermann has signe
The global economy is in the midst of a phase of weakness. In line with the escalation of the Iraq conflict and, related to it, the increasing world-wide uncertainty regarding economic and geopolitical developments, the economic recovery has stalled
Global economic activity has weakened significantly in recent months after strengthening considerably in the first half of 2002 and while the outlook remains uncertain the prospects bode well for a recovery in 2003 and 2004. As 2002 progressed ...Our
The EU is very ill prepared for the entry of less prosperous countries with predominantly agricultural economies, because fundamental reform of the EU policies that affect the budget is still largely overdue. The DIW Berlin reaches this conclusion in
Contrary to former expectations, the economic development has not exhibited any dynamism after the second quarter of this year. According to provisional calculations real GDP has increased by 0.3% compared to the previous quarter, which means an ...T
The DIW Berlin's current weekly report 34/2002 discusses the sobering conclusions that will be drawn by the countries participating in the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg next Monday. Above all it is the industrial states
In its current weekly report 33/2002, the DIW Berlin reports only a slight upward trend in overall economic performance in the second quarter of 2002, as was the case in the first quarter of this year. The seasonally adjusted real gross domestic ...S
The DIW Berlin reports a decline in investment activities, the main result of substantial financial problems at the local level, according to the current DIW Wochenbericht. Local finances depend heavily on the Länder, whichhave consolidated their ..
Prior the introduction of euro notes and coins, German acceptance of the euro was low compared to the other countries participating in monetary union. Some enthusiasm was noted shortly after the notes and coins were introduced, but this, however, ...
Economic requirements should always be taken into consideration when working to meet the targets set by EU stabilisation programmes. Consolidating budget deficits in the Eurozone in a rapid and sustainable way can only be achieved with high economic
The production index and real net output, performance indicators for industrial branches, do not provide a realistic enough picture for an international comparison of the performance trends of an industry and its branches to be made. In its current .
According to calculations by the DIW Berlin, GDP in the Eurozone increased by 0.3% in the first quarter of 2002; a figure which corresponds to a current annual rate of 1.2%. Last year's weak economic cycle seems to have begun to gradually recede.
Private households are very sensitive to changes in the price of services. This has been proven by analysis based on data collected by the DIW Berlin's Socio-Economic Panel. In its current weekly report 23/2002, the DIW Berlin shows that ...One o
Eighty per cent of those registered unemployed are available for work - although some not straight away. One in five unemployed people, however, no longer want to work. This conclusion was reached by the DIW Berlin in its latest weekly report 22/2002
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