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High interest rates in the Europe have stifled economic growth. High German wage growth is a risk, but the ECB should continue to ease policy.
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Advanced economies are facing shrinking workforces. But the recent immigration surge is now throwing off some older population forecasts.
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The amount of sick leave in Germany can partially explain why Germany’s economy tipped into recession last year.
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OECD countries have seen a surge in migration recently. In the future, expect permanently higher migration flows due to new factors at work.
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The outlook for the Eurozone is not looking positive for 2024, especially if the European Central Bank continues on its current path.
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A century ago, John Maynard Keynes envisioned a future world where a 15-hour work week was the norm. Was he really so far off the mark?
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High frequency indicators allow economists to gauge economic performance in real-time and they are pointing at a German contraction.
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The German economy is once again underperforming, experiencing a technical recession earlier this year. But why is the country sick again?
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Germany was dubbed “the sick man of Europe” in the early 2000s. Labor market reforms paired with favorable macroeconomic conditions cured the economic malaise.
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Japan's dismal demographic outlook has caused an interesting phenomenon: low unemployment paired with negative GDP growth. These "full employment recessions" are becoming more common in Europe.
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The German economy has benefited from a surge in immigration, but a skill mismatch is emerging.
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The global manufacturing industry is being hurt by a shift in consumer preferences, especially in Europe.
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Germany is officially in a recession. Though there are declines in several industries, weak government spending is the largest drain.
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Germany's once-strong economy is stagnating, partly due to a slowdown in industrial production, especially the decline in car production.
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Financial volatility has returned to the Eurozone, but the central bank continued to hike interest rates to fight inflation. Germany's economy is at risk.
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The post-pandemic labor market has been extremely tight with many vacancies left unfilled.
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