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Study: Wage-setting Strategies for the Eurozone

  In a recent blog post we showed that the upturn of the German economy between 2000 and 2009 was primarily due to a restrictive wage policy. Our newest study seeks to answer the question whether this strategy could work for the crisis-ridden southern European countries. We look at three different wage-setting scenarios:   Reference […] More ...

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2016: A World still in Crisis Mode

Part two of our economic outlook for 2016 looks at which crises might still lay ahead of us and which uncertainty factors need considering when staying on the road to recovery. More ...

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Study: How Germany Benefits from the Euro in Economic Terms

Since the advent of the European sovereign debt crisis German citizens have voiced mounting criticism of the European Monetary Union and of the euro. However, German economic growth and indeed the German labour market both benefit to a considerable extent from the euro. More ...