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Joint economic forecast: German economy on track – economic policy needs to be realigned

Shopping © jonasginter - Fotolia.comThanks to a stable job market and solid consumption, the German economy is experiencing a moderate upswing. The GDP is expected to increase by 1.9 percent this year, 1.4 percent in 2017, and 1.6 percent in 2018, according to the Gemeinschaftsdiagnose (GD, joint economic forecast) that was prepared by five of Europe’s leading economic research institutes on behalf of the Federal Government. Read more...


China´s Growth Challenges

China_alt_jung_kraft © Jonathan Kos-Read_CC BY-ND 2.0.jpgTo realize a more quality- and domestic-market-oriented sustainable economic development, China has to focus on three key growth challenges: domestic consumption, innovation and entrepreneurship, and foreign trade and investment, write Wan-Hsin Liu and Rolf J. Langhammer in their latest Policy Brief.
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Vienna Investment Conference:
How FDI help to foster growth, value addition and industrial development

perviz_dhanani_nicolle_graugnard_vic © UNIDO.jpgWith the right policies in place, quality foreign direct investment (FDI) can be a key driver for the growth of domestic enterprises and help improve investment climate. This was emphasized at the Vienna Investment Conference, organized by UNIDO and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, which brought together prominent experts in the field. Read more...


GES in Istanbul postponed

© GES / Foto: Christina KloodtThe Global Economic Symposium 2016, initially scheduled for October in Istanbul, has been postponed due to current events in Turkey. “We thank our Turkish partners for their engagement and look forward to keeping them involved with the GES process of global problem-solving”, Dennis Snower, President of the Kiel Institute and the GES, said. Read more...


How Stock Markets responded to the Brexit

Financial data on a monitor,candle stick graph of stock market © phongphan5922 - Fotolia.comAlthough the Italian market is the one least connected to the UK under normal circumstances, the strong downward movement of Italian stocks from the financial sector make this market stand out in its reaction to the referendum, writes Matthias Raddant in its latest Kiel Policy Brief. Uncertainty has manifested itself ever since, he says.
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Kiel Institute and DIE  support G20

G20 / Photo © Number10GOV (flickr) - CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0The Federal Government has jointly entrusted the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) in Bonn, with the support of Germany's G20 presidency next year. The two institutes are tasked with chairing and organising the so-called T20 process.


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Economic Outlook

The Joint Economic Forecast of September 29, 2016

The Kiel Institute's Business Cycle Forecast of Autumn from September 8, 2016

All business cycle forecasts of the Kiel Institute


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