Dr. Klaus-Jürgen Gern

Topics: Business Cycle Euro Area, Business Cycle World, Fiscal Policy & National Budgets

Klaus-Jürgen Gern - Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IfW) / Kiel Institute for the World Economy

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Main research interests

  • Global outlook
  • Global imbalances
  • European institutions
  • Commodity markets

My main research interests derive from the longstanding analysis of international macroeconomic developments in the context of short-term and medium-term forecasts. I am responsible for the international forecast and in this capacity cover a broad range of topics shaping the world economic outlook, including developments in world trade, monetary and fiscal policy trends, and global imbalances. European institutions and European macroeconomic policy coordination is a further main interest. I am also analyzing trends in the global commodity markets, especially oil, metals and grains markets.

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