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Managing Forced Migration: Solution proposals for the G20

Girls in Zaatari © Foreign and Commonwealth OfficeOn July 7th the G20 Hamburg Summit will start, with the refugee crisis being high on the agenda. Officially mandated by the German G20 Presidency, the T20 network of international think tanks addressed the complex and interdependent migration issues through their ‘Task Force on Forced Migration’. 
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Kiel Institute presents Excellence Awards

eagea_2017.jpgThree young economists based in the United States received this year’s Excellence Awards in Global Economic Affairs from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. Created to promote young talent, the Excellence Awards are open to researchers and academics up to 35 years of age. 


Global Economic Prize 2017 awarded

wwp2017enThe thirteenth annual Global Economy Prize was awarded today in Kiel. It is bestowed on pioneers of a cosmopolitan, economically liberal and public-spirited society. All this year’s laureates are notable for their special commitment to “social responsibility,” commented IfW President Dennis Snower. Read more...


Economic Forecast: German Economy in Overdrive

The production line for the assembly of new vehicles © dizfoto1973 - Fotolia.comThe German economy is approaching boom territory. GDP growth of 1.7 percent is likely in 2017, rising to 2.0 percent in 2018. Macroeconomic capacity utilization is running at above-average levels and will continue to rise. Six years into the recovery, it will reach a peak not seen since the boom year of 2007. Public budgets continue to register record surpluses. Read more...


Joint Statement from G20 Engagement Partners

Betrieb große industrielle mischen machine © sykono – iStockphotoBusiness 20, Think 20 and Women 20 published a joint statement entitled “Ensuring Inclusiveness in a Digitalized World”. It contains nine recommendations for the G20, how to effectively address the challenges of digitalization. 
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G20 needs inclusive societies and sustainable growth

Global Solutions - Foto © Tobias KochInternational think tanks in the Think20 group (T20) today called upon the twenty largest industrialized and emerging countries (G20) to foster inclusive societies and sustainable growth. The appeal came from the T20 chairmen Dennis J. Snower, President of the Kiel Institute for World Economy Kiel (IfW), and Dirk Messner, Director of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) in Bonn, at the end of a two-day conference in Berlin, attended by more than 800 international experts from academia, busines, civil society, and government. Read full Press release...


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