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The German constitutional court should have rejected the lawsuits against the ECB

Marcel Fratzscher, president of the German institute for economic research, on today's decision of the German constitutional court concerning the ECB:

15.08.2017| Marcel Fratzscher
Statement

The ECB keeps its options open

Statement from 20 July 2017

20.07.2017| Marcel Fratzscher
Statement

ECB takes an important step in the right direction

DIW President Marcel Fratzscher on today's ECB Governinmg Council's decisions:

08.06.2017| Marcel Fratzscher
Statement

The ECB is right to stick to its present course

Marcel Fratzscher, president of the German institute for economic research, on today's meeting of the ECB council:

27.04.2017| Marcel Fratzscher
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America First, But Germany Second

If Trump wants a Europe that takes care of its own needs, he needs a strong partner in Berlin. Donald Trump’s relationship with Angela Merkel has gotten off to a rocky start. Trump has, effectively, singled out Germany and its chancellor as his main nemesis in Europe. He has criticized her for her policy toward refugees, for an unfair trade policy, and for a lack of leadership in Europe. For ...

17.03.2017| Marcel Fratzscher
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Germany’s Misunderstood Trade Surplus

Now that Germany’s current-account surplus has reached a record €270 billion ($285 billion), or close to 8.7% of GDP, the ongoing debate about its economic model has intensified. Eurozone politicians and Donald Trump’s administration in the United States are each blaming the other for the economic imbalance; and all are blaming the euro. Trump’s administration, for its part, ...

07.03.2017| Marcel Fratzscher
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A German debate over the future of Europe is long overdue

The op-ed was first published on FT.com on February 28, 2017.  The emergence of Martin Schulz as the centre-left Social Democrats’ (SPD) candidate for chancellor has fundamentally altered the dynamics of German politics. It is also changing the debate in Germany on inequality and the future of Europe in ways that will have a significant impact across the continent. Germany is regarded ...

03.03.2017| Marcel Fratzscher
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