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CESifo Forum is a quarterly English-language journal focusing on current economic topics of world-wide interest and information from the Ifo Institute.

CESifo Forum is a non-partisan journal with a truly European perspective. It reflects the scope of activities undertaken by CES and Ifo, from scholarly academic research to up-to-date business data. The journal contains short and incisive articles on economic problems written by academics and politicians from various countries.

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Special issue

  1. Cover Image Sinn, Hans-Werner, "The Greek Tragedy", CESifo Forum 16 Special Issue 2015 (June), 2015, 5-35, Updated graphs and figures | Deutsche Version | Details | PDF Download | EPUB Download

CESifo Forum 1/2015 (Spring)

  1. "CESifo Forum 1/2015 (Spring): Disputes about the Piketty’s r>g Hypothesis on Wealth Inequality", Ifo Institute, Munich, 2015, 03-69 | Details | PDF Download | EPUB Download

  2. Fuest, Clemens, Andreas Peichl and Daniel Waldenström, "Piketty’s r-g Model: Wealth Inequality and Tax Policy", CESifo Forum 16 (1), 2015, 03-10 | Details | PDF Download

  3. van Schaik, Ton, "On the Link between Piketty’s Laws", CESifo Forum 16 (1), 2015, 11-18 | Details | PDF Download

  4. Ray, Debraj, "Nit-Piketty: A Comment on Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty First Century", CESifo Forum 16 (1), 2015, 19-25 | Details | PDF Download

  5. van Treeck, Till, "r>g: Why the ‘Piketty Debate’ Unsettles Germany’s Economic Experts", CESifo Forum 16 (1), 2015, 26-34 | Details | PDF Download

  6. Schinke, Christoph, "Capital in the 21st Century and Bias in German Print Media", CESifo Forum 16 (1), 2015, 35-39 | Details | PDF Download

  7. Piketty, Thomas, "A Historical Approach to Property, Inequality and Debt: Reflections on Capital in the 21st Century", CESifo Forum 16 (1), 2015, 40-49 | Details | PDF Download

  8. Razin, Assaf, "Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm", CESifo Forum 16 (1), 2015, 50-54 | Details | PDF Download

  9. Weidmann, Jens, "The Role of Financial Stability with Regard to Monetary Policy", CESifo Forum 16 (1), 2015, 55-63 | Details | PDF Download

  10. Gronwald, Marc and Jana Lippelt, "Climate Notes: The Dynamics of Oil Price Shocks and Speculation", CESifo Forum 16 (1), 2015, 64-66 | Details | PDF Download

  11. "Statistics Update", CESifo Forum 16 (1), 2015, 67-69 | Details | PDF Download


  1. CESifo Forum Newsletter

    The CESifo Forum Newsletter provides quarterly information in English on the latest issue of the CESifo Forum. Details


CESifo Forum
ISSN 1615-245X (print version)
ISSN 2190-717X (electronic version)
A quarterly journal on European issues.
Publisher and distributor: Ifo Institute, Poschingerstr. 5, 81679 Munich, Germany,
phone +49(89)9224-0, fax +49(89)985369.
Editor: Chang Woon Nam.
Annual subscription rate: 50.00 EUR,
price of single issues: 15.00 EUR,
shipping not included.
Reproduction permitted only if source is quoted and copy is sent to the Ifo Institute. Commercial use of the data, also in electronic form, only with the permission of the Ifo Institute.


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