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Diskussionspapiere 1724 / 2018

Early Warning System of Government Debt Crises

The European debt crisis has revealed serious deficiencies and risks on a proper functioning of the monetary union. Against this backdrop, early warning systems are of crucial importance. In this study that focuses on euro area member states, the ...

2018| Christian Dreger, Konstantin A. Kholodilin
Weekly Report

EU Commission proposal for 2021–2027 budget: lost opportunities

In May, the EU Commission presented its proposal for the EU budget for 2021 to 2027—a period of change for the EU. Not only will Great Britain’s exit from the Union leave a significant hole in the budget, but at the same time the budget ...

16.10.2018| Kristina van Deuverden
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Gut investierte Schulden sind eine Entlastung in der Zukunft

In: Wirtschaftsdienst 99 (2019), 5, S. 313-317 | Marcel Fratzscher, Alexander Kriwoluzky, Claus Michelsen
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Notes about Comparing Long-Term Care Expenditures across Countries: Comment on "Financing Long-Term Care: Lessons from Japan"

The comparison of long-term care (LTC) expenditures is a difficult task. National LTC systems differ widely in terms of eligibility criteria, level of benefits, institutional variety and regional heterogeneity. In this commentary I will first give ..

In: International Journal of Health Policy and Management (2019), im Ersch. [online first 2019-10-14] | Johannes Geyer
Monographien

Essays in International Finance: Dissertation

Opinions regarding capital account openness have been undergoing changes. On the one hand, financial liberalization and integration are viewed as sources of economic growth and prosperity due to a better allocation of capital to productive uses. In .

Berlin: FU Berlin, 2019, 121, XXX S. | Tatsiana Kliatskova
Veranstaltung

Austerity: When It Works and When It Doesn´t

A timely and incisive look at austerity measures that succeed—and those that don’t. Fiscal austerity is hugely controversial. Opponents argue that it can trigger downward growth spirals and become self-defeating. Supporters argue that ...

11.04.2019
Research Project

Public investment as a driver of private investment

The project examines the transmission channels between public investment and private investment activity in Germany, estimating the aggregate relationship with econometric models, focusing on the specific effects of individual investment categories ...

Current Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy, Firms and Markets
DIW Roundup 120 / 2018

What Determines the Costs of Fiscal Consolidations?

Recent studies have proposed several factors that determine how fiscal consolidations affect the economy. This Roundup focuses on several of these determinants. Namely, it discusses how the composition of the consolidation measure, the state of the .

2018| Mathias Klein
Weekly Report

International treaties insufficiently curb global tax evasion

In recent years, the global community has promoted several initiatives aimed at breaking bank secrecy in tax havens. Such treaties for the exchange of information among tax offices can be effective. A treaty between country A and tax haven B reduces ...

17.10.2018| Lukas Menkhoff, Jakob Miethe
Diskussionspapiere 1757 / 2018

Interactions between Regulatory and Corporate Taxes: How Is Bank Leverage Affected?

Regulatory bank levies set incentives for banks to reduce leverage. At the same time, corporate income taxation makes funding through debt more attractive. In this paper, we explore how regulatory levies affect bank capital structure, depending on ..

2018| Franziska Bremus, Kirsten Schmidt, Lena Tonzer
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