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2017

Scientific advisory services to German participants in the Working Group on the Methodology to assess Lisbon related structural reforms (LIME) of the Economic Policy Committee of the European Union

The LIME working group is intended to drive forward the development of methodological approaches to track, analyse and model structural reforms carried out in the context of the Lisbon strategy and the Integrated Guidelines in order to increase transparency, visibility and ownership of the Lisbon process. The Forecasting Center supports German participants in this group by scientifically evaluating preparatory material circulated among all group members prior to their meetings.

On behalf of: German Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF)

Term: January 2017 – December 2017

 

2016

Joint Economic Forecast

Embedded in a comprehensive outlook for the world economy, the Joint Economic Forecast („Gemeinschaftsdiagnose“, GD) prepares in-debth analyses and forecasts for the German economy (detailed 2-year horizon and 5-year medium term projections including potential output estimations). These forecasts are input for the projections of the Federal Government in Germany. The forecasting exercise is carried out jointly by a group of economic research institutes. Based on the diagnostic results and taking into account important issues in the public debate on economic issues the institutes also come up with policy recommendations.

On behalf of: German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Term: 2016-2020

 

Productivity in Germany - Measurement and Drivers

This study on productivity trends in Germany covers a broad discussion of measurement problems (both conceptually and empirically), an comprehensive comparison of productivity patterns between different countries (on the aggregate level as well as on the industry level), and an in-debth analysis of drivers of productivity. In particular, structural, cyclical and technical factors are to be identified.

On behalf of: German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), German Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF)

Term: 2016

 

Euro area fiscal stance: measurement, implementation and democratic legitimacy

Part 1: Measurement issues and the concept of a euro area fiscal stance. Part 2: The current EU approach of fiscal coordination: The EU Commission asks countries with sound public finances to provide additional stimulus in order to compensate for countries that are restricted in their ability to increase fiscal expenditure. Part 3: Democratic Legitimacy and the aggregate fiscal stance. Part 4: What else can be done to improve the fiscal framework.

On behalf of: European Parliament

Term: April 2016 – June 2016

 

2015

Scientific advisory services to German participants in the Output Gaps Working Group of the European Union

On behalf of: German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Term: September 2015 – December 2017

 

Scientific advisory services to the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs supporting the Monetary Dialogue with the European Central Bank

On behalf of: European Parliament

Term: March 2015 – June 2020

In cooperation with: Research Area Macroeconomic Policy under Market Imperfections

 

Empirical estimation of the assessed income tax revenue elasticity with respect to property and entrepreneurial income

Follow-up project to the „Methodological report on tax revenue forecasting“ (2014)

On behalf of: German Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF)

Term: August 2015 – March 2016

In cooperation with: Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen), Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin), Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Halle (IWH Halle), and ifo Institut – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung an der Universität München (ifo München)

 

Economic policy coordination in the euro area under the European Semester

Part 1: Evaluation of any relevant aspects of the policy recommendations and decisions adopted under the 2015 Semester Cycle and make recommendation on how the President of the Eurogroup can facilitate their enforcement/implementation. Part 2: Suggestions on how the European Semester could be made more efficient, transparent and inclusive and how it could better support the smooth functioning of the EMU. The contractor may also propose actions for the President of the Eurogroup to achieve these objectives.

On behalf of: European Parliament

Term: September 2015 – November 2015
Economic policy coordination in the euro area under the European Semester

 

Scientific advisory services to German participants in the Working Group on the Methodology to assess Lisbon related structural reforms (LIME) of the Economic Policy Committee of the European Union

The LIME working group is intended to drive forward the development of methodological approaches to track, analyse and model structural reforms carried out in the context of the Lisbon strategy and the Integrated Guidelines in order to increase transparency, visibility and ownership of the Lisbon process. The Forecasting Center supports German participants in this group by scientifically evaluating preparatory material circulated among all group members prior to their meetings.

On behalf of: German Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF)

Term: March 2015 – December 2016

 

Organization and administration of economic policy workshops

On behalf of: German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Term: January 2015 – December 2016

 

2014

Construction of a macroeconomic model of the Egyptian economy for building medium-term scenarios

Construction of a tool which allows the simulation of various different scenarios for the Egyptian economy to be formulated by ECES. Support of members of the ECES team in implementation and interpretation of the scenarios.

On behalf of: Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES)

Term: June 2014 – December 2015

 

Estimating risk scenarios for tax revenue trends

On behalf of: Finance Ministry of the State Government of Schleswig-Holstein

Term: June 2014 – December 2014

In cooperation with: Institute for Quantitative Business and Economics Research  (QBER) of CAU Kiel

 

Methodological report on tax revenue forecasting: Property and entrepreneurial income as an indicator for assessed income tax revenues

On behalf of: German Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF)

Term: January 2014 - May 2014

In cooperation with: Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and ifo Institut – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung an der Universität München (ifo München)

 

The impact of expectable tax law modifications on cycle-adjusted tax revenue forecasts

On behalf of: Finance Ministry of the State Government of Schleswig-Holstein

Term: February 2014

 

2013

Monetary Policy during Financial Crises: Is the Transmission Mechanism Impaired?

On behalf of: Research project funded by Deutsche Bundesbank, Hauptverwaltung in Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern und Schleswig-Holstein

Term: October 2013 – June 2015

 

The European Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure: Assessment and reform proposals

On behalf of: German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Term: 2013-2014

 

Written hearing of the Financial Committee of the State Parliament of Schleswig-Holstein on the introduction of annual generational accounts

On behalf of: State Parliament of Schleswig-Holstein

Term: December 2013

In cooperation with: Economic Policy Center

 

Evaluation and further development of the methodology for assessing and forecasting tax revenue trends

On behalf of: Finance Ministry of the State Government of Schleswig-Holstein

Term: September 2013 - November 2013

 

2012

Design and implementation of a comprehensive system for macroeconomic country monitoring (G20 and EU countries)

On behalf of: German Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF)

Term: 2012-2015

 

Economic impact of anti-skill shortage initiatives

On behalf of: German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS)

In cooperation with: Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW Mannheim)

Term: June 2012

 

Demographics and growth: The economic impact of increased labor market participation of elderly people

On behalf of: Initiative Neue Soziale Marktwirtschaft (INSM)

In cooperation with: Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW Mannheim)

Term: 2012

 

Economic and fiscal policies in times of continued monetary expansion

On behalf of: Bundesministerium der Finanzen (BMF)

Term: 2012-2013

 

Medium-term Economic Plan for Dubai 2011-2015

(1) In-depth macroeconomic and sectoral review of the economic performance of the last decade (with a special focus on the period 2007-2010), (2) setting the broad objectives, taking into account aspirations and constraints, and draft a comprehensive medium-term economic plan for sustainable growth in the Emirate , (3) development of forecasting and planning methodology tailored to the Dubai situation, and (4) detailed forecasting and policy analysis at the macroeconomic and sectoral level.

On behalf of: Government of Dubai, Department for Economic Development (Dubai DED)

Term: 2011-2012

In cooperation with: TechnoPark/Dubai Institute of Technology (DIT), Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology (Fraunhofer IPK)