Statement from Marcel Fratzscher, 12 Sep 2019

The ECB has caught many off-guard and has made an unavoidable, yet remarkably determined U-turn. The ECB has sent a strong signal that it takes its mandate seriously and will not be pressured by politicians, but defend its independence. The renewal of the QE program and the promise to keep rates ... more

Blog Marcel Fratzscher, 05 Aug 2019

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Statement from Marcel Fratzscher, 25 Jul 2019

The ECB has signaled a reversal in its policy direction. The economic weakness of the euro area gives the ECB no choice but to return to a more expansionary monetary policy stance. I expect the ECB to implement a package of measures in September, including an initial deposit rate cut and a ... more

Blog Marcel Fratzscher, 03 Jul 2019

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Press Releases, 03 Jul 2019

Housing costs have risen sharply since 1996, especially for renters - Two thirds of older renting households spend over 30 percent of their income on rent compared with 38 percent in 1996 – People living alone in particular are affected by high housing costs more

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by Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Marius Clemens, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Marcel Fratzscher, Stefan Gebauer, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Malte Rieth, Thore Schlaak, in DIW Weekly Report

by Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Stefan Gebauer, Malte Rieth, Thore Schlaak, in DIW Weekly Report

by Claus Michelsen, Marius Clemens, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Konstantin Kholodilin, Thore Schlaak, in DIW Weekly Report

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12.09.
"The ECB has caught many off-guard and has made an unavoidable, yet remarkably determined U-turn." DIW president 's statement on today's announcements by the :
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12.09.
New DIW forecast: growth in is expected to shrink to 0.5 % in 2019. Increased cannot compensate for losses and low . For 2020 and ’21 DIW economists expect 1.4 % GDP growth each year.
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11.09.
The German economy is in a technical recession, but its foundation is solid. Our DIW baseline projection implies 0.5% growth for 2019 and 1.4% for 2020. The decline in net exports ( -0.8% to GDP) is the key weakness, while dom. consumption is strong.
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10.09.
: president & Silvia Dall’Angelo of discuss the outlook for , the tools at the disposal of the to counter a downturn and the prospects of restarting quantitative easing . Listen:
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09.09.
DIW president lists 12 facts on wealth taxes and inequality in Germany e.g. fact : More than half of all wealth has been acquired via inheritance (i.e. and not through own work) in Germany and elsewhere — with a rising trend.
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