Tag: Business cycle

(Since When) Are East and West German Business Cycles Synchronised?

(together with Stefan Gießler und Katja Heinisch), IWH Discussion Paper 7/2019 Abstract: This paper analyses whether and since when East and West German business cycles are synchronised. We investigate real GDP, unemployment rates and survey data as business cycle indicators

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The German Economy Benefits from Strong Domestic Demand

IWH Press Release 22/2016, 9 June 2016 In 2016, the moderate upswing of the German economy continues. Incomes grow due to the steady expansion in employment, and the fall in energy prices has propped up the purchasing power of private

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