Past Event

Germany: outperformer in times of crisis, but major challenges ahead

The German economy is predicted to expand in 2014, but still faces many challenges in the medium to long term. The presentation at thios event will begin by a short overview of the forces driving the anticipated upswing of the German economy next year and will the discuss the challenges Germany will have to cope […]

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The German economy is predicted to expand in 2014, but still faces many challenges in the medium to long term. The presentation at thios event will begin by a short overview of the forces driving the anticipated upswing of the German economy next year and will the discuss the challenges Germany will have to cope with in the longer term. These include the overall weakness in fixed capital formation, the demografic challenge and its implications on the labour force, education and innovation as well as the needs for federal reform.

Speakers

  • Jörg Zeuner, Chief Economist KfW Bankengruppe
  • Jakob Wegener Friis, Head of Unit, European Commission
  • Chair: Guntram Wolff, Director, Bruegel

Event Materials

Event summary Download

Presentation by Jörg Zeuner Download

Practical information

  • Venue: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
  • Time: Thursday 9 January 2013, 12:45 – 14:30 (lunch will be served at 12.45 before the event begins at 13:00)
  • Contact:Matilda Sevón, Events Coordinator – matilda.sevon[at]bruegel.org