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Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

Taxing inheritances – a way to raise revenues and curb wealth inequality?

In Germany, 200 to 400 billion euros are inherited or donated every year. Inheritances are unevenly distributed, with wealthy households receiving far greater inheritances than poor households, and inheritances and gifts are taxed only lightly compared with earned income. As inequalities are increasing, particularly since the onset of the COVID crisis, and governments are under pressure to find...

06.07.2021| Bethany Millar-Powell, Sarah Perret, Roland Franke, Matthias Rumpf, Stefan Bach

The ECB must be an anchor of stability in the euro area now more than ever

Marcel Fratzscher, President of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), comments on the results of today’s meeting of the European Central Bank (ECB):

21.07.2022| Marcel Fratzscher
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

Carbon pricing in a risky world

26.10.2021| Rick van der Ploeg, University of Oxford
Diskussionspapiere 1966 / 2021

Sovereign Default Risk, Macroeconomic Fluctuations and Monetary-Fiscal Stabilization

This paper examines the role of sovereign default beliefs for macroeconomic fluctuations and stabilization policy in a small open economy where fiscal solvency is a critical problem. We set up and estimate a DSGE model on Turkish data and show that accounting for sovereign risk significantly improves the fit of the model through an endogenous amplification between default beliefs, exchange rate and ...

2021| Markus Kirchner, Malte Rieth
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

The transmission of financial shocks and leverage of financial institutions: An endogenous regime switching framework"

05.07.2022| Kirsten Hubrich, Federal Reserve Board
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

"Macroprudential Policy and Financial Crises"

19.07.2022| Johanna Krenz, Universität Hamburg
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

Foreign Currency Debt and Expectations

26.04.2022| Kenza Benhima, University of Lausanne
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