“The Road to a European Transfer Union”
Since the 2008 global financial crisis, European policymakers have consistently relied on Northern European countries to foot the bill for the rest of the eurozone. But what will happen in the coming decades when the coffers run dry?
Hans-Werner Sinn supports the petition for Exit of Brexit: A "New Deal“ with Great Britain and a better future for the EU
The undersigned are deeply concerned about the economic and political impact Brexit will have on Britain and the EU. We appeal to all responsible politicians, business people and citizens: Help us to avert Brexit.
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Hans-Werner Sinn welcomes the prospect of a minority goverment, especially if genuine public debate returns to the Bundestag
“Buffering Volatility: A Study on the Limits of Germany's Energy Revolution”
Based on German hourly feed-in and consumption data for electric power, this paper studies the storage and buffering needs resulting from the volatility of wind and solar energy.
“How Macron Can Unite Europe”
Creating a fiscal union without a political union would forever block the road to European unification.
“What Marx Means Today”
This article argues that part of the new stagnation does not result from a natural exhaustion of investment possibilities, but from an overly loose central bank monetary policy that keeps zombie banks and their zombie clients alive and blocks the emergenc
“A two-speed post-Brexit Europe is best avoided”
EU member states should focus on striking a free-trade deal with Britain.
“President Trump’s Necessary German Lessons”
US President Donald Trump has criticized Germany’s enormous current-account surplus, which he considers the result of German currency manipulation. But the president is wrong.
“Why the EU Must Be Generous to Britain”
British Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed it. The United Kingdom will, without a doubt, leave the European Union and negotiate new trade agreements. The question is what kind of agreement the EU will accept.
“Europe’s Secret Bailout”
While the world worries about Donald Trump, Brexit, and the flow of refugees from Syria and other war-torn countries, the European Central Bank continues to work persistently and below the public radar on its debt-restructuring plan.
"Secular Stagnation or Self-Inflicted Malaise?"
What looks like Secular Stagnation may in fact be a self-inflicted malaise.
"Saving Freedom of Movement in Europe"
According to a YouGov opinion poll conducted on the day of the referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership in the European Union, migration was the single most important issue for “Leave” supporters, second only to a general preference for independence
"Britain Has Not Voted Against Europe, But Against the Brussels Rent-Seeking Establishment Led by an Increasingly Autocratic Elite"
Hans-Werner Sinns Statement on the Brexit.
Hans-Werner Sinn: Buffering Volatility: A Study on the Limits of Germany's Energy Revolution
CESifo Working Paper No. 5950, June 2016.
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"Brexit: The Unintended Consequences. A Symposium of Views"
The European Union would do what it could to squeeze British financial services out of the Continent.