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  1. Fuest: Seek Dialogue with Trump

    Jan 16, 2017: Ifo President Clemens Fuest has called upon Germany and Europe to engage in a dialogue with the future US President Donald Trump. “We should seek a dialogue with Trump to positively influence the further development of his economic plans,” Fuest said on Monday in Munich. Details

  2. Ifo President Clemens Fuest Awarded Honorary Doctorate

    Jan 11, 2017: The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology has awarded Ifo President Clemens Fuest an honorary doctorate. Fuest received the award for his services to public finance and for putting academic insights into economic policy practice on Wednesday in Karlsruhe. Details

  3. Eurozone Economy Stages Gradual Recovery

    Jan 11, 2017: The Eurozone economy is recovering gradually. Growth of 0.4 percent can be expected in both of the first quarters of 2017 respectively, after 0.4 percent growth in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to forecasts by the Ifo Institute (Munich), INSEE (Paris) and ISTAT (Rome). This development will be driven by private and public consumption. Despite an increase in inflation, the disposable income of private households stands to benefit from rising wages and improving labour market conditions. Investments will also recover slightly in the first half of 2017. Details

  4. Geschäftsklima für Architekten leicht abgekühlt

    Dec 22, 2016: Das Geschäftsklima bei den freischaffenden Architekten in Deutschland hat sich geringfügig abgekühlt. Es ist aber immer noch ausgesprochen gut. Zuvor war es fünf Quartale in Folge deutlich gestiegen. Nunmehr bezeichnet die Hälfte der Befragten ihre Lage als gut, zuvor waren es 54 Prozent. Unzufrieden zeigten sich 14 Prozent, zuvor war es 11 Prozent. Auch bei den Aussichten für die kommenden sechs Monate schleicht sich ein wenig Skepsis ein. Von einer eher günstigen Entwicklung gehen 14 Prozent aus, zuvor waren es 18 Prozent. Eher ungünstiger könnte die Entwicklung für rund 10 Prozent werden, das ist aber kaum verändert gegenüber dem Vorquartal. Details

  5. Results of the Ifo Business Survey for December 2016

    Ifo Business Climate Index for Eastern Germany Rises

    Dec 22, 2016: The seasonally-adjusted Ifo Business Climate for the eastern German Länder brightened slightly again towards the end of the year. Thanks to a marginal upturn in business, expectations rose for the fourth month in succession. The eastern German economy will gain impetus in the New Year. Details


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