Personal Profile (Long Version)

Date and place of birth

March 7, 1948, Brake, Westfalia, Germany

Marital status

Married since 1971 to Gerlinde Sinn, nee Zoubek, three children (Annette, Philipp, ascheinnd Rüdiger, born 1976, 1978, and 1982)

Current position

Professor (em.), University of Munich

Permanent Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Luzern

Professional career

President, ifo Institute (February 1999 - March 2016)

Director, Center for Economic Studies (CES), University of Munich (January 1991 - March 2016)

Professor, University of Munich (1984 - March 2016), chair for economics and public finance,
chair for economics and insurance science (1984-1994)

CEO CESifo Inc. (February 1999 - March 2016)

Member of the European Economic Advisory Group at CESifo (2001–2016)

Ass./Full Professor, Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario, Canada
(1978 - 1979, 1984 - 1985)

Associate Professor (C2), University of Mannheim (1983)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Mannheim
(1974 - 1983)

Lecturer, Institute of Public Economics, University of Münster (1972 - 1974)

President, International Institute of Public Finance (2006–2009)

Chairman, Verein für Socialpolitik (German Economic Association; 1997–2000)

Dean of economic department, University of Munich (1991-1993)

Council of Experts on German Housing Policy, Chairman (1992–1994)

Founding Member of Neue Handelshochschule Leipzig (1994/1995)

Scientific Program, Chairman, Verein für Socialpolitik (1993)

Advisor to the Bolivian Government (1993)

Chairman, Department of Economics, University of Munich (1991–1993)

Organizer of the European Meeting of the Econometric Society, Munich (1989)


Academic degrees

Habilitation and venia legendi in economics, University of Mannheim (1983)

Dr.rer.pol., University of Mannheim (1978)

Diplom Volkswirt, University of Münster (1972)

Honorary Doctorate

Honorary Doctorate, University of Economics, Prague (2017)

Honorary Doctorate, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management (2013)

Honorary Doctorate, University of Helsinki (2011)

Honorary Doctorate (Dr. rer.pol.h.c.), University of Magdeburg (1999)

Other Distinctions

Professor of the Year (all disciplines),
Deutscher Hochschulverband (German Association of University Professors, 2016)

EUmérite, Company Magnet-Schultz GmbH & Co. KG in Memmingen (2016)

Professor of the Year, Deutscher Hochschulverband (2015)

CFS Presidential Lecture, Center for Financial Studies (2014)

Ludwig-Erhard Prize for Economic Journalism, Ludwig-Erhard Foundation (2013)

Booth Lecture, University of Chicago Booth School of Business (2013)

Julian Hodge Institute of Applied Macroeconomics Annual Lecture, Cardiff (2013)

9th Annual Whitman Lecture, Peterson Institute for International Economics Washington (2013)

State Medal for outstanding services to the Bavarian economy (2012)

Tjalling C. Koopmans Asset Award, University of Tilburg (2012)

7th Van Lanschot Lecture, Tilburg University (2012)

Egon-Sohmen-Lecture (2012)

Erich Schneider Memory Lecture Kiel University 2012

10th European Economy Lecture, College of Europe, Brügge (2011)

Heinrich-Heine-Wirtschaftsprofessur, University of Düsseldorf (Heinrich Heine Professorship of Economics) (2011)

D. B. Doran Lecture on Population, Resources and Development, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2010)

Agnar Sandmo Lecture, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (2009)

Gustav Stolper Prize, Verein für Socialpolitik (2008)

Europe Award, Maastricht University (2008)

Bayerischer Maximiliansorden für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Bavarian Order of Merit) (2008)

Johann-Heinrich von Thünen-Preis, Verein für Socialpolitik (2007)

Jelle Zijlstra Lecture, Freie Universität Amsterdam (2006)

Böhm-Bawerk Lectures, Wien (2006)

The World Economy Annual Lecture, University of Nottingham (2005)

Verdienstkreuz 1. Klasse des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany) (2005)

International Book Prize CORINE (2004)

Tinbergen Lecture, Royal Netherlands Economic Association (2004)

Economic Book Prize of Financial Times Deutschland and getAbstract AG (2003)

Prize of the Advisory Council of the Union e.V. (2003)

Stevenson Lectures on Citizenship, University of Glasgow (2000)

Distinguished Scholar, Atlantic Economic Society (2000)

Verdienstkreuz am Bande des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (1999)

Yrjö Jahnsson Lectures, University of Helsinki (1999)

Dr. rer.pol.h.c., University of Magdeburg (1999)

Prize of the Herbert Quandt Foundation (1997)

Honorary Professor, University of Vienna (1988)

First university prize for habilitation thesis (1984, Schitag-Stiftung)

First university prize for doctoral dissertation (1979, Stiftung Rheinische Hypothekenbank)

Research Visits

Visiting Fellow, University of Calgary (2013)

Visiting Fellow, University of Bloomington (2013)

Visiting Fellow, Boston University (2013)

Visiting Fellow, Netherland Institute for Advanced Studies (NIAS) (2006)

Visiting Fellow, Princeton University (1998)

Bogen Visiting Chair, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (1997)

Visiting Professor, Oslo University (1997)

Visiting Professor, Stanford University (1990)

Olin Visiting Fellow, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University (1990)

International Monetary Fund (1990)

Research Fellow, London School of Economics (1989)

Research Fellow, NAVF, University of Bergen (1987)

Extended Lecture Visits

Dutch Economics Workshop (Doctoral Programmes), Groningen (2000) and Utrecht (1991)

Lecturer at Deutsche Versicherungsakademie, Munich (1987 - 1989)

Lectures at University of Giessen (1984)

Lecturer at Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie Baden (1978 - 1984) 

Other Academic Activities

Honorary President, International Institute of Public Finance (since 2009)

President, International Institute of Public Finance (presidency 2006-2009)

Chairman, Verein für Socialpolitik (German Economic Association; 1997/98 and 1999/2000)

Council of Experts on German Housing Policy, Chairman (1992 - 1994)

Founding Member of Neue Handelshochschule Leipzig (1994/1995)

Scientific Program, Chairman, Verein für Socialpolitik (1993)

Advisor to the Bolivian Government (1993)

Chairman, Department of Economics, University of Munich (1991 - 1993)

Organizer of the European Meeting of the Econometric Society, Munich (1989) 

Membership in Learned Societies and Committees

Head of the Regulatory Committee of the Bavarian Economic Council (WBU) (since 2020)

Global Summitry (global advisory board since 2015)

National Academy of Science Leopoldina, Economics and Empirical Social Sciences Section (since 2013)

European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Class V - Social Sciences, Law and Economics (since 2013)

Scientific Advisory Committee of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) (since 2012)

The Austrian Academy of Sciences, the philosophical-historical section, corresponding member (since 2012)

Charlemagne Prize Aachen Foundation Council (since 2007)

Strategic Advisory Board for the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (2006–2011)

Fellow of the European Economic Association (EEA) (since 2004)

Advisory Council of the Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI), University of Western Ontario (since 2002)

Scientific Advisory Council of the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna (2002–2009)

European Economic Advisory Group at CESifo (since 2001)

Northrhine-Westfalian Academy of Sciences (since 2001)

Verein für Socialpolitik (German Economic Association), various sections, Council (1988–1990)

Ifo Institute, Board and Council (1992–1997)

Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Historical Philosophical Class (since 1996)

International Economic Association, Executive Committee (1995–2002)

IIPF, Executive Board (1995–2003), Vice President (2000–2003)

European Economic Association, council (1990–1994 and 1997–2002)

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Cambridge, Mass., Research Associate (since 1989)

Academic advisory council, Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany (since 1989)

Economic Policy Panel, London (1985/1986 and 1991/1992)

Charlemagne Prize Aachen Foundation Council (since 2007)


Editorship Scientific Journals

Global Summitry (global advisory board since 2015)

The International Economy (editorial advisory board since 2013)

Economic Policy (senior editor 1995 - 2015)

Finanzarchiv (associate editor 1993 - 2013; advisory editor since 2006)

CESifo Economic Studies (associate editor, since 2003)

De Economist (board member  1993 - 2011)

Journal of Economic Literature (associate editor 1998 - 2003)

Finnish Economic Papers (associate editor since 2002)

Journal of Public Economics (associate editor 1994 - 2002)

International Tax and Public Finance (associate editor 1994 - 1998)

European Economic Review (associate editor 1986 - 1993)

Editorship Books

G. Milbradt, G. Nerb, W. Ochel and H.-W. Sinn, eds., Der ifo Wirtschaftskompass – Zahlen, Fakten, Hintergründe, Hanser, 2011, 296 pages

Phelps, E. S., and H.-W. Sinn, eds., Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass., 2011, 496 pages.

Cette, G., M. Fouquin and H.-W. Sinn, eds., Divergences in Productivity between Europe and the United States - Measuring and Explaining Productivity Gaps Between Developed Countries, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK; Northhampton, USA, 2007, 264 pages.

Chopra, A., J. Meier and H.-W. Sinn, eds., Sustainable Public Finance in Aging Societies, Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2007, 220 pages.

„Ifo Economic Policy“ series with Edward Elgar, since 2006.

Köthenbürger, M., H.-W. Sinn and J. Whalley, eds., Privatization Experiences in the European Union, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass., 2006, 424 pages.

Köthenbürger, M., H.-W. Sinn and M. Widgren, eds., European Monetary Integration, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass., 2004, 200 pages.

Cnossen, S., and H.-W. Sinn, eds., Public Finance and Public Policy in the New Century, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass., 2003, 535 pages.

Buchanan, J.M. and Musgrave, R.A., Public Finance and Public Choice - Two Contrasting Visions of the State, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass., 2000, 272 pages.

Baltensperger, E., and H.-W. Sinn, eds., Exchange-rate Regimes and Currency Unions: Proceedings of a conference held by the Confederation of European Economic Associations, Frankfurt, Germany, St. Martin's Press: New York 1992 and Macmillan Press: London 1992, 296 pages.

Graf von der Schulenburg, J.-M., and H.-W. Sinn, eds., Theorie der Wirtschaftspolitik: Festschrift zum 75. Geburtstag von Hans Möller, J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck): Tübingen 1990.

Microeconomic Studies, Springer (senior editor, 1986 - 1993)

Beiträge zur Finanzwissenschaft, Mohr-Siebeck (1996 - 2013)

Munich Lectures, MIT Press, (since 1996)

Scientifc Publications


1996  Professor and  president, HWWA, Hamburg

1992  Professor and founding director,
          Max Planck Institute for Transformation Economics and University of Jena

1988  Professor, Department of Applied Economic Research,
          University of Bern

1985  Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney

1984  Professor, University of Gießen, succession of Norbert Andel

1982  Lecturer, Christchurch, New Zealand


Articles in refereed journals

Decarbonizing Mobility. Thoughts on an Unresolved Challenge (together with Ch. Buchal), The European Physical Journal Plus, (2019) 134: 599.

Der Streit um die Targetsalden. Kommentar zu Martin Hellwigs Artikel 'Target-Falle oder Empörungsfalle?', Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 20 (3), Dezember 2019, S. 170 - 217; (Download, 3.42 MB); ifo Working Paper Nr. 316, Dezember 2019; (Download, 665 KB).

"The ECB's Fiscal Policy"International Tax and Public Finance 25(6), June 2018, pp. 1404-1433; NBER Working Paper No. 24613, May 2018; CESifo Working Paper No. 7019, April 2018.

"Buffering Volatility. A Study on the Limits of Germany's Energy Revolution", European Economic Review 99, October 2017, pp. 130-150; CESifo Working Papers, No. 5950, June 2016 and NBER Working Paper, No. 22467, July 2016.

"The Fossile Episode" (together with John Hassler), Journal of Monetary Economics 83, August 2016, pp. 14-26; CESifo Working Paper No. 4016, 2012.

"The Green Paradox: A Supply-side View of the Climate Problem"Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 9 (2), 2015, pp. 239-245, CESifo Working Paper No. 5385, June 2015.

"Austerity, Growth and Inflation: Remarks on the Eurozone’s Unresolved Competitiveness Problem", The World Economy 37 (1), 2014, pp. 1-13 (Download, 271 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 4086, January 2013 (Download, 207 KB).

"Target loans, current account balances and capital flows: the ECB’s rescue facility" (together with Timo Wollmershäuser), International Tax and Public Finance 19 (4), 2012, pp. 468-508 (Download, 2.3 MB); (updated version of CESifo Working Paper No. 3500, June 2011, (Download, 1.3 MB), and NBER Working Paper 17626, November 2011); (Download, 931 KB).

"Die Europäische Fiskalunion" (European Fiscal Union), Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 13 (3), 2012, pp. 137-178 (Download, 604 KB)Ifo Working Paper No. 131, July 2012 (Download, 403 KB).

"Please Bring me the New York Times – On the European Roots of Richard Abel Musgrave"International Tax and Public Finance 16 (1), 2009, pp. 124–135; (Download, 3.8 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 2050, July 2007; (Download, 76 KB).

"Das grüne Paradoxon: Warum man das Angebot bei der Klimapolitik nicht vergessen darf" (The Green Paradox: Why the Supply Side is Relevant for Climate Policy), Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 9 (special issue), 2008, pp. 109- 142; (Download, 2.4 MB)ifo Working Paper No. 54, January 2008;(Download, 675 KB).

"The Pathological Export Boom and the Bazaar Effect. How to Solve the German Puzzle"The World Economy 29 (9), 2006, pp. 1157-1175; (Download, 299 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 1708, April 2006; (Download, 190 KB).

"Public Policies against Global Warming: a supply side approach"International Tax and Public Finance 15 (4), 2008, pp. 360-394; (Download, 413 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 2087, August 2007;(Download, 397 KB).

"Due ‚Mezzogiorni’" (together with Frank Westermann), L’industria 27, 2006, pp. 49-51; (Download, 432 KB).

"Das deutsche Rätsel: Warum wir Exportweltmeister und Schlusslicht zugleich sind" (The German Puzzle: Why Germany is Both World Export Champion and Economic Laggard), Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 7, 2006, pp. 1-18; (Download, 3.0 MB).

"Europe’s Demographic Deficit. A Plea for a Child Pension System"De Economist 153, 2005, pp. 1-45;(Download, 1 MB); Authorised Abstract (Download, 9 KB); Tinbergen Lectures, (Download Preliminary Version, 224 KB).

"Migration and Social Replacement Incomes. How to Protect Low-income Workers in the Industrialized Countries Against the Forces of Globalization and Market Integration"International Tax and Public Finance 12, 2005, pp. 375-393; (Download, 252 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 1265, August 2004; NBER Working Paper No. 10798, September 2004.

"EU Enlargement, Migration and the New Constitution"CESifo Economic Studies 50, 2004, pp. 685-707.

"The Pay-as-you-go Pension System as a Fertility Insurance and Enforcement Device"Journal of Public Economics 88, 2004, pp. 1335- 1357; (Download, 214 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 154, 1998; NBER Working Paper No. 6610, June 1998.

"The Dilemma of Globalisation: A German Perspective"Economie Internationale 100, 2004, pp. 111-120; (Download, 168 KB).

"The New Systems Competition"Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 5, 2004, pp. 23-38; (Download, 130 KB). German version: "Der neue Systemwettbewerb"Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 3, 2002, pp. 391- 407; (Download, 154 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 623, December 2001; NBER Working Paper No. 8747, January 2002.

"Social Union, Convergence and Migration" (together with W. Ochel), Journal of Common Market Studies 41, 2003, pp. 869-896; (Download, 701 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 961, June 2003.

"Verbraucherschutz als Staatsaufgabe" (Consumer Protection as Government Responsibility), Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 4, 2003, pp. 281-294; (Download, 187 KB).

"EU Enlargement and the Future of the Welfare State", Stevenson Citizenship Lectures, Scottish Journal of Political Economy 49, 2002, pp. 104-115; (Download, 130 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 307, June 2000; Working Paper No. 2001_5, Department of Economics, University of Glasgow.

"Weber's Law and the Biological Evolution of Risk Preferences: The Selective Dominance of the Logarithmic Utility Function, 2002 Geneva Risk Lecture"The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance Theory 28, 2003, pp. 87-100; (Download, 85 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 770, September 2002.

"Risk Taking, Limited Liability and the Competition of Bank Regulators"Finanzarchiv 59 (3), 2003, pp. 305-329; (Download, 4.6 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 603, 2001; NBER Working Paper No. 8669, 2001.

"Pensions and the Path to Gerontocracy in Germany" (together with S. Übelmesser), European Journal of Political Economy 19, 2002, pp. 153–158. “When will the Germans Get Trapped in their Pension System?” (together with Silke Uebelmesser), CESifo Working Paper No. 561, September 2001; NBER Working Paper No. 8503, October 2001.

"Germany's Economic Unification. An Assessment After Ten Years"Review of International Economics 10, 2002, pp. 113-128; (Download, 117 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 247, February 2000; NBER Working Paper No. 7586, March 2000.

"Green Tax Reform and Competitiveness" (together with E. Koskela and R. Schöb), German Economic Review 2, 2001, pp. 19-30; (Download, 1.5 MB).

"The Value of Children and Immigrants in a Pay-as- you-go Pension System: A Proposal for a Transition to a Funded System"ifo Studien 47 (1), 2001, pp. 77-94; (Download, 3.9 MB)CESifo Working PaperNo. 141, 1997; NBER Working Paper No. 6229, October 1997.

"Two Mezzogiornos" (together with F. Westermann), Rivista di diritto finanziario e scienza delle finanze 60, 2001, pp. 29-54; also in: M. Bordignon, D. da Empoli, eds., "Politica fiscale, flessibilità dei mercati e crescita“, Franco Angeli: Milan, pp. 43-66; CESifo Working Paper No. 378, December 2000; NBER Working Paper No. 8125, February 2001.

"The Threat to the German Welfare State"Atlantic Economic Journal 28, 2000, pp. 279-294;(Download, 932 KB) CESifo Working Paper No. 320, July 2000.

"Why a Funded Pension System is Useful and Why It is Not Useful"International Tax and Public Finance 7, 2000, pp. 389-410; (Download, 154 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 195, 1999; NBER Working Paper No. 7592, March 2000.

"EU Enlargement, Migration, and Lessons from German Unification"German Economic Review 1, 2000, pp. 299-314; (Download, 1.1 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 182, 1999.

"A Simple Model of Privately Profitable but Socially Useless Speculation" (together with M. C. Kemp), Japanese Economic Review 51, 2000, pp. 85-95; (Download, 830 KB)NBER Working Paper No. 3513, November 1990.

"Gesetzliche Rentenversicherung: Prognosen im Vergleich" (Social Security in Germany: Comparing Projections) (together with M. Thum), Finanzarchiv 56, 1999, pp. 104-135; (Download, 1.53 MB).

"Pollution, Factor Taxation and Unemployment" (together with E. Koskela and R. Schöb), International Tax and Public Finance 5, 1998, pp. 379-396; (Download, 163 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 151, 1998; (Download, 139 KB).

"European Integration and the Future of the Welfare State"Swedish Economic Policy Review 5, 1998, pp. 113-132; (Download, 6.57 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 153, 1998.

„The Selection Principle and Market Failure in Systems Competition“Journal of Public Economics 66, 1997, S. 247-274; (Download, 1.28 MB)CESifo Working Paper Nr. 103, 1996; NBER Working Paper Nr. 5411, März 1999.

"Foreign Direct Investment, Political Resentment and the Privatization Process in Eastern Europe" (together with A. Weichenrieder), Economic Policy 24, 1997, pp. 179-210; (Download, 1.2 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 129, 1997.

"Eurowinners and Eurolosers: The Distribution of Seignorage Wealth in EMU" (together with H. Feist), European Journal of Political Economy 13, 1997, pp. 665- 689; (Download, 1.08 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 134, 1997; NBER Working Paper No. 6072, May 1999.

"Deutschland im Steuerwettbewerb" (Germany under Tax Competition), Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 216, 1997, pp. 672-692; (Download, 267 KB)CESifo Working PaperNo. 132, 1997.

"Social Insurance, Incentives and Risk Taking"International Tax and Public Finance 3, 1996, pp. 259-280; (Download, 1.3 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 102, 1996; (Download, 2.58 MB); NBER Working Paper No. 5335, November 1995; (Download, 465 KB).

"A Theory of the Welfare State"Scandinavian Journal of Economics 97, 1995, pp. 495-526; (Download, 941 KB)CESifo Working Paper Nr. 65, 1994; NBER Working Paper No. 4856, April 1996.

"Staggering Along. Wages Policy and Investment Support in East Germany"The Economics of Transition 3, 1995, pp. 403-426; (Download, 813 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 67, 1994.

"Privatization, Risk-Taking, and the Communist Firm" (jointly with D. Demougin), Journal of Public Economics 55, 1994, pp. 203-231; (Download, 1.6 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 16, 1992; (Download, 13.7 MB)NBER Working Paper No. 4205, March 1995; (Download, 403 KB).

"How much Europe? Subsidiarity, Centralization and Fiscal Competition"Scottish Journal of Political Economy 41, 1994, pp. 85-107; (Download, 938 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 39, 1993. German translation: "Wieviel Brüssel braucht Europa?", Staatswissenschaften und Staatspraxis 2, 1994, pp. 155-186.

"Do Firms Maximize their Cost of Finance?"Finanzarchiv 50, 1993, pp. 21-36; (Download, 700 KB).

"Pigou and Clarke Join Hands"Public Choice 75, 1993, pp. 79-91; (Download, 1.05 MB) .

"American Economic Policy and the International Debt Crisis"Journal of International and Comparative Economics 2, 1993, pp. 207-226; (Download, 626 KB)NBER Working Paper No. 3532, December 1990 (Download, 305 KB), Princeton University Discussion Paper No. 61, October 1990.

"Privatization in East Germany", in: P. Pestieau, Hrsg., Public Finance in a World of Transition (IIPF congress St. Petersburg 1991), Public Finance, Supplement to Vol. 47, 1992, pp. 152-171; (Download, 730 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 8, 1991; NBER Working Paper No. 3998, February 1992.

"The Vanishing Harberger Triangle"Journal of Public Economics 45, 1991, pp. 271-300; (Download, 1.74 MB)NBER Working Paper No. 3225, October 1991; (Download 420 KB).

"The Non-neutrality of Inflation for International Capital Movements"European Economic Review 35, 1991, pp. 1-22; (Download, 1.27 MB)NBER Working Paper No. 3219, August 1991.

"Taxation and the Cost of Capital: The 'Old' View, the 'New' View, and Another View", in: D. Bradford, ed., Tax Policy and the Economy 5, 1991, National Bureau of Economic Research, pp. 25-54; (Download, 950 KB)NBER Working Paper No. 3501, December 1991; (Download, 373 KB)Woodrow Wilson School Discussion Paper No. 59, Princeton, 1990.

"Paradoxa in der Volkswirtschaftslehre" (Paradoxes in Economics), Jahrbuch für Sozialwissenschaft 42, 1991, pp. 263-277; (Download, 566 KB).

"The Limits to Competition between Economic Regimes" (Inaugural Lecture, University of Vienna), Empirica 17, 1990, pp. 3-14; (Download, 694 KB).

"Share Repurchases, the 'New' View, and the Cost of Capital"Economics Letters 36, 1991, pp. 187-190; (Download, 219 KB).

"Tax Harmonization and Tax Competition in Europe"European Economic Review 34, 1990, Papers & Proceedings, pp. 489-504; (Download, 969 KB)NBER Working Paper No. 3248, January 1991; (Download, 191 KB).

"Expected Utility, μ-σ Preferences, and Linear Distribution Classes: A Further Result"Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 3, 1990, pp. 277-281; (Download, 280 KB)NBER Working Paper No. 1491, January 1991.

"Expected Utility and the Siegel Paradox"Journal of Economics/Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie 50, 1989, pp. 257-268; (Download, 1,87 MB).

"U.S. Tax Reform 1981 and 1986: Impact on International Capital Markets and Capital Flows“, National Tax Journal 41, 1988, pp. 327-340 (background paper for World Development Report, World Bank, 1988); (Download, 3.52 MB).

"The Sahel Problem"Kyklos 41, 1988, pp. 187-213; (Download, 638 KB).

"Gradual Reforms of Capital Income Taxation" (together with P. Howitt), American Economic Review 79, 1989, pp. 106-124; (Download, 449 KB).

"Two-moment Decision Models and Expected Utility Maximization", comment on J. Meyer, American Economic Review 79, 1989, pp. 601-602 (Download PDF, 105 KB).

"The 1986 U.S. Tax Reform and the World Capital Market"European Economic Review 32, Papers & Proceedings, 1988, pp. 325-333; (Download, 594 KB).

"Beschleunigte steuerliche Abschreibungen: Verpuffende Anreize?“ (Accelerated Tax Depreciation: Vanishing Incentives?), Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 205, 1988, pp. 457-462;(Download, 480 KB).

"Gedanken zur volkswirtschaftlichen Bedeutung des Versicherungswesens“ (Reflections on the Economic Role of Insurance), Zeitschrift für die gesamte Versicherungswissenschaft 77, 1988, pp. 1-27;(Download, 857 KB).

"Vacant Land and the Role of Government Intervention"Regional Science and Urban Economics 16, 1986, pp. 353-385; (Download, 1.82 MB).

"Risiko als Produktionsfaktor“ (Risk as a Factor of Production; Inaugural Lecture University of Munich), Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 201, 1986, pp. 557-571; (Download, 1.0 MB).

"Sufficient Conditions for a Vanishing Clarke Tax - A Note"Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie 46, 1986, pp. 65-72; (Download, 1.59 MB).

"Surprise Price Shifts, Tax Changes and the Supply Behaviour of Resource Extracting Firms" (together with N.V. Long), Australian Economic Papers 24, 1985, pp. 278–289.

"Why Taxes Matter. A Comment on Reagan's Tax Reforms and the US-Trade Deficit"Economic Policy 1, 1985, pp. 239-250; (Download, 254 KB).

"Psychophysical Laws in Risk Theory"Journal of Economic Psychology 6, 1985, pp. 185-206.(Download, 1.4 MB).

"Common Property Resources, Storage Facilities and Ownership Structures: A Cournot Model of the Oil Market"Economica 51, 1984, pp. 235-252; (Download, 364 KB).

"Die Bedeutung des Accelerated Cost Recovery System für den internationalen Kapitalverkehr" (The Implications of the Accelerated Cost Recovery System for International Capital Movements), Kyklos 37, 1984, pp. 542-576; (Download, 1.74 MB).

"Rationale Erwartungen, Rationierung und Rezession - Braucht keynesianische Politik dumme Bürger?" (Rational Expectations, Rationing and Recession. Does Keynesian Policy Need Stupid Citizens?), Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 199, 1984, pp. 158-178; (Download, 1.17 MB).

"International Capital Movements, Flexible Exchange Rates and the IS-LM Model. A Comparison Between the Portfolio-Balance and the Flow Hypotheses"Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv 119, 1983, pp. 36-63; (Download, 2.5 MB).

"Pro und Contra Crowding Out. Zur Stichhaltigkeit dreier populärer Argumente" (Pro and Contra Crowding Out. On the Validity of Three Popular Arguments), Kredit und Kapital 16, 1983, pp. 488-512;(Download, 827 KB).

"Taxation, Growth, and Resource Extraction: A General Equilibrium Approach"European Economic Review 19, 1982, pp. 357-386; (Download, 1.97 MB).

"Kinked Utility and the Demand for Human Wealth and Liability Insurance"European Economic Review 17, 1982, pp. 149-162; (Download, 750 KB).

"The Economic Theory of Species Extinction. Comment on Smith"Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 9, 1982, pp. 194-198; (Download, 336 KB).

"Capital Income Taxation, Depreciation Allowances and Economic Growth: A Perfect-Foresight General Equilibrium Model", Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie 41, 1981, pp. 295-305; (Download, 534 KB).

"The Theory of Exhaustible Resources"Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie 41, 1981, pp. 183-192; (Download, 576 KB).

"Stock Dependent Extraction Costs and the Technological Efficiency of Resource Depletion"Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften 101, 1981, pp. 507-517 (Download, 276 KB).

"Die konjunkturellen Wirkungen der Schuldenstrukturpolitik" (Debt Management and Aggregate Demand); together with H. H. Nachtkamp, Finanzarchiv 39, 1981, pp. 279-305; (Download, 3 MB).

"Eigentumsrechte, Kompensationsregeln und Marktmacht: Anmerkungen zum Coase Theorem" (Property Rights, Compensation Rules and Market Power: Remarks on the Coase Theorem); together with U. Schmoltzi, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 196, 1981, pp. 97-117; (Download, 2.18 MB).

"Der Haavelmo Effekt im Wechselkursmechanismus. Zur Interpretation eines populären Ansatzes" (The Haavelmo Effect in the Exchange Rate Mechanism. An Interpretation of a Popular Approach), Jahrbuch für Sozialwissenschaft 32, 1981, pp. 1-16; (Download, 518 KB).

"The Theory of Temporary Equilibrium and the Keynesian Model"Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie 40, 1980, pp. 281-320; (Download, 3.05 MB).

"A Rehabilitation of the Principle of Insufficient Reason"Quarterly Journal of Economics 94, 1980, pp. 493-506; (Download, 326 KB).

"The Efficiency of Insurance Markets", European Economic Review 11, 1978, pp. 321-341; (Download, 2.68 MB).

„Die Allokationswirkungen der Versicherung“, Zeitschrift für die gesamte Versicherungswissenschaft 66, 1977, S. 507-538; (Download, 1.0 MB).

"Das Marxsche Gesetz des tendenziellen Falls der Profitrate" (Marx' law of the Falling Rate of Profit), Zeitschrift für die gesamte Staatswissenschaft 131, 1975, pp. 646-696; (Download, 3.62 MB).

Target-Salden und die deutsche Kapitalbilanz im Zeichen der europäischen Zahlungsbilanzkrise” (Target Balances and the German Financial Account in Light of the European Balance-of-Payments Crisis), Kredit und Kapital 45 (4), 2012, pp. 465–487, (Download, 411 KB); ifo Working Paper No. 149, December 2012, (Download, 1.3 MB); CESifo Working Paper No. 4051, December 2012 (Download, 487 KB).

What Marx Means Today, CESifo Working Paper No. 6463, May 2017, in Economic Affairs, Vol. 37, Issue 2, 2017, pp. 229-239,
As: Was uns Marx heute noch zu sagen hat, in: M. Greffrath, ed., RE: Das Kapital. Politische Ökonomie im 21. Jahrhundert, Antje Kunstmann: Munich 2017,
pp. 73-90, broadcasted as: Essay und Diskurs, Deutschlandfunk, March 19th, 2017, and in: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, Book 19-20/2017, May 8th, 2017, pp. 23-28.


Refereed monographs

The Economics of Target Balances: From Lehman to Corona, Palgrave Macmillan, London, November 2020, 159 pages.

The Euro Trap. On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets and Beliefs, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2014, 416 pages. Korean edition, Hantee Media Publishing, Seoul, Korea, 2015.

The Green Paradox. A Supply-side Approach to Global Warming. MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass., 2012, 288 S. (fundamentally revised translation of  Das grüne Paradoxon). Turkish Edition 2016. New Edition, Weltbuch Verlag, October 2020.

Casino Capitalism. How the Financial Crisis Came about and What Needs to Be Done Now, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2010, 400 pages, second edition (Paperback) 2012. Korean edition, Ecopia, Korea, 2010, 421 pages. (Revised and updated translation of Kasino-Kapitalismus).

Can Germany be Saved? The Malaise of the World’s First Welfare State, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass., 2007, 356 pages. (Revised and updated translation of Ist Deutschland noch zu retten?).
Korean Edition 2007.

The New Systems Competition, Yrjö Jahnsson Lectures, Basil Blackwell: Oxford 2003, 228 pages. One hardback, one paperback edition.

Jumpstart. The Economic Unification of Germany, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass., and London 1992, 238 pages, with Gerlinde Sinn. (Revised translation of Kaltstart). Second English edition: MIT Press, 1993. Korean, French and Russian editions 1994. Chinese edition 2012.

Capital Income Taxation and Resource Allocation, North Holland: Amsterdam etc. 1987, 411 pages. (Translation of Kapitaleinkommensbesteuerung, Mohr: Tübingen 1985).

Kapitaleinkommensbesteuerung. Eine Analyse der intertemporalen, internationalen und intersektoralen Allokationswirkungen, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck): Tübingen 1985, 352 pages (habilitation thesis).

Economic Decisions under Uncertainty, North Holland: Amsterdam, New York und Oxford 1983, 359 pages. (Translation of Ökonomische Entscheidungen bei Ungewißheit). Second English edition: Physica: Heidelberg 1989.

Ökonomische Entscheidungen bei Ungewißheit, J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck): Tübingen 1980,
374 pages (dissertation). Second edition: Physica-Publishing House; Heidelberg, 1989.

Non-refereed monographs

Der Schwarze Juni. Brexit, Flüchtlingswelle, Euro-Desaster – Wie die Neugründung Europas gelingt (The Black June: Brexit, Refugees, Euro Desaster – A Strategy for Refounding Europe),
Herder: Freiburg 2016, 368 pages.

Die Target Fall - Gefahren für unser Geld und unsere Kinder (The Target Trap), Hanser: Munich, 2012, 418 pages.

Kasino-Kapitalismus: Wie es zur Finanzkrise kam, und was jetzt zu tun ist (Casino Capitalism - How the financial crisis came about and what needs to be done), Econ: Berlin, 2009, 352 pages, three editions.

Das grüne Paradoxon - Plädoyer für eine illusionsfreie Klimapolitik (The Green Paradox – an Argument for Climate Policies Free of Illusions), Econ: Berlin, 2008, 480 pages. Up to now two editions, third revised paperback edition: Ullstein: Berlin 2012.

Redesigning the Welfare State: Germany’s Current Agenda for an Activating Social Assistance (together with Martin Werding et al.), Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK; Northhampton, USA, 2006, 204 pages.

Die Basar-Ökonomie. Deutschland: Exportweltmeister oder Schlusslicht? (Bazaar Economy. Germany – World Export Champion or Economic Slowcoach?), Econ: Berlin 2005, 249 pages (two hardcover editions and one paperback edition, Econ; 1 paperback edition, Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung; audiobook, Radioropa, 2005, three editions).

Ist Deutschland noch zu retten? (Can Germany be Saved?), Econ: Munich 2003, 496 pages; 8 hardcover editions; 1st to 4th paperback edition: Ullstein: Berlin since 2005; audiobook, Radioropa, 2005.

The German State Banks. Global Players in the International Financial Markets, Edward Elgar: Aldershot, 1999, 140 pages. (English translation of Der Staat im Bankwesen....)

Der Staat im Bankwesen. Zur Rolle der Landesbanken in Deutschland, Beck: Munich 1997, 156 pages.

Kaltstart. Volkswirtschaftliche Aspekte der Deutschen Vereinigung, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck): Tübingen 1991, 231 pages, with Gerlinde Sinn. Second edition, 1992. Third (paperback) edition: DTV: Munich 1993.

Smaller monographs

"Die griechische Tragödie" (The Greek Tragedy), ifo Schnelldienst 68, Special Issue May, 2015, pp. 33 (Download, 499 KB); English Version, CESifo Forum 16, Special Issue June, 2015, pp. 35.

"Das demographische Defizit – die Fakten, die Folgen, die Ursachen und die Politikimplikationen"; (The Demographic Deficit – the Facts, the Consequences, the Causes and Policy Implications), ifo Schnelldienst 66, 2013, No. 21, pp. 3-23 (Download, 1.2 MB).

"Verantwortung der Staaten und Notenbanken in der Eurokrise", (The Responsibility of States and Central Banks in the Euro Crisis), Gutachten für das Bundesverfassungsgericht, ifo Schnelldienst 66, Special Issue June, 2013, pp. 3-33; also published in: Wirtschaftsdienst, 93 (7), 2013, pp. 451-454

"Die Target-Kredite der Deutschen Bundesbank", (German Bundesbank Target credit), ifo Schnelldienst 65, special issue March, 2012, pp. 34; (Download, 2.66 MB).

"Target-Kredite, Leistungsbilanzsalden und Kapitalverkehr: Der Rettungsschirm der EZB", (Target Loans, Current Account Balances and Capital Flows: The ECB’s Rescue Facility ) (together with Timo Wollmershäuser), ifo Schnelldienst 64, special issue June, 2011, pp. 29; (Download, 1.27 MB).

"Ein Krisenmechanismus für die Eurozone", (A Crisis Mechanism for the Eurozone) (together with Kai Carstensen), ifo Schnelldienst 63, special issue November 2010, pp. 17; (Download, 2.61 MB).

"Rescuing Europe"CESifo Forum 11 (Special Issue August 2010), 2010, pp. 1-22; (Download, 3.77 MB)..

"Die Bedeutung des Gewährleistungsgesetzes für Deutschland und Europa" (The Importance the Euro Rescue Plan for Germany and Europe), ifo Schnelldienst 63, 2010, No. 10, pp. 9; (Download, 1.63 MB).

"The Welfare State and the Forces of Globalization", Zelle Jijlstra Lecture 5, Wassenaar 2006, pp. 20; CESifo Working Paper No. 1925, 2007; (Download, 140 KB); NBER Working Paper No. w12946, March 2007.

"Basar-Ökonomie Deutschland - Exportweltmeister oder Schusslicht?", (Bazaar Economy Germany – World Export Champion or Economic Slowcoach?), ifo Schnelldienst 58, special issue No. 6, April 2005, pp. 42; (Download, 3.91 MB).

"Das Dilemma der Globalisierung", (The Dilemma of Globalisation), Walter Adolf Jöhr Lecture 2004, University St. Gallen, pp. 15; (Download, 1.26 MB).

"The Sick Man of Europe: Diagnosis and Therapy of a Kathedersozialist", Stiftung Schloß Neuhardenberg, Ifo Institute: Munich 2003; German version: Deutsche Rede: Der kranke Mann Europas: Diagnose und Therapie eines Kathedersozialisten; (Download, 511 KB).

"Die rote Laterne – Die Gründe für Deutschlands Wachstumsschwäche und die notwendigen Reformen", (The Laggard of Europe: The Reasons for Germany’s Economic Weakness and the Necessary Reforms), Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften, ed., Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag: Paderborn, Munich et al., 2003, pp. 70; (Download, 3.42 MB); also: ifo Schnelldienst 55, 2002, special issue No. 23, pp. 32; (Download, 5.26 MB).

"The Laggard of Europe", CESifo Forum Vol. 4 (Special Issue No. 1)CESifo Forum 4 (Special issue No. 1), ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich, 2003, pp. 1-32; (Download, 4.42 MB).

"EU Enlargement and Labour Mobility - Consequences for Labour Markets and Redistribution by the State in Germany", (with Gebhard Flaig, Martin Werding, Sonja Munz, Nicola Düll and Herbert Hofmann), CESifo Research Reports 2, ifo Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, 2003; (Download, 670 KB).

"Welfare to Work in Germany - A Proposal on How to Promote Employment and Growth", (with Christian Holzner, Wolfgang Meister, Wolfgang Ochel and Martin Werding), CESifo Research Reports 1, ifo Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, 2003; (Download, 565 KB).

"Aktivierende Sozialhilfe - Ein Weg zu mehr Beschäftigung und Wachstum", (Activating Welfare – a Means to Achieve More Employment and Growth), (together with M. Werding et al.), ifo Schnelldienst 55, special issue No. 9, Ifo Institute: Munich 2002, pp. 52; (Download, 2.14 MB).  

„Fusion E.ON-Ruhrgas - Die volkswirtschaftlichen Aspekte“, (Fusion E.ON-Ruhrgas – The Economic Aspects), ifo Forschungsberichte, No. 9, Ifo Institute: Munich 2002, pp. 63; (Download, 475 KB).  

„Volkswirtschaftliche Probleme der deutschen Vereinigung“, (Economic Problems after German Reunification), Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften, ed., Vorträge N 421, Westdeutscher Verlag: Opladen 1996, pp. 42; 

Popular monographs

Der Corona-Schock. Wie die Wirtschaft überlebt, Herder: Freiburg, 2020, 224 pages.

Gefangen im Euro (Trapped in the Euro), Redline: Munich,  2014, 224 pages.

Verspielt nicht eure Zukunft! (Don't Gamble Away Your Future!), Redline: Munich, 2013, 112 pages.

Food for Thought: 100 Theses from the Ifo Institute, Ifo Institute: Munich 2009, 282 pages.

Mut zu Reformen. 50 Denkanstöße für die Wirtschaftspolitik (Food for Thoughts: 50 Theses on How to Bring Reforms on the Way), Beck in dtv: Munich 2004, 159 pages.

Collection of essays

Risk Taking, Limited Liability, and the Banking Crisis, Selected Reprints, Ifo Institute: Munich 2009, 200 pages.

Co-authored Committee Reports

Report on the European Economy, European Economic Advisory Group at CESifo (with co-authors), CESifo: Munich, fourteen volumes, 2002–2015, introduction and co-authorship respectively.

Kommission Zukunft Soziale Marktwirtschaft. Soziale Marktwirtschaft – Ordnung ohne Alternative (Social Market Economy – System with no Alternative), Report of an expert committee to the Bavarian Government (together with Stefan Goetzl, Reinhard Marx et al.) (Download, 387 KB) plus handbook of the commission (pp. 12-13, 28-36, 74-79, 164-168 (Download, 9 MB), Munich, 2009, 48 pages.

Report on the European Economy, European Economic Advisory Group at CESifo (with co-authors), CESifo: Munich, fifteen volumes, 2001–2016, introduction and co-authorship respectively.

EU-Erweiterung und Arbeitskräftemigration: Wege einer schrittweisen Annäherung der Arbeitsmärkte (EU Expansion and Labour Force Migration: Options for a Gradual Convergence of Labour Markets) (together with G. Flaig, M. Werding, S. Munz, N. Düll, H. Hofmann), ifo Beiträge zur Wirtschaftsforschung 2, Ifo Institute: Munich 2001, 369 pages.

EU Enlargement and Labour Mobility – Consequences for Labour Markets and Redistribution by the State in Germany, Ifo Institute: Munich 2003 (translation of “EU-Erweiterung und Arbeitskräftemigration”).

Wohnungspolitik auf dem Prüfstand (Housing Policy), Report of an expert committee to the Federal Government of Germany, Chairman, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck): Tübingen 1995, 444 pages.

Wohnungspolitik für die neuen Länder (Housing Policy for the New Länder), Report of an expert committee to the Federal Government of Germany, Chairman, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck): Tübingen 1995, 164 pages.

Making Sense of Subsidiarity: How Much Centralization for Europe? (together with D. Begg, J. Crémer et al.), CEPR: London 1993, 165 pages (Italian edition 1995).

Various reports of the Council of Economic Advisors, Ministry of Economics, Germany (since 1989).

Academic papers in conference volumes

"The European Debt Crisis", in: Thomas J. Sargent and Jouko Vilmunen, eds., Macroeconomics at the Service of Public Policy, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2013, pp. 24-35. One hardback, one paperback edition (2015).

"The Welfare State and the Forces of Globalization", in: Edmund S. Phelps and Hans-Werner Sinn, eds.,Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass., 2011, pp. 413-428; (Download, 5,3 MB).

"The Euro, Eastern Europe, and Black Markets: The Currency Hypothesis" (together with F. Westermann), in: P. de Grauwe, ed., Exchange Rate Economics: Where Do We Stand?, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass. 2005, pp. 207-238 (Download, 6 MB)NBER Working Paper No. 8352, 2001;CESifo Working Paper No. 493, 2001.

"Seignorage Wealth in the Eurosystem: Eurowinners and Eurolosers Revisited" (together with H. Feist), in: M. Köthenbürger, H.-W. Sinn und M. Widgren, eds., European Monetary Integration, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass. 2004, pp. 121-136 (Download, 3 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 353, November 2000.

"Das Demographische Defizit. Die Fakten, die Folgen, die Ursachen und die Politikimplikationen" (The Demographic Deficit. Facts, Consequences, Reasons and Policy Implications), in: C. Leipert, ed.,Demographie und Wohlstand. Neuer Stellenwert für die Familie in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, Leske und Budrich: Opladen, 2003, pp. 57-88 (Download, 3.7 MB); also in: ifo Schnelldienst 56, 2003, No. 5, pp. 20-36 (Download, 1.25 MB); and in: H. Birg, ed., Auswirkungen der demograpischen Alterung und der Bevölkerungsschrumpfung auf Wirtschaft, Staat und Gesellschaft, Lit Verlag: Münster, 2005, pp. 53–90; (Download, 4.5 MB).

"The Crisis in Germany’s Pension Insurance System and How it Can be Resolved“, in: S. Cnossen and H.-W. Sinn, eds., Public Finance and Public Policy in the New Century, MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass. 2003, pp. 269-292 (Download, 2.8 MB); CESifo Working Paper No. 191, 1999; NBER Working Paper No. 7304, August 1999.

"Social Dumping in the Transformation Process?", in: E. Helpman and E. Sadka, eds., Economic Policy in the International Economy, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge 2003, pp. 405-430 (Download, 1.1 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 508, June 2001; NBER Working Paper No. 8364, July 2001.

"Die Osterweiterung der EU und die Zukunft des Sozialstaates" (Eastern Enlargement and the Welfare State), in: S. Leibfried and U. Wagschal, eds., Der deutsche Sozialstaat. Bilanzen - Reformen - Perspektiven, Campus: Frankfurt/New York 2000, pp. 474-489 (Download, 1.4 MB).

"Sozialstaat im Wandel" (Welfare State Adjustments), in: R. Hauser, ed., Die Zukunft des Sozialstaats, Jahrestagung 1998, Schriften des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Duncker & Humblot: Berlin 2000, pp. 15-34 (Download, 3.1 MB). Also published as "Der Sozialstaat in der Zwickmühle“ (The Welfare State in a Bind), Handelsblatt, No. 227, November 24th, 1998, p. 53.

"Green Tax Reform, Structural Unemployment, and Welfare" (together with E. Koskela and R. Schöb), in: H. Chernick, ed., Proceedings of the 91st Annual Conference on Taxation, National Tax Association: Washington D.C. 1999, pp. 52-56 (Download, 1.5 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 176, 1998; NBER Working Paper No. 6922, February 1999.

"International Implications of German Unification", in: A. Razin and E. Sadka, eds., The Economics of Globalization, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge 1999, pp. 33-58 (Download, 1.78 MB)CESifo Working Paper No. 117, 1996; NBER Working Paper No. 5839, November 1996.

"Die Krise der Gesetzlichen Rentenversicherung und Wege zu ihrer Lösung" (The Crisis of Germany's Pension Insurance System and How it can be Resolved), in: Jahrbuch 1998 der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Beck Verlag: Munich 1999, pp. 96-119 (Download, 711 KB). Also in: Bitburger Gespräche Jahrbuch 2000: Die Krise der gesetzlichen Rentenversicherung und Wege zu ihrer Überwindung, C. H. Beck: Munich 2001, pp. 21-42 (Download, 5 MB).

"Wage Differentiation and Share Ownership to Counter the Domestic Threat of Globalization", in: Horst Siebert, ed., Globalization and Labor, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), Tübingen 1999, pp. 273-285 (Download, 861 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 51, 1993.

"What Can Korea Learn from German Unification?" (together with Gerlinde Sinn), in: B. Hwang and Y. Yoon, eds., Middle Powers in the Age of Globalization. Implications for Korean Political Economy and Unification, The Korean Institute of International Studies: 1996, pp. 357-363 (Download, 242 KB).

"Schlingerkurs: Lohnpolitik und Investitionsförderung in den neuen Bundesländern", in: G. Gutmann, ed., Die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit der ostdeutschen Wirtschaft, Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Jena 1994, Duncker & Humblot: Berlin 1995, pp. 23-60 (Download, 1.6 MB). Revised English Version: Staggering Along. Wages Policy and Investment Support in East Germany, The Economics of Transition3, 1995, pp. 403–426; CESifo Working Paper No. 67, 1994

"Taxation and the Birth of Foreign Subsidiaries", in: H. Herberg and N.V. Long, eds., Trade, Welfare, and Economic Policies, Essays in Honour of Murray C. Kemp, University of Michigan Press: Ann Arbor 1993, pp. 325-352 (Download, 1.3 MB)NBER Working Paper No. 3519, November 1990.

''The Biological Selection of Risk Preferences''; together with A. Weichenrieder, in: Bayerische Rückversicherung, ed., Risk is a construct - Perceptions of risk Perception, Munich 1993, pp. 67-83 (Download, 1.2 MB).

"Die biologische Selektion der Risikopräferenz" (The Biological Selection of Risk Preferences); together with A. Weichenrieder, in: Bayerische Rückversicherung, ed., Risk is a construct - Perceptions of risk Perception, Munich 1993, pp. 67-83 (Download, 1.2 MB).

"Macroeconomic Aspects of German Unification", in: P.J. Welfens, ed., Economic Aspects of German Unification, Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg, New York etc. 1992, pp. 79-133 (Download, 1.3 MB)NBER Working Paper No. 3596, January 1991.

"The Case for European Tax Harmonization", in: G. Winckler, ed., Tax Harmonization and Financial Liberalization in Europe. Proceedings of Conferences held by the Confederation of European Economic Associations in 1989, Basingstoke 1992, pp. 3-7 (Download, 0.6 MB).

"Why Taxes Matter. A Comment on Reagan’s Tax Reforms and the U.S. Trade Deficit", in: E.S. Phelps, ed., Recent Developments in Macroeconomics, Vol. II, Elgar: Aldershot 1991, pp. 497-507 (Download, 4.8 MB).

"Can Direct and Indirect Taxes Be Added for International Comparisons of Competitiveness?“, in: H. Siebert, ed., Reforming Capital Income Taxation, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck): Tübingen 1990, pp. 47-65 (Download, 1.0 MB); NBER Working Paper No. 3263, March 1991.

"U.S. Tax Reform 1981 and 1986: Impact on International Capital Markets and Capital Flows", in: K. Vogel, ed., Influence of Tax Differentials on International Competitivness, Kluwer Academic Publishers: Deventer 1990, pp. 25-58 (Download, 1.26 MB).

"The Policy of Tax-cut-cum-base-broadening: Implications for International Capital Movements", in: M. Neumann and Karl Roskamp, eds., Public Finance and Performance of Enterprises, 34th Annual Congress and Semicentennial of the International Institute of Public Finance, Paris, 24th - 28th August 1987, Paris 1987, Wayne State University Press: Detroit 1989, pp. 153-176 (Download, 1.4 MB)NBER Working Paper No. 1448, September 1990.

"Die Amerikanische Wirtschaftspolitik und die Weltschuldenkrise" (American Economic Policy and the World Debt Crisis), in: G. Bombach, B. Gahlen and A.E. Ott, eds., Die nationale und die internationale Schuldenproblematik J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck): Tübingen 1989, pp. 45-63 (Download, 1.1 MB).

"Die Clarke-Steuer zur Lösung des Umweltproblems: Eine Erläuterung am Beispiel der Wasserwirtschaft" (The Clarke Tax as a Solution to the Environmental Problem: an Explanation Based on the Example of Water Supply), in: H. Siebert, ed., Umweltschutz für Luft und Wasser, Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg and New York 1988, pp. 241-254 (Download, 980 KB).

"Inflation, Scheingewinnbesteuerung und Kapitalallokation" , in: D. Schneider, Hrsg., Kapitalmarkt und Finanzierung (Schriften des Vereins für Socialpolitik), Duncker & Humblot: Berlin 1987, S. 187-210 (Download, 1.6 MB).

„Wachstums- und beschäftigungsneutrale Kapitaleinkommensbesteuerung“ , in: H. Siebert, Hrsg.,Intertemporale Allokation, Lang: Frankfurt und Bern 1984, S. 259-279; (Download, 560 KB).

"Optimal Taxation and Economic Depreciation: A General Equilibrium Model with Capital and an Exhaustible Resource" (together with N. V. Long), in: M. C. Kemp and N. V. Long, eds., Essays in the Economics of Exhaustible Resources, North Holland: Amsterdam and New York 1984, pp. 227-246;(Download, 2.7 MB).

"Oligopolistic Extraction of a Common Property Resource: Dynamic Equilibria" (together with J. McMillan), in: M. C. Kemp and N. V. Long, eds., Essays in the Economics of Exhaustible Resources, North Holland: Amsterdam and New York 1984, pp. 199-214 (Download, 575 KB).

"Systeme der Kapitaleinkommensbesteuerung. Ein allokationstheoretischer Vergleich", (Systems of Capital Income Taxation. An Allocative Comparison), in: D. Bös, M. Rose and Ch. Seidl, eds., Beiträge zur neueren Steuertheorie, Springer: Heidelberg and New York 1984, pp. 209-238 (Download, 2.6 MB).

"Optimal Resource Taxation", in: D. W. Pearce, H. Siebert and I. Walter, eds., Risk and the Political Economy of Resource Development, MacMillan: London 1984, pp. 197-204 (Download, 2.1 MB).

"Das Problem der Baulücken. Eine allokationstheoretische Untersuchung zur Funktionsweise des Baumarktes und zu den Möglichkeiten seiner Regulierung", (The Problem of the Building Gap. An Allocation-Theoretical Study on how the Construction Market Functions and Possibilities for its Regulation), in: M. Neumann, ed., Ansprüche, Eigentums- und Verfügungsrechte, (papers & proceedings of German Economic Association), Duncker & Humblot: Berlin 1984, pp. 339-374 (Download, 1.1 MB).

"Die Inflationsgewinne des Staates", (The Sources of Government Revenue from Inflation), in: E. Wille, ed., Beiträge zur gesamtwirtschaftlichen Allokation. Allokationsprobleme im intermediären Bereich zwischen öffentlichem und privatem Wirtschaftssektor, Lang: Frankfurt and Bern 1983, pp. 111-166 (Download, 1.5 MB).

"Absatzsteuern, Ölförderung und das Allmendeproblem" (Sales Taxes, Oil Extraction and the Common Pool Problem), in: H. Siebert, ed., Reaktionen auf Energiepreissteigerungen, Lang: Frankfurt and Bern 1982, pp. 83-103 (Download, 1.7 MB).

"Die Grenzen des Versicherungsstaates. Theoretische Bemerkungen zum Thema Einkommensumverteilung, Versicherung und Wohlfahrt" (Limits of the Insurance State. Theoretical Remarks on the Problems of Income Redistribution, Insurance and Welfare), in: H. Göppl and R. Henn, eds., Geld, Banken und Versicherungen, Athenäum: Königstein 1981, pp. 907-928 (Download, 817 KB). Reprinted in: G. Rolf, P.B. Spahn and G. Wagner, eds., Sozialvertrag und Sicherung - zur ökonomischen Theorie staatlicher Versicherungs- und Umverteilungssysteme, Campus: Frankfurt and New York 1988.

"Besteuerung, Wachstum und Ressourcenabbau. Ein allgemeiner Gleichgewichtsansatz" (Taxation, Growth and Resource Extraction: A General Equilibrium Approach), in: H. Siebert, ed., Erschöpfbare Ressourcen, Papers & Proceedings of German Economic Association, Duncker and Humblot: Berlin 1980, pp. 499-528 (Download, 1.77 MB).

Academic comments

"Editor’s Comments", in: H.-W. Sinn, ed., The European Balance of Payments Crisis, CESifo Forum 13, Special Issue January, 2012, pp. 104–105 (Download, 36 KB).

"Discussion of the paper “Monetary Policy, Labour Markets and Fiscal Policy” by Olivier Blanchard", in: The Deutsche Bundesbank, ed., Monetary Policy Over Fifty Years – Experiences and lessons, Routledge: Oxon and New York, 2009, pp. 142-148 (Download, 1.2 MB).

"Rejoinder to Jan Pen’s Comment"De Economist, Volume 153, No. 4, December 2005, pp. 479-482 (Download, 20 KB).

"Asymmetric Information, Bank Failures, and the Rationale for Harmonizing Banking Regulation. A Rejoinder on Comments of Ernst Baltensperger and Peter Spencer"Finanzarchiv 59, 2003, pp. 340-346 (Download, 1.6 MB).

"Foreword"CESifo Economic Studies 49, No. 1, 2003, p. 1 (Download, 104 KB).

"Reply to the Comment: ("Currency in Circulation, The Cash Changeover and the Euro-Dollar Exchange Rate“ by F. Seitz and U. Bindseil, "Why Has the Euro Been Falling?“ by H.-W. Sinn and F. Westermann"ifo Studien 48, 2002, pp. 341-345; (Download, 1.44 MB).

"Inflation and Welfare, Comment on Robert Lucas", A. Leijonhufvud, ed., Papers of the IEA ConferenceMonetary Theory as a Basis for Monetary Policy, Palgrave: New York, 2001, pp. 132-142 (Download, 786 KB)CESifo Working Paper No. 179, 1999; NBER Working Paper No. 6979, February 1999.

"Beschäftigung im vereinten Deutschland" (Employment in Unified Germany), Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 2 (4), 2001, pp. 351-357 (Download, 3.9 MB).

"Laudatio durch den Vorsitzenden des Vereins für Socialpolitik" (Laudatio by the Chair of the Vereins für Socialpolitik), Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 2 (4), 2001, pp. 441-443 (Download, 2.76 MB).

"Vorwort" (Foreword), Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 1 (1), 2000, p. 1 (Download, 29 KB).

"A General Comment on the Old Age Pension Problem: A Funded System for those who Caused the Crisis", in: H. Siebert, ed., Redesigning Social Security, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck): Tübingen 1998, pp. 197-203; (Download PDF, 158 KB).

"Standortqualität, Wirtschaftswachstum und internationale Wettbewerbsfähigkeit" (Locational Choice, Economic Growth, and International Competitiveness) comment on M. Neumann, in: E. Kantzenbach and O.G. Mayer, eds., Deutschland im internationalen Standortwettbewerb, Nomos: Baden Baden 1994/95, pp. 41-44 (Download PDF, 331 KB).

"Reform in Eastern Europe / East-West-Migration: Book Reviews"Journal of Economics (Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie) 59, 1994, pp. 118-126 (Download, 661 KB).

"The Political Economy of Central European Trade with the European Community: Why so Sensitive?", comment on J. Rollo and A. Smith, Economic Policy 16, 1993, pp. 139-181 (Download PDF, 1.3 MB).

"Hungary's Transition to the Market: 'The Case against a 'Big-Bang'", comment on P. Hare and T. Révész, Economic Policy 14, 1992, pp. 228-264 (Download PDF, 1.52 MB).

"Restructuring enterprises in Eastern Europe", comment on W. Carlin and C. Mayer, Economic Policy15, 1992, pp. 346–348 (Download PDF, 200 KB).

"Rules for European Integration and Economic Policy", comment to A. Knoester, A. Kolodziejak and G. Muijzers, in: E. Baltensperger and H. W. Sinn, Exchange Rate Regimes and Currency Unions, McMillan: Houndmills and London 1992, pp. 285-286. (Download PDF, 208 KB).

"International Coordination of Tax Policies", comment to A. Lans Bovenberg, in: H. Blommestein, The Reality of International Economic Policy Coordination, North Holland: Amsterdam, New York etc. 1991, pp. 147-149 (Download PDF, 252 KB).

"Allokations- und Distributionseffekte schrumpfender Bevölkerungen bei alternativen Alterssicherungssystemen in Modellen überlappender Generationen, Kommentar zu Klaus Jäger", (Allocation and Distribution Effects of Population Shrinkage under Alternative Pension Systems, comment on K. Jäger), in: B. Gahlen, H. Hesse, H.J. Ramser and G. Bombach, eds., Theorie und Politik der Sozialversicherung, Schriftenreihe des Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Seminars Ottobeuren 19, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck): Tübingen 1990, pp. 99-101 (Download PDF, 227 KB).

"Key Issues in the Reform of Personal Income Taxes, comment on Richard Goode", in: S. Cnossen and R.M. Bird, eds., The Personal Income Tax. Phoenix from the Ashes?, North Holland: Amsterdam, New York etc. 1990, pp. 81-83 (Download PDF, 280 KB).

"Cash Flow Besteuerung noch einmal: Antwort auf die Antwort von Cansier" (Cash Flow Taxation Once Again: Reply to the Reply of Cansier), Wirtschaftsdienst 69, 1989 (May), pp. 256-257. (Download PDF, 294 KB).

"Verbraucherschutz als Problem asymmetrischer Informationskosten" (Consumer Protection and the Role of Asymmetric Information), comment on G. Magoulas, in: C. Ott and H.-B. Schäfer, eds.,Allokationseffizienz in der Rechtsordnung, proceedings of a conference in Travemünde, March 23rd - 26th 1988, Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg, New York etc. 1989, pp. 81-90 (Download PDF, 984 KB).

Discussion Papers

"The Effective Rate of Interest on Target Balances"CESifo Working Paper No. 7878, September 2019 (Download, 214 KB)

"Pareto Optimality in the Extraction of Fossil Fuels and the Greenhouse Effect: A Note"CESifo Working Paper No. 2083, 2007; (Download, 279 KB), NBER Working Paper Nr. 13453, 2007.

"The Minimum Inflation Rate for Euroland"; (with M. Reutter), CESifo Working Paper No. 377, December 2000; (Download, 145 KB)NBER Working Paper Nr. 8085, 2001.

"Participation, Capitalization and Privatization, Report on Bolivia's Current Political Privatization Debate", (with Gerlinde Sinn), CESifo Working Paper No. 49, 1993; (Download, 3.6 MB).

Policy Contributions in Journals and Academic Volumes

„Kohlemotoren, Windmotoren und Dieselmotoren: Was zeigt die CO2-Bilanz?“ifo Schnelldienst 72 (8), 2019, pp. 40-54; also published in DVGW energie | wasser-praxis (8), 2019, pp. 2-18.

“Central Bank Independence is no Protection against Abuse”The International Economy, Spring 2019, pp. 21-22.

“Target Risks without Euro Exits”CESifo Forum 19 (4), December 2018, pp. 36-48.

“Brexit and the Euro Crisis: What Kind of Union Do we Want?”, Politická Ekonomie, January 2018, pp. 3-19.

„Target-Risiken ohne Austritte“ifo Schnelldienst 71 (24), December 20th, 2018, pp.15-25.

„Zur Rolle des Volkswirts in der Gesellschaft“WiSt-Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium 49 (10), October 2018, p. 1.

Faktencheck: Erwiderung auf Thomas Fricke 'Wir leiden am Maaß, October 2nd, 2018.

„Fast 1000 Milliarden Target-Forderungen der Bundesbank: Was steckt dahinter?“, ifo Schnelldienst 14, 2018, July 26th, 2018, pp. 26-37.

„Erich Streissler“, in: Erich Streissler – 50 Years of Austrian Economics, KIOES Opinions 7 (2018), Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), pp. 13 – 14.

"Die Bedeutung des Brexit für Deutschland und Europa", Wohlstand für Alle - Geht´s noch?, Sonderveröffentlichung der Ludwig-Erhard-Stiftung, June 1st, 2017, pp. 50-52.

„Helicopter Money“, in: Frey, Bruno S., Iselin, D., Economic Ideas You Should Forget, Springer International Publishing: Cham, Switzerland, March 2017, pp. 129-130.

"Piketty’s World Formula", in: Delsol, Lecaussin and Martin, ed., Anti-Piketty - Capital for the 21st Century, Washington D.C. 2017, pp. 215-217.

"Was uns Marx heute noch zu sagen hat" (Why Marx is Relevant Today), in: M. Greffrath, ed., RE: Das Kapital. Politische Ökonomie im 21. Jahrhundert, Antje Kunstmann: Munich 2017,  pp. 73-90.
Also published in:
Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte (APuZ), 19-20/2017, May 8th, 2017, pp.23-28 and as:  "Was uns Marx heute noch zu sagen hat", Fazit, June 2017, pp. 39-45.

"Deutschland ist der größte Verlierer" (Germany is the Biggest Brexit Loser), in: Deutscher Hochschulverband, Glanzlichter der Wissenschaft, Winter: Heidelberg 2016, pp. 159- 166, also published in: Handelsblatt, July 1st, 2016, pp. 54-57.

"Brexit Lessons for the EU", The International Economy, Summer 2016, pp. 42-45; (Download, 421 KB).

"How to Rescue Greece and the Eurosystem", The International Economy, Spring 2015, p. 10.

"Ordoliberalism, Keynesianism and Neoclassical Economics", The International Economy, Winter 2015, pp. 38-39/56; (Download, 171 KB).

"Is the European Central Bank Losing Credibility? Or are Recent Criticms Overblown?", The International Economy, Spring 2012, pp. 20-21.

"Brexit: The Unintended Consequences. A Symposium of Views", The International Economy, June 2nd, 2016, p. 8.

"Das dänische Modell: Zu schön, um wahr zu sein?" (The Danish Model: Too Good to be True?) (together with Torben M. Andersen, Giuseppe Bertola, John Driffill, Harold James, Jan-Egbert Sturm and Branko Urošević),, March 29th, 2016.

"Generationengerechtigkeit" (Generational Fairness) (together with Torben M. Andersen, Giuseppe Bertola, John Driffill, Harold James, Jan-Egbert Sturm and Branko Urošević),, March 9th, 2016.

"Die Zusammenkunft der Westbalkanstaaten" (The Future of the Western Balkan States) (together with Torben M. Andersen, Giuseppe Bertola, John Driffill, Harold James, Jan-Egbert Sturm und Branko Urošević),, March 2nd, 2016.

"So kann es nicht weitergehen" (We Can’t Go On Like This), ifo Schnelldienst 69, 2016,
No. 4, pp. 3-6.

"Non tacemus" (together with Clemens Fuest),, January 18th, 2016.

"Die Risiken der Notkredite" (The Risiks of Emergency Loans) (together with Clemens Fuest),, November 13th, 2015.

"Bewahrt das deutsche Modell!" (Keep the German Model!), in: W. Clement, ed., Das Deutschland-Prinzip: Was uns stark macht, Econ: Berlin, 2015, p. 456 (Download, 455 KB).

"Was lehrt uns die deutsche Vereinigung für die europäische Fiskalunion?" (European Fiscal Union: What Lessons Can Be Learnt from German Reunification?) (together with Gerlinde Sinn), ifo Schnelldienst 68, 2015, No. 22, p. 4-7 (Download, 2236 KB).

"Introduction: Competitiveness and Innovation: The Quest for Best"CESifo Forum 16, 2015, No. 3, p. 7-11; (Download, 837 KB).

"Do Not Perpetuate the Dutch Disease in Europe: Lessons from German Reunification for a European Fiscal Union" (together with Gerlinde Sinn), VOX,, November 1st, 2015. Also published as „Les leçons à tirer de la réunification allemande“, Commentaire,
No. 153, 2016, p. 181.

"Land ohne Kinder - die Fakten, die Folgen, die Ursachen und die Politikimplikationen" (A Country Without Children - the Facts, Consequences, Causes and Policy Implications), in: F.-X. Kaufmann und W. Krämer, ed., Die demographische Zeitbombe. Fakten und Folgen des Geburtendefizits, Ferdinand Schöningh: Paderborn, 2015, p. 103-147 (Download, 693 KB).

"Das Rätsel um die Europäische Energieversorgung: Systemversagen" (The European Energy Supply Puzzle: a System Failure) (together with Giuseppe Bertola und Harold James),, March 30th, 2015.

"Migration in Europa: Zu viel des Guten?" (Migration in Europe: Too Much of a Good Thing?) (together with John Driffill),, March 10th, 2015. Also published in

"La formule global de Thomas Piketty", in: N. Lecaussin und J.-P. Delsol, ed., Anti Piketty Vive le Capital au XXIe siècle!, Les collections Libréchange: Nizza, 2015, pp. 337–340.

"Kapitalverkehrskontrollen jetzt!" (Capital Controls Now!), ifo Schnelldienst 68, 2015, No. 4, p. 3-4 (Download, 1.4 MB). Also published as "Die EZB betreibt Konkursverschleppung" (The ECB Is Delaying Bankruptcy), Süddeutsche Zeitung, February 10th, 2015, p. 18. 

"Why the taxpayer is on the hook", VOX,, February 24th, 2015.

"Eine Nachlese zur Migrationsdebatte" (Selected articles on the migration debate),
ifo Schnelldienst 68, 2015, No. 3, p. 3-4 (Download, 1.5 MB).

"Migration und Grenzkosten: Warum das Spiegel-Argument nicht stimmt" (Migration and Border Costs: Why the Spiegel Argument Is Unfounded), ifo Schnelldienst 68, 2015, No. 2, p. 3-4 (Download, 1.5 MB). Also published as "Warum die Zuwanderung die Staatskasse belastet" (Why Immigration Burdens Public Finances),, January 2nd, 2015.

"Ökonomische Effekte der Migration" (The Economic Effects of Migration), ifo Schnelldienst 68, 2015, No. 1, p. 3 (Download, 1.5 MB). Also publisehd as "Ökonomische Effekte der Migration" (The Economic Effects of Migration), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 29th, 2014, p. 18.

"Introduction: Free Trade and Prosperity"CESifo Forum 15 (4), 2014, pp. 8-13; (Download, 2.1 MB). 

"Eine Anmerkung zur Selbstfinanzierungsthese und zum keynesianischen Modell" (Comments on the Self-Financing Thesis and on the Keynesian Model), ifo Schnelldienst 67, 2014, No. 23, p. 3-4 (Download, 14 KB).

"Nachruf zum Tod von Karl Heinrich Oppenländer" (Obituary for Karl Heinrich Oppenländer), ifo Schnelldienst 67, 2014, No. 17, p. 3 (Download, 14 KB).

"Responsibility of States and Central Banks in the Euro Crisis"CESifo Forum 15 (1), 2014, pp. 3-36; (Download, 2.86 MB).

"Das demographische Defizit – die Fakten, die Folgen, die Ursachen und die Politikimplikationen" (The Demographic Deficit – the Facts, the Consequences, the Causes and Policy Implications),
ifo Schnelldienst 66, 2013, No. 21, pp. 3–23.

"World Champion Capital Exporter", The International Economy, Summer 2014, XXVIII, No. 3, pp. 24–25).

"Austerität" (together with Akos Valentinyi),, April 11th, 2014.

"Bankenunion: Besser als erwartet?" (together with John Driffill),, March 17th, 2014.

"The European Debt Crisis", in: T. J. Sargent, J. Vilmunen, ed., Macroeconomics at the Service of Public Policy, jubilee publication for 60th birthday of Seppo Honkapohja, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2013 (paperback publication 2015), pp. 24–35.

"For my Seventieth Birthday I Want a Gamsbart", in: München - Dynamischer Wirtschaftsstandort und Kulturraum im Herzen Europas / Dynamic Business Venue and Cultural Region in the Heart of Europe, Verlagshaus Bühn: München, 2013, pp. 174-177; (Download, 3 MB).

"Introduction: relaunching Europe: problems, reform strategies and future options"CESifo Forum 14 (3), 2013, pp. 8-13; (Download, 1.87 MB).

"Saving the European Union: Are Eurobonds the Answer?", (with George Soros), CESifo Forum 14 (2), 2013, pp. 41-48; (Download, 1.69 MB).

"Verantwortung der Staaten und Notenbanken in der Eurokrise" (The Responsibility of States and Central Banks in the Euro Crisis), ifo Schnelldienst 66, Special Issue June, 2013, pp. 3–33, also published in: Wirtschaftsdienst, 93 (7), 2013, pp. 451–454.

"Deutschlands Kapitalexporte unter dem Euro" (Germany’s Capital Exports Under the Euro), in: L. P. Feld, K. Horn, K.-H. Paqué, ed., Das Zeitalter von Herbert Giersch: Wirtschaftspolitik für eine offene Welt, Mohr Siebeck: Tübingen, 2013, p. 239-248 (Download, 855 KB).

"Europäische Arbeitsmarktreform" (together with Giuseppe Bertola, John Driffill, Harold James, Jan-Egbert Sturm, Akos Valentinyi),, March 14th, 2013.

"European Imbalances" (with Akos Valentinyi), VOX,, March 9th, 2013.

"Wie soll eine Zentralbank ausgestaltet sein?" (together with Giuseppe Bertola, John Driffill, Harold James, Jan-Egbert Sturm, Akos Valentinyi),, March 7th, 2013

"Vergemeinschaftlichung und Konstitutionalisierung: Was der Euroraum von den USA lernen kann – und was nicht" (together with Giuseppe Bertola, John Driffill, Harold James, Jan-Egbert Sturm, Akos Valentinyi),, March 1st, 2013.

"Europäische Ungleichgewichte" (together with Giuseppe Bertola, John Driffill, Harold James, Jan-Egbert Sturm, Akos Valentinyi),, February 26th, 2013.

"Mutualisation and Constitutionalisation" (with Harold James), VOX,, February 26th, 2013.

"Die Target-Verluste im Fall des Auseinanderbrechens des Euro – Eine Replik auf De Grauwe und Ji"(Target Losses If The Euro Breaks Up – A Response to De Grauwe and Ji), ifo Schnelldienst 66, 2013, No. 1, pp. 14-24 (Download, 287 KB).

"Target Losses in Case of a Euro Breakup"CESifo Forum 13 (4), 2012, pp. 51-58; (Download, 214 KB). 

"Finanzmärkte der Zukunft – Lehren aus der Finanzmarktkrise" (Tomorrow's Financial Markets - Lessons from the Financial Market Crisis), in: Klaus Spitzley, ed., Hochleistungsnetzwerk Deutschland – Wertschöpfung und Wohlstand für die Zukunft, Festschrift zum 70. Geburtstag von Manfred Wittenstein, Murmann: Hamburg 2012, pp. 229–250.

"Europäische Währungsunion: Thesen und notwendige Schritte zur Krisenbewältigung" (European Monetary Union: Theses and Steps Needed to Cope With the Crisis) (together with Roland Berger, in: J. Braml, St. Mair, E. Sandschneider, Hrsg., Außenpolitik in der Wirtschafts- und Finanzkrise (Jahrbuch Internationale Politik Band 29), R. Oldenbourg Verlag: Munich 2012, pp. 317–328.

"How Target-Like Balances are Settled in the USA“, in: German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., ed., United States-German Economic Yearbook 2012 - Annual Survey: German American Business Outlook, 2012, pp. 44-48 (Download, 10 MB).

"TARGET losses in case of a euro breakup", VOX,, October 22nd, 2012.

"Das Erlösungsspiel" (The Salvation Game), in: Günther Nonnenmacher, Andreas Rödder, ed.,Kapitalismus und Demokratie, Fourth trend reversal conference organised by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Berlin, 2012, pp. 38 - 40 (Download, 5.2 MB).

"Education and Training: the European Economy’s Best Hope - Introduction", CESifo Forum 13, 2012, No. 3, pp. 5-9; (Download, 2 MB).

"Der ifo Index und die Konjunktur" (The Ifo Index and the Business Cycle), ifo Schnelldienst 65, 2012, No. 21, pp. 13-14 (Download, 314 KB).

"De Europese fiscale unie. Beschouwingen over de ontwikkeling van de eurozone", in: Hans Verboven (red.), Vlaanderen en Europa, Noodzaak en grenzen van solidariteit, 2012, pp. 21-74 (Download, 3 MB)

"Finanzmärkte der Zukunft – Lehren aus der Finanzmarktkrise" (Tomorrow's Financial Markets - Lessons from the Financial Market Crisis), in: Klaus Spitzley, ed., Hochleistungsnetzwerk Deutschland – Wertschöpfung und Wohlstand für die Zukunft, Commemorative Paper celebrating the 70th Birthday of Manfred Wittenstein, Murmann: Hamburg 2012, pp. 229–250 (Download, 1.5 MB)

"Zur Zukunft der Energieversorgung - Ausgangssituation und einführende Bemerkungen" (On the Future of Energy Supply - Current Situation and Introductory Remarks), in: Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaft, ed., roundtable discussions held by the Ecology Commission on "The Future of Energy Supply" 41, 2012, pp. 13-16 (Download, 465 KB).

"Zusammenfassung des Rundgesprächs und Auszüge aus den Referaten" (Summary of Roundtable Discussions and Extracts from Speeches) (together with Franz Mayinger), in: Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaft, ed., roundtable discussions held by the Ecology Commission on "The Future of Energy Supply" 41, 2012, pp. 209-212 (Download, 197 KB).

"Kurzvortrag zur Eurokrise vor dem Verfassungsgericht" (Brief Presentation on the Euro Crisis to the German Federal Constitutional Court), ifo Schnelldienst 65, 2012, No. 15, pp. 22-26 (Download, 437 KB).

"Zur Debatte »Sparen oder Wachstum«" (On the current “austerity or growth” debate) (together with Niklas Potrafke), ifo Schnelldienst 65, 2012, No. 10, pp. 7-8 (Download, 37 KB).

"Fed versus ECB: How Target debts can be repaid", March 10th, 2012.

"The European Balance of Payments Crisis: An Introduction"CESifo Forum 13 (Special Issue January 2012), 2012, pp. 3-10; (Download, 368 KB).

"The threat to use the printing press"VOX,, November 18th,  2011.

"How to Rescue the Euro: Ten Commandments"CESifo Forum 12 (4), 2011, pp. 52-56; (Download, 355 KB). 

"How to Rescue the Euro: Ten Commandments"VOX,, October 3rd, 2011.

"Neoliberalismus – Wettbewerb mit Regeln und einem starken Staat" (Neoliberalism – Competition Based on Rules and a Strong State), Mittelstands- und Wirtschaftsvereinigung der CDU/CSU: Ordnungspolitik in Deutschland – Quo Vadis?, special edition, 2011, pp. 203-207 (Download, 1.1 MB).

"Was kosten Eurobonds?" (What will eurobonds cost?) (together with Tim Oliver Berg and Kai Carstensen), ifo Schnelldienst 64, 2011, No. 17, pp. 25-33 (Download, 585 KB).

"Die Rettungssummen steigen" (The rescue sums are increasing), ifo Schnelldienst 64, 2011, No. 17, p. 22 (Download, 326 KB).

"Die europäische Zahlungsbilanzkrise - Eine Einführung" (The European balance of payments crisis – an introduction), ifo Schnelldienst 64, 2011, No. 16, pp. 3-8 (Download, 488 KB).

"Klimapolitische Ziele der Bundesregierung nach Atomausstieg nicht mehr erreichbar" (Climate-policy goals of the federal government no longer attainable after an abandonment of nuclear energy), ifo Schnelldienst 64, 2011, No. 10, p. 16 (Download, 130 KB).

"Europe at a Crossroads: The Role of the State in a Globalised Economy - Introduction", CESifo Forum12, 2011, No. 3, pp. 9-17 (Download, 1.2 MB).

"Target-Salden, Außenhandel und Geldschöpfung" (TARGET balances, foreign trade and money creation), ifo Schnelldienst 64, 2011, No. 9, pp. 23-25 (Download, 246 KB).

"Germany’s Capital Exports under the Euro", August 2nd, 2011.

"Greek Tragedy", July 26th, 2011.

"Das unsichtbare Bail-Out der EZB",, June 11th, 2011.

"Grußwort" (Greeting), Humboldt-Forum Wirtschaft (ed.): 11. Ökonomisches Symposiom: Ausgewachsen? Wachstum im Zeichen der Nachhaltigkeit, 2011, pp. 4-5 (Download, 742 KB).

"Trade Imbalances – Causes, Consequences and Policy Measures: Ifo’s Statement for the Camdessus Commission", (with Teresa Buchen and Timo Wollmershäuser), CESifo Forum 12 (1), 2011, pp. 47-58; (Download, 151 MB).

"Wirtschaftliche Dynamik im aktivierenden Sozialstaat" (Economic dynamics in the activating social state), ifo Schnelldienst 63, 2010, No. 22, pp. 18-24 (Download, 269 KB).

"Tolls instead of Traffic Jams", VOX,, September 17th, 2010.

"The Financial Crisis: The Way Forward - Introduction", CESifo Forum 11, 2010, No. 3, pp. 12-19(Download, 1.7 MB).

"Vorsprung verspielt: Eine Anmerkung zum 20. Jahrestag der deutschen Vereinigung" (Wasted Lead: A Note on the 20 Anniversary of German Reunification) (together with Gerlinde Sinn), ifo Schnelldienst63, 2010, No. 19, pp. 10-11 (Download, 75 KB), also appeared in ifo Dresden berichtet, 2010, No. 5, pp. 3-4 (Download, 64 KB).

"Why Germany should not listen to the US"VOX,, July 15th, 2010.

"A Euro Rescue Plan", (with Wolfgang Franz, Clemens Fuest, Martin Hellwig), CESifo Forum 11 (2), 2010, pp. 101-104; (Download, 616 KB).

"Neoliberalismus – Wettbewerb mit Regeln und einem starken Staat" (Neoliberalism – Competition Based on Rules and a Strong State), ifo Schnelldienst 63, 2010, No. 9, pp. 17-20 (Download, 230 KB).

"Kasino-Kapitalismus – Wie es zur Finanzkrise kam und was jetzt zu tun ist" (Casino Capitalism – How the Financial Crisis Came About and What Needs to be Done Now), polis - Report zur Politischen Bildung 1/2010, April 1st, 2010, pp. 9-12.

"A new Glass-Steagall Act?", March 4th, 2010.

"Muffled jumpstart"VOX,, November 9th, 2009.

"Shock Producers and Shock Absorbers in the Crisis", Development Outreach 11, 2009, No. 3, pp. 13-15;(Download, 898 KB).

"The Green Paradox"CESifo Forum 10 (3), 2009, pp. 10-13; (Download, 198 KB).

"Die Agenda 2010 und die Armutsgefährdung" (Agenda 2010 and the Risk of Falling into Poverty) (together with Wido Geis and Christian Holzner), ifo Schnelldienst, 62, 2009, No. 17, pp. 23-27(Download, 140 KB).

"Stuffing-the-Goose-Strategy", April 4th, 2009.

"Das grüne Paradoxon: Warum man das Angebot bei der Klimapolitik nicht vergessen darf" (The Green Paradox: A Supply-Side Approach to Climate Policy), in: Frank Beckenbach et. al (ed.), Diskurs Klimapolitik, Jahrbuch Ökologische Ökonomik Bd. 6, Metropolis: Marburg, 2009, pp. 63-108 (Download, 7.8 MB).

"Erwiderung zu den Kommentaren" (Replies to the Comments), in: Frank Beckenbach et. al (ed.),Diskurs Klimapolitik, Jahrbuch Ökologische Ökonomik Bd. 6, Metropolis: Marburg, 2009, pp. 161-168(Download, 1.5 MB).

"La Strategia dell'oca Farcita", in: Pino Buongiorno, ed., Il Mondo che Verrà – Idee e proposte per il dopo G8, UBE: Milano, 2009, p. 141-143; (Download, 229 KB).

"Kurs halten in stürmischer See: Soziale Marktwirtschaft im 21. Jahrhundert" (Holding the Course in the Rough Seas. Social Market Economy in the 21st Century), in: Festschrift zum 60. Jahrestag der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und zum 20. Jahrestag der Friedlichen Revolution, Wirtschaft in Freiheit und Einheit, Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft and Technologie/F.A.Z.-Institut: Frankfurt/M. 2009, pp. 74-76 (Download, 600 KB).

"What can be learned from the banking crisis"VOX,, December 17th, 2008.

"The End of the Wheeling and Dealing"CESifo Forum 9 (4), 2008, pp. 3-5; (Download, 345 KB).

"Mercado Laboral: Lecciones del Estado de Bienestar Alemán", Estudios Públicos, No. 109, verano 2008, pp. 6-36; (Download, 814 KB).

"Welcome and Introduction to the 7th Munich Economic Summit 2008", CESifo Forum 9, 2008, No. 3, pp. 5-10 (Download, 2 MB).

"Der bedarfsgewichtete Käse und die neue Armut" (New Poverty – Nothing but Statistical Nonsense), ifo Schnelldienst 61, 2008, No. 10, pp. 14-16 (Download, 372 KB).

"Lohnsteigerungen, ALG II und Mindesteinkommen: Eine Anmerkung zur Fernsehdiskussion mit Ottmar Schreiner und Hartmut von der Tann" (Pay Rises, Unemployment Benefits and Minimum Wage), ifo Schnelldienst 61, 2008, No. 9, pp. 32-33 (Download, 112 KB).

"Von einem Mindestlohn, den man nicht bekommt, kann man nicht leben: Ein Plädoyer für den besseren Sozialstaat" (You Cannot Live On a Minimum Wage that is not Paid Out. Plea for an Improved Social State), ifo Schnelldienst 61, 2008, No. 6, pp. 57-61 (Download, 346 KB).

"Replik zu Kromphardt" (Reply to Kromphardt), ifo Schnelldienst 61, 2008, No. 2, pp. 21-22. (Download, 77 KB).

"ifo Konjunkturprognose 2008: Konjunktur verliert an Fahrt" (Ifo Economic Forecast 2008: Economic Activity is Slowing Down) (together with K. Carstensen, W. Nierhaus, et al.), ifo Schnelldienst 60, 2007, No. 24, pp. 9-58 (Download, 9.3 MB).

"Eine Anmerkung zur Reallohnentwicklung in Deutschland" (A note on real wage development in Germany), ifo Schnelldienst 60, 2007, No. 19, pp. 23-26 (Download, 867 KB).

"Greenhouse gases: Demand control policies, supply and the time path of carbon prices", VOX,, October 31st, 2007.

"Die Hausaufgaben sind noch nicht gemacht" (Homework is Still to be Done), Profits, September 9th/10th, 2007, p. 11.

"Introduction to the 6th Munich Economic Summit 2007", CESifo Forum 8, 2007, No. 3, pp. 7-11(Download, 1.5 MB).

"The 30 billion euro deal", VOX,, July 22nd, 2007.

"Der neue Sozialstaat" (The New Social State), Soziale Marktwirtschaft – Damals und Heute, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, July 2007, pp. 149-152 (Download, 171 KB).

"Can Germany be saved? The malaise of the world’s first welfare state", VOX,, June 19th, 2007.

"Arbeiter sind die Verlierer" (Workers Are the Losers), politicum 100: Zukunft, 03/2007, pp. 29-32.

"Reformkonzepte zur Erhöhung der Beschäftigung im Niedriglohnbereich: Ein Überblick" (Reform concepts for increasing employment in the low-income sector) (together with Wolfgang Meister, Wolfgang Ochel and Martin Werding), ifo Schnelldienst 60, 2007, No. 4, pp. 3-20 (Download, 559 KB).

"Die zentralen Elemente der Aktivierenden Sozialhilfe" (Central Elements of an Activating Social Welfare) (together with Christian Holzner, Wolfgang Meister, Wolfgang Ochel and Martin Werding), ifo Schnelldienst 60, 2007, No. 4, pp. 48-53 (Download, 494 KB).

"Internationaler Vergleich der Arbeitskosten: Warum Deutschland keine starken Lohnerhöhungen verträgt" (International comparison of labour costs: Why Germany cannot afford strong wage increases),ifo Schnelldienst 60, 2007, No. 4, pp. 54-59 (Download, 961 KB).

"Ein verlorenes Jahr für die Rente" (A Lost Year for Pension Insurance), in K. Diekmann, Hrsg., Bild Buch-Das Jahr 2006, p. 28.

"Mit Kombilöhnen zu mehr Beschäftigung" (Combi-Wages as a Way to Create Jobs), wisu Magazin, No. 8-9/06, pp. 973-974.

"Europe and the New Division of Labour: Welcome and Introduction to the 5th Munich Economic Summit 2006", CESifo Forum 7, 2006, No. 3, pp. 5-8 (Download, 940 KB).

"Zur Prognosekraft des ifo Indikators" (On the Significance of the Ifo Indicator) (together with Klaus Abberger), ifo Schnelldienst 59, 2006, No. 4, pp. 35-36 (Download, 333 KB).

"Aktivierende Sozialhilfe 2006: Das Kombilohn-Modell des ifo Instituts" (Activating Welfare) (together with Christian Holzner, Wolfgang Meister, Wolfgang Ochel und Martin Werding), ifo Schnelldienst 59, 2006, No. 2, pp. 6-28 (Download, 460 KB).

"Der pathologische Exportboom" (The pathological export boom), ifo Schnelldienst 59, 2006, No. 1, pp. 3-4 (Download, 170 KB).

"Wie Deutschland zu retten wäre" (How Germany Could be Saved), in: Bernhard Suchy, ed., Was jetzt zu tun ist. Wie sich Deutschland ändern muss, Ullstein: Berlin 2005, pp. 151-161 (Download, 1.3 MB).

"Europe and the Lisbon Goals: Are we halfway there? Introduction by Hans-Werner Sinn"CESifo Forum 6 (2), 2005, pp. 6-9; (Download, 676 KB).

"Munich Economic Summit: Closing Remarks", CESifo Forum 6, 2005, No. 2, p. 67 (Download, 81 KB).

"Lösen Sie mit am deutschen Rätsel" (How to Solve the German Puzzle), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 82, April 9th, 2005, p. 42.

"Union sociale, migrations et Constitution européenne. Le risque de l'intégration sans une vraie politique libérale et sociale" (Social Union, Migration and European Constitution : The Risk of Integration without a Truly Social and Liberal Policy), Commentaire 28, No. 109, 2005, pp. 45-49(Download, 1.4 MB).
Also published as speech on the Munich Economic Summit, CESifo Forum 5, No. 3, 2004, pp. 4-7.

"The Ifo Institute’s Model for Reducing VAT Fraud: Payment First, Refund Later", (with Andrea Gebauer and Rüdiger Parsche), CESifo Forum 5 (2), 2004, pp. 30 - 34; (Download, 111 KB).

"Sozialunion, Migration und die europäische Verfassung" (Social union, migration and the European constitution), ifo Schnelldienst 57, 2004, No. 13, pp. 13-16 (Download, 570 KB).

"Teilabsetzbarkeit der Wegekosten, aber wovon?" (Tax deductible transportation costs to work, but on what basis?), ifo Schnelldienst 57, 2004, No. 5, pp. 3-4 (Download, 366 KB).

"Das ifo Modell zur Eindämmung des Mehrwertsteuerbetrugs: erst zahlen, dann erstatten" (The Ifo model for reducing value-added tax fraud: First pay, then reimburse) (together with R. Parsche, A. Gebauer), ifo Schnelldienst 57, 2004, No. 2, pp. 34-38 (Download, 755 KB).

"Der kranke Mann Europas. Diagnose und Therapie der deutschen Krankheit" (The Sick Man of Europe. Diagnosis and Therap), Internationale Politik 59, No. 5, 2004, pp. 25-34 (Download, 665 KB); also published as: "Europas sjuke man: En katedersocialists diagnos och terapi“, Ekonomiskdebatt, No. 2/2004, pp. 6-18 (Download, 2.4 MB).

"Sind wir noch zu retten?" (Can we be Saved?), Stern, No. 41, October 2nd, 2003, pp. 78-86.

"A Constitution for Europe-Comments and Proposed Corrections", CESifo Forum 4, 2003, No. 1, pp. 47-49; (Download, 21 KB).

"Verbraucherpolitik aus der Sicht der Wissenschaft" (Consumer policies from the viewpoint of economics), ifo Schnelldienst 56, 2003, No. 19, pp. 14-18 (Download, 67 KB).

"Eine Korrektur des EU-Verfassungsentwurfs" (The EU draft constitution: a correction), ifo Schnelldienst56, 2003, No. 6, pp. 3-4 (Download, 61 KB).

"A Social Union for the EU? Contra: Europe Does Not Need a Social Union"CESifo Forum 4 (4), 2003, pp. 36; (Download, 465 KB). 

"Stellungnahme zur Rede des Kanzlers am 14. März 2003" (Reaction to the Chancellor’s Speech of 14 March 2003), ifo Schnelldienst 56, 2003, No. 5, pp. 3-4 (Download, 473 KB).

"Europe In The Global Economy: Matching The U.S.?"CESifo Forum 4 (2), 2003, pp. 3-7; (Download, 1.06 MB).

"Die Osterweiterung und die Zukunft des Sozialstaates" (Eastern Enlargement and the Future of the Welfare State), Mitteilungen des Evangelischen Lehrervereins in Österreich, No. 88, March 2003, pp. 11-14 (Download, 684 KB).

"The New Systems Competition", in: Österreichische Nationalbank, ed., Competition of Regions and Integration in EMU, Vienna 2002, pp. 77-90 (Download, 78 KB).

"Steuerpolitik im Zick-Zack-Kurs" (The zigzag course of German fiscal policy), ifo Schnelldienst 55, 2002, No. 19, pp. 3-4 (Download, 468 KB).

"Europe after Enlargement", (with Horst Teltschik), CESifo Forum 3 (2), 2002, pp. 3-7; (Download, 720 KB). 

"Deutschland in der Weltwirtschaft - das Prinzip Hoffnung" (Germany in the World Economy – the Principle of Hope), ifo Schnelldienst 55, 2002, No. 13, pp. 5-19 (Download, 2.1 MB).

"Bayerischer Merkantilismus" (Bavarian Mercantilism), ifo Schnelldienst 55, 2002, No. 4, pp. 3-4 (Download, 9 MB).

"Das Mainzer Modell: Die Höhle in der Eigernordwand" (The hollow in the Eiger North Face - comments on the Mainz Model and the welfare state in general), ifo Schnelldienst 55, 2002, No. 3, pp. 20-25(Download, 446 KB).

"Flight from the Old Euro-Area Currencies"CESifo Forum 2 (4), 2001, pp. 44-47; (Downlaod, 376 KB).

"Whither Systems Competition?", CESifo Forum 2, 2001, No. 3, p. 2 (Download, 25 KB).

"Vor der Talsohle" (Heading for the Rock Bottom), ifo Schnelldienst 54, 2001, No. 24, pp. 27-42(Download, 858 KB).

"Editorial: In Defence of the Free Movement of Labour"CESifo Forum 2, 2001, Nr. 3, S. 2 (Download, 560 KB).

"The Deutschmark in Eastern Europe, Black Money and the Euro: On the Size of the Effect", (with Frank Westermann), CESifo Forum 2 (3), 2001, pp. 35-40; (Downlaod, 200 KB).

"Die D-Mark in Osteuropa, das Schwarzgeld und der Euro: Zur Größe des Effektes" (The Deutschmark in Eastern Europe, Black Money and the Euro: On the Size of the Effect) (together with F. Westermann),ifo Schnelldienst 54, 2001, No. 19, pp. 18-23 (Download, 208 KB).

"Immigration Following EU Eastern Enlargement", (with Martin Werding), CESifo Forum 2 (2), 2001, pp. 40-47; (Download, 925 KB).

"Zuwanderung nach der EU-Osterweiterung: Wo liegen die Probleme?" (Immigration Following EU Eastern Enlargement: Were are the Problems?), ifo Schnelldienst 54, 2001, No. 8, pp. 18-27(Download, 1.3 MB).

"Die Weltkonjunktur und die deutsche Wirtschaft" (International Business Conditions and the German Economy), ifo Schnelldienst 54, 2001, No. 13, pp. 18-28 (Download, 1.2 MB).

"Sozialhilfe versus Earned Income Tax Credit" (Social Welfare Versus Earned Income Tax Credit), ifo Schnelldienst 19, 2001, No. 1, pp. 3-5.

"Social Welfare Reform"CESifo Forum 1 (4), 2000, pp. 25-26; (Download, 17 KB)

"Die Mindestinflationsrate für die Euro-Länder" (The Minimum Inflation Rate for Euroland) (together with M. Reutter), ifo Schnelldienst 53, 2000, No. 35-36, pp. 23-26 (Download, 702 KB).

"Der Euro, die Zinsen und das europäische Wirtschaftswachstum" (The Euro, Interest Rates and Economic Growth) (together with R. Koll), ifo Schnelldienst 53, 2000, No. 32, pp. 46-47 (Download, 189 KB).

"The Euro, Interest Rates and European Economic Growth", (with Robert Koll), CESifo Forum 1 (3), 2000, pp. 30-31; (Downlaod, 192 KB). 

"The accidental redistribution of seignorage wealth in the Eurosystem", (with Holger Feist), CESifo Forum 1 (3), 2000, pp. 27-29; (Download, 57 KB).

"Der Euro und der Geldschöpfungsgewinn: Gewinner und Verlierer durch die Währungsunion" (The Euro and the Seignorage Assets: Winners and Losers in the Monetary Union) (together with H. Feist),ifo Schnelldienst 53, 2000, No. 31, pp. 14-22 (Download, 3,3 MB).

"Kohls Wunderland - eine Märchenwelt" (Kohl's Wonderland - A Never-never Land), Handelsblatt No. 124, June 30th/July 1st, 2000, p. 10.

"Rentenreform, strategische Mehrheit und demographische Entwicklung: Wann kippt Deutschland um?" (Pension Reform, Strategic Majority and Demographical Development: When will Germany Turn?) (together with S. Übelmesser), ifo Schnelldienst 53, 2000, No. 28-29, pp. 20-25 (Download, 181 KB).

"Zehn Jahre deutsche Wiedervereinigung - Ein Kommentar zur Lage der neuen Länder" (Ten Years of German Unification - A Commentary on the Situation of the New German Länder), ifo Schnelldienst 53, 2000, No. 26-27, pp. 10-22 (Download, 625 KB).

"Rentenniveausenkung und Teilkapitaldeckung: ifo Empfehlungen zur Konsolidierung des Umlageverfahrens" (Lowering Pension Entitlements and Partially Funded Pensions: Ifo Proposals for Consolidating the Pay-as-you-go System) (together with M. Werding), ifo Schnelldienst 53, 2000, No. 18, p. 12-25 (Download, 404 KB).

"Introducing: CESifo Forum - A new Quarterly"CESifo Forum 1 (1), 2000, pp. 2; (Downlaod, 26 KB). 

"Die Rolle des Unternehmers in der Marktwirtschaft" (The Role of Entrepreneurs in a Market Economy), in: M. Gräfin von Dönhoff, H. Markl, R. von Weizsäcker, eds., Eliten und Demokratie. Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Politik im Dialog – zu Ehren von Eberhard von Kuenheim, Siedler-Verlag: Berlin 1999, pp. 111-124 (Download, 3.32 MB).

"Steuerreform, Kapitalkosten und Sozialprodukt" (Tax Reform, Cost of Capital and GDP; together with U. Scholten), ifo Schnelldienst 52, 1999, No. 28, pp. 14-18 (Download, 214 KB).

"ifo Vorschlag zur Steuerreform" (Ifo Proposal for a Tax Reform) (together with W. Leibfritz and A. Weichenrieder), ifo Schnelldienst 52, 1999, No. 18, pp. 3-18 (Download, 2.9 MB).

"Die Kühe des Bauern Buba" (The Cows of Farmer Buba), Wirtschaftswoche 51, No. 49, November 27th, 1997, pp. 42-44. (Download, 771 KB).

"Kapitalbeteiligung und Lohndifferenzierung: Ein Vorschlag zur Lösung der Beschäftigungskrise" (Investment Wages and Wage Differentiation: A Proposed Solution of the Employment Crisis),Mitteilungen aus der Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung 30, 1997, pp. 822-827 (Download, 56 KB). Reprinted in: Die Mitbestimmung, No. 1/2, 1999, pp. 39-41; CESifo Working Paper No. 51, 1993.

"Das Selektionsprinzip und der Systemwettbewerb" (The Principle of Selection and the Competition of Systems), in: A. Oberhauser, ed., Fiskalföderalismus in Europa, Duncker und Humblot, Berlin 1997, pp. 9-60. (Download PDF, 3.6 MB).

"Grundfreiheiten in der EU und nationale Fiskalpolitik" (Basic Liberties in the EU and National Fiscal Policy), Wirtschaftsdienst 75, May 1995, pp. 240-249. (Download PDF, 847 KB).

"Magere Erlöse" (Meager Revenues), Wirtschaftswoche 48, No. 1/2, January 7th, 1994, pp. 36-40.(Download PDF, 595 KB).

"Ribhegges Fehlstart: Eine Replik" (Ribhegge’s False Start: A Reply) (together with Gerlinde Sinn),Wirtschaftsdienst 1992/III, pp. 157-158. (Download PDF, 1.3 MB).

"Sozialpakt für den Aufschwung: Noch ist es Zeit" (Social Compact for the Upswing: There Still is Time),Wirtschaftsdienst 72, January 1992, pp. 11-16. (Download PDF, 570 KB).

"Sozialpakt für den Aufschwung: Kommentar zum Beitrag von Michaelis und Spermann" (Social Compact for the Upswing: Commentary) (together with Gerlinde Sinn), Wirtschaftsdienst 71, December 1991, pp. 622-623. (Download PDF, 225 KB).

"Privatisierung am falschen Ende“ (Privatization at the Wrong End), Wirtschaftsdienst 71, October 1991, pp. 497-499. (Download PDF, 262 KB).

"Cash Flow Besteuerung noch einmal: Antwort auf die Antwort von Cansier" (Cash Flow Taxation Once Again: Reply to the Reply of Cansier), Wirtschaftsdienst 69, 1989 (May), pp. 256-257. (Download PDF, 294 KB).

"Neue Wege der Unternehmensbesteuerung. Eine Replik" (New Ways of Company Taxation: A Rejoinder), Wirtschaftsdienst 69, 1989 (March), pp. 159-164. (Download PDF, 933 KB).

"Versicherungspolitik“ (Insurance Policy), in: D. Farny, E. Helten, P. Koch and R. Schmidt, eds.,Handwörterbuch der Versicherung, Verlag Versicherungswirtschaft: Karlsruhe 1988, pp. 1107-1113.(Download PDF, 767 KB).

"Der Dollar, die Weltwirtschaft und die amerikanische Steuerreform von 1986" (The Dollar, the World Economy, and the American Tax Reform of 1986), Hamburger Jahrbuch für Wirtschafts- und Gesellschaftspolitik 32, 1987, pp. 9-23. (Download PDF, 1.3 MB).

"Alternativen zur Einkommensteuer“ (Alternatives to Income Taxation), Beihefte der Konjunkturpolitik 33 (Steuersystem und wirtschaftliche Entwicklung), 1987, pp. 11-50. (Download PDF, 3 MB).

"Aspekte des Nominalwertprinzips der Besteuerung" (Inflationary Distortions from a Non Indexed Tax System), Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft 13, 1987, pp. 487-505. (Download PDF, 1.5 MB).

"Neue Wege der Unternehmensbesteuerung" (New Forms of Company Taxation), Wirtschaftsdienst 64, July 1984, pp. 328-334. (Download PDF, 604 KB).

Newspaper Articles

Europe's Green Unilateralism, Project Syndicate, July 23rd, 2021, The Japan Times, July 25th, 2021.

Die Fallstricke der neuen Geldpolitik, WirtschaftsWoche, July 16th, 2021, No. 29, p. 41.

Germany’s Ineffective Green Unilateralism, Project Syndicate, May 20th, 2021.

Für ein Ende der Schuldenpolitik, Süddeutsche Zeitung, May 12th/13th, 2021, No. 108, p. 19.

Ein Modell gegen den unfairen Steuerwettbewerb, WirtschaftsWoche, April 16th, 2021, No. 16, p. 31.

Europe’s Special Inflation Risk, Project Syndicate, March 23rd, 2021.

Die deutschen Autobauer im Spiel gegen die EU, Weltwoche, February 11th, 2021, No. 6, p. 27.   

Die Zeche zahlen die Jungen oder die, die noch gar nicht geboren sind, Handelsblatt, February 9th, 2021.

Die Gründe für das europäische Impfstoffdebakel, WirtschaftsWoche, January 29th, 2021, No. 5, p. 22.

Europe’s Vaccination Debacle, Project Syndicate, January 18th, 2021), The Guardian (UK) January 19th, 2021.

Die EZB zerstört die Inflationsbremse, Handelsblatt, December 30th, 2020.

Der fortschrittsfeindliche Geist der Grünen muss verschwinden, Welt online, December 25th, 2020.

Keine „Fehlinterpretation der Wirtschaftsgeschichte“ – Eine Replik auf Philipp Heimberger, Handelsblatt, December 18th, 2020.

Successful Immigration and the New German Vaccine, Project Syndicate, November 25th, 2020, also published in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, November 28th, 2020, No. 278, p. 20.

Corona und die wundersame Geldvermehrung, Rotary Magazin, November 2020, pp. 36-39.

Warum die Inflationsgefahr noch lange nicht gebannt ist, WirtschaftsWoche, October 2nd, 2020, No. 41, p. 39.

Der grüne Dirigismus der EU-Kommission, Finanz und Wirtschaft (ref. Project Syndicate, September 24th, 2020), September 30th, 2020, p. 2.

Warum die Inflationsgefahr noch lange nicht gebannt ist, WirtschaftsWoche, October 2nd, 2020, No. 41,p. 39.

Die große Kapitalflucht aus Südeuropa und der Konnex zur Lehman-Pleite, Die Presse (ref. Project Syndicate, July 24th, 2020), July 30th, 2020, p. 22.

Schluss mit den grünen Sperenzchen, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, July 26th, 2020, No. 30, p. 20.

Die geprägte Freiheit unter der Matratze, WirtschaftsWoche, July 17th, 2020, No. 30, p. 41.

Formen der Kapitalflucht, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 15th, 2020, No. 162, p. 6.

Auf die europäischen Grundlagen besinnen, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, June 4th, 2020, No. 128, p. 7.

Der Hamilton-Moment, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, May 22nd, 2020, No. 118, p. 17.

Richtungsweisendes Diktum, Handelsblatt (ref. Project Syndicate, May 15th, 2020), May 22nd/23rd/24th, 2020, No. 98, p. 64.

Genug ist genug, WirtschaftsWoche, May 8th 2020, No. 20, p. 43.

Die Targetsalden schießen hochSüddeutsche Zeitung, April 9./ 2020, p. 20.

The World is at WarProject Syndicate, March 16th, 2020, The Guardian (UK).

Hände weg von Eingriffen in die freie PreisbildungWirtschaftsWoche, February 28th, 2020, p. 43.

Warum die Targetsalden zurückgehenFrankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 18th, 2019, p. 17.

Das ökonomische Abschlusszeugnis für Angela MerkelWirtschaftsWoche, December 13th, 2019, p. 47.

The EU's EV GreenwashProject Syndicate, November 22nd, 2019, The Guardian (UK).

Ein Paukenschlag der FalkenWirtschaftsWoche, October 11th, 2019, No. 42, p. 46.

Ohne Eigentum funktioniert der Kapitalismus nichtArticle by Hans-Werner Sinn, October 7th, 2019; published as "Der Fehler der Einheit", Die Zeit, October 10th, 2019, No. 42, pp. 32-33.

The ECB's Beggar thy Trump StrategyProject Syndicate, September 16th, 2019, The Guardian (UK).

The End of ECB RestraintProject Syndicate, July 30th, 2019, The Guardian (UK).

Gut gemeint ist nicht gut gemachtprivate wealth, June 1st, 2019, p. 114.

Germany's Dangerously Flawed Energy PoliciesProject Syndicate, May 24th, 2019.

Reaktion auf die Kritiker. Erläuterungen zur Studie 'Was zeigt die CO2-Bilanz?', (long version) Wirtschaftswoche, April 26th, 2019.

Reaktion auf die Kritiker. Erläuterungen zur Studie 'Was zeigt die CO2-Bilanz? (short version), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, April 26th, 2019, p. 20.

Eine CO2-Steuer kann das Klima nicht rettenWirtschaftsWoche, April 14th, 2019.

Let the People Decide on BrexitProject Syndicate, March 26th, 2019.

Falsche VergleicheHandelsblatt, February 28th, 2019, p. 48

Banking Regulation Does not Make Target Credits SafeSAFE Policy Blog, February 27th, 2019.

From a No-Deal Brexit to a No Brexit DealProject Syndicate, January 30th, 2019.

Wir müssen die Streikgefahr im Verkehrswesen verringernWirtschaftsWoche, January 25th, 2019, p. 43.

Inflation und Schulden sind keine Lösung für ItalienFrankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, January 6th, 2019, p. 25.

Staatsfinanzierung per NotenpresseDie Weltwoche, December 19th, 2018, No. 51, p. 13.

La tragedia italiana,, December 3rd, 2018 (publication in Italian).

Europe finally Pulls the Trigger on a Military Force, (ref. Project Syndicate, November 2018), The Guardian (UK).

Die italienische TragödieFrankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, November 18th, 2018, p. 24.

Berliner Luft, Subsidiarität und der Kampf gegen die deutschen AutosWirtschaftsWoche, Oktober 22nd, 2018.

Reagonomics Redux and the Global EconomyProject Syndicate, September 25th, 2018.

Ersatzgeld aus der Druckerpresse,, September 7th, 2018.

Irreführende Verharmlosung - Answer to Martin Hellwig (long version),, August  5th, 2018.

Irreführende Verharmlosung - Answer to Martin HellwigFrankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, August 5th, 2018, p. 20.

Twilight of the Euro?, (ref. Project Syndicate, July 2018), The Guardian (UK), Voci dall'estero (Italy), Handelsblatt (Germany).

Warum Trump diesmal Recht hatWirtschaftsWoche, July 27th, 2018, p. 42.

Fast 1000 Milliarden Target-Forderungen der Bundesbank: Was steckt dahinter?ifo Schnelldienst 14, 2018 (long version of the article „Fast 1000 Milliarden Euro“, published in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 17th, 2018).

Fast 1000 Milliarden EuroFrankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 17th, 2018, p. 16.

Should Merkel embrace Macron's vision for Eurozone reform?Financial Times Online, June 27th, 2018.

Merkel und die Spaltung EuropasFrankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, June 22nd, 2018, p. 21.

Die neuen EurobondsDie Zeit, June 7th, 2018, p. 29.

Vier Handlungsoptionen für ItalienWirtschaftsWoche, May 30th, 2018, p. 38.

The Perils of European Deposit InsuranceProject Syndicate, May 25th, 2018.

Plädoyer für eine neue City-Maut” Wirtschaftswoche, April 9th, 2018.

Die EU, die Sozialmigration und das Wohlfahrts-Trilemma, Tichys Einblick, 31. März 2018.

Europe should not retaliate against US protectionism, (ref. Project Syndicate March 2018), Handelsblatt (Germany), Die Presse (Austria).

Brexit, Deutschland und die Zukunft der EUFrankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 23. Februar 2018, S. 20.

Arbeitsanreize durch LohnzuschüsseWirtschaftswoche, 9. Februar 2018, S. 67.

Warum die GroKo von Nachteil ist, Passauer Neue Presse, February 8th, 2018, p. 8.

The Road to a European Transfer Union, (ref. Projecte Syndicate January 2018), (United Kingdom), Die Presse (Austria).

Grenzenlos war gesternWirtschaftswoche, 8. Dezember 2017, S. 66.

Gezügelte Angela Merkel als, November 27th, 2017.

Germany's Götterdämmerung, (ref. Project Syndicate, November 2017),  Die Presse (Austria), November 23rd, 2017.

Jean-Claude Juncker's Roadmap for European Disaster, (ref. Project Syndicate September 2017), Handelsblatt (Germany), Die Presse (Austria).

Zehn Reformen für DeutschlandWirtschaftswoche, September 29th, 2017, p. 6.

Der bittere Sieg der Demokratie, Handelsblatt, September 26th, 2017, p. 48.

EU:s hårda Brexit-position riskerar leda till handelskrigDagens Nyheter online, September 3rd, 2017.

Comment to the Article “How to Reduce Germany’s Surplus”Project Syndicate, August 19th, 2017.

Am LimitFrankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, August 18th, 2017, pp. 20-21.

How to Reduce Germany’s Surplus, (ref. Project Syndicate July 2017), Handelsblatt (Germany), Die Presse (Austria).

“Das weise Votum der Verfassungsrichter”Wirtschaftswoche, July 21st, 2017, p. 77.

Friedensunion statt Fiskalunion (Union of Peace Instead of Fiscal Union), Handelsblatt, May 31st, 2017, p. 48, also published as: “Wie Emmanuel Macron Europa voranbringen könnte” (How Macron Can Unite Europe), Die Presse, May 30th, 2017, p. 27; “How Macron Can Unite Europe”, The Guardian (UK), May 23rd, 2017; “How Macron Can Unite Europe", Project Syndicate, May 2017.

Die gefährlichen Ideen von Emmanuel Macron (The Dangerous Ideas of Emmanuel Macron), Wirtschaftswoche, May 19th, 2017, p. 40.

Falsche Fronten (Hans-Werner Sinn Rebuts Donald Trumps Criticism Regarding Manipulation), Handelsblatt, April 19th, 2017, p. 48; also published as: Wie die USA den Dollar selbst teuer gemacht haben (How the USA Have Increased the Price of Dollar), handelsblatt online, April 19th, 2017;
Eine deutsche Antwort auf Trumps Vorwürfe (A German Response to Trumps Accusations), Die Presse, March 30th, 2017, p. 26; President Trump’s Necessary German Lessons, Project Syndicate, March 2017.

A Two-Speed Post-Brexit Europe is Best Avoided, Financial Times online, April 16th, 2017.

Scheitert Europa? (Does Europe Fail?), Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, April 8th, 2017, p. 5.

Vier überfällige Reformen zum 60. Geburtstag (Four Overdue Reforms For The 60th Birthday), Wirtschaftswoche, March 24th, 2017, p. 38.

Die Bedeutung des Brexit für Deutschland und Europa (The Meaning of Brexit for Germany and Europe), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, March 3rd, 2017, p. 19.

A Case for a Border-Adjusted Tax, The International Economy, Winter 2017.

Deutschland - Wirtschaft, Euro, Europa und die Welt (The Meaning of Brexit for Germany and Europe), Audit Committe Quarterly, March 1st, 2017, pp. 10-14.

Bloß die Briten nicht abstrafen (Do not Punish the Brits), Handelsblatt, February 8th, 2017, p. 48.
Also published as: Why the EU Must Be Generous to Britain, Project Syndicate, January 2017;
Why the EU Must be Generous to the UK over Brexit,, January 31st, 2017.

Die raffinierten Steuerpläne von Donald Trump (The Clever Tax Plans of Donald Trump), Wirtschaftswoche, January 27th, 2017, p. 39.

Marx' wahre Leistung (Marx's True Contribution), Die Zeit, January 26th, 2017, p. 22.

Ein Reformprogramm für Europa (Reform Agenda for Europe), Bayernkurier, January 2nd, 2017, pp. 54-59.

Die große Umtauschaktion (The Great Asset Swap), Handelsblatt, December 8th, 2016, p. 48

Europeâs Secret Bailout?, (ref. Project Syndicate December 2016), The New Times (Rwanda), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Logos Press (Moldova), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Weekly NIN (Serbia), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), Expreso (Ecuador), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed (Iraq), Al Shabiba (Oman),
Al Bayan (United Arab Emirates).

Die Wegmarken einer gescheiterten Politik (Landmarks of a Failed Policy), Wirtschaftswoche, October 28th, 2016, p. 37.

Secular Stagnation or Self-Inflicted Malaise?, (ref. Project Syndicate October 2016), The Reporter (Ethiopia), The Japan Times (Japan), Business World (Philippines), Forbes Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan), Die Presse (Austria), La Tribune (France), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary),  Logos Press (Moldova), Jornal De Negocio (Portugal), VeÄer (Slovenia), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), World Economic Forum (Switzerland), The Guardian (United Kingdom), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed (Iraq),  Al Shabiba (Oman),  Al Bayan (United Arab Emirates),  Financial Advisor (United States).

Viele haben es nicht gemerkt: Der Juni war ein Schicksalsmonat für Deutschland (Many did not Notice. June was a Month of Fate for Germany),, October 18th, 2016.

Ein 15-Punkte-Plan für Europa (A 15 Items Plan for Europe), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, October 16th, 2016, p. 29.

"Der Weg aus dem Siechtum” (Exiting the Debt Union), Handelsblatt, October 6th, 2016, p. 48.

"Hans-Werner Sinn über die Bringschuld der Ökonomen" (Hans-Werner Sinn about the Debt of Economists), Wirtschaftswoche, September 26th, 2016, pp. 76-77.

Säkulare Stagnation, schöpferische Zerstörung - und selbst produziertes Siechtum (Secular Staggnation, Creative Destruction and Self-inflicted Infirmity), Wirtschaftswoche, September 2nd, 2016, p. 31.

Lob der Globalisierung (Praising Globalisation), Handelsblatt, August 25th, 2016, pp. 20-21.

Das Prinzip Brechstange (The Crowdbar Principle), Handelsblatt, August 8th, 2016, p. 48.

EU muss den Wohlfahrtsmagneten abschalten (The EU Must Switch off the Welfare Magnet), Die Presse, August 4th, 2016, p. 26 (also in: Project Syndicate, July 2016).

Saving Freedom of Movement in Europe, (ref. Project Syndicate August 2016), The Japan Times (Japan), Die Presse (Austria), (Austria), L'Echo (Belgium), La Tribune (France), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Rigas un Aprinka Avize (Latvia), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Finance (Slovenia), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland),  Al Ghad (Jordan), The Daily Star (Lebanon), Al Shabiba (Oman), Times of Oman (Oman).

"Griechenland? Spanien? Auch Finnland steckt in der Krise"(Greece? Spain? Even Finland is in Crisis), Wirtschaftswoche,
 July 8th, 2016, p. 35.

Deutschland ist der größte Verlierer (Germany is the Biggest Loser), Handelsblatt, July 1st, 2016, p. 54-57.

Finanz-Experten zum Brexit: „Wie ein Monty-Python-Sketch (Financial Experts on Brexit: ‘Like a Monty Python Scetch’),, June 24th, 2016.

Die Euro-Schuldenspirale dreht sich weiter (The Euro Debt Spiral Continues Spinning), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, June 23th, 2016, p. 21.

Der Schicksalsmonat (Month of Destiny), Handelsblatt, June 2nd, 2016, p. 48.

Die enthemmte Zentralbank (Disinhibited Central Bank), Zeit online, Mai 5th, 2016, and Ludwig Erhard Stiftung, Mai 19th, 2016.

Twin Tests for the EU, (ref. Project Syndicate Mai 2016), Jornal de Noticias (Mozambique), The Brunei Times (Brunei Darussalam), Die Presse (Austria), (Austria), Tportal (Croatia), La Tribune (France), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Nova Makedonija (Macedonia), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Ara (Spain), Finanz und Wirtschaft  (Switzerland),  L'Agefi  (Switzerland), Pagina Siete (Bolivia), The Daily Star (Lebanon), Al Shabiba  (Oman),
Times of Oman (Oman),  Al Bayan (United Arab Emirates).

Das absurde Theater um TTIP und Freihandel (Absurd Theater about TTIP and Free Trade), WirtschaftsWoche, May 13th, 2016, S. 40.

Europe's Emerging Bubbles, (ref. Project Syndicate April 2016), Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), Die Presse (Austria), (Austria), Ekonom (Czech Republic), La Tribune (France), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italiy), Obserwator Finansowy (Poland), Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), ARA (Spain), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland),  L'Agefi (Switzerland), The Guardian (United Kingdom), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed (Iraq), Al Bayan (United Arab Emirates), Financial Advisor (United States).

Ein Alternativplan für Europa (An Alternative Plan for Europe), together with Gunther Schnabl, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, April 17th, 2016, p. 22.

Man schaue sich Japan an (Look at Japan), Die Zeit, April 14th, 2016, p. 28.

Den Drogen verfallen (The Drugs Are Past Their Expiry Date), Handelsblatt, April 4th, 2016, p. 48.

Gefährliches Helikopter-Geld (Dangerous Helicopter Money), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, March 30th, 2016, p. 17.

Die verkehrte Welt der Europäischen Zentralbank (The Perverse World of the European Central Bank), Wirtschaftswoche, March 18th, 2016, p. 36.

Lösung für Europa (A Solution for Europe), together with Michael Hüther, Süddeutsche Zeitung, February 27th, 2016, p. 24.

Warum große Geldscheine auch unserer Volkswirtschaft nutzen (Why Large Banknotes Are Useful for Our Economy), WirtschaftsWoche, February 19th, 2016, p. 43.

Immigration into the Welfare State, (ref. Project Syndicate February 2016), Les Echos (Mali), Caijing (China), The Japan Times (Japan), Die Presse (Austria), Ekonom (Czech Republic),  La Tribune (France), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Expansion  (Spain), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), L'Agefi (Switzerland), World Economic Forum (Switzerland), O Estado de Sao Paulo (Brazil), Expreso (Ecuador), Al Ghad (Jordan), Al Shabiba (Oman), Times of Oman (Oman), Al Bayan (United Arab Emirates), Gulf Times (United Arab Emirates), MarketWatch (United States), RealClearPolitics (United States).

Effizient, aber nicht gerecht (Efficient, but not fair), Zeit Online, February 16th, 2016.

Sie thronte in Hamburg (She Held Court in Hamburg), Die Zeit, February 15th, 2016, p. 29.

Chaos ohne Grenzen (Chaos Without Borders), Handelsblatt, February 8th, 2016, p. 48.

Wie sich der Einzug des 500-Euro-Scheins rechnet (How the Withdrawal of the 500 Euro Note will Pay Off),, February 7th, 2016.

Der Klub steht nicht allen offen (The Club Is Not Open to Everybody), Welt am Sonntag, January 24th, 2016, p. AV12; Long Version, Die Welt online, February 2nd, 2016.

Integration und Grenzsicherung gehöhren zusammen (Integration and Secure Borders Go Hand in Hand), Tagesspiegel Causa, January 22nd, 2016.

Die sechs Denkfehler der deutschen Flüchtlingspolitik (The Six Errors in Reasoning of German Refugee Policy), WirtschaftsWoche, January 22nd, 2016, p. 35.

Non tacemus (together with Clemens Fuest),, January 18th, 2016.

Von Professor Sinn und anderen Top-Ökonomen (Forecast for China's Economy through 2020),, January 18th, 2016.

Ein Rückblick auf ein halbes Jahrhundert (A Review of Half a Century), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 16th, 2015, p. 17.

"Fiskalpolitik und Einheit" (Fiscal Policy and Unity), Handelsblatt, December 7th, 2015, p. 48.

"Katastrophalen Unsinn sollte man nicht wiederholen!" (Disastrous Folly Should Not Be Repeated!), WirtschaftsWoche, December 4th, 2015, p. 39.

Can the Islamic State Unify Europe?, (ref. Project Syndicate December 2015),
Les Echos (Mali), The Japan Times (Japan), Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka), Die Presse (Austria), Ekonom (Czech Republic),  La Tribune (France), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Nova Makedonija (Macedonia), Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Finance (Slovenia), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland),  L'Agefi (Switzerland), World Economic Forum (Switzerland), Expreso (Ecuador).

Die Risiken der Notkredite (The Risiks of Emergency Loans) (together with Clemens Fuest),, November 13th, 2015.

Wir leben von der Substanz (We Are Eating into the Bare Bones) (together with Marcel Fratzscher), Handelsblatt, November 3rd, 2015, p. 48.

Die Schuldner entziehen sich den Forderungen der Sparer (Debtors Renege on Savers‘ Demands), Xing Klartext, October 28th, 2015.

Mindestlohn aufheben! (Abolishing the Minimum Wage), Handelsblatt, October 20th, 2015, p. 15.

Nur so kann der Euro überleben (The Only Way for Europe to Survive), Focus, October 10th, 2015, p. 42.

Schuldenschnitt für Europa (A Haircut for Southern Europe), Die Welt, October 10th, 2015, p. 12.

Die fragwürdige Rolle von Umweltstandards in der Automobilindustrie (The Dubious Role of Environmental Standards in the Automotive Industry), WirtschaftsWoche, October 9th, 2015, p. 37.

Außer Kontrolle (Out of Control), Handelsblatt, October 7th, 2015,  p. 48.

Die deutsche Vereinigung als Vorbild für Europa? (Can German Reunification Serve as a Model for Europe?) (together with Gerlinde Sinn), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, October 2nd, 2015,  p. 22.

Menschenmagnet Deutschland (Germany Is a Human Magnet), Die Presse, October 1st, 2015.

"The Limits of the German Promised Land", (ref. Project Syndicate September 2015), Les Echos (Mali), The Japan Times (Japan), Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), Die Presse (Austria), Ekonom (Czech Republic), La Tribune (France), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Il Sole – 24 Ore (Italy), Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Expansion (Spain), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), World Economic Forum (Switzerland), Al Bayan (United Arab Emirates), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed, (Iraq), Jordan Times (Jordan), L'Orient le Jour (Lebanon), The Daily Star (Lebanon).

Ohne Abstriche beim Mindestlohn finden viele Zuwanderer keine Arbeit (Without Compromises on the Minimum Wage Many Immigrants Won't Find a Job), WirtschaftsWoche, September 11th, 2015, p. 38.

"Irrweg Fiskalunion: Gemeinsame Kassen lösen die Probleme der Euro-Zone nicht" (Blind Alley of the Fiscal Union: A Common Purse Cannot Solve the Problems of the Eurozone), WirtschaftsWoche, August 14th, 2015, p. 35.

"Exit, Devaluation and Haircut for Greece", SZ International, August 6th, 2015.

"Schuldenschnitt nach Austritt" (Exit Followed By Haircut), Süddeutsche Zeitung, August 5th, 2015, p. 17.

"Eine Ordnung für Konkurse" (A Procedure for Insolvencies), Handelsblatt, August 3rd, 2015, p. 48.

"Mehr Vorsorge!" (Better Pension Planning!), Der Tagesspiegel, August 2nd, 2015, p. 20.

Eine clevere Idee zur Rettung (A Clever Rescue Idea), Wirtschaftswoche, July 31st, 2015, p. 6. Also published as "Yanis Varoufakis' Grexit-Plan war clever" (Yanis Varoufakis' Grexit-Plan was clever),, July 31st, 2015.

"Don’t Lend to Your Euro Friends", Project Syndicate July 2015, Les Echos (Mali), The New Times (Rwanda), Caijing 财经 (China), Die Presse (Austria), Ekonom (Czech Republic), La Tribune (France), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Finance (Slovenia), Expansion (Spain), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), L'agefi (Switzerland), World Economic Forum (Switzerland) The Guardian (United Kingdom), Jordan Times (Jordan), The Daily Star (Lebanon), Al Shabiba (Oman), Al Bayan (United Arab Emirates), MarketWatch (USA).

"Why Greece Should Give Up the Euro", The New York Times, July 25th, 2015, p. A21.

"Die Einigung mit Griechenland ist ein Sieg für Frankreichs Präsident François Hollande" (Agreement with Greece Marks a Triumph for France's President François Hollande), WirtschaftsWoche, July 17th, 2015, p. 35.

"Die Risiken der Notkredite" (The Risiks of Emergency Loans) (together with Clemens Fuest), Handelsblatt, July 10th, 2015, p. 64.

"Why 'Grexit' could be good for Greece",, July 7th, 2015.

"Griechenland sollte Insolvenz beantragen" (Greece Should Declare Insolvency),, July 6th, 2015.

"Die Lehren aus der griechischen Tragödie" (The Lessons from the Greek Tragedy), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 3rd, 2015, p. 16.

"Der Grexit als Chance" (Grexit as an Opportunity), Handelsblatt, June 30th, 2015, p. 48.

"Retten nach Plan" (Bail-Out According to Plan), WirtschaftsWoche, June 26th, 2015, p. 21.

"Ein bedenklicher Freibrief für die Europäische Zentralbank" (Carte Blanche for ECB Gives Cause for Concern), WirtschaftsWoche, June 19th, 2015, p. 39.

"It is time now for Greece’s public creditors to face the truth: the country is bankrupt"The International Economy, Spring 2015, p. 10.

"Her mit der Drachme!" (Bring back the Drachme!), Zeit Online, June 17th, 2015.

"Arbeiten am Drohpunkt" (Working on Plan B), Handelsblatt, June 9th, 2015, p. 48.

"Problem 8: Demografie" (Problem 8: Demographics), Handelsblatt, June 5th, 2015, p. 55.

"Varoufakis’ Plan B" (Varoufakis’ Plan B),, June 1st , 2015.

"Varoufakis’s Great Game", (ref. Project Syndicate May 2015), Handelsblatt (Germany), Les Echos (Mali), The New Times (Rwanda), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), Die Presse (Austria), (Austria), Financial Mirror (Cyprus), Ekonom (Czech Republic), Borsen (Denmark), La Tribune (France), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Weekly NIN (Serbia), Finance (Slovenia), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), L'agefi (Switzerland), World Economic Forum (Switzerland), Al Bayan (United Arab Emirates), MarketWatch (USA), Antigua Chronicle (Antigua and Barbuda).

"Griechenland muss wieder wettbewerbsfähig werden" (Greece Must Return to Competitiveness),, May 29th, 2015.

"Why ECB QE May Not Mean a Safe Retirement", CNBC, May 12th, 2015.

"Germany Has Started Putting Right Costly Labour Law Mistakes"The Times, May 11th, 2015.

"Europe’s Keynesian Dream – A neo-classical recipe for a neo-classical problem"The International Economy, Winter 2015, pp. 38-39, 56.

"Das Bewertungsparadoxon" (The Valuation Paradox), WirtschaftsWoche, April 27th, 2015, p. 42.

"Das könnte Sinn machen" (That Could Make Sense), iw-dienst, April 9th, 2015.

"Migration in Europa: Zu viel des Guten?" (Migration in Europe: Too Much of a Good Thing?) (together with John Driffill) ,, April 1st, 2015.

"Letzte Rettung für den Süden" (Last Bail-Out for the South), Handelsblatt, March 31st, 2015, p. 48.

"Das Rätsel um die Europäische Energieversorgung: Systemversagen" (The European Energy Supply Puzzle: a System Failure ) (together with Giuseppe Bertola and Harold James),, March 30th, 2015.

"System schleunigst verändern" (Change the System Fast), WirtschaftsWoche, March 30th, 2015, p. 43.

"Europe’s Easy-Money Endgame", (ref. Project Syndicate March 2015), Les Echos (Mali), Global Times (China), Die Presse (Austria), (Austria), L’Echo (Belgium), Ekonom (Czech Republic), Borsen (Denmark), La Tribune (France), Ependysi (Greece), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Finance (Slovenia), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), L'agefi (Switzerland), World Economic Forum (Switzerland), Expansion (Spain), The Guardian (United Kingdom), Millet (Irak), Jewish Business News (Israel), Jordan Times (Jordan), L'Orient le Jour (Lebanon), Al Shabiba (Oman), Al Bayan (United Arab Emirates), MarketWatch (USA), Zero Hedge (USA).

"Das Geld der EZB fällt nicht wie Manna vom Himmel" (The ECB’s Money Doesn’t Fall Like Manna From Heaven), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, March 15th, 2015, p. 20.

"Migration in Europa: Zu viel des Guten?" (Migration in Europe: Too Much of a Good Thing?) (together with John Driffill),, March 10th, 2015.

"Rettung mit der Druckerpresse" (Bail-Out with the Printing Press), Wirtschaftswoche, March 2nd, 2015, p. 37.

"La gérontocratie allemande", Commentaire, Printemps 2015 Vol. 38/No. 149, p. 181. 

"La formule globale de Piketty", Commentaire, Printemps 2015 Vol. 38/No. 149, p. 179. 

"Why the taxpayer is on the hook", VOX, Februar 24th, 2015,

"Impose capital controls in Greece or repeat the mistake of Cyprus", Financial Times, February 17th, 2015, p. 9.

"Das Eurosystem ist wie eine Aktiengesellschaft" (The Eurosystem Is Like a Public Limited Company),Der Tagesspiegel, February 11th, 2015, p. 16.

"Die EZB betreibt Konkursverschleppung" (The ECB Is Delaying Bankruptcy), Süddeutsche Zeitung, February 10th, 2015, p. 18.

"Migration: Gut für den Arbeitsmarkt, schlecht für den Staat" (Migration: Good for the Labour Market, Bad for the State),, February 10th, 2015.

"Europas Schattenbudget" (Europe’s Shadow Budget), Handelsblatt, February 9th, 2015, p. 48.

"Quantitative Verlockung" (Quantitative Teasing), Wirtschaftswoche, February 2nd, 2015, p. 39.

"Eine Antwort an die Kritiker" (A Response to His Critics), Handelsblatt, January 21st, 2015, p. 14.

"Economics and Its Critics", (ref. Project Syndicate January 2015), Les Nouvelles (Madagascar), Les Echos (Mali), The New Times (Rwanda), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Die Presse (Austria), Ekonom (Czech Republic), La Tribune (France), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Il Sole – 24 Ore (Italy), Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), World Economic Forum (Switzerland), World Economic Forum Spanish (Switzerland), Expansion (Spain), Jewish Business News (Israel), Al Bayan (United Arab Emirates), Gulf Times Newspaper (United Arab Emirates).

"Wackliges Fundament" (Shaky foundations), Wirtschaftswoche, January 5th, 2015, p. 31.

"Warum die Zuwanderung die Staatskasse belastet" (Why Immigration Burdens Public Finances),, January 2nd, 2015.

"Ökonomische Effekte der Migration" (The Economic Impact of Migration), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 29th, 2014, p. 18.

"Europe’s Shadow Budget", (ref. Project Syndicate December 2014).

"Wohlstand oder Schuldensumpf" (Prosperity or a Mire of Debt), The European, December 4th, 2014, No. 1/2015, p. 16.

"Austerität" (Austerity),, December 2nd, 2014.

"Juncker’s shadow Bank",, December 2nd, 2014.

"An der Wirklichkeit vorbei" (Failing To Face Up To Reality), Wirtschaftswoche, December 1st, 2014, No. 49, p. 49.

"Germany´s Coming Gerontocracy", The International Economy, Fall 2014, XXVIII, No. 4,  p. 54.

"Man könnte "Schrott" sagen" (You Could Say "Junk"), Handelsblatt, November 6th, 2014, p. 48.

"Hans-Werner Sinn antwortet Wolfgang Münchau: "Ordnungspolitik funktioniert immer" (Hans-Werner Sinn Responds to Wolfgang Münchau: "Governance Always Works"),, November 6th, 2014.

"EZB auf einem gefährlichen Pfad – Eine Replik von Hans-Werner Sinn" (ECB Is Following A Risky Path – Hans-Werner Sinn's Response),, November 6th, 2014.

"Se sind wie Spürhunde" (They Are Like Sniffer Dogs),, November 1st, 2014.

"Der große Irrtum" (In Defense of the Profession), Süddeutsche Zeitung, October 31st, 2014, p. 26.
Also published as: Sie sind wie Spürhunde (They Are Like Sniffer Dogs),, November 1st, 2014.

"Europe’s Brush with Debt", (ref. Project Syndicate October 2014), Les Echos (Mali), Global Times(China), The Korean Herald (Korea, South), Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), Business Weekly (Taiwan),Die Presse (Austria), Handelsblatt (Germany). La Tribune (France), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Il Sole – 24 Ore (Italy), Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), World Economic Forum (Switzerland), L'agefi (Switzerland), The Guardian (United Kingdom), Expreso (Ecuador), Jewish Business News (Israel), Al Bayan (United Arab Emirates).

"Schlendrian verlängert" (Casual Attitude Continues), WirtschaftsWoche, October 20th, 2014, No. 43, p. 46.

"Das italienische Problem" (The Italian Problem), Handelsblatt, October 7th, 2014, p. 48.

"Mutation zur Bad Bank" (Becoming a Bad Bank), WirtschaftsWoche, September 29th, 2014, No. 40, p. 47.

"Perfekt entkoppelt" (Perfectly Decoupled), WirtschaftsWoche, September 1st, 2014, p. 39.

"Italy`s Download Spiral", (ref. Project Syndicate August 2014), Les Echos (Mali), The New Times(Rwanda), Caijing Magazine (China), Global Times (China), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Times (Korea, South), Taipei Times (Taiwan), Die Presse (Austria), Handelsblatt (Germany).Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Ekonom (Czech Republic), Borsen (Denmark), La Tribune (France), Il Sole – 24 Ore(Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Jornal de Negocios(Portugal), Finance (Slovenia), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), L’Agefi (Switzerland), World Economic Forum (Switzerland), The Guardian (United Kingdom), Expreso (Ecuador), Jordan Times(Jordan), L’Orient le Jour (Lebanon), Al Shabiba (Oman), RealClearPolitics (United States).

"Kippt die Konjunktur?" (The Economy at a Tipping Point?), WirtschaftsWoche, August 4th, 2014, No. 32, p. 34.

"Der Steuerzahler haftet" (The Taxpayer Is Liable), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 10th, 2014, No. 157, p. 22.

"Europäische Tricks" (European Tricks), WirtschaftsWoche, July 7th, 2014, No. 28, p. 40.

"Die Uhr läuft, deshalb: alles auf den Tisch!" (The Clock is Ticking - Time to Put Everything on the Table), Der Hauptstadtbrief, July 3rd, 2014, No. 123, pp. 32-33.

"Free-Trade Pitfalls", (ref. Project Syndicate June 2014), Les Echos (Mali), Business Day (Nigeria), The New Times (Rwanda), Global Times (China), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Business Weekly(Taiwan), BH Dani (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Ekonom (Czech Republic),The Prague Post (Czech Republic), La Tribune (France), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Il Sole - 24 Ore(Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Jornal De Negocios(Portugal), Finance (Slovenia), Expansion (Spain), Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), Expreso(Ecuador), Jewish Business News (Israel), Jordan Times (Jordan).

"Deutsche Gerontokratie" (German Gerontocracy), WirtschaftsWoche, June 7th, 2014, p. 37.

"Ab 2015 sind die „Alten“ in der Mehrheit" (As of 2015, the ‘Old’ will be the Majority),, June 6th, 2014.

"Crisi, l’economista Sinn: “La Bce non estenda il suo mandato salvando le banche",, May 30th, 2014.

"Deutsche Trugschlüsse" (German Fallacies), Die Welt, May 17th, 2014, No. 114, p. 2.

"Neues Schutzversprechen" (New Promise of Protection), Wirtschaftswoche, May 12th, 2014, No. 20, p. 37.

"Thomas Pikettys Weltformel" (Thomas Piketty’s World Formula), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, May 11th, 2014, No. 19, p. 29.

"Die Ruhe vor dem Sturm" (The Calm Before the Storm), Handelsblatt, May 6th, 2014, No. 86, p. 56.

"Give Putin a Chance", Wall Street Journal,  April 30th/May 1st, 2014, No. 62, p. 16.

"Europe’s Next Moral Hazard", (ref. Project Syndicate April 2014), Les Echos (Mali), Business Day(Nigeria), The New Times (Rwanda), Global Times (China), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Business Weekly (Taiwan), BH Dani (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Ekonom (Czech Republic), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands),Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Finance (Slovenia), Expansion(Spain), Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), L'agefi (Switzerland), Jewish Business News (Israel),Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Jarida (Kuwait), Al Shabiba (Oman), RealClearPolitics (United States).

"Frieden durch Freihandel" (Preserving Peace with Free Trade), WirtschaftsWoche, April 14th, 2014, No. 16, p. 40.

"Austerität" (Austerity) (together with Akos Valentinyi),, April 11th, 2014.

"Vampir Deutschland?" (Vampire Germany?), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, April 7th, 2014, No. 82, p. 18.

"Improving the Euro", The International Economy, Winter 2014, XXVIII, No. 1, p. 15-16.

"Gefangen im Euro" (Trapped in the Euro), FOCUS 14/2014, March 31st, 2014, p. 30.

"Bankenunion: Besser als erwartet?" (Banking Union: Better Than Expected?) (together with John Driffill),, March 17th, 2014.

"Putin und der Zappelstrom" (Putin and a Fluctuating Power Supply), Wirtschaftswoche, March 17th, 2014, No. 12, p. 37.

"Comment on Paul De Grauwe", EUROPP Blog, March 10th, 2014.

"Und Karlsruhe entscheidet doch" (Karlsruhe Takes a Positive Decision), Handelsblatt, February 11th, 2014, No. 29, p. 48.

"Outright Monetary Infractions", (ref. Project Syndicate February 2014), Les Nouvelles (Madagascar),Les Echos (Mali), The New Times (Rwanda), Global Times (China), Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Al Jarida (Kuwait), CNBC (United States), L'echo (Belgium), Kauppalehti(Finland), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Expansion (Spain), L'agefi (Switzerland), Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), World Finance (United Kingdom).

"Umweg nach Deutschland" (Roundabout Route to Germany), Wirtschaftswoche, February 3rd, 2014, No. 6, p. 38.

"Weltmeister beim Kapitalexport" (World Champion in Capital Export), Wirtschaftswoche, January 20th, 2014, No. 4, p. 40. English Version: "World Champion Capital Exporter", The International Economy, Summer 2014, XXVIII, No. 3, pp. 24–25.

"Europa verdrängt die Krise" (Europe Is Suppressing the Crisis), Zeit Online, January 20th, 2014.

"Neustart für den Euro" (New Start for the Euro), Handelsblatt, January 16th, 2014, No. 11, p. 48.

"Europa erneuern - und zwar von Grund auf" (Rebuilding Europe - Starting from Scratch), Die Presse, January 9th, 2014, No. 20.034, p. 26.

"Rescuing Europe from the Ground Up", (ref. Project Syndicate December 2013), Les Echos (Mali),Caijing Magazine (China), Global Times (China), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), KiniBiz (Malaysia), Al Shabiba (Oman), Times of Oman (Oman), Ekonom (Czech Republic), The Prague Post (Czech Republic), Koha Ditore (Kosovo), Project Syndicate Polska (Poland), Finance(Slovenia), Expreso (Ecuador), Die Presse (Austria), Borsen (Denmark), La Tribune (France), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), The Guardian (United Kingdom).

"Die Gesetze der Logik" (The Laws of Logic), Wirtschaftswoche, December 9th, 2013, No. 50, p. 47.

"Why Draghi was Wrong to Cut Interest Rates", Financial Times, November 14th, 2013, p. 9.

"Höheres Plateau" (Higher Plateau), WirtschaftsWoche, November 11th, 2013, No. 46, p. 47.

"Wen schützt der Rettungsschirm der EZB?" (Who is the ECB’s bail-out policy protecting?), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, November 8th, 2013, No. 260, p. 14.

"Die offene Währungsunion" (The Open Monetary Union), Die Zeit, October 31st, 2013, No. 45, p. 33.

"Der bequeme Ausweg" (The Comfortable Way Out), Handelsblatt, October 23rd, 2013, No. 204, p. 48.

"In Praise of Debt Ceilings", (ref. Project Syndicate October 2013), Les Echos (Mali), Caijing Magazine(China), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), KiniBiz (Malaysia), Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka), Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Project Syndicate Polska(Poland), RealClearPolitics (United States), L'echo (Belgium), Borsen (Denmark), La Tribune (France),Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland),L'agefi (Switzerland), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal).

"Das Rezept für Stagflation" (The Recipe for Stagflation), WirtschaftsWoche, October 14th, 2013, No. 42, p. 44.

"Focus: Europas hohe Verschuldung" (Focus: Europe's High Debts), Economic Daily News, October 7th, 2013.

"Schranken für die EZB" (Constraints on the ECB), Handelsblatt, October 1st, 2013, No. 189, p. 48.

"Konstruktionsfehler des Euro-Systems" (Structural Defects in the Eurosystem), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, September 23rd, 2013, No. 220, p. 61.

"Beklemmende Parallelen" (Oppressive Parallels), WirtschaftsWoche, September 16h, 2013, No. 38, p. 42.

"Umverteilung des Vermögens" (Redistribution of Wealth), Handelsblatt, September 9th, 2013, No. 173, p. 54.

"Saving Europe’s Real Hegemon", (ref. Project Syndicate August 2013), La Nouvelle Expression(Cameroon), Les Nouvelles (Madagascar), Les Echos (Mali), Caijing Magazine (China), Global Times(China), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), The Edge (Malaysia), Al Jarida (Kuwait), Al Shabiba (Oman),Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Finance (Slovenia), Ekonom (Czech Republic), L'echo (Belgium), La Tribune (France), Handelsblatt (Germany), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad(Netherlands), Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), The Guardian (United Kingdom).

"Ende der Gemeinsamkeit" (End of Communality), WirtschaftsWoche, August 19th, 2013, No. 34, p. 42.

"A Question of Money", The International Economy, Summer 2013, XXVII, No. 3, p. 54.

"It is wrong to portray Germany as the euro winner", Financial Times, July 23rd, 2013, No. 38, 295, p. 9.

"Jetzt hilft nur noch Durchwurschteln" (Muddling Through is the Only Way Forward Now), Focus, July 22nd, 2013, No. 30, p. 32.

"Neue Hackordnung" (A New Pecking Order), WirtschaftsWoche, July 22nd, 2013, No. 30, p. 37.

"Eine historische Entscheidung" (A Historic Decision), Handelsblatt, July 5/6/7th, 2013, No. 127, p. 64.

"Germany’s Case Against the ECB", (ref. Project Syndicate June 2013), Les Nouvelles (Madagascar),Les Echos (Mali), Caijing Magazine (China), Chosun Ilbo Weekly Biz (Korea, South), The Korea Herald(Korea, South), Al Jarida (Kuwait), L'Orient le Jour (Lebanon), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Finance(Slovenia), L'echo (Belgium), La Tribune (France), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad(Netherlands), L'agefi (Switzerland), Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), Jornal De Negocios(Portugal), The Guardian (United Kingdom).

"Geld aus dem Zauberhut" (Money out of the Magician’s Haty), WirtschaftsWoche, June 26th, 2013, No. 26, p. 40.

"Finsterste Industriepolitik" (Very Bleak Industrial Policy), WirtschaftsWoche, May 27th, 2013, No. 22, p. 43.

"Die Argumente von George Soros stechen nicht" (Arguments by George Soros Don’t Stand Up),Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, May 8th, 2013, No. 106, p. 10.

"Die Wahrheit über Zypern" (The Truth About Cyprus), WirtschaftsWoche, April 29th, 2013, No. 18, p. 44.

"Spiel mit dem Feuert" (Playing with Fire), Handelsblatt, April 25th, 2013, No. 80, p. 64.

"Should Germany Exit the Euro?", (ref. Project Syndicate April 2013), Les Nouvelles (Madagascar), Les Echos (Mali), Caijing Magazine (China), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Business Weekly (Taiwan),Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Ekonom (Czech Republic), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Baltische Rundschau (Lithuania), Verslo Zinios Online (Lithuania), Weekly NIN (Serbia), Finance (Slovenia),Expreso (Ecuador), Jordan Times (Jordan), L'Orient le Jour (Lebanon), The Daily Star (Lebanon), Times Of Oman (Oman), RealClearPolitics (United States), Die Presse (Austria), The Vienna Review (Austria),L'echo (Belgium), Financial Mirror (Cyprus), Borsen (Denmark), La Tribune (France), Il Sole - 24 Ore(Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Dagens Naeringsliv (Norway), L'agefi (Switzerland),Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), Tagesanzeiger (Switzerland), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), The Guardian (United Kingdom).

"Ein Plädoyer für die Pkw-Maut" (The Case for Car Tolls), WirtschaftsWoche, March 30th, 2013, No. 14, p. 41.

"Europäische Arbeitsmarktreform" (European Labour Market Reforms) (together with Giuseppe Bertola, John Driffill, Harold James, Jan-Egbert Sturm, Akos Valentinyi),, March 14th, 2013.

"Wie soll eine Zentralbank ausgestaltet sein?" (How Should a Central Bank Be Designed) (together with Giuseppe Bertola, John Driffill, Harold James, Jan-Egbert Sturm, Akos Valentinyi),, March 7th, 2013.

"Der Euro wird zur Bürde" (The Euro Is Becoming a Burden), Handelsblatt, March 4th, 2013, No. 44, p. 48.

"Neue Wanderung" (New Migration), WirtschaftsWoche, March 4th, 2013, No. 10, p. 44.

"Vergemeinschaftlichung und Konstitutionalisierung" (Communitarization and Constitutionalisation) (together with Giuseppe Bertola, John Driffill, Harold James, Jan-Egbert Sturm, Akos Valentinyi),, 01. März 2013.

"Europäische Ungleichgewichte" (European Inequalities) (together with Giuseppe Bertola, John Driffill, Harold James, Jan-Egbert Sturm, Akos Valentinyi),, 26. Februar 2013.

"The Collateral Damage of Europe's Rescue", (ref. Project Syndicate February 2013), Les Echos (Mali),Caijing Magazine (China), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), The Edge (Malaysia), Poslovni Dnevnik(Croatia), Wyborcza.Biz (Poland), Weekly NIN (Serbia), Al Shabiba (Oman), Times Of Oman (Oman), De Tijd (Belgium), L'echo (Belgium), Borsen (Denmark), La Tribune (France), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), L'agefi (Switzerland), Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal).

"Mediterrane Mehrheiten" (Mediterranean Majorities), WirtschaftsWoche, February 4th, 2013, No. 6, p. 38.

"The eurozone´s banking union is deeply flawed" (together with Harald Hau), Financial Times, January 29th, 2013, No. 38, 146, p. 9.

"Europas Schuldenkrise" (Europe’s Debt Crisis), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (online), January 28th, 2013.

"Die gefährliche Dimension der Bankenunion" (The Dangerous Dimension of the Banking Union) (together with Harald Hau), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, January 22nd, 2013, No. 18, p. 3.

"Nur eine Atempause" (Just a breather), Handelsblatt, January 15th, 2013, No. 10, p. 48.

"Was uns 2013 bringt" (What lies ahead in 2013), Wirtschaftswoche, January 7th, 2013, No. 1, p. 40.

"A Second Chance for European Reform", (ref. Project Syndicate December 2012), Les Echos (Mali),Business Day (Nigeria), Caijing Magazine (China), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Ekonom (Czech Republic), Wyborcza.Biz (Poland), Forbes UA (Ukraine), Times Of Oman (Oman), Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), L'echo (Belgium), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), L'agefi(Switzerland), World Finance (United Kingdom).

"Unerwünschter Basareffekt" (Undesirable Bazaar Effects), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 20th, 2012, p. 32.

"Rettung für den Gläubiger" (Rescuing the creditors), Wirtschaftswoche, December 10th, 2012, No. 50, p. 42.

"Weitere Garantien für Südeuropa" (More State Guarantees for Southern Europe), Wirtschaftswoche, November 12th, 2012, No. 46, p. 42.

"Die Banken kommen davon, der Bürger zahlt" (Banks Get Away With it, the People Pay), Welt am Sonntag, November 11th, 2012, No. 46, p. 11.

"Besser als Wetterfrösche" (Better than the weather men), Handelsblatt, November 6th, 2012, p. 15.

"Europe's Path to Disunity", (ref. Project Syndicate October 2012), Les Echos (Mali), Caijing Magazine(China), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), The Straits Times (Singapore), Taipei Times (Taiwan),Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Ekonom (Czech Republic), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Warsaw Business Journal (Poland), Wyborcza.Biz (Poland), Finance (Slovenia), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Jarida(Kuwait), The Daily Star (Lebanon), Al Shabiba (Oman), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Alrroya Aleqtissadiya (United Arab Emirates), De Tijd (Belgium), European Voice (Belgium), L'echo (Belgium),La Tribune (France), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Sydsvenskan (Sweden), L'agefi(Switzerland), Le Temps (Switzerland), The Guardian (United Kingdom).

"Fieberthermometer der Krise" (Fever thermometer of the crisis), Wirtschaftswoche, October 22nd, 2012, No. 43, p. 46.

"Ein Bündnis der Ungleichen" (An Alliance of the Unequal), Handelsblatt, October 8th, 2012, p. 48.

"Schranken für die EZB" (Limits for the ECB), Wirtschaftswoche, September 17th, 2012, No. 38, p. 44.

"Keine weitere Sozialisierung europäischer Schulden" (No Further Socialisation of European Debt), Leibniz Journal 2/2012, September 1st, 2012, p. 17.

"Judgment Day for the Eurozone"  (ref. Project Syndicate August 2012), Les Echos (Mali), Caijing Magazine (China), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Taipei Times (Taiwan),Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Ekonom (Czech Republic), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary),, Expreso (Ecuador), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Jarida (Kuwait), L’Orient le Jour (Lebanon), Al Shabiba (Oman), Times Of Oman (Oman), Alrroya Aleqtissadiya (United Arab Emirates),RealClearPolitics (United States), De Tijd (Belgium), L'echo (Belgium), La Tribune (France), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), L'agefi(Switzerland), The Guardian (United Kingdom).

"Bittere Wahrheit" (Bitter Truth), Wirtschaftswoche, August 20th, 2012, No. 34, p. 36.

"Een bodemloos vat kun je niet vullen"Trouw Zomertijd, August 11th, 2012, p. 11-13.

"Das Euro-System steckt in einer Sackgasse" (The Eurosystem has Reached an Impasse) (together with Friedrich L. Sell), Süddeutsche Zeitung, August 8th, 2012, No. 182, p. 20.

"Our opt-in opt-out solution for the euro" (together with Friedrich Sell), Financial Times, August 1st, 2012, No. 37, 994, p. 9.

"Pourquoi Paris et Berlin s'opposent", Le Monde, July 31st, 2012.

"Der neue Euro-Club" (The New Euro Club) (together with Friedrich L. Sell), Süddeutsche Zeitung, July 24th, 2012, No. 169, p. 19.

"Die offene Währungsunion" (The Open Currency Union), Wirtschaftswoche, July 16th, 2012, No. 29, p. 39.

"Eine Antwort auf die Kritiker" (A response to the critics) (together with Walter Krämer), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 10th, 2012, No. 158, p. 11; also published in:

"The European Banking Union", (ref. Project Syndicate June 2012), Les Echos (Mali), Caijing Magazine(China), China Daily Online (China), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South),Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Ekonom (Czech Republic), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Utrinski Vesnik(Macedonia), Wyborcza.Biz (Poland), Expreso (Ecuador), Al Jarida (Kuwait), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Alrroya Aleqtissadiya (United Arab Emirates), De Tijd (Belgium), L'echo (Belgium), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), L'agefi (Switzerland), The Guardian (United Kingdom), The New Economy (United Kingdom).

"Germany, Greece and the Marshall Plan, a finale Riposte",, June 29st, 2012.

"Die Dummen sind wir" (We are the Fools), Süddeutsche Zeitung, June 28th, 2012, No. 147, p. 24.

"Gefährliche Illusion" (Dangerous Illusion), Wirtschaftswoche, June 26th, 2012, No. 26, p. 37; also published in: Christoph Schalast, Jörg Keibel, eds., NPL Jahrbuch 2012/2013: Problemkredite - Outsourcing- Kredittransaktion, Frankfurt School Verlag, 2013, S. 27-28 (Download, 4 MB).

"Germany, Greece and the Marshall Plan, a  Riposte", June 21st, 2012.

"Den Steuerzahler schonen" (Protect Taxpayers), Handelsblatt, June 15th, 2012, No. 114, p. 67.

"Why Berlin Is Balking on a Bailout"The New York Times, June 13th, 2012, Vol. CLXI No. 55,801, p. A23..

"Alle Augen auf Spanien" (All Eyes on Spain), Handelsblatt, May 14th, 2012, No. 93, p. 64.

"The Green Paradox", The World Financial Review, May – June 2012, p. 51.

"Deutschland sitzt in der Falle" (Germany is sitting in a trap), Die News, May 1st, 2012, No. 05/2012, p. 4.

"Genießt den Aufschwung!" (Enjoy the Upswing!), Wirtschaftswoche, April 30th, 2012, No. 18, p. 44.

"A Crisis in Full Flight", (ref. Project Syndicate April 2012) Les Nouvelles (Madagascar), Les Echos(Mali), Caijing Magazine (China), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Ekonom (Czech Republic),Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Wyborcza.Biz (Poland), Expreso (Ecuador), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Alrroya Aleqtissadiya (United Arab Emirates), De Tijd (Belgium), L'echo(Belgium), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Jornal De Negocios(Portugal), Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), L'agefi (Switzerland)..

"Geld im Schaufenster" (Money in the Shop Window), Wirtschaftswoche, April 2nd, 2012, No. 14, p. 38.

"The ECB's actions will not have a good ending", The International Economy Spring 2012, XXVI, No. 2, p. 21.

"Das sollte Gläubiger durchaus beunruhigen" (This Should Really Unsettle Creditors), Süddeutsche Zeitung, March 22nd, 2012, No. 69, p. 28.

"Debatte um Bundesbank-Risiken: "Deutsches Sparkapital fließt in Mittelmeerländer" (Debate on Bundesbank risks: “German savings are flowing into Mediterranean countries”), Spiegel online, March 13th, 2012.

"Neue Geld-Zentralverwaltung" (New Centralised Money Management),Wirtschaftswoche, March 5th, 2012, No. 10, p. 42.

"Die Preise senken!" (A Euro Sabbatical), Handelsblatt, March 2nd, 2012, No. 45, p. 80.

"A Euro Sabbatical", (ref. Project Syndicate February 2012), Les Echos (Mali), Cambodia Herald(Cambodia), Caijing Magazine (China), China Daily Online (China),The Korea Herald (Korea, South),The Nation (Thailand), Ekonom (Czech Republic), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Wyborcza.Biz (Poland),Finance (Slovenia), Al Jarida (Kuwait), Times Of Oman (Oman), Al Raya (Qatar), Alrroya Aleqtissadiya(United Arab Emirates), Pontransat.Com (Canada),De Tijd (Belgium), L'echo (Belgium), Handelsblatt(Germany), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Jornal De Negocios(Portugal), Expansion (Spain), L'agefi (Switzerland).

"Fed versus EZB: Wie man Target-Schulden tilgt" (Fed vs. ECB: How to Pay Target Debts), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, February 27th, 2012, No. 49, p. 14.

"Ein Kommentar zu ‘jmg’" (A Statement on "jmg"), Zeit online, Blog Herdentrieb, February 11th, 2012.

"Klarheit über Target-Salden – Ein offener Brief von Hans-Werner Sinn" (Clarity over Target Balances – an Open Letter from Hans-Werner Sinn), Zeit online, Blog Herdentrieb, February 10th, 2012.

"Abgesang auf das EEG" (Requiem for the EEG), Wirtschaftswoche, February 6th, 2012, No. 6, p. 40, also published in: Energie Kompakt, March 2012, 3/2012, p. 9.

"Der europäische Drache" (The European Dragon), Wirtschaftswoche, January 9th, 2012, No. 1/2, p. 42.

"Kein Schuldensozialismus!" (No Debt Collectivizing), Handelsblatt, January 6th, 2012, No. 005, p. 72.

"European End Game"The International Economy, Winter 2012, XXVI, No. 1, p. 10.

"Two Models for Europe", (ref. Project Syndicate December 2011), Les Echos (Mali), The New Times(Rwanda), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Aripaev (Estonia), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary),Wyborcza.Biz (Poland), Tyzden (Slovakia), Pagina Siete (Bolivia), The News (Mexico), Jordan Times(Jordan), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Alrroya Aleqtissadiya (United Arab Emirates), Business Insider(United States), Die Presse (Austria), Taloussanomat (Finland), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands),Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), L'agefi (Switzerland).

"Sollen wir den Euro aufgeben?" (Should we Abandon the Euro?), Spiegel online, December 5th, 2011.

"Sehr geehrte Frau Bundeskanzlerin, liebe Frau Merkel", (Madam Chancellor, Dear Ms Merkel), Wirtschaftswoche, November 28th, 2011, No. 48, p. 46.

"Ausverkauf mit der Druckerpresse" (Closing Sales with the Printing Press), Handelsblatt, November 10th, 2011, No. 218, p. 8.

"Die Drohung mit der Druckerpresse" (Threatening to Use the Printing Press), Wirtschaftswoche, October 31st, 2011, No. 44, p. 44; English Version: The threat to use the printing press,VOX,, November 18th. 2011.

"Italien lässt Geld drucken" (Italy Orders More Money Printed), Handelsblatt, October 28th, 2011, No. 209, p. 88.

"Italy’s Capital Flight", (ref. Project Syndicate October 2011), Les Echos (Mali), Caijing Magazine(China), China Daily Online (China), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Taipei Times (Taiwan), Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Wyborcza.Biz (Poland), Finance (Slovenia), The Guatemala Times (Guatemala),Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Shabiba (Oman), Al Raya (Qatar), Alrroya Aleqtissadiya (United Arab Emirates), Pontransat.Com (Canada), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Expansion (Spain),L'agefi (Switzerland), European Ceo (United Kingdom).

"Jedes Jahr andere Antworten" (Every Year Different Answers), Der Spiegel, October 17th, 2011, p. 10.

"Immerwährende Gefahr" (Ongoing danger), Wirtschaftswoche, October 1st, 2011, No. 40, p. 44.

"Deutschlands Kapitalexporte unter dem Euro" (Germany's Capital Exports under the Euro), Akademie Aktuell, October 1st, 2011, No. 3/2011, p. 12-17.

"Wie Target-Kredite funktionieren" (What are Target Loans?), Süddeutsche Zeitung, September 19th, 2011, No. 225, p. 18.

"The Trouble with Eurobonds", (ref. Project Syndicate September 2011), Les Echos (Mali), The New Times (Rwanda), Caijing Magazine (China), China Daily (China), Jakarta Post (Indonesia), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Business Weekly (Taiwan), Taipei Times (Taiwan), Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia),Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Wyborcza.Biz (Poland), Tyzden (Slovakia), El Cronista (Argentina), The Guatemala Times (Guatemala), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Jarida (Kuwait), Al Qabas (Kuwait), Al Raya(Qatar), Alrroya Aleqtissadiya (United Arab Emirates), Business Insider (United States), De Tijd(Belgium), L'echo (Belgium),Handelsblatt (Germany), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Het Financieele Dagblad(Netherlands), Expansion (Spain), Sydsvenskan (Sweden), Finanz Und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), L'agefi(Switzerland), European Ceo (United Kingdom).

"EZB und Rettungsfonds dürfen keine Staatsanleihen kaufen" (The ECB and the Rescue Fund should not buy government bonds), Handelsblatt, September 16th, 2011, No. 180, p. 8.

"Kein Erpressungspotenzial" (No Blackmail Potential), Handelsblatt, September 12th, 2011, No. 176, p. 11

"Der Ausweg aus der Krise" (The Way Out of the Crisis), Wirtschaftswoche, September 5th, 2011, No. 36, p. 48.

"Wunschdenken hilft nun mal nicht" (Wishful Thinking Won't Help), Die Gazette, September 1st, 2011, No. 31, p. 15.

"Die süße Droge Euro-Bonds" (The Sweet Drug of Eurobonds), Handelsblatt, August 22nd, 2011, No. 161, p. 56.

"Politisches Tschernobyl" (Political Chernobyl), Wirtschaftswoche, August 8th, 2011, No. 32, p. 37.

"Keine maßlose Rettung!" (No Unlimited Rescue), Die Zeit, July 14th, 2011, No. 29, p. 33.

"Die griechische Tragödie" (The Greek Tragedy), Wirtschaftswoche, July 11th, 2011, No. 8, p. 37.

"On and off target"VOX,, June 14th, 2011.

"The ECB’s stealth bailout"VOX,, June 1st, 2011.

"Farewell to the Euro?", (ref. Project Syndicate June 2011), The New Dawn (Liberia), Les Echos (Mali),Business Day (Nigeria), Caijing Magazine (China), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Business World(Philippines), Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), PoslovniDnevnik (Croatia), Aripaev (Estonia),, Finance (Slovenia), ElCronista (Argentina), O Estado de Sao Paulo (Brazil), Mercados & Tendencias (Costa Rica), The Guatemala Times (Guatemala), JordanTimes (Jordan), Al Jarida(Kuwait), Al Shabiba (Oman), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Business Insider (USA), L'Echo (Belgium), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland), L'Agefi (Switzerland), European CEO (United Kingdom).

"Eine Einladung zur Selbstbedienung" (An Invitation to Help Oneself), Handelsblatt, June 14th, 2011, No. 113, p. 9.

"Das unsichtbare Bail-Out der EZB" (The Invisible Bail-Out of the ECB),, June 11th, 2011.

"Glück des Tüchtigen" (The Luck of the Brave and the Bold), Wirtschaftswoche, June 11th, 2011, No. 24, p. 42.

"Das Märchen vom Kredit aus dem Nichts" (The Legend of Credit out of Nothing), Financial Times Deutschland , May 30th, 2011, No. 101, p. 24.

"Was Ökonomen von einer Umschuldung Griechenlands halten" (What Economists Think about Greek Debt Restructuring), Handelsblatt , May 20th, 2011, No. 98, p. 17.

"Der Schulden-Tsunami" (The Debt Tsunami), Wirtschaftswoche, May 16th, 2011, No. 20, p. 48.

"Die heimlichen Kredite" (The Hidden Credits), Handelsblatt, May 6th, 2011, No. 88, p. 72.

"Die riskante Kreditersatzpolitik der EZB" (The ECB's Risky Credit Replacement Policy), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, May 4th, 2011, No. 103, p. 10.

"The ECB’s Secret Bailout Strategy", (ref. Project Syndicate April 2011), Les Echos (Mali), Caijing Magazine (China), China Daily (China), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea South),Wyborcza.Biz (Poland), Wyborcza.Pl (Poland), Finance (Slovenia), The Guatemala Times (Guatemala),Al Jarida (Kuwait), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), The International Economy (United States), Die Presse(Austria), DeTijd (Belgium), L'echo (Belgium), Borsen (Denmark), La Tribune (France), Il Sole - 24 Ore(Italy), Expansion (Spain), L'agefi (Switzerland), European Ceo (United Kingdom).

"EZB muss sich wandeln" (The European Central Bank Must Change), Wirtschaftwoche, April 18th, 2011, No. 16, p. 44.

"Tickende Zeitbombe" (Ticking Time-Bomb), Süddeutsche Zeitung, April 2nd, 2011, slightly modified version.

"Erziehung bei der Rente belohnen!" (Recompense Upbringing in the Pension System), Passion Chirurgie 04/2011.

"Energiewende ins Nichts" (Energy Policy Turnaround Leading Nowhere), Handelsblatt, March 28th, 2011, No. 61, p. 56.

"Ökonomik der Apokalypse" (Economics of the Apocalypse), Wirtschaftswoche, March 21st, 2011, No. 12, p. 56.

"Die kommende Immigrationswelle" (The Coming Wave of Immigration), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, March 14th, 2011, No. 61, p. 12.

"Survival Isn't Guaranteed"The Wall Street Journal online, March 10th, 2011.

"Müttern helfen" (Help for the Mothers), Die Zeit, March 10th, 2011, No. 11, p. 30.

"Why Europe Needs Automatic Haircuts", (ref. Project Syndicate February 2011), Les Echos (Mali), The New Times (Rwanda), Caijing Magazine (China), China Daily (China), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Wyborcza.Biz (Poland), Al Shabiba (Oman), Al Raya (Qatar), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), De Tijd (Belgium), L'echo (Belgium), Börsen Zeitung (Germany), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Jornal De Negocios(Portugal), L'agefi (Switzerland), World Finance (United Kingdom), Turkish Weekly (Turkey).

"Leserbrief: KORREKTUR" (Letter to the Editor: Correction), Die Welt, February 25th, 2011, No. 40, p. 2.

"Leserbrief" (Letter to the Editor), The Economist, February 23rd, 2011.

"Neue Abgründe" (New Chasms), Wirtschaftswoche, February 21st, 2011, No. 8, p. 35.

"Why the rescue fund is large enough"VOX,, February 19th, 2011.

"Don't bash Germany for its trade surplus", February 17th, 2011.

"Falsche Zahlen, neue Semantik" (False Numbers, New Semantics), Wirtschaftswoche, January 24th, 2011, No. 4, p. 38.

"Wohin steuert die europäische und speziell die deutsche Wirtschaft?" (Where Is the European Economy Headed and What About Germany?), Trends & Analysen Grosshandel, January 2011, No. 1, p. 2-3.

"Europe’s Instability Mechanism", (ref. Project Syndicate December 2010), Les Nouvelles(Madagascar), Les Echos (Mali), The Australian Financial Review (Australia), Caijing Magazine(China), China Daily (China), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), The Edge(Malaysia), Business World (Philippines), Taipei Times (Taiwan), Aripaev (Estonia), Wyborcza.Biz(Poland), Tyzden (Slovakia), Finance (Slovenia), The Guatemala Times (Guatemala), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed (Iraq), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Jarida (Kuwait), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), La Tribune(France), Boersen Zeitung (Germany), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Expansion (Spain), L'agefi(Switzerland).

"Willkürliche Wahl" (Arbitrary Choice), Wirtschaftswoche, December 20th, 2010, No. 51, p. 44.

"Greece will need a real depreciation"Kefalaio, December 17th, 2010.

"Deutschland und die Euro-Krise" (Germany and the Euro Crisis), Wirtschaftsbeirat Bayern, December 1st, 2010, No. 12/2010, p. 1-3.

"Irland kann sich selbst helfen" (Ireland Can Help Itself), Handelsblatt, November 29th, 2010, No. 231, p. 56.

"Krisenmechanismus für die Euro-Zone" (Crisis Mechanism for the Euro Zone), Wirtschaftswoche, November 22nd, 2010, No. 47, p. 51.

"Non, l'Allemagne n'a pas été la grande bénéficiaire de l'euro" (No, Germany is not the Greatest Beneficiary of the Euro),, October 28th, 2010.

"Is Germany the Euro's Big Winner?"The Wall Street Journal online, October 28th, 2010.

"Wer vom Euro profitiert" (Who Benefits from the Euro), Süddeutsche Zeitung, October 27th, 2010, No. 249, p. 18.

"Das Vakuum füllt sich" (The Vacuum is Filling Up), Wirtschaftswoche, October 25th, 2010, No. 43, p. 43.

"China’s Fair-Weather American Friends", (ref. Project Syndicate October 2010), Les Echos (Mali), The New Times (Rwanda), Caijing Magazine (China), China Daily (China), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Business World (Philippines), Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), The Straits Times (Singapore), Taipei Times (Taiwan), Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Wyborcza.Biz (Poland), Finance(Slovenia), The Guatemala Times (Guatemala), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed (Iraq), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Jarida (Kuwait), The Daily Star (Lebanon), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), De Tijd (Belgium), Börsen Zeitung (Germany), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Expansion (Spain), Sydsvenskan (Sweden), L'agefi(Switzerland).

"Wir zahlen für die Startfehler" (We are Pay for the Start-up Mistakes), Handelsblatt, October 1st, 2010, No. 190, p. 80.

"Strenger und fairer" (Stricter and fairer), Wirtschaftswoche, September 27th, 2010, No. 39, p. 45.

"Maut statt Stau" (Tolls instead of Traffic Jams), Wirtschaftswoche, August 31st, 2010, No. 35, p. 38.

"Sparen ist nun das Gebot für den Staat" (Saving is now the Order of the Day for the State), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, August 2nd, 2010, No. 176, p. 15,

"Gazelles and Turtles", (ref. Project Syndicate August 2010), The New Times (Rwanda), Caijing Magazine (China), China Daily (China), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South),Business World (Philippines), Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Aripaev(Estonia), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Vijesti (Montenegro), Gazeta Wyborcza (Poland), Tyzden(Slovakia), Finance (Slovenia), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed (Iraq), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Jarida (Kuwait), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Victoria Advocate (United States), Die Presse (Austria), Börsen Zeitung(Germany), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italy), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), L'Agefi (Switzerland).

"Zwei Augen zugedrückt" (Closing Both Eyes), Wirtschaftswoche, August 2nd, 2010, No. 31, p. 38.

"Zeit zum Sparen" (Time to Save), Wirtschaftswoche, July 5th, 2010, No. 27, p. 42.

"What Euro Crisis?", (ref. Project Syndicate June 2010), Business Day (Nigeria), The New Times(Rwanda), Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia), China Daily (China), The Japan Times (Japan), Business World (Philippines), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Finance (Slovenia), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed (Iraq), The Daily Star (Lebanon), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), L'Echo (Belgium), Borsen (Denmark), Börsen Zeitung (Germany), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Sydsvenskan (Sweden), L'Agefi (Switzerland).

"Zehn Regeln zur Rettung des Euro" (Ten Rules on How to Save the Euro) (together with Clemens Fuest, Wolfgang Franz and Martin Hellwig), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 18. Juni 2010, Nr. 138, S. 10.

"Nachweisbare Wirkung" (Verifiable Effects), Wirtschaftswoche, June 7th, 2010, No. 23, p. 39.

"PRO: Verbot von Leerverkäufen" (PRO: Ban on Short Selling), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, May 23th, 2010, No. 20, p. 38.

"Das ist Neoliberalismus" (This is Neoliberalism), Welt am Sonntag, May 16th, 2010, No. 19, p. 12.

"Knacks im Geschäftsmodell" (A Crack in the Business Model), Wirtschaftswoche, May 10th, 2010, No. 19, p. 38.

"Reining In Europe’s Debtor Nations", (ref. Project Syndicate April 2010), Les Echos (Mali), The New Times (Rwanda), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Business World(Philippines), Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), The Nation (Thailand), L'echo (Belgium), Taloussanomat(Finland), Boersen Zeitung (Germany), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal),Tyzden (Slovakia), Finance (Slovenia), L'agefi (Switzerland), O Estado De Sao Paulo (Brazil), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Watan Daily (Kuwait), Alrroya Aleqtissadiya (United Arab Emirates).

"How to Save the Euro"The Wall Street Journal, April 20th, 2010, No. 55, p. 12.

"Neuer Pakt für Europa" (A New Pact for Europe), Wirtschaftswoche, April 12th, 2010, No. 15, p. 43, reprinted in: Christoph Schalast, Jörg Keibel (eds.), NPL Jahrbuch 2010/2011 – Finanz- und Staatsschuldenkrise, Markt und Vertragsstandards, Banking & Finance Vol. 43, Frankfurt School Verlag, 2011, p. 15-17).

"Ein Fass ohne Boden" (A Bottomless Pit), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, March 14th, 2010, No. 10, p. 36.

"Fass ohne Boden" (Nothing But a Bottomless Pit), Wirtschaftswoche, March 8th, 2010, No. 10, p. 42.

"Saving The Greek Sinner", (ref. Project Syndicate February 2010), Les Echos (Mali), China Daily(China), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Business World (Philippines), The Vienna Review (Austria), L'echo (Belgium), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal),Tyzden (Slovakia), L'agefi (Switzerland), World Finance (United Kingdom), Mercados & Tendencias(Costa Rica), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Watan Daily (Kuwait), Al Raya (Qatar), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia).

"Keine gute Idee" (A Bad Idea), Wirtschaftswoche, February 8th, 2010, No. 6, p. 38.

"Der Dinosaurier und seine Thesen" (The Dinosaur and His Theses), Süddeutsche Zeitung, January 25th, 2010, No. 19, p. 16.

"Besser Schulden vererben als Scherbenhaufen" (Better to Inherit Debts than Rubble),, January 19th, 2010.

"Deutschland im Turbo-Loch" (Germany in a Fast-Track Standstill), Wirtschaftswoche, January 11th, 2010, No. 1, p. 34.

"Insecure Securities", (ref. Project Syndicate December 2009), Business Day (Nigeria), The New Times(Rwanda), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Business World (Philippines),The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka), Die Presse (Austria), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Jornal De Negocios(Portugal), L'agefi (Switzerland), Jordan Times (Jordan).

"In Spanien mehr Sonne" (More Sunshine in Spain), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 16th, 2009, No. 292, p. 8.

"Volksrepublik Amerika" (The People’s Republic of America), Wirtschaftswoche, December 7th, 2009, No. 50, p. 50.

"Warum die Umweltpolitik neu definiert werden muss" (Why We Need a New Definition of Environmental Policy), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 4th, 2009, No. 282, p. 12.

"Gelungener Start" (A Successful Start), Wirtschaftswoche, November 9th, 2009, No. 46, p. 43.

"Der verpatzte Kaltstart" (A Muffled Jumpstart), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, November 8th, 2009, No. 45, p. 36.

"Americans are from Italy, Europeans are from Japan", (ref. Project Syndicate October 2009), The New Times (Rwanda), The Brunei Times (Brunei Darussalam), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald(Korea, South), The Financial News (Korea, South), Business World (Philippines), The Nation(Thailand), Kapital (Kazakhstan).

"Durchwursteln verboten" (No Muddling Through – Why State Participation in Recapitalization of Banks is Necessary), Wirtschaftswoche, October 12th, 2009, No. 42, p. 46.

"Wirtschaft zur Wahl" (Economists on the German Elections), Financial Times Deutschland, September 29th, 2009, No. 187, p. 13.

"Was die neue Bundesregierung jetzt tun muss" (What the New Federal Government has to Do Now), Die Welt, September 29th, 2009, No. 227, p. 12.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: Banken können nicht pleitegehen" (Banks Cannot Go Bankrupt), Süddeutsche Zeitung, September 15th, 2009, No. 212, p. 19.

"Paradoxe Konsequenz" (Paradoxical Implications (on the minimum wage debate)), Wirtschaftswoche, September 14th, 2009, No. 38, p. 47.

"Weltmeisterschaft auf Pump" (World Cup "on Tick"), Handelsblatt, September 10th, 2009, No. 174, p. 6.

"How to resolve the green paradoxon"Financial Times, August 27th, 2009, No. 37.090, p. 7.

"Mehr Kleinkapitalisten" (More Small Investors), Wirtschaftswoche, August 17th, 2009, No. 34, p. 35.

"The Promise and Peril of Global Change", (ref. Project Syndicate August 2009), Les Echos (Mali),Namibia Economist (Namibia), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Business World (Philippines), Taipei Times (Taiwan), L'echo (Belgium), Dnevnik (Bulgaria), Aripaev (Estonia),Taloussanomat (Finland), Boersen Zeitung (Germany), Germania Plus (Germany), Vilaggazdasag(Hungary), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Tyzden (Slovakia), Finance (Slovenia), Zero Hora (Brazil),The Guatemala Times (Guatemala), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed (Iraq), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Watan Daily(Kuwait), Al Raya (Qatar), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), The Toronto Star (Canada).

"Kurzarbeit im Umweltministerium" (Short-Time in the Ministery of Environment), Handelsblatt, July 20th, 2009, No. 136, p. 6.

"Gute und schlechte Spekulation" (Good and Bad Speculation), Wirtschaftswoche, July 20th, 2009, No. 30, p. 34.

"Die nicht gleichheitsgerechte Union" (Assymetric Proportions in the European Union), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 8th, 2009, No. 155, p. 10.

"Für die Ungleichbehandlung gibt es keinen Grund" (There’s No Reason For Inequalities),, July 7th, 2009.

"Is the Bank Crisis Over?", (ref. Project Syndicate June 2009), Les Echos (Mali), The Australian Financial Review (Australia), Business Standard (India), The Edge (Malaysia), Business World(Philippines), The Nation (Thailand), Die Presse (Austria), Borsen (Denmark), Boersen Zeitung(Germany), Germania Plus (Germany), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Business And Finance (Ireland),Koha Ditore (Kosovo), The Kosovo Times (Kosovo), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), L'agefi(Switzerland), Mercados & Tendencias (Costa Rica), Reforma (Mexico), Jordan Times (Jordan), The International Economy (United States).

"Der richtige Dreiklang der VWL" (A Harmonic Triad of Political Economy), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, June 22nd, 2009, No. 141, p. 12.

"Falsches Geschäftsmodell" (Wrong Business Model), Wirtschaftswoche, June 22nd, 2009, No. 26, p. 38.

"Deutschland fungiert in der Krise als "Stoßdämpfer der Welt" (Germany – The World’s Shock Absorber in Times of Crises),, June 20th, 2009.

"Kurzarbeit auf den Bohrinseln" (Short-Time on Oil Platforms), Handelsblatt, May 28th, 2009, No. 101, p. 7.

"Bad Banks und Bad Ideas" (Bad Banks and Bad Ideas), Wirtschaftswoche, May 25th, 2009, No. 22, p. 43.

"Kein gutes Licht“ (Shown in a Bad Light (the Geithner plan to rescue banks), Wirtschaftswoche, April 27th, 2009, No. 18, p. 42.

"The World’s Biggest Shock Absorber" (ref. Project Syndicate April 2009), Les Echos (Mali), Jakarta Post (Indonesia), The Japan Times (Japan), Business World (Philippines), Taipei Times (Taiwan), Die Presse (Austria), European Voice (Belgium), Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Aripaev (Estonia),Taloussanomat (Finland), Boersen Zeitung (Germany), Eleftheros Typos (Greece), Vilaggazdasag(Hungary), Logos Press (Moldova), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Tyzden (Slovakia), Finance(Slovenia), Expansion (Spain), L'agefi (Switzerland), Zero Hora (Brazil), The Guatemala Times(Guatemala), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Jarida (Kuwait), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), International Business Times (United States).

"Lächerlich" (Ridiculous), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, April 12th, 2009, No. 15, p. 30.

"Strategie der Stopfgans" (Stuffing-the-Goose Strategy), Wirtschaftswoche, March 30th, 2009, No. 14, p. 40.

"Forget Inflation" (ref. Project Syndicate February 2009), Les Echos (Mali), Power Magazine (Hong Kong), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Daily Times (Pakistan), Taipei Times (Taiwan), The Nation(Thailand), L'Echo (Belgium), Dnevnik (Bulgaria), Ekonom ( Czech Republic), Aripaev (Estonia), La Tribune ( France), Boersen Zeitung (Germany), Eleftheros Typos (Greece), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary),The North Post (Norway), Jornal De Negocios (Portugal), Finance (Slovenia), L'Agefi (Switzerland), The Guatemala Times (Guatemala), Al Tijaria (Bahrain), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Raya (Qatar), Diario Las Americas (United States), Financial Week (United States).

"Heillos überfordert" (Expecting too Much of the State), Wirtschaftswoche, March 2nd, 2009, No. 10, p. 43.

"Abenteuerliche Wegwerflogik" (Scrappage Scheme in the German Economic Stimulus Package), Wirtschaftswoche, February 2nd, 2009, No. 6, p. 48.

"Fatal flaw weakens German rescue package"Financial Times, January 5th, 2009, No. 36.890, p. 7.

"Korken auf den Wogen" (Floating Like a Cork), Wirtschaftswoche, January 5th, 2009, No. 1/2, p. 33.

"German Aversion to Stimulus Plan Raises Questions", Taipei Times, Januar 2nd, 2009.

"Why is Chancellor Angela Merkel Hesitating?" (ref. Project Syndicate December 2008), Taipei Times(Taiwan), The Japan Times (Japan), Journal of Turkish Weekly (Turkey), Business World (Philippines).

"What can be Learned from the Banking Crisis", VOX, December 17th, 2008,

"Helmut Schmidt"Die Zeit, December 17th, 2008, No. 52, p. 25.

"Pulver trocken halten" (Keep the Powder Dry), Wirtschaftswoche, December 8th, 2008, No. 50, p. 62.

"Kernschmelze verhindert" (Core Meltdown Stopped), Wirtschaft, December 1st, 2008, No. 12/2008, p. 12.

"Vereinnahmt"Die Zeit, November 20th, 2008, No. 48, p. 72.

"Käse statt Granit" (Breaking Anglo-Saxon Resistance against Regulation of Banks), Wirtschaftswoche, November 10th, 2008, No. 46, p. 62.

"Das grüne Paradoxon" (The Green Paradox), Cicero, October 27th, 2008, No. 11/2008, p. 74-78.

"Konstruktionsfehler des Rettungspakets" (Defective Design of the Rescue Package), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, October 20th, 2008, No. 245, p. 14.

"Ende des Verwirrspiels" (End of Confusion), Wirtschaftswoche, October 13th, 2008, No. 42, p. 64-65.

"Plugging the Leaks" (ref. Project Syndicate October 2008), Ekonom (Czech Republic), Aripaev(Estonia), Danas (Serbia), Tyzden (Slovakia), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Business World (Philippines), Al Tijara (Bahrain), Bahrain Tribune (Bahrain), The Daily Star(Lebanon), L'Orient le Jour (Lebanon), Al Raya (Qatar), Al Jarida (Kuwait), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia),Financial Week (USA).

"Olle Kamelle" (Stale News), Wirtschaftswoche, September 15th, 2008, No. 38, p. 54.

"Separate Dynamik" (Separate Dynamics), Wirtschaftswoche, August 18th, 2008, No. 34, p. 43.

"Now the World" (The Global Economy's Gathering Storm), (ref. Project Syndicate August 2008), Boersen Zeitung (Germany), L'Echo (Belgium), Aripaev (Estonia), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Diario Economicog (Portugal), Tyzden (Slovakia), Finance (Slovenia), Expansion (Spain), L'Agefi (Switzerland), Buenos Aires Herald (Argentinia), Zero Hora (Brazil), Al Tijaria (Bahrain), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed (Iraq), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Jarida (Kuwait), Al Raya (Qatar), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Diario Las Americas (USA), The Epoch Times (USA), Kapital (Kazakhstan), The Brunei Times (Brunei Darussalam), China Daily (China), Investor Newspaper (China), Power Magazine (Hong Kong), Business World (Philippines), Les Nouvelles (Madagascar), Les Echos (Mali), Standard Times (Sierra Leone).

"Geisterfahrer Deutschland" (Nuclear Power: Wrong-Way Driver Germany), Wirtschaftswoche, July 21st, 2008, No. 30, p. 35.

"Barbarians or Geniuses at the Gate?" (ref. Project Syndicate June 2008), Die Welt (Germany), L'Echo(Belgium), Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Borsen (Denmark), Taloussanomat (Finland), Vilaggazdasag(Hungary), Diena (Latvia), Verslo Zinios (Lithuania), Logos Press (Moldova), Diario Economico(Portugal), ZIUA (Romania), Tyzden (Slovakia), Finance (Slovenia), L'Agefi (Switzerland), The New Economy (United Kingdom), The New York Sun (USA), Bahrain Tribune (Bahrain), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed(Iraq), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Zero Hora (Brazil), Ultima Hora (Paraguay),Les Echos (Mali), The Independent (Bangladesh), South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), Jakarta Post (Indonesia), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Daily Times (Pakistan),Daily Star (Lebanon), Business World (Philippines).

"Perfektionierte Zumwinkelei" (The Zumwinkel Way in its Purest Form), Wirtschaftswoche, June 23rd, 2008, No. 26, p. 48.

"Glückwunsch, Herr Keynes!" (Congratulation, Mr. Keynes), Frankfurter Rundschau, June 5th, 2008, No. 129, p. 18-19.

"Bedarfsgewichteter Käse" (Statistical Nonsense), Wirtschaftswoche, May 26th, 2008, No. 22, p. 48-49.

"Lemon Banking" (ref. Project Syndicate April 2008), Börsen-Zeitung (Germany), L'Echo (Belgium),Dnevnik (Bulgaria), Poslovni Dnevnik (Croatia), Aripaev (Estonia), Taloussanomat (Finland),Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Tageblatt (Luxembourg), Logos Press (Moldova), Het Financieele Dagblad(Netherlands), Diario Economico (Portugal), Tyzden (Slovakia), Expansion (Spain), L'Agefi(Switzerland), La Prensa (Panama), Al Tijaria (Bahrain), Al Jarida (Kuwait), Al Raya (Qatar), Diario Las Americas (USA), The International Economy (USA), Les Echos (Mali), The Australian Financial Review(Australia), The Independent (Bangladesh), The Financial Express (India), Jakarta Post (Indonesia),The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), Business World (Philippines).

"New Regulations Needed to Curb Bad Banking"The Japan Times, April 30th, 2008.

"Großer Scherbenhaufen" (Only Fragments Left), Wirtschaftswoche, April 28th, 2008, No. 18, p. 52.

"Mindestlöhne unterminieren die Gesellschaft" (Minimum Wages Undermining Society), Süddeutsche Zeitung, April 1st, 2008, No. 76, p. 22; Long VersionSüddeutsche Zeitung online, April 1st, 2008.

"Rückkehr in die Stagnation" (Back to Stagnation), Wirtschaftswoche, March 31st, 2008, No. 14, p. 64.

"5 Wahrheiten über die Rente" (5 Facts on Pensions), Bild, March 20th, 2008, p. 2.

"Angriff auf die Soziale Marktwirtschaft" (Attacking the Social Market Economy), Handelsblatt, March 13th, 2008, No. 52, p. 2.

"Wie bei Münchhausen" (Mythomania), Wirtschaftswoche, March 3rd, 2008, No. 10, p. 47.

"Was München so lebenswert macht" (What Makes Munich Such a Good Place to Live), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung online, March 2nd, 2008.

"Auf hohem Niveau" (On an Advanced Level), Arbeit und Arbeitsrecht, 03/2008, p. 129.

"The Party is Over" (ref. Project Syndicate March 2008), Börsen-Zeitung (Germany), Die Presse(Austria), Dnevnik (Bulgaria), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Diario Economico (Portugal), Danas (Serbia),Finance (Slovenia), Expansion (Spain), L'Agefi (Switzerland), The Scotsman (United Kingdom), Al Tijaria (Bahrain), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed (Iraq), Al Jarida (Kuwait), Times of Oman (Oman), Al Eqtisadiah(Saudi Arabia), Valor (Brazil), Ultima Hora (Paraguay), Les Echos (Mali), Standard Times (Sierra Leone), The Australian Financial Review (Australia), China Daily (China), Apple Daily (Hong Kong),Jakarta Post (Indonesia), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (Korea, South), The Edge(Malaysia), Business World (Philippines), AKI-Press (Kyrgyzstan).

"Verhängnisvoller Trend" (A Fatal Trend), Wirtschaftswoche, February 2nd, 2008, No. 6, pp. 52-53.

"Vermögen gerechter verteilen?" (A More Equitable Distribution of Wealth?), Euro am Sonntag, December 30th, 2007, p. 8.

"Der dümmste Spruch des Jahres" (The Most Stupid Statement of the Year), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 298, December 24th, 2007, p. 2.

"So gut geht’s uns 2008" (How Well We are Doing in 2008), Bild, December 24th, 2007, No. 300/52, p. 2.

"Cuius regio eius religio"Wirtschaftswoche, No. 52, December 21st, 2007, p. 198; shortened version in Wiener Zeitung, February 19th, 2008, p. 2.

"Die 7 Wahrheiten über den Mindestlohn" (7 Facts on the Minimum Wage), Bild, No. 292/50, December 14th, 2007, p. 2.

"Food or Fuel?" (ref. Project Syndicate November 2007), Daily Times (Pakistan), Börsen Zeitung(Germany), Luxemburger Tageblatt (Luxembourg).

"Kanzlerin muss Kurs halten" (The Chancellor Must Hold the Course), Bild, No. 279/48, November 29th, 2007, p. 2.

"Weihnachtsangst" (Scary Christmas), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 48, November 26th, 2007, p. 230.

"L’Etat n’a pas besoin d’aider les familles, il doit juste cesser de les discriminer" (The State should Stop Discriminating against Families), Le Temps, November 7th, 2007, p. 23.

"Greenhouse Gases: Demand Control Policies, Supply and the Time Path of Carbon Prices",, October 31st, 2007.

"Wo der Aufschwung herkam - sechs Hypothesen" (The Origin of the Upturn. Six Assumptions.), Wirtschaftswoche, No. 44, October 29th, 2007, p. 186.

"Mindestlöhne Gift für den Arbeitsmarkt!" (Minimum Wages are Poisoning the Labor Market), Bild, No. 236/41, October 10th, 2007, p. 2.

"Bremsspuren" (Skid Marks), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 40, October 1st, 2007, S. 198.

"Germany’s Labour Pains" (ref. Project Syndicate September 2007), Daily Times (Pakistan), The Korea Review (South Korea), The Australian Financial Review (Australia), Les Echos (Mali), L´Echo(Belgium), Aripaev (Estonia), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Business and Finance (Ireland), Il Sole - 24 Ore (Italia), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Danas (Serbia), Sme (Slovakia), Finance(Slovenia), L´Agefi (Switzerland), Publico (Portugal), Al Jaridaa (Kuwait), Al Shabiba (Oman), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Duowei Times (USA).

"Tanken statt essen?" (Better Refuel than Eat?), Wirtschaftswoche, No. 36, September 3rd, 2007, p. 162, imprinted again in: Karl et al., ed., Steirisches Jahrbuch für Politik 2008, p. 211-212.

"Irgendwas geht immer" (Something is Always Possible), Die Zeit, No. 35, August 23rd, 2007, p. 59.

"Hart bleiben, Herr Mehdorn!" (Stand Firm, Mr. Mehdorn!), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 32, August 6th, 2007, p. 134.

"The 30 Billion Euro Deal", VOX, July 22nd, 2007,

"Nichts dazu gelernt" (Lesson Not Yet Learned), Wirtschaftswoche, No. 28, Juy 9th, 2007, p. 130.

"Die Logik der Scheichs" (The Logic of the Sheikhs), Die Welt, No. 157, July 9th, 2007, p. 6.

"Taagepera"WirtschaftsWoche, No. 24, June 11th, 2007, p. 162.

"The Green Paradox", (ref. Project Syndicate June 2007), Journal of Turkish Weekly (Turkey), Les Nouvelles (Madagascar), Les Echos (Mali), Standard Times (Sierra Leone), South China Morning Post(Hong Kong), The Financial Express (India), The Korea Herald (South Korea), Business World(Philippines), The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka), The Nation (Thailand), Die Presse (Austria), L’Echo(Belgium), Borsen (Denmark), Aripaev (Estonia), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), The Times of Malta (Malta),Danas (Serbia), Stabroek News (Guyana), Jordan Property (Jordan), Al Raya (Qatar), Al Eqtisadiah(Saudi Arabia), Duowei Times (USA).

"Falsches Zitat" (Misquotation), Wirtschaftswoche, No. 21, May 21st, 2007, p. 158.

"Zwei Salzsäulen" (Two Pillars of Salt), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 20, May 14th, 2007, p. 202.

"Sarkozys geringe Chancen" (The Slim Chances of Sarkozy), Die Welt, No. 110, May 12th, 2007, p. 14.

"Winning the Economic Battle"The New York Sun, May 2nd, 2007.

"Deutschland-Einwanderungsland?" (Is Germany a Land of Immigration?), der städtetag, 3/2007, May 2007, p. 16.

"Minimum Sense"The Wall Street Journal Europe, April 30th, 2007, p. 15.

"Schlecht verhandelt" (A Bad Deal), Wirtschaftswoche, No. 16, April 16th, 2007, p. 186.

"France’s Path Not Taken" (ref. Project Syndicate April 2007), Turkish Weekly (Turkey), The Japan Times (Japan), Daily Times (Pakistan), The New York Sun (USA), Les Echos (Mali), The Australian Financial Review (Australia), The Korea Herald (South Korea), Udriin Sonin (Mongolia), The Straits Times (Singapur), Taipei Times (Taiwan), Die Presse (Austria), L’Echo (Belgium), De Tijd (Belgium),Dnevnik (Bulgaria), Aripaev (Estonia), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Logos Press (Moldavia), Het Financieele Dagblad (The Netherlands), Danas (Serbia), Finance (Slovenia), Expansion (Spain),L’Agefi (Switzerland), The Scotsman (UK), El Cronista (Argentinia), El Siglo XXI (Guatemala), Ultima Hora (Paraguay).

"Lohnerhöhung ist Gewinnsenkung" (Increasing Wages is Reducing Profits), Abendzeitung, No. 73/13, March 28th, 2007, p. 6.

"Gefahr für den Aufschwung" (Upturn in Danger), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 12, March 19th, 2007, p. 178.

"Western Europe’s Eastern Challenge" (ref. Project Syndicate February 2007), The Japan Times(Japan), Taipai (Taiwan), Daily Times (Pakistan), Shanghai Daily (Shanghai, China), The Korea Herald(South Korea), Die Presse (Austria), L’Echo (Belgium), De Tijd (Belgium), Aripaev (Estonia), Molodez Estonii (Estonia), Express (Greece), Diena (Latvia), Logos Press (Moldavia), Danas (Serbia), The Scotsman (UK), Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed (Iraq), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Raya (Quatar), Al Eqtisdiah(Saudi Arabia).

"Eine Serie von Erfolgsgeschichten" (A Series of Success Stories), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 42, February 19th, 2007, p. 10.

"Zu stolz zum Dienen" (Too Proud to Serve), WirtschaftsWoche, No.8, February 17th, 2007, p. 178.

"Pro und Contra" (Pros and Cons), GELDidee, No. 3, February 14th, 2007, p. 7.

"Die dunkle Seite des Exportbooms" (The Dark Side of Booming Exports), Die Zeit, No. 5, January 25th, 2007, p. 26.

"Sonntagsreden" (Soapbox Oratory), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 4, January 22nd, 2007, p. 138.

"Santa Claus speaks German" (ref. Project Syndicate December 2006), Die Welt (Germany), Daily Times (Pakistan), L´Echo (Belgium), Aripaev (Estonia), Danas (Serbia), Expansion (Spain), L´Agefi (Switzerland), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Raya (Quatar), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia).

"Ein Sack voll guter Nachrichten" (A Sack Full of Good News), Die Welt, December 30th, 2006, p. 8.

"ifo-Prognosen konsistent" (Ifo’s Prognoses are Consistent), Financial Times Deutschland, December 20th, 2006, p. 30.

"Geld fürs Nichtstun" (Money for Doing Nothing), Wirtschaftswoche, December 18th, 2006, p. 206.

"Und sie bewegt sich doch" (Yet she moves), Wirtschaftswoche, November 20th, 2006, p. 182.

"Sotsiaaltoetused on teinud sakslased turismitsempionideks"Ärileht, November 15th, 2006, p. 14.

"The Scandinavian Trick" (ref. Project Syndicate October 2006), Die Welt (Germany), L'Avenir (Congo),Les Echos (Mali), The Australian Financial Review (Australia), The Straits Times (Singapore), Taipei Times (Taiwan), The Nation (Thailand), Il Sole – 24 Ore (Italia), L'Echo (Belgium), Aripaev (Estonia),Villaggazdasag (Hungary).

"Metropole des Geistes" (Metropolis of the Mind), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 250, October 30th, 2006, p. 56.

"Goldene Regeln" (Golden Rules), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 43, October 23rd, 2006, p. 246.

"So ist das mit der Wissenschaft" (Science Made Simple), Der Spiegel, No. 27/2006, p. 10.

"Mut zu Reformen!" (The Courage to Reform), Bayerische Gemeindezeitung, No. 17, September 7th, 2006, p. 4.

"Deutschland stagniert" (Germany is Stagnating), Die Welt, No. 206, September 4th, 2006, p. 6.

"Germany’s Political Stagnation" (ref. Project Syndicate August 2006), Taipei Times (Taiwan), Les Echos (Mali), The Financial Herald (Japan), The Korea Herald (South Korea), Daily Times (Pakistan),Business World (Philippines), The Nation (Thailand), Die Presse (Austria), Aripaev (Estonia), Molodez Estonii (Estonia), Taloussanomat (Finland), Die Welt (Germany), Express (Greece), Villaggazdasag(Hungary), Diena (Larvia), Diario Economico (Portugal), Finance (Slovenia), L'Agefi (Switzerland), El Crostina (Argentinia), El Siglo XXI (Guatemala), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Ghad (Jordan), Al Raya(Qatar), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia).

"Einmalige Party" (Unique Party), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 35, August 28th, 2006, p. 138.

"Viele Tore" (Many Goals), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 27, July 3rd, 2006, p. 198.

"Ein Glück, dass die Kanzlerin uns nicht entlassen oder verkaufen kann" (How Lucky that the Chancellor Cannot Fire or Sell us), Bild, June 22nd, 2006, p. 2.

"Aufschwung wird über 2007 hinaus anhalten" (Upswing to Last Beyond 2007), Abendzeitung, No. 148/26, June 30th, 2006, p. 4.

"Ein Anzug vom Schreiner?" (Boom to Continue Beyond 2007), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 23, June 3rd, 2006, p. 178.

"Alte Ideologien" (Old Ideologies), Oberbayerische Schulzeitung, No. 3, June 6th, 2006, p. 5.

"Vom Ideal ganz weit entfernt" (Far from Ideal), Handelsblatt, May 16th, 2006, p. 22.

"Der Hammer aus Brüssel" (A Doozy from Brussels), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 19, May 8th, 2006, p. 198.

"May Day Madness" (ref. Project Syndicate April 2006), The Japan Times (Japan), Les Echos (Mali),The Namibian (Namibia), Jakarta Post (Indonesia), The Korea Herald (South Korea), Oriental Daily(Malaysia), Daily Times (Pakistan), Business World (Philippines), Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), Taipei Times (Taiwan), Kapital (Kazakhstan), Die Presse (Austria), L´Echo (Belgium), Ekonom (Czech Republic), Aripaev (Estonia), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Logos Press (Moldavia), Danas (Serbia), Sme(Slowakei), Expansion (Spain), Al Ghad (Jordan), Al Raya (Qatar), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia).

"Sinn verdreht" (Perverted Facts), Financial Times Deutschland, April 27th, 2006, p. 26.

"Grenzen der Analyse" (Limits of the Analysis), Financial Times Deutschland, April 21st, 2006, p. 19.

"Subjekt versus Objekt" (Subject versus Object), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 15, April 10th, 2006, p. 186.

"Pro und Contra" (Pros and Cons), Südwest Presse, No. 81, April 6th, 2006, p. 3.

"Vom Fluch der guten Tat" (Running Away from Good Deeds), Die Zeit, No. 13, March 23rd, 2006, p. 38.

"Alte Ideologien" (Old Ideologies), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 11, March 13th, 2006, p. 250.

"The Next Welfare State" (ref. Project Syndicate February 2006), Die Welt (Germany), Die Presse(Austria), L'Echo (Belgium), Kapital (Bulgaria), Financial Mirror (Cyprus), Ekonom (Czech Republic),Aripaev (Estonia), Taloussanomat (Finland), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Diena (Latvia), Diario Economico (Portugal), Dilema Veche (Romania), Danas (Serbia), Sme (Slovakia), L´Agefi(Switzerland), Diario Las Americas (USA), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Raya (Qatar), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), South China Morning Post (Hongkong), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (South Korea), Daily Times (Pakistan), The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), Taipei Times(Taiwan), Les Echos (Mali), Business World (Philippines), AKI-Press (Kyrgyzstan), Optovik (Uzbekistan),El Siglo XXI (Guatemala), Ultima Hora (Paraguay).

"Arbeit für alle" (Work for Everybody), Die Welt, March 1st, 2006, p. 9.

"Unternehmen sterben" (Companies are Dying), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 9, February 23rd, 2006, p. 126.

"Pathological Export Boom and the Bazaar Effect"Leverhulme Centre for Research (Newsletter Winter 2006), February 15th, 2006.

"Finsterer Merkantilismus" (Gloomy Mercantilism), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 7, February 9th, 2006, p. 142.

"Basarökonomie brandgefährlich für Arbeitsmarkt" (Bazaar Economy Extremely Dangerous to the Job Market), Wasserburger Anzeiger, February 4th, 2006, p. 31.

"A German Glimmer in a Global Boom" (ref. Project Syndicate December 2005), Nikkei Business(Japan), Les Echos (Mali), The Australian Financial Review (Australia), Apple Daily (Hong Kong), Daily Times (Pakistan), Taipei Times (Taiwan), The Nation (Thailand), Kazakhstan Monitor (Kazakhstan), L´Echo (Belgium), Financial Mirror (Cyprus), Ekonom (Czechia), Aripaev (Estonia), Vilaggazdasag(Hungary), Diario Economico (Portugal), Dilema Veche (Rumania), Danas (Serbia), L´Agefi(Switzerland), El Cronista (Argentinia), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Business World (Philippines).

"Mit Niedriglohn mehr Jobs" (Low Wages Imply More Jobs), Die Welt, January 17th, 2006, p. 12.

"Sechs Grundsätze" (Six Fundamentals), WirtschaftsWoche, January 12th, 2006, p. 128.

"Hohe Löhne machen Deutschland arm" (High Wages are Pauperizing Germany; together with W. Wiegard), Süddeutsche Zeitung, December 31st, 2005, p. 2.

"Neuralgische Punkte" (Sore Spots), Wirtschaftswoche, No. 50, December 8th, 2005, p. 186.

"Berliner Chaostage" (Chaotic Days in Berlin), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 46, November 10th, 2005, p. 182.

"Wo gespart werden muss" (Where to Save Now), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, November 8th, 2005, p. 12.

"Erst braucht das Land Reformen" (The Country Needs Reforms First), Kultur Spiegel, November 1st, 2005, p. 10.

"Keine Argumente" (No Arguments), Welt am Sonntag, October 30th, 2005, p. 28.

"Germany's Pathological Export" (ref. Project Syndicate October 2005), Les Echos (Mali), The Australian Financial Review (Australia), The Financial Express (India), The Financial News (South Korea), The Edge(Malaysia), The Straits Times (Singapore), Taipei Times (Taiwan), The Nation (Thailand), Kazakhstan Monitor andKapital (Kazakhstan), L´Echo (Belgium), Financial Mirror (Cyprus), Borsen (Denmark), Aripaev (Estonia),Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Logos Press (Moldavia), Diario Economico (Portugal), Dilema Veche (Rumania), Sme(Slowakei), L´Agefi (Switzerland), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Aripaev (Estonia).

"Die Industrie wandert ab" (Industry Emigrates), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, October 16th, 2005, p. 42.

"Arbeiter sind die Verlierer" (Workers are the Losers), Welt am Sonntag, October 16th, 2005.

"Schierer Kommunismus" (Sheer Communism), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 42, October 13th, 2005, p. 170.

"Lohnkosten sind das zentrale Problem" (Wages are the Central Problem), Welt am Sonntag, October 9th, 2005.

"Beschleunigte Flucht" (Accelerated Escape), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 38, September 15th, 2005, p. 154.

"Sozialismus und Neid" (Socialism and Grudge), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 34, August 18th, 2005, p. 114.

"Erziehung bei der Rente belohnen" (Recompense Upbringing in the Pension System), Westdeutsche Zeitung, No. 184, August 10th, 2005, p. 5.

"Germany’s Five Shocks" (ref. Project Syndicate July 2005), Die Welt (Germany), Les Echos (Mali),South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), The Japan Times (Japan), The Korea Herald (South Korea),Daily Times (Pakistan), The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore), Taipei Times (Taiwan), Die Presse (Austria), L´Echo (Belgium), Kapital (Bulgaria), Financial Mirror (Cyprus), Ekonom (Czechia),Aripaev (Estonia), Taloussanomat (Finland), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Diena (Latvia), Diario Economico (Portugal), Dilema Veche (Rumania), Danas (Serbia), Sme (Slowakei), L´Agefi(Switzerland), Companion (Ukraine), El Cronista (Argentinia), El Siglo XXI (Guatemala), Jordan Timesand Al Ghad (Jordan), Al Raya (Qatar), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Diario Las Americas (USA),Business World (Philippines), AKI-Press (Kirgisistan), Optovik (Usbekistan).

"Verfehlte Hoffnungen" (Failed Hopes), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 30, July 21st, 2005, p. 122.

"Letzte Chance" (Last Chance), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 26, June 23rd, 2005, p. 174.

"Führt die Kinderrente ein!" (Introduce Child-based Pensions!), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, June 8th, 2005, p. 41; ifo Schnelldienst 58, 2005, No. 12, pp. 20-21 (Download, 99 KB).

"Basareffekt und pathologischer Exportboom" (Bazaar Effect and the Pathological Export Boom), Financial Times Deutschland, June 6th, 2005, p. 26.

"Germans wary of Locust Capitalism" (ref. Project Syndicate May 2005), Taipei Times (Taiwan), Les Echos (Mali), Hong Kong Economic Journal (Hong Kong), The Financial News (South Korea), The Sun Daily (Malaysia), Business World (Philippines), The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao (Singapore),Kazakhstan Monitor (Kasachstan), L´Echo (Belgium), Financial Mirror (Cyprus), Ekonom (Czechia),Aripaev (Estonia), Taloussanomat (Finland), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Diena (Latvia), Het Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Rzeczpospolita (Poland), Dilema Veche (Rumania), Danas (Serbia), Sme(Slowakei), L´Agefi (Switzerland), El Cronista (Argentinia), El Observador (Uruguay), Jordan Times(Jordan), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia).

"Gas geben" (Accelerate), Wirtschaftswoche, No. 22, May 26th, 2005, p. 156.

"Pathologischer Exportboom" (The Pathological Export Boom), Süddeutsche Zeitung, May 3rd, 2005, p. 21.

"Eiger-Nordwand" (Eiger North Face: How to Implement Workfare in Germany), WirtschaftsWoche, No. 18, April 28th, 2005, p. 146.

"Glückwunsch an die taz" (Felicitations to TAZ), die tageszeitung, April 16th/17th, 2005, p. 3.

"Warum Mindestlöhne Deutschland schaden" (Why Minimum Wages Hurt Germany), Handelsblatt, No. 72, April 14th, 2005, p. 9.

"Europe is working longer" (ref. Project Syndicate March 2005), Les Echos (Mali), South China Morning Post and Apple Daily (Hong Kong), The Financial News (South Korea), Kazakhstan Monitor(Kazakhstan), Financial Mirror (Cyprus), Ekonom (Czechia), Borsen (Denmark), Aripaev (Estonia),Taloussanomat (Finland), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Logos Press (Moldavia), Het Financieele Dagblad(Netherlands), Diario Economico (Portugal), Dilema Veche (Rumania), Sme (Slowakei), Finance(Slovenia), L´Agefi (Switzerland), El Cronista (Argentinia), El Siglo XXI (Guatemala), Jordan Times andAl Ghad (Jordan), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia).

"Germany Outperforms….Moldova"The Wall Street Journal Europe, March 24th, 2005, p. 11.

"Die Irrtümer der Reformgegner" (The Misapprehensions of the Reform Opposers), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 62, March 4th, 2005, p. 24.

"Das muss sofort getan werden!" (This has to be Done Immediately!), Bild, No. 50/9, March 1st, 2005, p. 2.

"Will Europe’s Sinners Save Themselves?" (ref. Project Syndicate January 2005), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 41, February 28th, 2005, p. 26 (Germany), Der Standard (Austria), Taloussanomat(Finland), Diario Economico (Portugal), Expansion (Spain), Berner Zeitung and L'Agefi (Switzerland),Ekonom (Czechia), Aripaev (Estonia), Vilaggazdasag (Hungary), Rzeczpospolita (Poland), Danas(Serbia), Finance (Slovenia), Companion (Ukraine), Jordan Times (Jordan), Al Eqtisadiah (Saudi Arabia), Les Echos (Mali), The Oriental Morning Post (China), The Financial Express (India), Daily Times (Pakistan), The Independent (Bangladesh), Financial Mirror (Cyprus), Sme (Slowakei), El Siglo XXI (Guatemala), El Observador (Uruguay).

"Braucht Deutschland ein Konjunkturprogramm?" (Does Germany Need a Economic Stimulus Program?), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, February 25th, 2005, p. 15.

"Deutsches Dilemma" (German Dilemma), Rheinischer Merkur, No. 8, February 24th, 2005, p. 12.

"Mehr Arbeit durch Billigjobs" (Low-Rated Jobs Create More Work), Neue Ruhr Zeitung, February 11th, 2005.

"Warum die Arbeitszeitverlängerung mehr Jobs schafft" (Why a Rise in Working Hours Creates Jobs), impuls, No. 2/2005, pp. 10-11.

"Hilfe für die Eiger-Nordwand" (Help for the Eiger North Face), Capital, No. 3/2005, January 20th, 2005, p. 28.

"Sieben Wahrheiten über unsere Gastarbeiter" (Seven Truths About our Guest Workers), Bild, No. 287/48, November 26th, 2004, p. 2.

"Warum wir länger arbeiten müssen" (Why We Have to Work Longer), Welt am Sonntag, No. 46, November 14th, 2004, p. 26.

"Wenn sich Arbeit nicht mehr lohnt" (If it no longer Pays to Work ), Die Zeit, No. 46, November 4th, 2004, p. 23.

"Das Exporträtsel" (The Export Puzzle), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 252, October 29th, 2004, p. 24.

"Der deutsche Transferstaat ist Unfug" (The German Transfer State is Nonsense), Die Welt, No. 247, Oktober 21st, 2004, pp. 3-4.

"Das sagt die Wirtschaft" (What Economists Say), Neue Presse, No. 235, October 7th, 2004, p. 3.

"Die Wahrheit über deutsche Beamte" (The Truth about German Civil Servants), Bild, No. 234/41, October 6th, 2004, p. 2.

"Basarökonomie Deutschland" (Bazaar Economy Germany), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 182, September 17th/18th/19th, 2004, p. 38.

"Europe faces a rise in welfare migration"Financial Times, No. 35, 504, July 13th, 2004, p. 13.

"Vier Stunden länger arbeiten" (Work Four Hours Longer), VDI nachrichten, No. 27, July 2nd, 2004, p. 2.

"Teurer Sozialmagnet" (Costly Welfare Magnet), Capital, No. 15/2004, July 2004, p. 3.

"Wie die Globalisierung Länder auseinander reisst" (How Globalization Splits Countries), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, No. 146, June 26th/27th, 2004, p. 31.

"Mehr Kinder - niedrigere Rentenbeiträge?" (More Kids – Lower Contributions to Social Security?), VBKISpiegel, June 2004, pp. 40-41.

"Freifahrt in den Sozialstaat" (Free Ticket to the Welfare State), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 121, May 27th, 2004, p. 20.

"Schulden sind unsozial" (Debts are Antisocial), Stern, No. 22, May 19th, 2004, p. 194.

"Soziale Gerechtigkeit" (Social Justice), Schweizerzeit, No. 10, May 7th, 2004, p. 5.

"So ist Deutschland noch zu retten" (How Germany can be Saved), Bild, No. 94/17, April 22nd, 2004, p. 2.

"Auf dem Weg in die Basar-Ökonomie" (On the Way to a Bazaar Economy), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 77, April 21st, 2004, p. 32.

"Deutschland ist der kranke Mann Europas" (Germany is the Sick Man of Europe), Bild, No. 93/17, April 21st, 2004, p. 2.

"Der kranke Mann Europas" (The Sick Man of Europe), Schweizerzeit, No. 8, April 8th, 2004, p. 1-2.

"Die Löhne müssen sinken" (Wages must Decrease), Die Welt, March 1st, 2004, p. 12.

"Wie ist Deutschland noch zu retten?" (How Can Germany Be Saved), PwC:connect, March 2004, p. 12.

"Das meint die Wissenschaft" (What the Economy Expects), Handelsblatt, No. 27, February 9th, 2004, p. 2.

"Aufschwung ohne Arbeitsplätze" (Jobless Growth, Märkische Allgemeine, No. 1, January 2nd, 2004, p. V3.

"Wie dumm sind die Gewerkschaften wirklich?" (How Blind are the Unions Really?), impulse, No. 1, January 2004, p. 130.

"4,5 Millionen Verlierer" (4.5 Million Losers), Die Zeit, No. 1, December 22nd, 2003, p. 28.

"Subventionsabbau: Ist die Rasenmähermethode der richtige Weg?" (Across-the-board Subsidy Reduction?), handwerk magazin, No. 11, November 2003, p. 37

"Verschlimmerung der deutschen Krankheit" (Aggravation of the German Disease), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 202, October 20th, 2003, p. 26.

"Hände weg von der Entfernungs-Pauschale" (Hands off the Mileage Allowance), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 221, September 25th, 2003, p. 20.

"Weniger Rente für Kinderlose?" (Less Retirement Pension for the Childless?), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 211, September 11th, 2003, p. 14.

"Abschied vom Freizeitpark >D<" (Farewell to Leisure-park Germany), ProFirma, No. 09, September 2003, p. 82.

"Wieder 42 Stunden arbeiten" (Bringing Back the 42-hour Working Week), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 23rd, 2003, p. 11.

"A Shot of Inflation would be Good for Europe"Financial Times, May 21st, 2003, p. 15.

"Die Euro-Bank sollte mehr Inflation akzeptieren" (The ECB Should Accept Higher Inflation), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 94, May 16th, 2003, p. 18.

"2,5 Prozent sind besser" (2.5% is better), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 100, May 2nd, 2003, p. 20.

"Deutschland/Europa" (Germany/Europe), Handelsblatt, April 23rd, 2003, p. 4.

"Sollen Kinderlose weniger Rente erhalten?" (Should the Childless Receive Lower Pensions?), Rheinischer Merkur, April 10th, 2003, p. 12.

"Beschäftigung schafft Wachstum" (Employment Creates Growth), logo, March 2003, p. 12.

"Der Krieg und die Folgen" (The War and its Consequences), Handelsblatt, No. 54, March 18th, 2003, p. 10.

"Das erwartet die Wirtschaft" (What the Economy Expects), Handelsblatt, No. 50, March 12th, 2003, p. 10.

"Gegen den Autobahn-Kommunismus" (Against Autobahn Communism), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 49, February 28th, 2003, p. 2.

"Zwanzig Mezzogiornos" (There is no European Right to a Place in the Sun),  Financial Times Deutschland, No. 31/07,  February 13th, 2003, p. 30; English Version also published as: Financial Times, No. 35/ 067, February 13th, 2003, p. 11.

"Rente nach Kinderzahl" (Pension Based on the Number of Children), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 11, January 14th, 2002, p. 12.

"Rentenkürzung für Kinderlose" (Pension Cuts for the Childless), Idee&Tat 90, No. 1, p. 2 (Download, 1 MB).

"Rentenkürzung für Kinderlose" (Pension Cuts for the Childless), Kolpingblatt, January 2003, p. 2.

"Vier Gründe für die Wachstumsschwäche" (Four Reasons for Weak Growth), ProFirma, No. 1, January 2003, p. 19.

"Wer keinen Nachwuchs hat, muss zahlen" (Without Children you Have to Pay), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 252, December 27th, 2002, p. 30.

"Wir sind nicht fit für die Erweiterung" (We are not Ready for Expansion), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 16th, 2002, p. 13.

"Noch einmal Illusionen" (Illusions once Again), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 241, December 12th, 2002, p. 36.

"Die Krise des Wohlfahtsstaates" (The Crisis of the Welfare State), Die Welt, special publication: "Standort Deutschland“, No. 285, December 6th, 2002, p. 6.

"Hartz-Pläne sind nicht bezahlbar" (The Hartz Plans are Not Affordable), Süddeutsche Zeitung, November 15th, 2002, p. 2.

"Der Weg in den Steuerstaat" (The Path to More Big Government), Handelsblatt, No. 200, October 17th, 2002, p. 10. Also published in: "Der Weg in den Steuerstaat“ (The Path to More Big Government), Markt und Mittelstand, No. 1, January 2003, p. 12.

"Bildung statt Sozialausgaben" (Education Instead of Social Spending), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 185, September 24th, 2002, p. 14.

"Mehr Beschäftigung durch umfassende Arbeitsmarktreformen" (More Employment via Comprehensive Labour Market Reforms; together with W. Franz, M.J.M. Neumann), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 221, September 23rd, 2002, p. 17.

"Block Benefits, not Immigrants", (ref. Project Syndicate, September 2002), Nepal Times (Nepal), Taipei Times (Taipei), Vjesnik (Croatia), Financial Mirror (Cyprus), Logos Press (Moldavia), NRC Handelsblad(Netherlands), Den (Ukraine).

"Das Herz von Hartz" (The Heart of Hartz), Handelsblatt, No. 158, August 19th, 2002, p. 8; ifo Schnelldienst 55, 2002, No. 18, pp. 14-15 (Download, 489 KB).

"Der Irrtum des Herrn Eichel - Zu viele Geschenke für die Konzerne" (Mr. Eichel’s Misapprehension), Die Zeit, No. 32, August 1st, 2002, p. 26.

"Euro als Standortnachteil"Focus-Money, No. 32/2002, August 1st, 2002, p. 13; similarly published as: "Was der Euro wirklich bedeutet" (The Implications of the Euro), Akademie aktuell, No. 01/2002, pp. 8-9.

"Was müssen wir tun, damit die Sozialbeiträge sinken, Professor Sinn?" (What Must we do to Lower the Social Insurance Contributions, Professor Sinn?), Handelsblatt, No. 131, July 11th, 2002, p. 4.

"Warum der Euro steigt" (Why the Euro is Gaining Strength), Handelsblatt, No. 129, July 9th, 2002, p. 8.

"Vertikaler Vorteil" (Advantages of Vertical Integration), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 130, July 9th, 2002, p. 26

"Der Seelen-Teuro" (The Belief that the Euro is a Price Booster), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 150, July 2nd, 2002, p. 20

"Warum Deutschland Schlusslicht ist" (Why Germany is the Economic Laggard), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 112, May 16th, 2002, p. 14.

"Bayerischer Merkantilismus" (Bavarian Mercantilism), ifo Schnelldienst 55, 2002, No. 4, p. 3–4.

"Die Höhle in der Eiger-Nordwand" (The Hollow in the Eiger North Face), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 16, January 23rd, 2002, p. 28.

"Verführerische Höhle" (Seductive Heights), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 16, January 23rd, 2002, p. 28.

"Unsere Universitäten bieten Qualität" (Our Universities Offer Quality), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 187, September 26th, 2001, p. 32.

"Vor der Talsohle" (Bottoming out), ifo Schnelldienst 54, 2001, No. 24, pp. 27–42.

"Editorial: Whither Systems Competition?", CESifo Forum 2, 2001, No. 3, p. 2.

"Der japanische Patient benötigt mehr als nur Strukturreformen" (The Japanese Patient Needs More than Structural Reforms), Handelsblatt,
No. 112, June 13th, 2001, p. 12.

"Ein Plädoyer für die Freizügigkeit" (A Plea for Free Movement of Labour), Handelsblatt, No. 84, May 2nd, 2001, p. 10.

"Marktpreis statt Massentötung" (Market Price Instead of Mass Culling), Die Zeit, No. 18, April 26th, 2001, p. 23.

"Rentenhöhe nach der Kinderzahl" (Pension Amounts Dependent on the Number of Children), Welt am Sonntag, No. 14, April 8th, 2001, p. 56.

"Das Geld, das aus der Matratze kommt" (The Money that Comes from under the Matress), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 81, April 6th, 2001, p. 25.

"The Euro's Costly Limbo"Financial Times, No. 34492, April 4th, 2001, p. 15.

"Die Eisenbahn-Trassen gehören in die Hand des Staates" (The Railnet must be Owned by the State), Handelsblatt, No. 53, March 15th, 2001, p. 12.

"Bayern vorne - warum?" (Bavaria in Front – Why?), Bayernkurier, No. 6, February 8th, 2001, p. 2.

"Falsche Gewichte" (Wrong Weights), Süddeutsche Zeitung, 5. Dezember, No. 280, December 5th, 2000, p. 27.

"Die Angst vor dem Geldumtausch lässt Euro-Kurs fallen" (The Fear of the Currency Exchange is Why the Euro is Falling), Handelsblatt, No. 214,
November 6th, 2000, p. 2.

"Zusammenwachsen heißt zusammen wachsen" (Integration Means Coming together; together with H. Giersch), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 227, September 29th, 2000, p. 15.

"Unser Mezzogiorno an der Elbe" (Our Mezzogiorno on the Elbe; together with H. Giersch), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 225, September 29th, 2000, p. 28.

"Industrieländer sollten gemeinsam eine Wertsteuer auf Energie erheben" (Industrial Countries Should Jointly Levy a Value Tax on Energy), Handelsblatt, No. 182, September 20th, 2000, p. 6.

"Eine Quarantänestation auf dem Weg in die EU" (An Isolation Ward on the Way to the EU), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 186, August 12th, 2000, p. 13 (Download, 3 MB).

"In der Zwickmühle. Die Globalisierung ist gut und gefährlich zugleich" (The Present Dilemma: Globalization is Both Positive and Risky), Die Zeit, No. 10, March 2nd, 2000, p. 30.

"Damit die Arbeitslosigkeit verschwindet, muss die Kostenkrise überwunden werden" (For Unemployment to Disappear, the Cost Crisis must be Overcome), Frankfurter Rundschau, No. 24, January 29th, 2000, p. 14.

"Auf die Arbeitsplätze kommt es nicht an. Liberalisierung des Ladenschlusses: Entscheidend ist der Nutzen des Kunden" (The Customer is What Matters in the Liberalisation of Opening Hours, Jobs will Follow), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 241, October 16th, 1999, p. 14.

"Zehn Jahre deutsche Einheit" (Ten Years German Reunification), Die Welt am Sonntag, No. 39, September 26th, 1999, p. 58.

"Arbeit billiger machen" (Make Labour Cheaper), DM, No. 9, September, 1999, p. 138.

"Jetzt muß die Reform der persönlichen Einkommensteuer folgen" (Now the Reform of the Personal Income Tax must Follow), Handelsblatt, No. 127, July 6th, 1999, p. 2.

"Muß die Mehrwertsteuer steigen?" (Must Value-added-tax Increase?), Leipziger Volkszeitung, April 28th, 1999, p. 6.

"Gewinne der EZB gerecht verteilen" (A Fair Distribution of ECB Profits; together with H. Feist), EU-Magazin, No. 12, December 1997, pp. 20-21, shortened version reprinted in: Die Welt, No. 70, March 24th, 1998, p. 25.

"Anstößige Staatshaltung" (Disagreeable Government Guarantees), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 135, June 16th, 1997, p. 21.

"Der Euro kostet Deutschland bis zu 90 Milliarden DM" (The Euro will Cost Germany Up to DM 90 bn.), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 127, June 5th, 1997, p. 17.

"Eigentum statt Lohn" (Ownership Instead of Wages), Die Zeit, No. 45, November 5th, 1993, p. 23.

"Doppelt Gebremst" (The Double Brake), Wirtschaftswoche 46, No. 40, September 25th, 1992, pp. 53-56.

"Überhöhte Löhne im vereinigten Deutschland" (Wages in United Germany are too High), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, No. 50, March 1st/2nd, 1992, p. 19.

"Sozialpakt für den Aufschwung" (Social Compact for the Upswing; together with Gerlinde Sinn), Wirtschaftsdienst 71, 1991 (12), p. 622–623.

"Sozialpakt für den Aufschwung im Osten. Fehler korrigieren" (Social Compact for an Upswing in the East. Correct mistakes; together with Gerlinde Sinn), Wirtschaftswoche 45, No. 42, October 11th, 1991, pp. 204-210.

"Verteilen statt verkaufen" (Give Aways Instead of Cash Sales), Wirtschaftswoche 45, No. 5, January 25th, 1991, pp. 78-81.

"Eine Steuer für alle" (One Tax for All), Wirtschaftswoche 43, No. 41, October 6th, 1989, pp. 213-217.

Media comments on Hans-Werner Sinn

Florian Schwab, „Ich habe Draghi gratuliert“Weltwoche, January 29th, 2020, pp. 44/45.

Anna Gauto, „Hans-Werner Sinn - Zeugnis eines nachdenklichen Menschen“Handelsblatt, August 16th, 2018.

Martin Zehren, „Ökonom aus Leidenschaft“Westfalenspiegel, June 2018, p. 66.

Roland Losch, „Hans-Werner Sinn: Der streitbare Professor wird 70“Leipziger Volkszeitung/dpa, March 7th, 2018, p. 8.

Holger Steltzner, „Hans-Werner Sinn 70  Jahre“Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, March 6th, 2018, p. 20.

Philip Plickert, „Ein Prophet, beim Bart genommen“Cicero, March 1st, 2018.

Christoph Eisenring, „Ein 'Volks-Wirtschafter' im Wortsinn“Neue Zürcher Zeitung, February 27th, 2018, p. 25.

Philip Plickert, „Ein Volkswirt auf Suche“Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, February 26th, 2018, p. 18.

Caspar Busse, „Der Junge vom Dorf“Sueddeutsche Zeitung, February 21st, 2018, p. 20.

Holger Steltzner, „Der Europäer“Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, January 14th, 2018, p. 32

„Merkel trug zum Brexit bei, das ist die bittere Wahrheit“Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, November 20th, 2017, p. 19.

„Unter der Dusche wasche ich meine Alpträume ab“Neue Westfälische, October 23rd, 2017.

Hans-Werner Sinn - Das ist der Mann der großen Zahlen,, April 10th, 2017.

Lisa Nienhaus: "Sinn gibt keine Ruhe" (Sinn Does not Keep Quiet),, April 24th, 2016.

Danilo Taino, Sinn: "L’Europa può restare prigioniera dei tassi d’interesse troppo bassi",, April 10th, 2016.

"Börse vor acht verabschiedet sich von Hans-Werner Sinn" (Börse vor Acht Says Good Bye to Hans-Werner Sinn), ARD, Börse vor acht; March 31st, 2016.

Jakob Zirm, Karl Gaulhofer: Hans-Werner Sinn: "Abgang eines Provokateurs, der oft richtig lag." (Hans-Werner Sinn: Departure of a Provocateur Who Was Often Right), Die, March 30th, 2016.

Alexander Kaspar: "Ein klarer Verfechter des sozialen Wohlfahrtsstaates" (A Clear Advocate of the Social Welfare State),, January 26th, 2016.

Alexander Kaspar: "Not against the Laws of Economics", January 26th, 2016.

Patrick Bernau: "Medien zitieren Hans-Werner Sinn" (Media Cite Hans-Werner Sinn), Fazit - Das Wirtschaftsblog, January 25th, 2016.

Norbert Häring, Jan Hildebrand, Axel Höpner: "Abschied des Volks-Wirtschaftlers" (An Economist’s Farewell), Handelsblatt, January 25th, 2016, p. 13.

"Und das alles hat Sinn gemacht..." (And all Made Sense), Bild, Januar 23rd, 2016, p. 2.

Alexander Kaspar: "Schäuble: 'Krisen sind auch Chancen'", January 25th, 2016.

Manuela Dollinger: "Deine Stimme wird heute mehr gebraucht als je zuvor" (Your Voice Is Needed Today More Than Ever),, January 23rd, 2016.

Ronny Gert Bürckholdt: "Ein Fundamentalist der ökonomischen Vernunft" (A Fundamentalist of Economic Reason), Badische Zeitung, January 22nd, 2016.

"Geteiltes Echo zum Abschied von Ifo-Chef Sinn" (Mixed Echos on the Retirement of Ifo Head Sinn), dpa, January 22nd, 2016.

"Und das alles hat Sinn gemacht...", January 22nd, 2016.

Nikolaus Piper: "Gipfeltreffen der Euro-Kritiker" (Summit of Euro Critics),, January 22nd, 2016.

Jörg von Rohland: "Eine Haltung, nicht nur eine Meinung!" (An Attitude, Not Just an Opinion!),, January 22nd, 2016.

Ronny Gert Bürckholdt: "Ein Fundamentalist der ökonomischen Vernunft" (A Fundamentalist of Economic Reason), Badische Zeitung, January 22nd, 2016.

"Geteiltes Echo zum Abschied von Ifo-Chef Sinn" (Mixed Echos on the Retirement of Ifo Head Sinn), dpa, January 22nd, 2016.

Nikolaus Piper: "Gipfeltreffen der Euro-Kritiker" (Summit of Euro Critics),, January 22nd, 2016.

"Weidmann sieht EU-Transferunion kritisch" (Weidmann is Critical of EU Transfer Union),, January 22nd, 2016.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: Der streitbare Mahner tritt ab" (Hans-Werner Sinn: A Provocative Chastiser),, January 22nd, 2016.

Martin Greive: "Wer macht Sinn?" (Who Makes Sinn), Welt am Sonntag, January 10th, 2016, p. 38.

Stephan Lorz: "Ifo-Chef Sinn geißelt Macht der Finanzwirtschaft", Börsen-Zeitung, No. 248, December 29th, 2015, p. 1.

Martin Kause: "Bielefelder Hans-Werner Sinn gibt Spitzenposten ab" (Bielefeld‘s Hans-Werner Sinn Leaves Top Position), Neue Westfä, December 29th, 2015.

Hans Galli: "Der schärfste Kritiker der EZB tritt zurück, aber er wird kaum stumm bleiben" (The ECB’s Sharpest Critic Retires, But He Won’t Stay Quiet), Der Bund, December 29th, 2015, p. 9.

Mark Schieritz: "Fünf Gründe, weshalb ich Hans-Werner Sinn vermissen werde" (Five Reasons Why I Will Miss Hans-Werner Sinn), Zeit Online, Blog Herdentrieb, December 17th, 2015.

Ralf Müller: "Sinn sagt Servus" (Sinn Says Farewell), abendzeitung-muenchen, December 15th, 2015.

Alexander Kaspar: "Hans-Werner Sinn: „In der Summe schaffen wir das nicht" (We Can't Manage It All),, December 16th, 2015.

Susanne Lettenbauer: "Scheidender ifo-Chef Sinn zieht Bilanz - und blickt voraus" (Retiring Ifo Head Sinn Reviews the Past - and Look to the Future), Deutschlandfunk, December 15th, 2015.

Ralf Müller: "Politik-Provokateur Sinn sagt Servus" (Political Provocateur Sinn Says Goodbye),, December 15th, 2015.

Caspar Busse: "Der große Mahner Hans-Werner Sinn tritt ab" (The Great Man Hans-Werner Sinn Retires),, December 15th, 2015.

Markus Voss: "Ex-Dutschke-Verehrer Sinn erzählt, was ihn für immer zur Marktwirtschaft bekehrte" (Ex-Dutschke Admirers Sinn Explains What Won Him Over to the Market Economy Forever),, December 15th, 2015.

Stefan Kaiser: "Hans-Werner Sinn: Käpt'n Ifo sagt Tschüs" (Hans-Werner Sinn: Captain Ifo Says Goodbye), Spiegel Online, December 15th, 2015.

Thomas Magenheim-Hörmann: "Kein leiser Abschied des Professors" (Professor Does Not Go Quietly),, December 15th, 2015.

Axel Schrinner: "Der Professor für Weltweisheit" (The Professor of World Wisdom),, December 14th, 2015.

Max Borowski: "Sinns Wahrheiten von Lieschen und Günther" (Sinn's Truth Stretch Back to Lieschen and Günther),, December 14th, 2015.

Helmut Schneider: "Hans-Werner Sinn: Der Überzeugungstäter" (Hans-Werner Sinn: A Man of Conviction),, Dezember 14th, 2015.

Hans Bentzien: "ifo-Chef Sinn sieht ‘angehende Bankenkrise’ in Italien", December 14th, 2015.

Axel Schrinner, Jan Hildebrand: "Abschied in der Hochkonjunktur" (Farewell on an Economic Upswing), Handelsblatt, December 10th, 2015, p. 9.

Tobias Kaier: "Hans-Werner Sinn: ‘Gott zahlt die Schulden nicht’" (God Won't Pay the Debts), Welt Online, December 9th, 2015.

Nikolaus Piper: "Ich hatte einmal Flausen im Kopf"Süddeutsche Zeitung, November 23rd, 2015, p. 19.

Rick van der Ploeg: "Tribute to Hans-Werner Sinn", Munich Lectures in Economics, November 17th, 2015 (Video).

Wolfram Weimer: "Hans-Werner Sinn - Deutschlands Wahrsager" (Hans-Werner Sinn - Germany's Fortune-Teller),, July 7th, 2015.

Thomas Moßburger: "Top-Ökonom Sinn: Warum Griechenland nur mit der Drachme überleben kann"Focus online, June 25th, 2015.

Charles B. Blankart, „Position", Der Tagesspiegel, March 7th, 2015, p. 11.

Mark Schieritz: "Der Bart ist ab"Die Zeit, June 18th, 2015, p. 25.

"Die Sinn-Frage“ (The Sinn Question), Handelsblatt, January 16th,  2015, p. 48-52.

"Hans Werner Sinn: Deutschlands bekanntester Ökonom" (Hans Werner Sinn: Germany's Best-Known Economist),, January 9th, 2015.

Thomas Mayer: "Ludwig-Erhard-Preis für Wirtschaftspublizistik" (Ludwig-Erhard Prize for Economic Journalism), Orientierungen zur Wirtschafts- und Gesellschaftspolitik 137, September 2013, p. 74.

Philip Plickert: "Sinn verlängert als ifo Präsident" (Sinn Extends Term as Ifo President), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, March 7th, 2013, p. 14.

Stephan Lorz: "Hans Werner Sinn 65" (Hans Werner Sinn 65), Boersen-Zeitung, March 6th, 2013, No. 45, p. 16.

Roland Losch: "ifo Chef geht in die Verlängerung" (Ifo Boss Goes into Extra Time), dpa, March 4th, 2013.

Jeff Black and Simon Kennedy: "Economist Sinn Rattles Merkel Laboring to Save", Bloomberg Markets, September 6th, 2012.

Robert S. Dieterich: "Bloomberg Markets' 50 Most Influential - The People With the Power", Bloomberg Markets, September 5th, 2012.

Hans-Jürgen Jakobs: "So gut wie ein Arzt" (As good as a Doctor), Süddeutsche Zeitung, July 20th, 2012, No. 166, p. 18.

Mark Schieritz: "Der Euro-Fighter" (The Euro-Fighter), Die Zeit, July 19th, 2012, No. 30, p. 21 and Wirtschaftswoche, July 20th, 2012.

Sven Böll: "Prof. Propaganda", Der Spiegel, July 16th, 2012, No. 29/2012, p. 62.  Letter to the editor von Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wiegard (unpublished). "Letter to the editor" (unpublished).

Rolf-Herbert Peters: "Professor Ahab", Stern, July 12th, 2012, p. 28.

Maurits Kuypers: "Betweter Sinn zet Duits eurodebat op scherp"Het Financieele Dagblad, July 9th, 2012, p. 2.

Sarah Marsh: "Germany's Sinn: an economist with a mission", Reuters UK, May 23rd, 2012.

Christian Siedenbiedel: "Ein Dickschädel" (Headstrong), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, March 4th, 2012, No. 9, p. 40.

Hamish McCrae: "Ten People who Changed the World: Hans-Werner Sinn, German Economist who Made Sense of the Financial Crisis", The Independent, December 31st, 2011.

Cornelia Knust: "Der Mann, der Deutschland retten will" (The Man Who Wants to Save Germany),manager-magazin online, July 12th, 2011.

Roland Losch: "Hans-Werner Sinn - Der Missionar" (Hans-Werner Sinn - The Missionary), dapd, April 20th, 2011.

Reinhard Umbach: "Fisch, wo bist du?" (Fish, Where Are You), Tageszeitung, January 21st, 2010, p. 20.

Hans-Joachim Vieweger: "Die Macht eines Wirtschaftsforschers - Portrait von Hans-Werner Sinn"(The Power of an Economic Researcher – A Portrait of Hans-Werner Sinn), BR2 Radio, Notizbuch, October 21st, 2009, 6 minutes.

Max A. Höfer: "Aufstieg der Ökonomen" (Rise of the Economists), Cicero, September 17th, 2009, No. 10/2009, p. 112.

Nils aus dem Moore: "Alles hat seinen Preis - Wer sind die wichtigsten Ökonomen in Deutschland? Wer berät die Politik in wirtschaftlichen Fragen? Cicero stellt die Elite der Wirtschaftsdenker vor" (Everything has its Price – Who are the Most Important Economists in Germany? Who Advises Policymakers in Economic Questions? Cicero presents Top Economists.), Cicero, October 1st, 2008, p. 82.

o.V.: "Hohe Ehre" (Great Privilege), Wirtschaftswoche, September 29th, 2008, No. 40, p. 14.

Philip Plickert: "Falk und Sinn geehrt" (Falk and Sinn Honored), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, September 27th, 2008, No. 227, p. 14.

André Kühnlenz: "Der Basar-Ökonom" (The Bazaar Economist), Financial Times Deutschland, September 25th, 2008, No. 188, p. 16.

Olaf Storbeck: "Wie tickt der Mensch?" (How Does Man Tick), Handelsblatt, September 25th, 2008, No. 187, p. 6.

Björn Finke: "Sinn sammelt Preise" (Sinn Gathers Awards), Süddeutsche Zeitung, August 23rd/24th, 2008, No. 196, p. 20.

o.V.: "Hans-Wernr Sinn krijgt Europaprijs", De Limburger, August 23rd, 2008.

Olaf Storbeck: "Hochamt für Hans-Werner Sinn" (Conference to Honor Hans-Werner Sinn),Handelsblatt, April 28th, 2008, No. 82, p. 9

Rainer Hank:  "Hans-Werner Sinn lässt sich feiern" (Celebration for Hans-Werner Sinn), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, April 27th, 2008, p. 45

Angelika Slavik:  "Der Unvollendete" (The Unfinished), Süddeutsche Zeitung, April 26th/27th, 2008, p. 26

Thomas Fricke: "WirtschaftsWunder" (Economic Miracle), Financial Times Deutschland, March 7th, 2008, No. 48, p. 16; and  "Marketingchef Hans-Werner Sinn" (Marketing Manager Hans-Werner Sinn),

Philip Plickert: "Hans-Werner Sinn 60 Jahre" (Hans-Werner Sinn’s 60th Birthday), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, March 7th, 2008, No. 57, p. 18.

Björn Finke: "Sinn wird 60" (Sinn Turns Sixty), Süddeutsche Zeitung, March 7th, 2008, No. 57, p. 22.

Adrian Dunskus: "Zum 60. Geburtstag von Hans-Werner Sinn" (Featuring Hans-Werner Sinn on his 60th Birthday), BR-alpha, Alpha-Forum, March 7th, 2008, 45 minutes.

Olaf Storbeck: "Happy Birthday, Hans-Wörnör", Handelsblatt, No. 47, March 6th, 2008, p. 6.

Maria Marquart: "Streitlustiger Weltverbesserer" (Pubnacious Idealist), Associated Press, March 4th, 2008. Also "Ich habe noch einiges vor" (There is Still a Lot I Want to Do), Münchner Merkur, March 7th, 2008, p. 33.

o.V.: "Porträt: Hans-Werner Sinn" (Feature: Hans-Werner Sinn), Wiener Zeitung, March 3rd, 2008.

Lerke von Saalfeld: "Portrait" (Feature with Hans-Werner Sinn), SWR2 Radio, Zeitgenossen, November 3rd, 2007, 45 minutes.

Julia Graven: "Kommunikatoren - Der Missionar" (Communicators – The Missionary), MünchnerUni Magazin, No. 02/2007, June 11th, 2007, pp. 20-21.

Karen Horn: "Radikaler Volkserzieher" (Radical Educator of the People), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 93/16, April 21st, 2007, C 3.

Ilkka Ahtiainen: "Tutkija ennustaa Saksan kasvun tyssäävän kalliiseen työvoimaan", Helsingin Sanomat, January 28th, 2006, p. 8.

Martin Kessler:  "Hans-Werner Sinn – Einer für die Radikalkur" (Hans-Werner Sinn – Supporter of a Kill-or-Cure Remedy), Rheinische Post online, January 27th, 2006.

Susanne Stephan: "Der Münchner Vordenker" (The Prophet from Munich), Abendzeitung, December 19th, 2005, p. 3.

Robin Alexander: "Ein deutscher Sozialromantiker" (A German Social Romanticist), taz, No. 7817, November 11th, 2005, p. 13.

Christoph Hardt: "Made in Germany? Eine Sinn-Krise" (A Sinn Crisis), Handelsblatt, August 23rd, 2005, p. 8.

Cornelia Knust: "Der Heilsbringer" (The Saviour), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 75, April 2nd/3rd, 2005, p. 30

Kolja Rudzio: "Was bewegt… Hans-Werner Sinn?", Die Zeit, Nr. 14, March 31st, 2005, p. 32.

R. Hank und G. Meck: "Die Sinn-Fabrik", Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Nr. 42, October 19th, 2003, p. 40.

E. Baumgartner: "Zahlen für Deutschland", WELT am Sonntag, June 15th, 2003, p. 83.

O. Storbeck: "Go Sinn, go!", Handelsblatt, Nr. 99, May 23rd/24th, 2003, Weekend Journal, p. 4.

C. Eisenring: "Ein Betriebswirt des Staates", Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Nr. 45, February 24th, 2003, p. 13.

O. Storbeck: "Ein Alt-Achtundsechziger, der die Ideologen hasst", Handelsblatt, February 18th, 2003. Also published as "Hans-Werner Sinn: 'Ein Westfale, der die Wahrheit sucht'", Handelsblatt Online, February 18th, 2003.

"TOP 100: Die Denker" (TOP 100: The Thinkers), DMEuro, February 2003, pp. 30-31 (Download, 375 KB).

W. Mussler: "Der omnipräsente Ökonom", Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Nr. 251, October 29th, 2002, p. 19.

N. Pieper: "Der Netzwerker" (The Networker), Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 142, June 22nd, 2002, p. 24.

C. Schütte: "Hans-Werner Sinn: Der öffentliche Lektor" (Hans-Werner Sinn: the Public Teacher),Financial Times Deutschland, No. 98, May 24th, 2002, p.14.

J. Weimann: "Laudatio anläßlich der Verleihung der Ehrendoktorwürde" (Laudation on the occasion of the awarding of an honorary doctor), Festschrift der Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaft, January 14th, 1999 (Download, 582 KB).

G. Gersemann and M. Hoffmann: "Der Sozialliberale" (The Social Liberal), Wirtschaftswoche, No. 42, 1998, pp. 32-33 (Download, 820 KB).

C. Mattauch: "Der Generalist" (The Generalist), in: Ökonomie heute, Wirtschaftswissenschaften im Umbruch - Vordenker, Querdenker, Hochschulen, Zeitpunkte, No. 6, 1996, pp. 78-79.

Newspaper Interviews and Discussions (since 2002)

„Es wird Zeit, dass wir zu einer normalen privaten Wirtschaftsweise zurückkehren.“, getAbstract, June 30th, 2021.

„Targetsalden durch Gold ausgleichen“, WirtschaftsWoche, June 8th, 2021.

„Dass die EU versagt, wundert mich nicht“, Münchner Merkur, March 19th, 2021, No. 65, p. 5.

„Wer verschuldet ist, profitiert von Inflation“, Der Standard, March 3rd, 2021, p. 12.

„Corona-Kurs der EZB ist fahrlässig“, Passauer Neue Presse, December 29th, 2020, No. 302, p. 6.

„Dann wird es eng beim Staat“, Berliner Zeitung, December 26th, 2020.

„Dann geht es steil hoch“, Badische Zeitung,  December 21st, 2020, p. 16.

„Die Politik verliert das Maß“, Handelsblatt, December 15th, 2020, No. 243, pp. 14-15.

„Es bestehen erhebliche Gefahren“, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 10th, 2020, p. 29.

„Wir sind in einem ausgehebelten System“, Neue Züricher Zeitung, December 4th, 2020, p. 11.

„Es besteht ein Inflationsrisiko“, Augsburger Allgemeine, November 25th, 2020.

„Wir sind dabei unsere Automobilindustrie zu ruinieren und damit auch das Herzstück der deutschen Wirtschaft“, Mobil in Deutschland Magazin, November 7th, 2020, pp. 12/13.

„Ich glaube an keinen Euro-Crash wegen Corona“, Tiroler Tageszeitung, October 25th, 2020, pp. 26/27.

„Zeit des Pragmatismus“, Die Tagespost, October 1st, 2020, No. 40, p. 28.

„Wir kasteien uns, und für die Welt kommt nichts dabei heraus“, Ludwig von Mises Institut Deutschland, September 9th, 2020.

„Wir retten, indem wir Geld drucken“, Die Welt, August 22nd, 2020, p. 10.

„Transfers sind ein Rezept für dauerhaftes Siechtum“,, July 30th, 2020.

„Ein Schuldenschnitt ist das Normalste auf der Welt“, Die Presse, July 26th, 2020, p. 18.

„Sie wissen doch selbst, dass das nur ein frommer Wunsch ist“, Handelsblatt, July 24th, 2020, p. 24.

Professor Hans-Werner Sinn zur aktuellen wirtschaftspolitischen Debatte - Interview im Rahmen der Reichmuth & Co. Lecture No 14, University of Lucerne, July 16th, 2020, app. 90 minutes.

„Schuldenschnitt wäre bessere Alternative“, Wirtschaftsnachrichten Österreich, June 12th, 2020, 06/2020, p. 25.

“Willst Du das, Hans-Werner?“ (Is that what you Want, Hans-Werner?), DIE ZEIT, Juni 4th, 2020, No. 24, p. 22.

“Mit dem 'Whatever it takes' wurde übertrieben“ (‘Whatever it Takes’ has been Exaggerated), FONDS professionell, 02/2020, June 4th, 2020.

“Es ist viel zu viel Geld in Umlauf“ (There’s Way too Much Money in Circulation), Spiegel Online, Mai 14th, 2020.

„Wir können Italien nicht hängen lassen“Schwäbische Zeitung, April 5th, 2020.

„Die Wahl lautet: App oder Quarantäne“Münchner Merkur, April 4th/5th, 2020, No. 80, p. 4.

„Coronabonds führen zu einer Verschuldungslawine, die nichts als Hass und Streit übrig lassen wird“Börse am Sonntag, April 3rd, 2020.

,,Deutschland sollte Italien ein großzügiges Geldgeschenk machen''Die Welt, March 21st, 2020, p. 10.

„Wir befinden uns im Krieg gegen Corona", Augsburger Allgemeine, March 16th, 2020, p. 8.

E-Autos sind noch nicht CO2-sauberMünchner Merkur, March 11th, 2020, No. 59, p. 11.

„Ein extrem schwieriges Unterfangen“, Lausitz Magazin, Issue No.12, Winter 2019/2020, pp. 62-65.

Die unbequeme WahrheitFocus Money, December 19th, 2019, pp. 32-41.

Wortgefecht. Hans-Werner Sinn gegen Holger Schmieding: Eine Bilanz nach acht Jahren Mario DraghiEuro Finance magazin, Issue no. 03/2019, pp. 24-31.

„Der Osten hängt noch immer am Tropf des Westens“, Münchner Merkur, October 12th/13th, 2019, p. 3.

"Wer aus der EU austreten will, soll das können"Die Welt, September 14th, 2019, p. 10.

Hans-Werner Sinn: „... dann gäbe es keine Sozialmigration“Wiener Zeitung, May 24th, 2019, p. 3.

Die SPD kann nur dann gewinnen, wenn sie mit dem ideologischen Gerede aufhörtThe European, March 13th, 2019.

Am wichtigsten ist der Aha-EffektWirtschaftsWoche, January 19th, 2019.

Dann würden die Briten in der EU bleibenTages-Anzeiger, January 19th, 2019.

Diskussionen in Gang setzenForschung & Lehre 26, Issue No. 1/2019, p. 56.

Das Wort Druck mag ich nicht, Berliner Zeitung, December 27th, 2018, p. 2.

Die Nachkriegsordnung wird erschüttertFrankfurter Rundschau, December 19th, 2018, p. 12.

Lässt sich der Brexit nach dem gescheiterten Misstrauensvotum in London doch noch verhindern, Herr Prof. Sinn?Börse Online, December 15th, 2018.

Merkel könnte den Brexit abwenden, wenn ...Münchner Merkur, December 10th, 2018, p. 3.

Hans-Werner Sinn zu Hartz IV: Habecks Vorschlag hat nichts mit Hängematte zu tunWirtschaftsWoche Online, November 20th, 2018.

Hans-Werner Sinn: „Merkel war die Kanzlerin des Hier und Jetzt“Capital Online, November 8th, 2018.

Stunde der Wahrheit rückt näherPassauer Neue Presse, October 24th, 2018.

Wir dürfen uns nicht erpressbar machenStuttgarter Zeitung, October 18th, 2018.

Harte WahrheitenSylter Rundschau, September 1st/2nd, 2018, p. 23.

Die Target-Salden machen Deutschland handlungsunfähigLudwig von Mises Institut Deutschland, August, 10th, 2018.

Die Flüchtlingskrise hat Deutschland erpressbar gemachtVDI nachrichten, August 3rd, 2018, No. 31/32, p. 4.

Wir werden einen heißen Herbst erlebenNeue Osnabrücker Zeitung, July 31st, 2018.

Europa is een doodlopende weg ingeslagenElsevier Weekblad, June 23rd, 2018, p. 12.

Es ist am besten, wenn Italien im Euro bleibtNürnberger Zeitung, June 2018, p. 3.

Frau Merkel fehlen die GrundsätzeBilanz, June 2018, p. 38.

“Europa is een doodlopende weg ingeslagen”Elsevier Weekblad, June 23rd, 2018, p. 12. (Interview in Dutch)

Nicht nur die Stiftungen verlierenStiftung & Sponsoring, June 15th, 2018, pp. 34-35.

Italien: Für Transferlösung ist das Land vermutlich zu großDie Welt, May 31st, 2018.

Politiker denken nicht an das VolkswohlSonntagsBlick, May 27th, 2018, p. 25.

Italien nimmt andere Länder in HaftungMünchner Merkur, May 25th, 2018, p. 5.

Ich kann nur jedem raten, die nächsten Jahre auf der Hut zu seinCapital Online, April 30th, 2018.

Der Euro kostet Wohlstandtrend., April 27th, 2018, p. 52.

Deutschlands bekanntester Ökonom und die 68erBR2, April 10rh, 2018.

Sinn rechnet mit Merkels Politik ab“, Augsburger Allgemeine Zeitung, April 9th, 2018, p. 9.

„Entweder ist Merkel nicht lernfähig ...“Abendzeitung München, March 7th, 2018, p. 12.

70 Jahre und kein bisschen leise“Ostwestfalen-Blatt, March 7th, 2018.

„Ich sage wie es ist“Welt am Sonntag, Februar 25th 2018, p. 38.

„Warum Professor Sinn der Kanzlerin keinen Rat mehr gibt“Münchner Merkur, February 24th/25th, 2018, p. 3.

„Das Leben des Sinn“tz, February 24th/25th, 2018, p. 19.

Interview mit der Handelszeitung zum EuroHandelszeitung, February 22nd, 2018.

„Ich sehe die größten Risiken in Italien“Passauer Neue Presse, February 18th, p. 5.

„Manche empfinden die Wahrheit als provokant“, Interview with Hans-Werner Sinn and Gerlinde Sinn, Handelsblatt, Februar 16th, 2018.

„Frau Merkel wird nie vor den Traualtar treten“Basler Zeitung, February 10th, 2018, p. 2.

„Wie wird es uns 2018 gehen, Herr Professor?“Tichys Einblick, February 2018, p. 18-21.

„Barniers Haltung ist ökonomischer Unsinn“Handelsblatt Online, January 30th, 2018.

„Merkel leidet an Realitätsverlust“Handelsblatt, December 20th 2017, pp. 5-8.

„Dann kriegen wir Katalonien im Quadrat“Wirtschaftswoche, November 17th, 2017, pp. 64-65.

„Rente mit 63 muss sofort abgeschafft werden“Focus Money Online, November 2nd, 2017.

„Zombie-Banken bleiben am Leben“Basler Zeitung, September 23rd, 2017, p. 2.

„49 Ideen für das nächste Wirtschaftswunder“Sonderheft Wirtschaftswoche Wahl '17, September 4th, 2017, p. 45.

„Deutsche Mittlerrolle wäre gut“Sparkassenzeitung, July 28th, 2017, p. 3.

„Man will die Lasten lieber verstecken“Die Weltwoche, July 27th, 2017, pp. 64-67.

"Nullzins hält Zombie-Firmen am Leben", Gewinn, June 30th, 2017, pp. 40-41.

"Kein Stein kann auf dem anderen bleiben", Luzerner Zeitung, Juni 12th, 2017, p. 3.

"Die Lage ist nicht so gut wie viele denken" (The Position is Not as Good as Many Think), Deutschlandfunk, April 1st, 2016, about 12 Minutes.

"Die EU wird eine Transferunion" (The EU is Going to Become a Transfer Union), Kurier, May 21st, 2017, pp. 2-5.

"Die große Frage: Was gibt Ihnen Zuversicht?" (The Huge Question: What Gives You Confidence?), Hohe Luft, March 25th, 2017.

"Der Druck im Kessel wird immer größer: Bleiben die Krisenländer im Euro, platzt er" (The Pressure is Rising: If Crisis Countries Remain in the Euro Currency, It Will Burst), Focus Money online, April 18th, 2017.

"Sinn warnt vor Nahles-Utopien: Politik muss das Rentenalter dramatisch erhöhen" (Sinn Is Warning About the Utopias of Andrea Nahles: Policy Has to Lift the Retirement Age), Focus Money online, April 17th, 2017.

"Mir war noch nicht klar, wer recht hat" (For Me It Was Not Clear, Who Is Right), Handelsblatt, April 13th, 2017, pp. 50-51.

"Werden Sie politisch aktiv, um die Enteignung zu beenden!" (Become Politically Active to Stop Expropriations), Tichys Einblick, February 13th, 2017, pp. 16-20.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: Die Neugründung Europas" (Re-founding Europe), Deutsche Welle online, February 13th, 2017.

"Wir müssen den Euro jetzt neu verhandeln" (We have to Renegotiate the Euro), Die Presse, February 7th, 2017, p. 13.

"Was im Moment so läuft, ist wirklich der Hammer. Der Ökonom Hans-Werner Sinn über Europas Zukunft und den Plan, dass der reiche Norden für den armen Süden zahlt" (What in the Moment Happens, is Amazing. Economist Hans-Werner Sinn about Europe Future and the Plan to Make the North Pay for the South), Schwäbische Zeitung, December 27th, 2016, p. 1 and p. 8.

"Die Arbeit wird nie ausgehen" (There will always be Enough Work), Handelsblatt, December 2nd, 2016, pp. 64-65.

"Den moralischen Zeigefinger einholen" (Do not Moralize), Passauer Neue Presse, November 12th, 2016, p. 5.

"Ich lasse mich von keiner Partei vereinnahmen" (I do not Allow myself being Captured by a Political Party), Frankfurter Neue Presse, October 24th, 2016, p. 3.

"Italien hält nicht mehr lange durch", Die Welt, October 17th, 2016, p. 10.

"Euro zwingt Deutschland zu massiven Transfer-Zahlungen",,  August 8th, 2016.

"Wenn Italien pleite geht, hängen wir mit drin" (An Italian Default would Strongly Affect the Germans), Westfalen-Blatt, July 20th, 2016, p. 21.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: ‘Deutschland muss Maastrichtvertrag kündigen’", (Euro), July 11th, 2016.

"Das Flüchtlings-Problem ist schuld am Brexit" (The Refugee Crisis Triggered Brexit), Euro am Sonntag, July 2nd, 2016, pp. 8-10.

"Der Staat hat Geld wie Heu" (The Government is Rich), Handelsblatt, June 28th, 2016, p. 14.

"Hans-Werner Sinn to ‘N’: Τhe agreement between Greece and its creditors will lead to a new ‘debt spiral’",, June 1st, 2016.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: ‘Die Migration wird uns sehr teuer kommen’" (Migration will be very Expensive), Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, May 31st, 2016, p. 7.

"Es ist Zeit, Verfilzung aufzulösen" (Time to Dissolve the Sleaze), Tiroler Tageszeitung online, May 30th, 2016.

"Dr. Hans-Werner Sinn: ‘Junkies fällt der Entzug schwer’" (Junkies Cannot Easily be Dried out), Aachener Zeitung, May 29th, 2016.

"Habe Spaß am Disput" (I Like the Dispute), taz, April 29th, 2016, p. 4.

"Fünf Minuten mit Hans-Werner Sinn" (Five Minutes with Hans-Werner Sinn), Harvard Business Manager, April 19th, 2016, p. 114.

"Europa ist falsch gestrickt…" (Europe is Wrongly Constructed), Forschung & Lehre, April 1st, 2016, pp. 304-306.

"A wie Abschied, Z wie Zukunft" (The A-Z of Hans-Werner Sinn), Leibniz Gemeinschaft – Beste Welten, March 31st, 2016.

"A Pop-Star Economist Leaves the Stage", Handelsblatt Global Edition Magazine,
March 29th, 2016.

"Brexit beschädigt die Briten" (Brexit Stands to Harm the British), Frankfurter Neue Presse, March 19th, 2016, p. 2.

"Frau Merkel muss ihre Meinung ändern" (Merkel Has to Change her Mind), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, March 19th, 2016, p. 33.

"Flüchtlinge verschärfen Probleme des alternden Sozialstaats" (Refugees Exacerbate the Welfare Problems of an Ageing State),, March 18th, 2016.

"Aktivismus liegt in der Natur des Volkswirts" (Activism lies in the Nature of the Economist), Der Standard, March 11th, 2016, p. 19.

"Deutschland droht nach dem Rausch ein Kater" (After All the Euphoria Germany May Be Left With a Bad Headache), Die Welt, March 3rd, 2016, p. 10.

"Flüchtlingshilfe ist kein Plus-Geschäft" (There Are No Profits in Providing Aid for Refugees), Münchner Merkur, February 12th, 2016, p. 3.

"Diese Politik ist extrem gefährlich" (This Policy Is Extremely Dangerous), Abendzeitung München, February 12th, 2016, p. 11.

"Freie Zuwanderung lädiert den Sozialstaat" (Uncontrolled Immigration Damages the Welfare State), Passauer Neue Presse, February 2nd, 2016, p. 2.

"Deutschland droht ‚Minus von 450 Milliarden Euro" (The Refugees May Cost Germany 450 Billion Euros), NWZ online, February 2nd, 2016.

"Es gibt zu viele Träumer" (There Are Too Many Dreamers),, February 2nd, 2016.

"Prognose 2020 über Chinas Wirtschaft von Professor Sinn und anderen Top-Ökonomen" (Forecast on China's Development of  Professor Sinn and other To Economists),, January 18th, 2016.

"Deutschland droht “Minus von 450 Milliarden Euro" (Germany Faces Threat of “450 Billion Euro Deficit”), NWZ online, February 2nd, 2016.

"Kritik - das ist nicht immer angenehm" (Criticism Isn’t Always Pleasant), Deutschlandradio Kultur, January 9th, 2016.

"Für Milde gibt es keinen Anlass" (There Is No Cause For Leniency), together with Gerlinde Sinn, WirtschaftsWoche,
January 8th, 2016, p. 54-59.

"Die Integration der Flüchtlinge wird teuer" (Integrating the Refugees Will be Expensive), Tagesspiegel, January 3rd, 2016.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: Źle się dzieje w państwie europejskim"Gazeta Wyborcza, January 2nd, 2016.

"Das Bail-out-Verbot muss wieder Richtschnur werden" (The Bail-out Veto Must Be Reinstated as a Guiding Principle), Börsen-Zeitung, December 29th, 2015, p. 5.

"Sinn: Bankructwo Grecji byłoby lepszym rozwiązaniem niż jej ratowanie. Kryzys powróci"Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, December 29th, 2015.

"Niemcom słabe euro nie pomaga"Rzeczpospolita, December 28th, 2015.

"Il n'y aura pas de nouveau cycle de croissance tant que nous n'aurons pas débarrasseé l'économie des enterprises non compétitives" (There will be no New Growth Cycle unless we Tidy out our Economy of Non-competitive Firms), Échanges Internationaux – Magazine du Comité Francais de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale, No. 104, December 2015, p. 14.

"ifo-Chef Sinn: ‘Es kann kein vereinigtes Europa geben mit 28 separaten Armeen’" (There Can Be No United Europe with 28 Separate Armies),, December 27th, 2015.

"Ich bereue nichts" (Don’t Regret Anything), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (shortend version), December 20th, 2015.

"Der Knackpunkt der Energiewende" (The Stumbling Block of the Energy Turnaround),, December 11th, 2015.

"Strefa euro powinna uniknąć błędów USA z XVIII i XIX w. - Sinn, Ifo (wywiad)"Polish Press Agency (PAP), December 2nd, 2015.

"Il n'y aura pas de nouveau cycle de croissance tant que nous n'aurons pas débarrasseé l'économie des enterprises non compétitives"Échanges Internationaux - Magazine du Comité Francais de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale, No. 104,
December 2015, p. 14.

"Merkel hätte sich bedeckter halten müssen" (Merkel Should Have Kept a Lower Profile), Spiegel Online, November 10th, 2015.

"Deutschland braucht etwas mehr Inflation" (Germany Needs a Little More Inflation),, October 28th, 2015.

"Der Schaden ist gewaltig" (The Damage is Huge), Frankfurter Rundschau, October 24th, 2015, p. 14.

"Ökonomen sind Weltverbesserer" (Economists Are Do-Gooders), Südkurier, Oktober 15th, 2015, p. 6.

"Wir werden leichter an eine Putzkraft kommen" (It Will Be Easier to Find a Cleaner), Die Zeit, October 8th, 2015, p. 35.

"Ich fand das Autochen so süß" (I Thought the Little Car was so Cute) (together with Gerlinde Sinn), Süddeutsche Zeitung, September 12th/13th, 2015, p. 28.

"Man kann auch mit Geld reinkommen" (You Can also Get in with Money), Deutschlandradio Kultur, August 28th, 2015.

"Ende eines Traums? - Die China-Krise" (Is the Dream Over? – The China Crisis), Handelsblatt, August 21st/22nd/23rd, 2015, p. 47.

"Experten fordern: Hilfspaket ablehnen!" (Experts Insist: Reject Aid Package!), Bild, August 18th, 2015, p. 2.

"Diesem Programm fehlt die Wahrhaftigkeit" (This Programme is not Honest), Bild, August 15th, 2015, p. 1.

"Mehr Rente für Eltern" (Higher Pensions for Parents), RP Online, July 20h, 2015.

"Das Geld ist zum Fenster hinausgeschmissen" (The Money Is Totally Wasted), Passauer Neue Presse, July 18th, 2015, p. 2.

"Ein Soli wäre ehrlich" (A Solidarity Tax Would Be Honest), Handelsblatt, July 17th, 2015, p. 9.

"Übers Wochenende vom Euro zur virtuellen Drachme" (From the Euro to the Virtual Drachma Over the Weekend), Econo, July 17th, 2015, p. 12-14.

"그리스 연명할 돈 계속 주면 안 돼 ... 어려워야 개혁 가능", JoongAng Ilbo, July 14th, 2015, p. 8.

"Athen braucht 50 Milliarden Euro pro Jahr!" (Athens Needs 50 Billion Euros per Year!), Bild, July 13th, 2015, p. 1.

"Deutschlands Milliarden sind schon jetzt verloren" (Germay's Billions Are Already Lost),, July 6th, 2015.

"Der Euro hetzt Völker gegeneinander auf" (The Euro Is Turning Nations Against Each Other), Die Presse, July 5th, 2015, p. 3.

"Sans l’euro, le pays serait déjà remis sur les rails", Le Soir, July 4/5th, 2015, p. 27.

"Sans l’euro, le pays serait déjà remis sur les rails"Tribune de Gené, July 3rd, 2015.

"Wir brauchen eine Schuldenkonferenz" (We Need a Debt Conference), Focus Money, July 1st, 2015, p. 28-31.

"Griechenland-Debakel wird andere zu mehr Disziplin animieren" (Greece Fiasco Will Make Others More Disciplined), Oberösterreichische Nachrichten, July 1st, 2015, p. 3.

"Griechenlands Schicksal lehrt das Sparen" (Greece's Fate Is a Lesson in the Value of Saving),, July 1st, 2015.

"Geld kann ein Land nicht wettbewerbsfähig machen" (Money Cannot Make a Country Competitive), Deutschlandfunk, June 23rd, 2015.

"Der Grexit ist die Rettung" (The Grexit Is Our Salvation), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, June 21st, 2015, p. 23.

"Top-Ökonom: Der Konkurs ist nicht aufzuhalten" (Top Economist: "Insolvency Cannot Be Avoided"),, June 22nd, 2015.

"Das Experiment ist gescheitert" (The Experiment Has Failed), Focus, June 20th, 2015, p. 31.

"Treuer Armine" (Loyal Arminia Fan), Süddeutsche Zeitung, June 11th, 2015, p. R 14.

"Griechen leben weiter über ihre Verhältnisse" (Greeks Continue to Live Beyond Their Means), Passauer Neue Nachrichten, June 3rd, 2015, p. 4.

"Deutschland holt auf" (Germany Is Catching Up), Handelsblatt, May 21st, 2015, p. 8.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: «L’Allemagne dépose deux fois plus de brevets que la France»"Le Figaro, May 21st, 2015, p. 20.

"Der Grexit ist die beste Lösung für alle" (The Grexit Is The Best Solution For Everybody),,  April 24th, 2015.

"Niemcy na euro stracili, ale i tak muszą je ratować", Parkiet, April 13th, 2015, p. 10.

"Grčija bi se z drahmo veliko lažje prilagodila",, March 29th, 2015. 

"Huippuekonomisti Suomesta: Velkaelvyttäminen kuin vahvaa kahvia",, March 26th, 2015. 

"Auch besser für die Griechen" (Better for the Greeks too), Weser Kurier, March 24th, 2015, p. 2. 

"Es könnte eine bewusste Strategie sein" (It Could Be a Conscious Strategy), Straubinger Tagblatt / Landshuter Zeitung,  March 23rd, 2015. Also published as: "Sinn: Europa droht in·der Schuldenlawine zu ersticken", Oberösterreichische Nachrichten, March 23rd, 2015.

"Wir füllen ein Fass ohne Boden" (Trying to Fill a Bottomless Pit), Abendzeitung,  March 21st, 2015, p. 12.

"Razgovor s ekonomistom koji će Karamarku skrojiti gospodarski program",, March 1st, 2015. 

"A legjobb békepolitika a kereskedelem", Figyelő, No. 2015/12, February 2015.

"Im Nachhinein ein Riesenfehler" (A Massive Mistake in Retrospect), Deutschlandradio Kultur online, February 28th, 2015.

"Abandonar o euro seria bom para a Grécia"Exame, February 24th, 2015, p. 114.

"Wir werden kein besseres Russland als das bereits existierende haben" (We Won't Get a Better Russia Than We Already Have), GOSPODARKA, February 2015, No. 54, pp. 58–60.

"Sinn fordert Rückkehr zur Drachme: ‘Schäuble ist sehr zuvorkommend’" (Sinn Calls for Return to Drachma: "Schäuble Is Very Obliging"),, February 20th, 2015.

"Die guten Zeiten gehen vorbei" (The Good Times Will Pass), Focus Money, February 18th, 2015, pp. 32-36.

"Merkels teure Griechenland-Rechnung" (Merkel's Expensive Bill for Greece),, February 17th, 2015.

"Den Griechen hilft nur noch die Drachme" (Only the Drachma Can Help the Greeks),, February 16th, 2015.

"Wir müssen über den Erlass von Schulden reden" (We Need to Talk About Debt Forgiveness), VDI Nachrichten, February 6th, 2015, No. 6, p. 2-3.

"Die Schweiz kann nur mitmachen" (Switzerland Can Only Join In), Weltwoche, January 29th, 2015, No. 5, pp. 20-21.

"Europe should follow Irish example on austerity, says economist", RTE, January 23rd, 2015.

"Staatsschulden werden zu Eurobonds" (Goverment Debt Is Becoming Eurobonds), Münchner Merkur, January 23rd, 2015, p. 5.

"Massive Kapitalflucht aus Italien" (Massive Capital Flight from Italy),, January 17th, 2015.

"Ich bin heute noch ein Weltverbesserer" (I Am Still Trying To Improve the World), Handelsblatt, January 16th, 2015, pp. 58–59.

"Risiko auf die Steuerzahler abgewälzt" (Risks Passed on to Taxpayers), Kurier, January 16th, 2015, p. 10.

"É tempo dos credores aceitarem a verdade", Diário Econónico, January 15th, 2015, p. 9.

"Athen wünscht sich Schuldenschnitt. 'Griechenland muss die Eurozone verlassen'" (Athens Wants a Haircut. "Greece Must Leave the Eurozone"),, January 13th, 2015.

"Was uns da blühen kann" (What Can Thrive For Us There), Die Zeit, January 8th, 2015, p. 21.

"Um unseren Lebensstandard zu halten, bräuchten wir 32 Millionen Migranten" (To Maintain Our Living Standards We Would Need 32 Million Migrants), Focus online, December 26th, 2014.

"Der Euro ist ein Gefängnis" (The Euro Is a Prison), Weltwoche, December 2014, No. 51/52 2014, p. 58-62.

"Sinn vs Sinn: Kommt die Wirtschaftskrise? Ist der Euro noch zu retten? Ein Disput zwischen Walter Sinn von Bain & Company und Hans-Werner Sinn vom ifo Institut" (Sinn vs Sinn: Is an Economic Crisis Round the Corner? Can the Euro Still Be Saved? A Debate Between Walter Sinn of Bain & Company and Hans-Werner Sinn of the Ifo Institute), Bilanz, December 2014, p. 58-62.

"Abschied als Wirtschaftsnation" (Bowing Out as a Leading Economy), Handelsblatt, December 12th, 2014, p. 12. Also published as: "Deutschland muss die Einwanderung gezielt steuern" (Germany Must Selectively Control Immigration), Handelsblatt App,
December 9th, 2014.

"300 Milliarden Euro Verluste der Deutschen durch Niedrigzinsen" (Germans Lose 300 Billion Euros Thanks to Low Interest Rates), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 5th, 2014, p. 23. Also published as:  "300 Milliarden Euro Verluste der Deutschen durch Niedrigzinsen'' (Germans Lose 300 Billion Euros Thanks to Low Interest Rates),, December 4th, 2014.

"Die Anleger sind viel zu sorglos" (Investors Are Far Too Carefree), Private Wealth 4/2014, December 1st, 2014.

"Le verdict de l’économiste le plus écouté d’Allemagne", Le Point, October 23rd, 2014, p. 44-46.

"Die Eurokrise schwelt unter dem Teppich" (The Euro Crisis Smoulders On), Eßlinger Zeitung, October 16th, 2014, p. 23.

"Ich befürchte Siechtum in Europa" (I Fear a Long Illness in Europe), Rheinische Post, October 16th, 2014.

"Alle in der Falle" (All in The Trap), Focus Money, October 15th, 2014, No. 43, p 37.

"Stimmung wesentlich besser als die Lage" (Sentiment Far Better Than Situation), Nordbayerischer Kurier, October 14th, 2014, p. 6.

"Europa droht eine zweite verlorene Dekade" (Europe Faces Threat of Second Lost Decade), Wasserburger Zeitung, October 14th,
2014, p. 31.

"Les obsessions d’Eurofighter", Challenges, October 9th, 2014, No. 404, p. 46.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: Der Finanzminister muss eisern bleiben" (Finance Minister Must Stick To His Guns),, October 8th, 2014.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: La politique de la BCE encourage les États à s’endetter toujours plus",, October 7th, 2014.

"Sinn: L’euro a conduit le sud de l’Europe au naufrage",, October 7th, 2014.

"Quand l'économiste le plus populaire d'Allemagne fustige la France",, September 30th, 2014.

"EU unemployment scheme - Brussels's controversial plan for the euro", dpa platform, September 23rd, 2014.

"EZB darf Wechselkurse nicht manipulieren" (ECB Should Not Manipulate Exchange Rates), Welt online, September 14th, 2014.

"Steuerzahler werden haften" (Taxpayers will be Liable), Focus, September 1st, 2014, p. 80.

"Sinn: Die EZB hat ihr Pulver längst verschossen" (Sinn: The ECB Has Long Since Used all its Ammunition), Wall Street Journal, August 29th, 2014.

"Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn: Nur die Austrittsoption stabilisiert den Euroverbund" (Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn: Only the Exit Option Will Stabilise the Euro Group), Sachwert Magazin, August 2014, No. 3/2014, p. 39.

"Gefahr eines neuen Kalten Krieges" (Threat of a New Cold War), Kurier, August 7th, 2014, p. 9.

"Devia haver saídas temporárias de euro", Expresso, July 19th, 2014, No. 2177, p. 12 (also published as "We Need a Debt Moratorium for the Euro Zone Crisis Debt Countries",, July 21st, 2014).

"Die Situation erinnert mich an Karl Marx" (The Situation Reminds Me of Karl Marx), Die Welt, July 14th, 2014, No. 161, p. 10.

"Ifo-Präsident Sinn sieht keine Immobilienblase in Deutschland" (Ifo President Sinn Sees No Real-Estate Bubble in Germany), Bloomberg, July 7th, 2014.

"Ifo’s Sinn Urges Debt Writedown to End Southern Europe’s Crisis", Bloomberg, July 6th, 2014 (also published in German as
"ifo-Chef Hans-Werner Sinn fordert teilweisen Schuldenerlass für Südländer", Bloomberg Brief Deutschland, July 7th, 2014).

"Unerträglich für Europas Stabilität" (Unbearable for Europe's Stability), Handelsblatt, June 24th, 2014, No. 118, p. 28.

"Der Steuerzahler kann sich nicht wehren" (Taxpayers Cannot Fight Back),, June 18th,  2014.

"Kaum Fortschritte" (Little progress), Handelsblatt, May 15th, 2014, No. 93, p. 15.

"Wende ins Nichts" (Turnaround into a Void), Schweizer Monat, May 2014.

"Duitse Topeconoom Sinn Hekelt Optreden Draghi", De Telegraaf, May 14th, 2014, No. 39536, p. 25.

"Bleibt Deutschland auf Kurs?" (Is Germany Still on Track?) (together with Marcel Fratzscher), WirtschaftsWoche, April 19th, 2014, No. 17, pp. 24-28.

"Die Eurozone ist nicht aus dem Schneider" (The Eurozone Is Not Out of the Woods) (together with Moritz Schularick and Daniela Schwarzer),, April 14th, 2014, p. 24.

"Europa 'Die Krise schwelt unter dem Teppich'" (Europe "The Crisis Simmers On Below the Surface"),, April 4th, 2014.

"Die Parlamente werden zu Erfüllungsgehilfen" (Parliaments Are Being Turned into Vicarious Agents), Handelsblatt, April 2nd, 2014, No. 65, pp. 30-31

"Es endet mit einem großen Knall oder der Transferunion" (It Will End with a Big Bang or a Transfer Union), Euro, March 19th, 2014, No. 04/2014, pp. 31-34.

"The German Current Account Surplus is the Result of the Rescue Operations", Crash, March 7th, 2014, pp. 25-30.

"Bundesregierung ist mit der Energiewende auf dem Holzweg" (German Federal Government is on the Wrong Tack with Energy Turnaround), Allgemeine Bäckerzeitung, February 22nd, 2014, No. 4, p. 17.

"Klatsche für die Regierung" (Government Gets a Hammering), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, February 8th, 2014, No. 33, p. 9.

"Die einzige Hoffnung der Menschheit war die Atomkraft" (Nuclear Power was Mankind's Only Hope), manager magazin online, February 5th, 2014.

"Niedrige EZB-Zinsen sind des Sparers Leid" (Low ECB Interest Rates Are Making Savers Suffer), netzwerk, January 1st, 2014, No. 1, p. 26-27.

"Eine Katastrophe für den Arbeitsmarkt" (A Disaster for the Labour Market), Nordwest-Zeitung, December 28th, 2013, No. 302, p. 29.

"Das deutsche Rentensystem beruht auf einer Illusion" (Germany's Pension System is Built on an Illusion), FOCUS Online, December 21st, 2013.

"Der Wirtschaft geht es prächtig" (The Economy is Booming), VDI Nachrichten, December 20th, 2013, No. 51/52, p. 6.

"Arm und unglücklich" (Poor and Unhappy), Mitteldeutsche Zeitung, December 18th, 2013, p. 19.

"Euro teď nepřijímejte, počkejte na konec krize", ekonom, December 12th, 2013, No. 50, p. 12-14.

"Wer Kinder hat, soll eine Zusatzrente bekommen" (Parents Should Receive a Supplementary Pension), Hessische/Niedersächsische Allgemeine, December 9th, 2013, p. 19.

"Deflace by zadlužené a konkurenčně slabé jižní Evropě prospěla. ECB to nechápe", Hospodarske noviny, November 26th, 2013, p. 7.

"Das erinnert mich an Weihnachten" (That Reminds Me of Christmas), Focus, 18. November 18th, 2013, No. 47, p. 26.

"Stich ins Herz" (A Major Blow) (together with Marcel Fratzscher), Der Spiegel, 18. November 18th, 2013, No. 47, p. 74-76.

"Es ist ungesund" (It is unhealthy), Die Zeit, November 14th, 2013, No. 47, p. 32.

"J´ai de gros soucis pour le tandem franco-allemand", Les Echos, November 12th, 2013.

"EZB missbraucht das Euro-System" (ECB Is Misusing Euro-System), Passauer Neue Presse, November 11th, 2013, p. 5.

"Wir sind am Anschlag" (We Have Reached Our Limits), Handelsblatt, November 8/9/10th, 2013, No. 216, p. 7.

"Nach Monaten voller Hiobsbotschaften zum Euro ist es ruhig geworden um den Euro" (After Months of Bad News About the Euro Everything Has Gone Quiet), Neue Luzerner Zeitung, October 22nd, 2013, p. 9.

"US-Schuldenlösung könnte teuflisch sein" (US debt solution could be devilish),, October 11th, 2013.

"Don't borrow, but safe", Mongolian Economy, October 1st, 2013, p. 10-12.

"Wir sind in einer Megakrise" (We Are in a Mega Crisis), Deutschlandfunk, August 7th, 2013.

"Es wird knirschen im Gebälk" (The Beams Will Creak), Die Welt, July 18th, 2013, No. 165, p. 12.

"Wir müssen die Euro-Zone neu ordnen" (We Need to Re-Organize the Eurozone), Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten, July 7th, 2013, p. 9.

"Cameron is right over EU restructuring, says German economist", WalesOnline, June 19th, 2013.

"ILa cura per gli italiani? Austerity e salari più bassi", Linkiesta Online, June 1st, 2013.

"Bail-in van Cypriotische banken is het juiste signaal", Opinieblad voor Beslissers - ondernemen, Maandblad VKW, May, 2013, No. 3, p. 12.

"Is the EMU sustainable in its current form?", Goldman Sachs - Economics, Commodities and Strategy Research, May 16th, 2013,
No. 2, p. 8.

"Euro exit could benefit Germany says Hans-Werner Sinn", Irish Times online, May 7th, 2013.

"Eine Fee löst das Euro-Desaster" (A Fairy Triggers the Euro Disaster), Die Welt, May 6th, 2013, No. 104, p. 10.

"Anderen geven de patiënt pijnstillers, ik bied het medicijn aan", Doorbraak - meer dan een mening, May 2013, p. 16.

"Es lohnt sich, den Euro zu verteidigen" (It is Worth Defending the Euro), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, April 28th, 2013, No. 17, p. 23.

"Sinn spendet Lob für Euro-Gruppe" (Sinn Praises Euro Group), Die Presse, March 30th, 2013, p. 7.

"I tedeschi hanno paura degli aiuti Bce", Il Sole24Ore, March 9th, 2013, N0. 67, p. 6.

"Si Grècia continua dins de l'euro acabarà en guerra civil", La Vanguardia, March 3th, 2013, p. 88.

"Glauben Sie im Ernst, der Staat wüsste es besser?" (Do You Seriously Believe that the State knows Best? ), a debate between Sahra Wagenknecht and Hans-Werner Sinn, Das Handelsblatt, February 15th/16th/17th, 2013, No. 33, p. 56.

"ie Target-Falle ist aufgestellt, sie wartet still in der Ecke" (The Target Trap is Set Up and Waiting Quietly in the Corner), DER HAUPTSTADTBRIEF, February 2013, No. 113, p. 18.

"Wir rechnen mit einer Konjunkturflaute im Winterhalbjahr" (We Forecast an Economic Lull over the Winter Half-Year), VDI nachrichten, January 18th, 2013, No. 3, p. 2.

"Sinn: Steuerbürger entschärft Eurokrise" (Sinn: Taxpayers Take Sting Out of Euro Crisis), Deutsche Welle, January 15th, 2013.

"Die Krise als Bewährungsprobe" (The Crisis as an Acid Test), Focus-Online, December 21st, 2012.

"Deutschland muss nur Nein sagen" (Germany Just Has to Say "No"), Handelsblatt, December 13th, 2012, No. 242, p. 8.

"Interview mit Prof. Sinn" (Interview with Prof. Sinn), Frankfurter Rundschau, November 24/25th, 2012, volumne 68, p. 15.

"Sie können die Statik nicht ignorieren" (You Cannot Ignore Statics), Einsichten - das Forschungsmagazin,  November 23rd, 2012, No. 2, p. 16.

"Der Euro ist noch zu retten" (The Euro Can Still Be Saved), Augsburger Allgemeine Zeitung, November 22nd, 2012, p. 8.

"In einer Sackgasse" (At a Dead-End), Spiegel, November 19th, 2012, No. 47, p. 96.

"Wir verlieren Zeit" (We are Losing Time), Süddeutsche Zeitung, November 2nd, 2012, p. 20.

"Mit Sinn & Verstand" (With Good Sense & Understanding), N8, November 1st, 2012, pp. 78-84.

"Ein Euro-Austritt gibt endlich Hoffnung" (A Euro Exit Finally Offers Hope), Der Standard, October 27th, 2012, p. 13.

"Die Kanzlerin kauft sich Zeit" (The Chancellor Is Buying Herself Time), Passauer Neue Presse, October 9th, 2012, No. 233, p. 4.

"Ein Ausstieg ist immer möglich" (An Exit Is Always Possible), Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung, October 9th, 2012, p. 1.

"Euro soll dauerhaft bestehen" (The Euro Should Survive in the Long-Term), Allgemeine Zeitung, October 9th, 2012, p. 2.

"Tyskland i krisen: Euroen er skyld i de største spændinger i Vesteuropa siden anden verdenskrig", RÆSON Online, October 9th, 2012.

"Griechenland wird austreten - wetten?" (Greece Will Exit – Want to Bet?), Welt am Sonntag, October 7th, 2012, p. 38.

"Man will an das deutsche Geld" (They Want to Get Their Hands on Germany’s Money), Tagespost, July 14th, 2012, No. 84, p. 7.

"Ich weiss, wovon ich rede" (I Know What I’m Talking About), HandelsZeitung, July 12th, 2012, No. 28, p. 12.

"Marktgeschrei" (Market clamour), Philtrat, July 4th, 2012, No. 2/2012, p. 8.

"The wages of Sinn"IPE Magazine online, July 3rd, 2012.

"Wir haften für Südeuropas Banken" (We are liable for Southern Europe’s Banks), Handelsblatt, July 2nd, 2012, No. 125, p. 10.

"Inevitable austerity", arcVision, July 1st, 2012.

"Bringt der Euro Vorteile? | Wie viele Krisen kann Europa noch verkraften?" (Does the Euro Have Benefits? | How Many More Crises Can Europe Cope With?), Focus Money, June 20th, 2012, No. 26, p. 28.

"Deutschland soll dem Druck nicht nachgeben" (Germany Should Not Give Way Under Pressure), Deutsche Welle online, June 16th, 2012.

"Anleger missbrauchen uns als Schrottabladeplatz" (Investors are Taking Advantage of Us as a Dumping Ground), Welt online, June 16th, 2012.

"Deutschland darf seine Exporte nicht weiter verschenken" (Germany Cannot Continue to Give Away its Exports), ZDF Royal -, June 14th, 2012.

"Ohne Wettbewerbsfähigkeit zerbricht der Euro" (Without Competitiveness the Euro will Fall Apart), Finanz und Wirtschaft, June 13th, 2012, No. 47, p. 20.

"Renoviert das Bad, und werdet mündige Bürger!" (Renovate Your Bathroom and Become a Responsible Citizen! ), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, June 13th, 2012, No. 135, p. 31.

"Sparen und Wachsen: das Dilemma der Staatschefs" (Austerity and Growth: the Head of State's Dilemma), Neue Züricher Zeitung, June 6th, 2012, p. 5.

"Quando il verde non basta", Tempi, May 30th, 2012, No. 21, p. 22.

"De Grauwe heeft de pijnstiller, maar ik heb het medicijn", De Tijd, May 26th, 2012, p. 8.

"Gaining currency - fatal-flaw theories about the euro zone", The National, May 24th, 2012.

"We hadden met de euro moeten leren van de fouten die de VS in 200 jaar maakten", Het Financieele Dagblad, May 24th, 2012, No. 124, p. 5.

"Der Austritt ist überfällig" (An Exit is Overdue), Freie Presse, May 23rd, 2012, No. 119, p. 7.

"Merkel moet meer zijn zoals Thatcher",, May 23rd, 2012.

"Eine Billion könnte weg sein" (A billion could be gone), Rheinische Post, May 17th, 2012, No. 115, p. 9.

"Damit sitzen wir in der Falle" (We are now sitting in a trap), Hessische / Niedersächsische Allgemeine, April 28th, 2012.

"Sinn: Geldgeschenke zerstören die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit" (Sinn: Cash Gifts Destroy Competitiveness),, April 20th, 2012.

"Die Target-Debatte" (The Target debate), Sachwert Magazin, April 19th, 2012, No. 1/2012, p. 7.

"Sinn: „Deutschland wird gezwungen, sein Sparkapital in die Südländer zu investieren" (Sinn: “Germany will be forced to invest its savings in the Southern countries"), Deutsche Mittelstands Nachrichten online, March 24th, 2012.

"Griechenland ist zu retten – ohne Euro" (Greece Can Be Saved – Without the Euro), Nordwest-Zeitung, March 16th, 2012, No. 65, p. 22.

"Griechenland hat keine Zukunft im Euroraum" (Greece has no Future in the Euro Area), Scope Analyses Report No. 3/2012, March 21st, 2012, pp. 10–12.

"Warum bezahlt die Schweiz nicht?" (Why isn’t Switzerland Paying?),, March 9th, 2012.

"Der Griechenland-Plan ist illusionär" (The Greece Plan is Illusory), Spiegel online, February 20th, 2012.

"Wir sitzen in der Falle" (We’re Caught in a Trap), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, February 18th, 2012, p. 12.

"Do eurozény nechodte", Lidove Noviny, February 18th, 2012.

"Man wollte auf die Warner gar nicht hören!" (Nobody Wanted to Listen to the Critics!), Die Zeit, February 16th, 2012, No. 7, p. 26.

"Wenn der Euro zerbricht, hat die Bundesbank eine 500 Mrd. EUR-Forderung gegen ein System, das nicht mehr existiert" (If the Euro Breaks Up, the Bundesbank Will Be Left With a EUR 500 Billion Target Claim Against a System That No Longer Exists), BörseGo AG, February 1st, 2012, No. 02/2012, p. 25-27.

"Euro in Gefahr - EU favorisiert Aufweichung" (Euro in Danger - EU Softens its Stance), Netzwerk, February 1st, 2012, No. 2/12, p. 26.

"Wir sitzen so oder so in der Falle" (We are in a trap one way or the other), Der Spiegel, January 9th, 2012, No. 1, p. 62.

"Zu viele unrealistische Hoffnungen und zu wenig Pragmatismus" (Too Many Unrealistic Hopes and Too Little Pragmatism), Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, January 1st, 2012, No. 1/2, p. 54.

"Unser Geld ist sicher – vorläufig" (Our money is safe – for now), Münchner Merkur, December 30th, 2011, No. 301, p. 2.

"Der Ausstieg stellt uns vor Herausforderungen, die es so noch nicht gegeben hat" (The Decision to Phase-Out Nuclear Power Poses Challenges That Have Never Previously Existed in This Form), Faszination Forschung, December 1st, 2011, No. 9, p. 87.

"Hans-Werner Sinn im Interview" (An Interview with Hans-Werner Sinn), To Vima, November 28th, 2011.

"L’Union européenne ne fait que retarder l’inévitable. Elle n’est pas courageuse" (The European Union is only postponing the inevitable. It shows no courage), Le Temps, November 26th, 2011.

"L'histoire risque de mal se terminer" (The Story Could End Badly),, November 23rd, 2011.

"Den Schulden-Sozialismus verhindern" (Preventing Debt-Socialism), Südwest Presse, November 19th, 2011, p. 9.

"Ausstieg nicht nur zu früh, er ist auch falsch" (An Exit is not only Premature, but Wrong), Oberösterreichische Nachrichten online, November 9th, 2011.

"Dann scheint die Sonne" (Afterwards the Sun Will Shine Again), Der Spiegel, November 7th, 2011, p. 25.

"Die Krise geht für Steuerzahler jetzt erst los" (This is Just the Start of the Taxpayers' Crisis), Die Welt, October 29th, 2011, p. 10.

"China macht Europa abhängig" (China Makes Europe Dependent), Münchner Merkur, October 28th, 2011, No. 250, p. 2.

"SAUVER L'EUROPE DE LA FAILLITE", Politique Internationale, October 1st, 2011, No. 133, p. 111.

"Es kommen große Lasten auf Deutschland zu" (Germany is facing a huge financial burden), Handelsblatt, September 23rd, 2011, No. 185, p. 34.

"La Bce non può acquistare bond. Lo vietano i trattati di Maastricht" (The ECB cannot buy bonds. The Maastricht Treaty forbids this),, September 19th, 2011.

"Es muss Schluss sein" (This has got to stop!), Die Welt, September 15th, 2011, No. 222, p. 10.

"Si la politique de la BCE continue, nous nous dirigeons vers un conflit au sein de la zone euro" (If the policy of the ECB continues, we are heading for a conflict within the euro area), La Tribune, September 12th, 2011, p. 3.

"Europa steckt in der Liquiditätsfalle" (Europe is facing a liquidity trap), Finanz und Wirtschaft, September 10th, 2011, No. 72, p. 25.

"Trägt die Wirtschaft Verantwortung für das Weltklima, Herr Professor Sinn?" (Is the economy responsible for the world’s climate, Professor Sinn?), Thalia Magazin, September 7th, 2011, No.03/2011, p. 60-61.

"Die Axt am Euro" (The Axe on the Euro), Der Spiegel, August 22nd, 2011, No. 34, p. 69.

"Austritt ist das kleinere Übel" (Leaving is the Lesser Evil), Die Welt, July 25th, 2011, p. 10.

"Noch sehr viel Geld nötig" (Very Much Money is still Needed), Südkurier, July 25th, 2011, No. 169, p. 6.

"Das ist der Weg ins Verderben" (This is the Road to Ruin), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, July 24th, 2011, p. 27.

"Künftige Rentner bezahlen die Zeche" (Future Pensioners Will Pick Up the Tab), Münchner Merkur, July 20th, 2011, No. 165, p. 4.

"Sortir de l’euro permettrait à la Grèce de repartir" (Leaving the Euro Would Allow Greece to have a New Start),, July 15th, 2011.

"Die Lokomotive Europas" (Europe’s Growth Engine), CFOworld, June 28th, 2011, No. 02/2011, p. 42.

"Wenn ein Land ein anderes rettet, wird es mit in den Strudel hineingezogen" (When one Country Helps Another it is Drawn into the Vortex),, June 14th, 2011.

"Ifo-instituutin Sinn: Kreikka ulos eurosta väliaikaisesti"Kauppalehti, June 13th, 2011, p. 10–11.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: ‘Fass ohne Boden’" (Hans-Werner Sinn: "A Bottomless Pit"), Bilanz, June 7th, 2011, No. 11/2011, p. 66-70.

"Auf letztem Loch" (On One’s Last Legs), Wirtschaftswoche, June 6th, 2011, No. 23, p. 26.

"Jeszcze poczekajcie", Polityka, May 25th, 2011, No. 22, p. 42-43.

"Grecjo, zaciśnij pasa. Polsko – nie wchodź teraz do strefy euro" (Belt-tightening in Greece. Poland now not Likely to Join Euro Area),, May 23rd, 2011.

"Wir rechnen mit Millionen von Migranten" (We Expect Millions of Migrants), Focus, May 2nd, 2011, No. 18/2011, p. 152.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: "Die Unternehmer werden knapp" (Hans-Werner Sinn: "The Number of Entrepreneurs is Declining"), Handelsblatt, April 6th, 2011, No. 68, p. 7.

"Para impedir uma catástrofe, os países do Sul têm de reduzir a dívida de forma radical", Diário Económico, March 21st, 2011, No. 5138, p. 14.

"Merkels Pakt ist schlechter Deal" (Merkel’s Pact is a Bad Deal), Rheinische Post, March 10th, 2011, No. 58, p. 1.

"Banken müssen mitzahlen", Kurier, March 5th, 2011, p. 9–10.

"Wenn wir unsere Bonität verschenken, ist im Süden bald wieder Party" (If We Give Away Our Creditworthiness, the Party in the South Will Soon Resume), VDI nachrichten, February 18th, 2011, No. 7, p. 2.

"Weidmann ist ein ausgezeichneter Mann" (Weidmann is an Excellent Man), Focus online, February 16th, 2011.

"We zakken weg in een moeras van schulden" (What would your main message for the heads of state be?), Het Financieele Dagblad, February 4th, 2011, No. 29, p. 5.

"Mit deutschem Geld wurde Party gefeiert" (Throwing a Party with German Money), Trend, February 1st, 2011, No. 2/2011, p. 71.

"Dann gäbe es einen großen Knall" (Then Things Would Really Explode), Süddeutsche Zeitung, January 26th, 2011, No. 22, p. 26.

"Arminia braucht junge Talente mit Feuer" (Aminia Football Club Needs Spirited Young Talent), Neue Westfälische, January 13th, 2011, p. 3.

"Der Rettungsschirm ist schon zu groß" (The Rescue Package is too Large), Handelsblatt, January 13th, 2011, No. 9, p. 7.

"Deutschland hat unter dem Euro extrem gelitten" (Germany Suffered Substantially from the Euro), Der Standard, December 31st, 2010, No. 307, p. 15.

"Ein proper Land" (A Proper Country), Wirtschaftswoche, December 24th, 2010, No. 52, p. 26.

"Wir haben fast alle gegen uns" (Almost Everyone is Against Us), Thüringer Allgemeine, December 24th, 2010, No. 307, p. 1.

"Deutschland soll nicht Zahlmeister bleiben" (Germany Shouldn’t Always be the Paymaster), Neue Presse, December 24th, 2010, No. 301, p. 6.

"Je kann de strijdtegen demarktennooit winnen", De TIJD, December 18th, 2010, p. 20-21.

"Sinn zur EZB-Politik: Die kleinen Länder haben sich selbst bedient" (Sinn on ECB Policies: “The Small Countries Have Helped Themselves"),, December 17th, 2010.

"Na dann: gute Nacht" (Then All I Can Say is: Good Night), Capital, December 16th, 2010, No. 01/2011, p. 50-55.

"Bitte keine Geschenke, Frau Merkel!" (Please, No Presents, Frau Merkel), Münchner Merkur, December 15th, 2010, No. 290, p. 2.

"Wieder die gleichen Fehler" (The Same Mistakes All Over), Handelsblatt, December 10th, 2010, No. 240, p. 14.

"Alemania era la tortuga europea y se ha convertido en la gacela" (Germany was the European Turtle and Has Now Become its Gazelle), La Vanguardia, December 5th, 2010, p. 6.

"Die Amerikaner müssen aus ihrem ‘American Dream’ aufwachen" (Americans Need to Awake from their "American Dream"), Chosun, November 7th, 2010, No. 27967, p. C1-C2.

"Die Banken nehmen uns in Geiselhaft" (The Banks have Taken us Hostage), Die Welt online, November 26th, 2010.

"Wir erleben gerade einen Dammbruch" (We are Now Experiencing a Dam Break), Nordwest-Zeitung online, November 23rd, 2010.

"Werner Sinn: ‘The welfare state is not a gift’",, November 15th, 2010.

"Portugal „é forte o suficiente“ para pagar as suas dívidas" (Portugal is strong enough to pay its debts), Negocios 1880/XII, November 15th, 2010, pp. 26-27.

"Wie billig darf Arbeit sein?" (How Cheap should Labour be?), Zeit online, November 5th, 2010.

"Griechenland, Irland und Portugal werden nicht in der Lage sein, ihre Schulden zurück zu zahlen" (Greece, Ireland and Portugal will not be in a Position to Repay their Debts),, October 28, 2010.

"Pourquoi l’Allemagne reste la locomotive de l’Europe"L'Echo, October 25th, 2010, p. 3.

"Talkshows sind auch Werbung" (Talk Shows are also Advertising), Welt am Sonntag, October 3rd, 2010, No. 39, p. 72.

"Why Germany Is Going to Prevail", September 30th, 2010.

"Es geht nicht darum, Luxus zu finanzieren" (It is not a Matter of Financing Luxury), Rheinische Post, September 25th, 2010.

"Sinn: Deutsche Einheit wirtschaftlich keine Erfolgsgeschichte" (Sinn: German Unification was not an Economic Success Story), Passauer Neue Presse, September 22nd, 2010, p. 6 (shortened version in: Nordkurier, Schweriner Volkszeitung, Nordwest Zeitung) .

"Gewinner der Krise" (Winner of the Crisis), Manager Magazin, June 25th, 2010, No. 7/2010, p. 92.

"Europa ist auf einem gefährlichen Weg" (Europe is on a Dangerous Course), Berner Zeitung online, June 7th, 2010.

"Genau der richtige Zeitpunkt, mit dem Sparen zu beginnen" (Precisely the Right Moment to Start Saving),, June 6th, 2010.

"Ein gutes Gefühl genügt nicht" (Feeling Good is Not Enough), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, June 5th, 2010, No. 132, p. 15.

"Die Politiker belohnen die Schulden-Sünder in Europa" (Politicians Reward Notorious Debtors in Europe ), Handelsblatt, May 25th, 2010, No. 98, p. 5.

"Ich halte den Euro für stabil" (I Consider the Euro to be Stable), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, May 23rd, 2010, No. 116, p. 12.

"Wir stürzen uns in ein unkalkulierbares Abenteuer" (We are Rushing into an Unforeseeable Adventure), Süddeutsche Zeitung, May 14th, 2010, No. 109, p. 19.

"Politik hat die Krise verschuldet" (Policy is to Blame For The Crisis), Rheinische Post online, May 11th, 2010.

"720-Milliarden-Euro-Schutzprogramm für die europäische Währung" (720 billion Euro Rescue Package for the European Currency), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, May 11th, 2010, No. 103, p. 14.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: Die Finanzkrise ist durch extrem rationales Verhalten der Banken voll und ganz zu erklären" (The Financial Crisis can be Fully Explained by Extremely Rational Behavior of the Banks), Handelsblatt, April 29th, 2010, No. 82, p. 21.

"Griechenland ist pleite" (Greece is Bankrupt),, April 28th, 2010.

"Deutscher Steuerzahler rettet Frankreichs Banken" (The German Taxpayer Saves France’s Banks), Passauer Neue Presse, April 27th, 2010, No. 86, p. 2.

"Das zwingt uns in die Knie" (That Brings Us to Our Knees), Spiegel online, April 26th, 2010.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: Wir sehen unser Geld nicht wieder" (We Won’t See Our Money Again),, April 24th, 2010.

"Schuldenbegrenzung nicht ernst genommen" (Debt Limitations Not Taken Seriously), Berliner Zeitung, March 29th, 2010, No. 75, p. 12.

"Meldungen" (Reports), Nürnberger Zeitung, March 27th, 2010, No. 73, p. 3.

"Professor Sinn, wie sicher ist der Euro?" (Professor Sinn, How Safe is The Euro?), Rheinische Post, March 27th, 2010, No. 73, p. 1.

"Die Finanzen sind Sache meiner Frau" (Finances are My Wife’s Affair), Börse online, March 25th, 2010, No. 13, p. 60-62.

"Das Griechen-Drama wird schrecklich enden" (The Greek Drama Will Come to a Bad End), Focus online, March 19th, 2010.

"Empfehle den Abschied vom Euro" (I Recommend Saying Goodbye to the Euro), Kurier, March 11th, 2010, No. 70, p. 9.

"Die Manager zocken für die Aktionäre" (The Managers are Gambling for the Shareholders), Handelszeitung, March 10th, 2010, No. 10, p. 8.

"Erst mal müssen die Griechen sich selber retten" (The Greeks Need to Save Themselves First),, February 24th, 2010.

"Gefährlich für die Weltwirtschaft" (Perilous for the World Economy), Focus, Februray 22th, 2010, No. 8, p. 130.

"Westerwelle hat recht" (Westerwelle is Right), Die Welt, Februray 17th, 2010, No. 40, p. 3.

"Mehr Geld für Schulbücher" (More Money for Schoolbooks), Rheinische Post, Februray 10th, No. 34, 2010, p. 1.

"Hartz IV muss nicht erhöht werden!" (Hartz IV Need Not Necessarily be Raised), Bild, February 10th, No. 34, 2010, p. 2.

"Besser Schuldenberg als Scherbenhaufen" (A Mountain of Debt is Better than a Scrap Heap), Wirtschaftskurier, February 5th, 2010, No. 02/2010, p. 4.

"Das Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz muss weg" (Away With The Renewable Energies Law), Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung, January 19th, 2010, p. 22.

"Gott bewahre uns vor einem japanischen Szenarium" (Saints Preserve Us from a Japanese Scenario), Sonntagszeitung, January 3rd, 2010, p. 42.

"Grünes Säbelrasseln" (Sabre-Rattling in the Green Party), Brennstoffspiegel, January 1st, 2010, No. 01/2010, p. 12-13.

"Ifo-Präsident sieht Konjunkturampeln auf Gelb" (Ifo President: Traffic Signal for the Economy Flashing Yellow), Ad Hoc News, January 1st, 2010.

"Noch ist der Aufschwung nicht gefestigt" (The Upswing is Still To Be Stabilized), Finanz und Wirtschaft, December 30th, 2009, No. 101, p. 26.

"Zum Konsolidieren ist es noch zu früh" (Too Early to Consolidate), Fuldaer Zeitung, December 1st, 2009, No. 279, p. 5.

"Ifo-Chef Sinn: Den Banken drohen weitere hohe Verluste" (Enormous Losses for Banks are Still Imminent), Passauer Neue Presse, November 30th, 2009, p. 6.

"Wir brauchen gestaffelte Hartz-IV-Sätze" (We Need Graded Hartz IV Rates), Financial Times Deutschland, November 9th, 2009, No. 216, p. 14.

"Bonus-Debatte ist oberflächlich" The Bonus Debate is Superficial), Der Bund, October 31st, 2009.

"Steuern müssen runter – auch auf Pump!" (Lower With Taxes – Also on Credit),, October 19th, 2009.

"Der völlig falsche Weg" (The Wrong Way), Focus Money, October 14th, 2009, No. 43, pp. 76–79.

"Die Abwrackprämie war hirnrissig" (The Car Scrapping Scheme Was A Crazy Idea), DerWesten, October 8th, 2009.

"Ich warne davor, zu sparen" (I Advise Against Saving), Passauer Neue Presse, October 1st, 2009, p. 2.

"Staat muss die Bank, nicht die Aktionäre retten" (The State Must Rescue the Bank and not the Shareholders),, September 27th, 2009, Online.

"Bankerboni sind unwichtig" (Bonuses For Bankers Are Nonrelevant), Financial Times Deutschland, September 23rd, 2009, No. 183, p. 14.

"Sonst steht die Welt bald wieder am Abgrund" (On The Verge of Desaster Again), Süddeutsche Zeitung, September 19/20th, 2009, No. 216, p. 24.

"Um die Hecke gedacht" (Landscaping Germany), Focus, September 7th, 2009, No. 37/2009, pp. 114–116.

"Es braucht einen Zertifikathandel" (Certificate Trading is Necessary), Handelszeitung Online, August 18th, 2009.

"Die Lehren aus der Krise" (Lessons to be Learned From the Crisis), Focus online, August 3rd, 2009.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: Kasino-Kapitalismus" (Casino Capitalism), Deloitte, August 1st, 2009, N0. 3/2009, p. 3.

"Wir brauchen eine illusionsfreie Klimaschutzpolitik!" (We Need a Climate Policy Free of Illusions), Ödp-Journal, August 1st, 2009, No. 143, p. 18-19.

"Die Schweiz ist nach links gerückt" (Switzerland has Drifted to the Left), Weltwoche, July 25th, 2009, No. 26, p. 34-35.

"Ich glaube nicht, dass wir noch tiefer fallen" (I Don’t Expect a Further Decline), Badische Zeitung, July 23rd, 2009.

"Glücksrittertum begrenzen" (Putting Limits on Gambling), Kultur am Bodensee, July 1st, 2009, No. 05, p. 31-33.

"Das Schlimmste ist überwunden - aber gut ist längst noch nichts" (The Worst is Over – but Things Are Far From Good), Watt KONTEXT, July 1st, 2009, No. 3/2009, p. 8.

"Das System war faul!" (There Was a Systemic Error in The Financial System), Die Zeit, June 25th, 2009, No. 27, p. 23.

"Den Banken offen und ehrlich helfen" (Help Banks the Direct Way), Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, June 17th, 2009.

"Wir stehen am Beginn einer neuen Pleitewelle" (On the Verge of a New Series of Bankruptcies), Passauer Neue Presse, May 29th, 2009, p. 4.

"Die Lösung gibt es nur mit dem Staat" (State Participation is Essential for Any Solution), Manager Magazin online, May 25th, 2009.

"Wir brauchen die keynesianische Rezeptur" (We Need the Keynesian Way), profil, May 18th, 2009, No. 21, p. 48-49.

"Deutschland ist die Insel der Seligen" (Never-Never Land Germany), Die Welt, May 18th, 2009, No. 114, p. 3.

"Sparkassen können auch globale Player sein" (Savings Banks as Global Players), Handelsblatt, May 15th, 2009.

"Das Kasino wird geschlossen" (The Casino is Closing Down),, May 14th, 2009.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: Amerika will Inflation" (America Wants Inflation), €uro am Sonntag, May 3rd, 2009.

"Halbzeitbilanz" (Balancing after Half Time), ahead, May 1st, 2009, No. 2/2009, p. 18-23.

"Wir befinden uns erst am Beginn der Krise" (The Crisis is Only Just Beginning), Conturen, April 1st, 2011, No. 2/09, p. 5.

"Licht am Ende des Tunnels?" (Light at the End of the Tunnel?), IT-Business, March 16th, 2009, No. 6/2009, p. 42.

"Opel erpresst den Staat" (Opel is Blackmailing the State),, March 15th, 2009.

"Banken sollten mehr Eigenkapital haben" (Banks Should Have Higher Capital Requirements), Luxemburger Wort, March 14th, 2009, p. 101.

"Im Herbst nachlegen" (Follow-Up Recovery Scheme in Autumn), Financial Times Deutschland, March 13th, 2009, No. 50, p. 14.

"Krise holt Handel ein" (The Crisis is Reaching Trade), Lebensmittel Praxis, March 13th, 2009, No. 5/2009, p. 22-23.

"Firmen und Menschen horten zu viel Geld" (Companies and Individuals Hoard Too Much Money), Neue Westfälische, March 7th-8th, 2009, No. 56.

"Eine längere Durststrecke" (Many Lean Years Ahead), Börsenblatt, February 19th, 2009, No. 8/2009, p. 5.

"Die Stimmung ist besser als die Lage" (Public Sentiment is Better than the Situation), Westdeutsche Zeitung, February 19th, 2009, p. 5.

"Die Krise ist noch nicht angekommen" (The Crisis has Not Yet Hit), Südkurier, February 14th, 2009, No. 37, p. 5.

"Nur der Staat kann es machen" (Only The State Can Do It),, February 3rd, 2009.

"Die BA ist ein Erfolgsmodell geworden!" (The BA has become a Model of Success!), Dialog, February 1st, 2009, No. 2/2009, p. 12-13.

"Was tun gegen die Krise?" (Antidotes for the Crisis?), Wi, February 1st, 2009, No. 02-03/2009, p. 38-39.

"Das Konjunkturpaket kommt eher zu früh" (The Economic Stimulus Package is a Bit too Early), Hessische Wirtschaft, February 1st, 2009, p. 20-21.

"Counterbalance The Crisis With Large-Scale Infrastructure Projects", Abertis, February 1st, 2009, No. 16, p. 18-21.

"Die gefühlte Flaute kommt erst noch" (Felt Recession is Yet to Come), Hamburger Abendblatt, January 28th, 2009.

"Wir bezahlen die Vernichtung von Gütern" (We Pay For the Destruction of Goods), Automobilwoche, January 26th, 2009, No. 3/2009, p. 3.

"Werden die Linken an Einfluss gewinnen, Herr Sinn?" (Will the Left Gain More Importance, Mr. Sinn?), €uro online, January 21st, 2009, also: €uro, January 21st, 2009, No. 02/09, p. 26-29 and

"Interview mit Hans-Werner Sinn" (An Interview with Hans-Werner Sinn), Recklinghäuser Zeitung, January 15th, 2009, p. 2.

"Die Abwrackprämie ist pervers" (The Car Scrappage Scheme is Perverse), Schweriner Volkszeitung, January 15th, 2009, p. 2.

"Stellenabbau fällt vermutlich geringer aus" (Probably Fewer Jobs to be Cut), Nordwest Zeitung, January 15th, 2009, p. 2.

"Die Abwrackprämie ist pervers" (The Car Scrappage Scheme is Perverse), Passauer Neue Presse, January 15th, 2009, p. 2.

"Jetzt wird Konjunkturpolitik gemacht" (Economic Stabilization Policy Has Now Been Started),, January 14th, 2009.

"Banken zwingen, staatliches Geld zu nehmen" (Force Banks to Accept Money From the State),, December 30th, 2008.

"Der Markt ist auf dem sozialen Auge blind" (The Market Ignores Social Aspects), Der Standard, December 29th, 2008, p. 9.

"Es gibt keinen Grund, in Panik zu geraten" (There’s No Reason to Panic), VDI Nachrichten, December 17th, 2008, No. 51/52, p. 5.

"Bankenvorschriften müssen weltweit geändert werden" (Rules and Regulations for Banks Must be Changed All Over the World), Wirtschaftsblatt, December 16th, 2008, p. 10.

"Munter Energie verschwenden" (Go On Wasting Energy), Focus, December 15th, 2008, No. 51, p. 24-25.

"Man kann in Hektik viel Geld verbrennen" (Much Money can be Destroyed in Haste), Euro am Sonntag, December 14th, 2008, No. 50/08, p. 13.

"Hans-Werner Sinn zur Wirtschaftslage" (Hans-Werner Sinn on the Situation of the Economy), Euro am Sonntag online, December 12th, 2008.

"EU-Ziel bringt nichts ohne die anderen" (EU Target Worthless Without the Others), Die Presse, December 11th, 2008, No. 18.256, p. 2.

"Wir sollten die Dämme erhöhen" (We Should Raise the Dikes), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, December 10th, 2008, No. 289, p. 13.

"Wege aus der Finanzkrise – mögliche Folgen für die Realwirtschaft" (How To Overcome the Financial Crisis – Possible Implications for The Real Economy), Die Wirtschaftsprüfung, December 1st, 2008, No. 52, p. 25.

"Grüner Strom schadet dem Klima" (Green Electricity Harms the Climate), Markt und Mittelstand, December 1st, 2008, No. 12/2008.

"Nur kurze Strohfeuer" (Flashes in the Pan), Markant Handelsmagazin, December 1st, 2008, No. 12/2008-1/2009, p. 13.

"Empieza un nuevo régimen mundial", El País, November 23rd, 2008.

"Arbeitslosigkeit wird rasch steigen" (Unemployment will Rise Quickly), Stuttgarter Nachrichten, November 22nd, 2008, No. 273, p. 4.

"Die Finanzkrise gibt der Rezession besonderen Schub" (The Financial Crisis as a Special Impulse for Recession), Berliner Zeitung, November 21st, 2008, p. 10.

"Stehen erst am Beginn der Flaute: Für Konjunkturpakete ist es zu früh" (On the Verge of Stagnation: Too Early for Economic Recovery Schemes), Oberösterreichische Nachrichten, November 21st, 2008.

"Die Rezession fängt jetzt erst an" (The Recession has Only Just Started), Nürnberger Zeitung, November 21st, 2008, p. 5.

"Wir stehen erst am Anfang" (This is Just the Beginning), Saarbrücker Zeitung, November 21st, 2008, p. A6.

"Arbeitslosigkeit wird rasch wieder ansteigen" (Unemployment is Rising Quickly), Straubinger Tagblatt, November 21st, 2008, p. 7.

"Arbeitslosigkeit steigt rasch" (Unemployment Rising Quickly), Kölnische Rundschau, November 21st, 2008, p. 8.

"Umweltpolitik als Nullsummenspiel" (Environmental Policy With No Effect), Cuxhavener Nachrichten, November 21st, 2008, p. 3.

"Der Abstieg hat schon begonnen" (The Decline has Started), Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, November 15th-16th, 2008, No. 268, p. 11.

"Alle oder keiner" (Everybody or Nobody), Stern, November 6th, 2008, No. 46/2008, p. 30-34.

"Ifo-Chef: Gefahr einer tiefen Rezession hat abgenommen" (Ifo President: Danger of a Deep Recession has Diminished), Reuters, November 5th, 2008.

"Meine Welt von Morgen" (My Version of Tomorrow’s World), Financial Times Deutschland, November 4th, 2008, No. 215, p. 14.

"Das Klimaproblem ist auch ein moralisches Problem" (The Climate Problem is Also an Ethical Problem), Diners Club Magazin, November 1st, 2008, p. 60-61.

"Wir brauchen globale Mindeststandards" (We Need Global Minimum Standards), Frankfurter Rundschau, October 29th, 2008, No. 253, p. 16.

"Ich war immer für mehr Regulierung des Bankensystems" (I Have Always Favored a Stricter Regulation of the Banking System), Stuttgarter Zeitung, October 25th, 2008, No. 250, p. 14.

"Die Gase der anderen" (The Gases of the Others), Manager Magazin, October 24th, 2008, No. 11/2008, p. 130.

"Der Fluch des Rettungsfonds" (The Curse of the Rescue Fund), Schweriner Volkszeitung, October 24th, 2008, p. 6.

"Landesbanken – was nun?" (State Banks – What Next?), Aachener Zeitung, October 24th, 2008, p. 1.

"Konjunkturstütze wäre nur Strohfeuer" (An Economic Stimulation Package would be just a Brush Fire), Nordwestzeitung, October 24th, 2008, p. 21.

"Die Landesbanken haben keine Basis mehr" (There is No Longer a Reason for State Banks), Passauer Neue Presse, October 24th, 2008, No. 248, p. 5.

"Die US-Krise ist wirklich substanziell" (The US Crisis is Substantial), Börse Online, October 23rd-30th, 2008, No. 44/2008, p. 26-27.

"Rettungspaket wird nicht greifen" (The Rescue Package Will Not Work), Nürnberger Nachrichten , October 18th, 2008, p. 24.

"Neid ist tief in den Köpfen vieler Deutscher verankert" (Grudge is Deep-Seated in the Minds of Many Germans), Die Welt, October 18th, 2008, No. 245, p. 10.

"Es gab dazu keine Alternative!" (There is No Alternative),, October 14th, 2008.

"Wir sollen uns nicht verrückt machen lassen" (We Shouldn’t Start Panicking), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, October 12th, 2008, No. 41, p. 27.

"Die Kontrollgesetze für Banken sind lasch" (Bank Regulation Laws are too Lax), Mannheimer Morgen, October 11th, 2008, p. 7.

"Tipps für den Finanzminister" (Tips for the Financial Minister), Der Tagesspiegel, October 11th, 2008, No. 20051, p. 19.

"Die Agenda 2010 macht uns sozial recht krisensicher" (The Agenda 2010 Social Reforms Shield Us from Crises), Osnabrücker Sonntagszeitung, September 28th, 2008, No. 39, p. 7.

"Globalisierung ist gut" (Globalization is Good), Rheinische Post, September 27th, 2008, No. 227, p. M8.

"Was heißt eigentlich arm?" (What Does Poor Actually Mean?), Nürnberger Zeitung, September 18th, 2008, No. 205/219, p. 6.

"Sinn: Ein regelrechter Absturz" (A Downright Crash),, September 15th, 2008.

"Lohnangleichung kostet Jobs" (Wage Adjustment Costs Jobs), Bild, August 8th, 2008, p. 2.

"Sinn: Wachstum der BRIC-Staaten ist rasant" (Rapid Growth of Bric Countries), IHK Magazin Mittlerer Niederrhein, August 1st, 2008, No. 08/08, p. 30-31.

"Mehr Jobs bis Herbst 2009" (More Jobs by Autumn 2009), Focus Money, July 2nd, 2008, No. 28, p. 9.

"Die gestiegene Inflation ist das kleinste Übel" (Increased Inflation is the Lesser Evil), Schwäbische Zeitung, June 26th, 2008, No. 147.

"The Crises Has Not Ended Yet", Figyelö, June 19th-25th, 2008, p. 21.

"Besser schlechte Jobs als keine" (Bad Jobs are Better Than None), Der Spiegel, June 16th, 2008, No. 25, p. 82-86; see also Korrektur, Der Spiegel, June 23rd, 2008, No. 26, p. 12.

"Ifo-Chef glaubt an weiter steigende Preise" (Ifo President Expects Ascending Prices), Mannheimer Morgen, June 11th, 2008, p. 8.

"Focus Fragebogen" (Focus Questionnaire), Focus, May 26th, 2008, No. 22, p. 162.

"Sachsen trägt Milbradts Handschrift" (Saxony Shows the Signature of Milbradt), Leipziger Volkszeitung, May 24th, 2008, No. 120, p. 3; also in: Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten, May 24th, 2008, p. 3.

"Wir benötigen eine Riester-Pflicht" (We Need a Compulsory Riester Pension Plan), Ruhr Nachrichten, May 8th, 2008, p. 5.

"Das nächste Jahr könnte ungemütlich werden" (The Coming Year Could be Uncomfortable), Passauer Neue Presse, May 8th, 2008, p. 2.

"Logistik und Globalisierung" (Logistics and Globalization), F+H, May 1st, 2008, No. 05/2008, p. 284-287.

"We can`t stop prices", Gazeta Wyborcza, April 23rd, 2008.

"Getreide in den Benzintank?" (Cereals in the Gas Tank?), Kleine Zeitung, April 21st, 2008, p. 18.

"Die Frage ist: Teller oder Tank?" (The Question is: Plates or Fueltanks?), Die Presse, April 19th, 2008, No. 18.060, p. 28.

"Wechselseitige Ansteckungsgefahr" (Mutual Risk of Infection), Rheinischer Merkur, March 27th, 2008, No. 13, p. 8.

"Hohe Ansteckungsgefahr" (High Risk of Infection), Passauer Neue Presse, March 25th, 2008, No. 70, p. 6.

"Es muss eine strengere Bankenaufsicht her" (Stricter Control of Banks is Necessary),, March 18th, 2008.

"Haben Bildung sträflich vernachlässigt" (Education Sector Foolishly Neglected), Darmstädter Echo, March 6th, 2008, No. 56, p. 6.

"Kleines Wunder am Arbeitsmarkt" (A Little Marvel on the Job Market), Bayerisch-Schwäbische Wirtschaft, 03/2008, p. 18-19.

"Ifo-Chef Sinn für Steuersenkungen bei Konjunkturflaute" (Ifo President Sinn in Favor of Tax Cuts in Times of Stagnation), Reuters, February 19th, 2008.

"Arbeitslosenbeiträge weiter senken?" (Reduce Contributions to Unemployment Insurance Further?), Euro am Sonntag, February 2nd, 2008, p. 12.

"Was wir sparen, verbrauchen andere" (Others Consume What We Save), FOCUS, January 28th, 2008, No. 5, p. 13.

"Welche Jobs sind jetzt bedroht?" (Which Jobs Are Now in Peril?), Bild, January 20th, 2008, No. 3, p. 5.

"Verantwortung der Politik" (Resonsibility in Politics), Rheinische Post, January 19th, 2008, No. 17, p. C1.

"Die Lohnkosten sind zu hoch" (Costs of Labor are Too High), Westfälische Nachrichten, January 19th, 2008, No. 16, p. RPO3.

"Über eine Million Jobs sind gefährdet" (Over One Million Jobs at Risk), Nürnberger Zeitung, January 15th, 2008, p. 5; also in: Kölnische Rundschau, Südkurier, Stuttgarter Nachrichten, Main-Echo, Straubinger Tagblatt/Landshuter Zeitung.

"Deutschland war scheinsozial" (Germany Pretended to be Social, Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, January 13th, 2008, p. WIR_1.

"Hans-Werner Sinn, destacado economista alemán: ‘Estado debe eliminar el salario mínimo’", El Mercurio, January 6th, 2008, p. C4.

"Hoffnungen ruhen auf dem privaten Konsum" (Hope For Private Consumption), Finanz und Wirtschaft, January 5th, 2008, No. 1, p. 35.

"Dem Klima hilft das alles nicht" (That is All no Help for the Climate), private wealth, January 1st, 2008, p. 14.

"Die Strategie der Automobilindustrie hat den Charakter einer Second-Best-Lösung" (The Strategy of the Automobile Industry is a Second-Best Solution), Top Career Guide Automotive 2008, 2008, No. 4, pp. 8-11.

"So gut geht's uns 2008" (How we will Fare in 2008), Bild, December 24th, 2007, p. 2.

"Ich kaufe auch im Eine-Welt-Laden" (I Also Buy in a Fair-Trade Shop), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, December 23rd, 2007, p. 33.

"Sahnetorten nach der Fitnesskur" (Cream Cakes After Workout), Handelsblatt, December 21st, 2007, p. 26.

"Mindesteinkommen statt Mindestlohn" (Minimum Income instead of Minimum Wage), VDI nachrichten, December 21st, 2007, No. 51/52, p. 9.

"Deutsche Fragen: Wie schaffen wir stabiles Wachstum für mehr Beschäftigung?" (German Questions: How do we Create Stable Growth for More Employment?), Discussion with Kurt Beck, Christoph Minhoff, Ulrich Pitkamin, Hans-Werner Sinn and Manfred Weber, in: Bundesverband deutscher Banken, ed., Deutsche Fragen: Wie schaffen wir stabiles Wachstum für mehr Beschäftigung?, Symposium of the Association of German Banks together with the University of Mainz, December 4th, 2007, Mainz, December 2007, pp. 29-52; (Download, 2.7 MB).

"Für die Arbeit der Großen Koalition kann es nur noch ein ausreichend geben" (Achievements of Ruling Centre-Left Coalition Only “Satisfactory”), Straubinger Tagblatt, November 24th, 2007, p. 7.

"Bis 77 arbeiten oder sparen, sparen, sparen" (Work Until 77 or Increase Savings), Braunschweiger Zeitung, November 23rd, 2007, p. 3.

"Rentenkasse reicht nur für wenige Tage" (Retirement Pension Fund Sufficient for a Few Days), Frankfurter Neue Presse, November 23rd, 2007, No. 273/62, p. 2.

"Befriedigend" (Satisfactory), Handelsblatt, November 22nd, 2007, No. 226, p. 4.

"Eine Rolle rückwärts des Staates" (A Backward Roll of the State), Der Tagesspiegel, November 14th, 2007, p. 4.

"Die Große Koalition hat ihre Chance verpasst" (The Ruling Centre-Left Coalition has Missed its Chance), Die Welt, November 5th, 2007, No. 258, p. 10.

"Ich empfinde Manager als überbezahlt" (I Feel Managers are Overpaid), Augsburger Allgemeine, October 25th, 2007, No. 246, p. 31.

"Mit Ungerechtigkeit lebt es sich besser" (Injustice Makes Life Easier), Süddeutsche Zeitung, October 24th, 2007, No. 245, p. 22.

"Die europäische Klimapolitik hat null Effekt" (The Effect of European Climate Policy is Zero), Financial Times Deutschland, October 10th, 2007, p. 18.

"Die Franzosen verzerren das Spiel der Kräfte" (French Distort the Interplay of the Market Forces), VDI-Nachrichten, No. 28, July 13th, 2007, p. 7.

"Stolze Wachstumswerte in Deutschland" (Strong Growth Indicators in Germany), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, July 8th, 2007, pp. 30-31.

"Hohe Löhne, wenig Jobs – niedrige Löhne, viele Jobs" (High Wages, Few Jobs – Low Wages, Many Jobs?), Passauer Neue Presse, No. 152, July 6th, 2007, p. 2.

"Druck auf Löhne wird stärker" (Rising Pressure on Wages),, Kurier, July 3rd, 2007, p. 20.

"Fünf Fragen an Hans-Werner Sinn" (Five Questions for Hans-Werner Sinn), Handelsblatt, June 20th, 2007, No. 116, p. 2, also, June 19th, 2007.

"Ökonomen werden nicht sehr ernst genommen" (Economists are Not Taken Very Seriously), Handelsblatt, June 19th, 2007.

"Wir haben damals gegen alles demonstriert" (At the Time we Demonstrated Against Everything), Welt am Sonntag, No. 21, May 27th, 2007, p. 38.

"2030 sind die Ostlöhne halb so hoch wie hier" (In 2030 Wages in Eastern Europe Will Be 50 percent of the Western European Level),, May 2nd, 2007.

"wirtschaftssinn" (Sinn on the Economy), D'fakto, No. 01.07, May 2007, p. 14-16.

"Was ist bloß aus Merkel geworden!" (What Has Become of Mrs. Merkel), Die Welt, No. 99, April 28th, 2007, p. 3.

"Kindergeld kommt nicht immer bei den Kindern an" (Child Allowances Do Not Always Reach the Children), Main-Echo, April 28th, 2007; also in Saale-Zeitung, April 28th, 2007; Kölnische Rundschau, May 3rd, 2007; Straubinger Tagblatt, April 28th, 2007; Märkische Allgemeine, May 2nd, 2007.

"Hans-Werner Sinn: ‘Sozialstaat muss seine Bedingungen ändern’" (The Social State Must Change its Terms), Format, No. 17, April 27th, 2007, p. 34.

"Steuersenkung ist gut für unsere Wirtschaft" (Tax Cuts are Good for our Economy), Bild, No. 89/16, April 17th, 2007, p. 2.

"Jobs in Hülle und Fülle" (Jobs in Abundance), Focus, No. 15, April 7th, 2007, pp. 201-202.

"Schmerzgrenze bei Löhnen weit überschritten" (Pain Threshold for Wages Greatly Surpassed), Peiner Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 69, March 22nd, 2007, p. 11.

"Wenn die Löhne zu stark steigen, wird der Aufschwung verfrühstückt" (If Wages Rise too Strongly, the Recovery Will be Stopped), Die Tagespost, No. 33, March 17th, 2007, p. 7.

"Aufschwung hält bis 2010" (Recovery Continues Until 2010), Westdeutsche Zeitung, No. 64, March 16th, 2007, p. 5.

"Weg mit deutschen Lohnfesseln" (Away With German Wage Constraints), Rheinische Post, No. 49, Feburary 27th, 2007, p. B3.

"Interview Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Sinn" (Interview with Professor Hans-Werner Sinn), der wasti, WS 2006/2007, February 2007, pp. 18-21.

"Wir können wieder zur Konjunkturlokomotive werden" (We Can Become the Economic Engine Again), VDI Nachrichten, No. 6, February 9th, 2007, p. 4.

"Warum ist unser Rentensystem so ungerecht?" (Why is our Pension System so Unfair?), Bild, No. 20/4, January 24th, 2007, p. 2.

"Mit einer Klappe" (Kill Two Birds with One Stone), Wirtschaftswoche, No. 3, January 15th, 2007, pp. 31-32.

"Raus aus dem Mittelmaß" (Exiting Medicracy), TOP 100, 2006, pp. 37-40.

"Hans-Werner Sinn glaubt fest an den Aufschwung" (Hans-Werner Sinn Strongly Believes in the Upswing), Bunte, December 28th, 2006, p. 114.

"Nicht zu früh jubeln" (Too Soon to Celebrate), Financial Times Deutschland, Dezember 18th, 2006, p. 16.

"Wir müssen neue Wege gehen" (We Must Break New Ground), Der Spiegel, December 11th, 2006, pp. 26-27.

"Mitmachen, statt das Wegbleiben bezahlen" (Enter the Labor Market Rather Than Stay at Home on the Dole), Saarbrücker Zeitung, November 11th/12th, 2006, p. A9.

"Vollbeschäftigung ist möglich" (Full Employment is Possible), Rheinischer Merkur, No. 45, November 9th, 2006, p. 11.

"Jedem eine Arbeit anbieten" (Offer Work to Everybody), Südkurier, No. 252, October 31st, 2006, p. 5.

"Eine Flaute wie nach dem Jahr 2000 hält nicht an" (Stagnation as After 2000 Will not Endure), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 182, September 19th, 2006, p. 18.

"Der Sozialstaat zahlt fürs Nichtstun" (The Welfare State pays for Inactivity), Welt am Sonntag, No. 38, September 17th, 2006, p. 9.

"Wirkungslose Zuschüsse" (Inefficient Subsidies), Financial Times Deutschland, July 20th, 2006, p. 9.

"Reformen haben keine Mehrheit" (There is No Majority for Reforms), horizonte, March 2006, pp. 6–7.

"Aufschwung wird über 2007 hinaus anhalten" (Boom to Continues Beyond 2007), Abendzeitung, June 30th, 2006, p. 4.

"EU-Freizügigkeitsrichtlinie führt zu enormen Sozialkosten" (The EU Mobility Directive Leads to Enormous Social Costs), Osnabrücker Sonntagszeitung, May 14th, 2006, p. 12.

"Ein Weltmeister mit Heimschwäche" (A World Champion With Domestic Weaknesses), NEWS, April 27th, 2006, p. 17.

"Sozialunion? So weit sind wir in Europa noch nicht" (Social Union? Europe is Not Yet Ready), Stuttgarter Zeitung, No. 93, April 22nd, 2006, p. 13.

"An der Grundrente führt kein Weg vorbei" (There is No Alternative to the Basic State Pension), Stuttgarter Nachrichten, April 4th, 2006, p. 9.

"Die Löhne fallen nicht beliebig" (Wages do Not Fall Arbitrarily), Focus, No. 14, April 3rd, 2006, p. 35.

"Weg aus der Arbeitslosigkeit?" (The Way out of Unemployment?), Wirtschaft - Das IHK- Magazin München, No. 3/2006, March 21st, 2006, p. 32.

"Der EU-Beitritt würde nur kosten" (EU Accession Would only Cost Us), Der Bund (Schweiz) , March 21st, 2006, p. 29.

"Begegnungen" (Encounters; together with Christian Führer), chrismon, March 6th, 2006, p. 24-27.

"Reformen haben keine Mehrheit" (There is No Majority for Reforms), horizonte, 03/2006, pp. 6-7.

"Verlängerung der Arbeitszeiten wichtig für Wachstum" (Flexible Work Hours Mean More Growth), iv-Positionen, February 1st, 2006, pp. 10-11.

"Krise oder Kollaps?" (Crisis or Collapse?; together with Bert Rürup), Goethe Institut Online, January 2006.

"Mit Moralappellen kommt man nicht weiter" (Appeals to the Ethics are Not Constructive), VDI-Nachrichten, No. 4, January 27th, 2006, p. 5.

"Mit Österreichs Löhnen wettbewerbsfähig" (Competitive with Austria’s Wage Level), Der Standard, January 12th, 2006, p. 17.

"Wir brauchen dringend niedrigere Löhne" (We Urgentliy Need Lower Wages), Der Mittelstand, No. 6/05, p. 11.

"Fatal für Beschäftigung" (Fatal for Employment), Capital, No. 2/2006, p. 11.

"So geht es uns 2006" (How We Will Fare in 2006), Bild, January 2nd, 2006, p. 2.

"So werden Wunder am Arbeitsmarkt geschehen" (How Marvels on the Job Market Will Occur), Focus, No. 1/2006, p. 35.

"Wir müssen mehr sparen" (We Must Save More), Rheinische Post, December 23rd, 2005, p. B3.

"De duitse lonen moeten omlaag", FEM Business, November 26th, 2005, pp. 33-34.

"Deutsche Befindlichkeiten interessieren die Chinesen nicht" (The Chinese are Not Interested in Germany’s Emotional State), Das Parlament , No. 47, November 21st, 2005, p. 9.

"Das Buch provoziert" (The Book Provokes), Manager Magazin, November 18th, 2005, No. 12/2005, p. 216.

"Die Unternehmer hofieren" (Flatter Employers), Capital, November 8th, 2005, p. 24.

"Im Gespräch mit Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn" (Talking to Hans-Werner Sinn), WSM-Nachrichten, October 30 th, 2005, p. 11.

"Neuen Arbeitsmarkt für Ältere schaffen" (Create a New Job Market for the Elderly), Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, October 17th, 2005, p. 5.

"Mit den Kräften des Marktes für viele Menschen Arbeit schaffen" (Advantages for the East), Thüringische Landeszeitung, September 24th, 2005.

"Drei Fragen an…" (Three Questions to ...), unicum, July 2005, p. 22.

"Besser oder billiger" (Better or cheaper), MANforum, summer 2005, p. 20-3.

"Wir haben die neunziger Jahre nicht für Reformen genutzt" (We Did Not Use the 1990s for Reforms, together with Michael Hüther), Süddeutsche Zeitung, June 21st, 2005, p. 22.

"Es geht nicht um weniger Lohn" (It’s not about lower wages), Spiegel Online, June 20th, 2005.

"Nur eine Arbeitsmarktreform kann helfen" (Only job market reforms helps), Passauer Neue Presse, June 16th, 2005, p. 4.

"Mediziner reden auch nur über Krankheiten" (Physicians also talk about nothing but diseases), Süddeutsche Zeitung, June 9th, 2005, p. 44.

"Wir brauchen Überzeugungstäter" (We need convinced agents), Die Welt, No. 128, June 4th, 2005, p. 3.

"In Deutschland ist Vollbeschäftigung möglich" (Full employment is possible in Germany), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, No. 21, May 28th, 2005, p. 23.

"La part des biens réellement produite en Allemagne se réduit fortement", La Tribune, May 26th, 2005, p. 35.

"Entsendegesetz erhöht die Arbeitslosigkeit" (Relocation Ruling Increases Unemployment), Deutsche Handwerkszeitung, No. 9, May 6th, 2005, p. 2.

"Kernproblem: der Arbeitsmarkt ist total kaputt" (Main problem: the job market is out of order), Passauer Neue Presse, April 27th, 2005, p. 5; also in Bremer Nachrichten, p. 3; Donaukurier, p. 2; Nordwest Zeitung, p. 4; Ruhr Nachrichten, p. 4.

"Man muss das Kapital hätscheln" (You have to treat capital well), Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, No. 91, April 19th, 2005, p. 4.

"...für die Unternehmen attraktiv" (...Attractive Place for Companies), BBR, April 1st, 2005.

"Politische Studien-Zeitgespräch zur wirtschaftlichen Zukunft Deutschlands" (Contemporary Discussion on the Economic Future of Germany), Politische Studien, No. 400, March/April 2005, pp. 8-11.

"3:2 für Österreich" (3:2 for Austria), Format, March 18th, 2005, p. 21.

"Den Hartz-Reformen fehlt das Herzstück" (The Hartz reforms miss the heart), Westdeutsche Zeitung, March 17th, 2005, p. 5.

"Der Job-Gipfel" (The job summit; together with Gustav Horn), Stern, No. 12, March 17th, 2005, p. 56-62.

"Die Löhne müssen nachgeben" (Wages have to fall), Focus, No. 10/2005, March 7th, 2005, p. 218-220.

"Konjunkturprogramm: Ja oder Nein? - Es ist kaum noch Stroh da" (Economic Stimulus Programme: Yes or No? – There is Hardly Any Straw Left), Abendzeitung, March 4th, 2005, p. 4.

"Länger arbeiten macht reich" (Working Longer Makes you Rich), Produktion, March 3rd, 2005.

"Für viele Bürger wird es unangenehm werden" (For many citizens it will be unpleasant), Der Tagesspiegel, February 28th, 2005, p. 16.

"Die Leute haben Angst und sparen" (People are afraid and save), Handelsblatt, February 23rd, 2005, p. 2.

"Erhebliche Unterschiede" (major differences), Berliner Zeitung, No. 36, February 12th, 2005, p. 12.

"Strenger Prophet der Globalisierung" (Strict prophet of globalisation), Börse Online, No. 5, February 4th, 2005, p. 54-55.

"Renten-Kollaps in zehn Jahren" (Retirement Pension Collapse in Ten Years), Oldenburgische Volkszeitung, February 4th, 2005, p. 6.

"Hartz IV muss durch Hartz V ergänzt werden" (Hartz IV Must be Supplemented by a Hartz V), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 27, February 2nd, 2005, p. 12.

"Prof. Sinn: Löhne runter – nur das schafft endlich mehr Jobs" (Prof. Sinn: Reduce wages – only that will create jobs), Berliner Kurier, February 1st, 2005, p. 2.

"Freibrief für Schulden" (Excuse for debtors), Focus Money, January 26th, 2005, p. 9.

"Bittere Wahrheiten ohne Beruhigungspillen" (Bitter truth without tranquelizers), Landeszeitung für die Lüneburger Heide, No. 17, January 21st, 2005, p. 17.

"Wir werden die Angst im neuen Jahr überwinden" (We will overcome fear in the new year), Finanz und Wirtschaft, No. 1, January 5th, 2005, p. 31.

"Ich will Deutschland retten" (I want to save Germany), MEDIEN-MONITOR, 01/2005, January 2005.

"Da Roma trucchi squallidi ma non siete i soli a farli", La Repubblica, December 6th, 2004.

"Es ist genau andersherum" (It is the Other Way Round; together with Peter Bofinger), DER SPIEGEL, December 6th, 2004, pp. 94-100.

"Alle haben geschlafen" (They Were All Asleep), ProFirma, No. 12, December 2004, p. 40-42.

"Wer Löhne verteidigt, wird Jobs verlieren" (Protecting Wages implies Job Losses), CASH, November 18th, 2004, p. 25 and 27.

"Mehr Arbeit schafft Jobs" (More Work Creates Jobs), Neue Westfälische, No. 267, November 15th, 2004, p. 3.

"Bei großen Beträgen beginnen" (Start With Great Amounts), Kölnische Rundschau, No. 267, November 14th, 2004, p. 3.

"Wir müssen 10% länger arbeiten" (We have to work 10% longer), Hessisch-Niedersächsische Allgemeine, No. 267, November 13th, 2004, p. 4.

"Wir sind einfach zu teuer" (We are simply too expensive), Saarbrücker Zeitung, No. 265, November 13th, 2004, p. D5.

"Auch andere Konzerne stehen vor Problemen" (Other Groups Face Problems Too), Der Tagesspiegel, No. 18 629, October 16th, 2004, p. 15.

"Paris zur Raison bringen" (Bring Paris to Terms), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, October 10th, 2004, p. 38.

"Wir verheben uns" (We Are Overstretching Ourselves), Bremer Nachrichten, No. 236, October 7th, 2004, p. 4.

"ifo-Chef Sinn: Sozialhilfe um ein Drittel absenken" (Ifo President Sinn: Cut Social Benefits by a Third), Passauer Neue Presse, October 7th, 2004, p. 6.

"Arbeit gibt es in den Köpfen genug" (There is Enough Work in People’s Minds), Nordwest Zeitung, No. 235, October 7th, 2004, p. 2; also: Ostfriesische Nachrichten, October 7th, 2004, p. 32.

"Es werden die falschen Weichen gestellt" (More Radical Steps are Necessary), Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, October 4th, 2004, p. 4.

"Expertenstreit um länger Arbeitszeiten" (Experts Arguing About longer Working Hours; together with Rudolf Hickel), Nordsee-Zeitung, October 1st, 2004, p. 2.

"ifo-Präsident warnt vor Lohnangleichung" (Ifo President Warns Against Adjustment of Wages), Sächsische Zeitung, September 30th, 2004, p. 2.

"Sozialhilfe muss gesenkt werden" (Social Benefits Must be Cut), Westdeutsche Zeitung, No. 228, September 29th, 2004, p. 4.

"Den Menschen ist nichts vorzuwerfen" (The People are Not to be Blamed), tz, No. 217/38, September 18th/19th, 2004, p. 2.

"Wir müssen wesentlich mehr arbeiten" (We Have to Work Substantially More), Leipziger Volkszeitung, No. 193, August 19th, 2004, p. 7.

"Hartz IV senkt die Lohnansprüche" (Hartz IV Lowers Wage Entitlements), Nordwest Zeitung, No. 186, August 11th, 2004, p. 20.

"RB Marketing sprach mit dem Präsidenten des ifo-Institut München Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Sinn" (RB Marketing), The Grey News-Letter, No. 2142, August 7th, 2004, p. 10.

"Keine Inflation ist auch schlecht" (No Inflation is Also Bad), Handelsblatt, No. 143, July 27th, 2004, p. 5.

"Niedrigere Löhne schaffen mehr Stellen" (Lower Wages Create More Jobs), VDI nachrichten, July 23rd, 2004, p. 4.

"Wir leiden unter fünf großen Schocks" (Five Great Shocks), Finanzen, No. 30/2004, July 19th, 2004, p. 13.

"Ifo-Chef Sinn will 44 Stunden-Woche" (Ifo President Sinn Favors a 44 Hour Workweek), Focus Money, No. 29, July 8th, 2004, pp. 66–67.

"Letzte Chance 2006" (Last Chance 2006), Focus Money, No. 29, July 8th, 2004, pp. 66-67.

"Den Sozialstaat gilt es zu schützen" (The Social State Must be Protected), Netzeitung, June 30th, 2004.

"Der Letzte kriegt die Krümel" (Breadcrumbs for the Last to Come), Wirtschaftswoche, No. 27, June 24th, 2004, pp. 26-27.

"EU-Erweiterung macht Reiche reicher" (EU Expansion Makes the Poor Poorer and the Rich Richer), Schwäbische Zeitung, No. 116, Mai 21st, 2004, p. 1.

"Sparen" – "Nein, bloß nicht!" (Saving – Not For the Life of Me), Die Zeit, No. 21, May 13th, 2004, pp. 25-26.

"Die Chancen überwiegen eindeutig" (Opportunities Clearly Hold the Balance), Münchner Merkur, No. 98, April 28th, 2004, p. 4.

"Eine riesige Chance" (A big chance), EURO, No. 05/2004, April 22nd, 2004, pp. 14-16.

"Der Osten ist wie der Mezzogiorno" (East Germany is like the Mezzogiorno), Abendzeitung, No. 82, April 7th, 2004, p. 4

"Es ist, wie es ist: Der Markt ist nun einmal nicht gerecht" (It’s a fact: the market is simply not fair), Neues Deutschland, No. 80, April 3rd/4th, 2004, p. 20.

"Bisogna puntare sull’aumento della produttività", La Stampa, March 28th, 2004, p. 24.

"Das Dilemma der Globalisierung" (The dilemma of globalization), Welt am Sonntag, March 28th, 2004, p. 3.

"Subvention für Menschen statt für Kapital" (Subsidies for humans instead of capital), Die Welt, No. 64, March 16th, 2004, p. 12.

"In die richtige Richtung, aber nicht weit genug" (In the right direction, but not far enough), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 58, March 9th, 2004, p. 13.

"Subventionen für Menschen statt für Firmen" (Subsidies for humans instead of firms), Berliner Kurier, No. 66, March 7th, 2004, p. 2.

"Wirtschaftswunder" (Economic miracle), Handelsblatt, No. 43, March 2nd, 2004, p. 9.

"Volle Rente erst ab dem dritten Kind" (Full pension from the third child on), Münchner Merkur, No. 42, February 20th, 2004, p. 5.

"Wir müssen viel anpacken" (We have to tackle many things), Capital, No. 5, February 19th, 2004, p. 28-30.

"Abwerten kann die EZB auch alleine" (The ECB can depreciate on its own), Tagesanzeiger Zürich, No. 37, February 14th, 2004, p. 22.

"Können Niedriglöhne den Osten retten?" (Can low wages save Eastern Germany?), BILD-Leipzig, No. 35, February 11th, 2004, p. 2.

"Bescheidenheit ist angebracht" (Modesty is advisable), Leipziger Volkszeitung, No. 33, February 9th, 2004, p. 5.

"Eile tut Not" (Haste is needed), Der Spiegel, No. 7, February 9th, 2004, p. 78.

"Europa tut zu wenig für Innovationen" (Europe does not promote investments enough), Financial Times Deutschland, No. 20, January 29th, 2004, p. 38.

"Löhne im Osten müssen sinken" (Wages in east Germany have to fall), Die Welt, No. 21, January 26th, 2004, p. 10.

"Wie auf einem Basar" (Like a bazaar), Tagesspiegel, No. 18369, January 25th, 2004, p. 24.

"Basar-Ökonomie ohne Arbeit" (Bazaar economy without jobs), Wiesbadener Kurier, No. 20, January 24th, 2004, p. 27.

"Exzessive Abfindungen" (Excessive compensations), Die Welt, No. 19, January 23rd, 2004, p. 3.

"Ein Impuls, wie ihn die Welt noch nicht sah" (Stimulus the World Has Never Seen Before), Münchner Merkur, No. 12, January 16th, 2004, p. 17.

"Deutschland zukunftsfähig machen" (Make Germany’s future sustainable), FONDStastisch, January 2004, p. 11.

"Bei niedrigeren Löhnen wird es genügend Arbeit geben" (Lower wages will bring enough jobs), VDI Nachrichten, No. 1/2, January 9th, 2004, p. 15.

"Nicht lockerlassen bei den Reformen" (No breathing spell for reforms), Handelsblatt, No. 1, January 2nd/3rd, 2004, p. 2.

"Laat migranten komen, maar geef ze geen huursubsidie", Het Financieele Dagblad, December 10th, 2003, p. 4.

"La Germania è ripartita", Il Sole-24 Ore, December 4th, 2003, p. 5.

"Darum müssen die Steuern SINKEN" (That’s why taxes have to decline!), Bild, December 3rd, 2003, p. 2.

"La corsa del supereuro e il rebus della crescita", Corriere della Sera, November 30th, 2003, p. 11.

"Geht es unter Gerhard Schröder noch gerecht zu?" (Is there still fairness under Gerhard Schröder?), Berliner Zeitung, No. 267, November 15th/16th, 2003, p. 29.

"Auf dem Weg zur Basar-Ökonomie" (On the way to a bazaar economy), Börse Online, November 13th, 2003, pp. 60-61.

"Tarifkartell knacken" (Burst the cartel for labour relations), Wirtschaftswoche, No. 47, November 13th, 2003,p p. 26-28.

"Ci vorrebbe una Frau Thatcher", Corriere della Sera, November 3rd, 2003, p. 12.

"Die Löhne müssen sinken" (Wages have to fall), Der Tagesspiegel, No. 18275, October 20th, 2003, p. 15.

"Voller Effekt wirkt erst in zehn Jahren" (The full effect will come in ten years), DER STANDARD, October 18th/19th, 2003, p. 15

"Mehr Jobs mit weniger Lohn" (More jobs with lower wages), Focus Money, No. 43, October 16th, 2003, pp. 66-67.

"Mut zu radikaleren Reformen" (Courage to More Radical Reforms; together with Robert Shiller and Martin Hüfner), Financial Times Deutschland, October 15th, 2003, p. 29.

"Was bringt die Steuerreform, Herr Sinn?" (What will be the effect of the tax reform, Professor Sinn?), Finanzen, No. 8, August 2003, pp. 17-19.

"Zeit für ein umfassendes Sparpaket" (Time for an extensive austerity package), Handelsblatt, No. 122, June 30th, 2003, p. 3.

"Ist Deutschland noch zu retten?" (Can Germany be saved?), ChefINFO, No. 5, June 2003, pp. 10-11.

"Reform seit 30 Jahren überfällig" (Reform overdue for 30 years), Express, No. 115, May 19th, 2003, p. 2.

"Ineffizient und menschenverachtend" (Inefficient and inhuman), ProFirma, No. 5, May 2003, pp. 30-31.

"Bayern wird zur Drehscheibe" (Bavaria becomes a hub), LfA Report, No. 2, 2003, p. 2.

"Wachstum bei Null" (Zero growth), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 113, May 16th, 2003, p. 13.

"Die Lösung heißt: Sparen!" (The solution is: saving!), tz, No. 110/20, May 14th, 2003, p. 2.

"Die Arbeit ist zu teuer - und deshalb fehlen Jobs!" (Labour is too expensive – and that’s why jobs are missing!), Die Tagespost, No. 44, April 15th, 2003, p. 1.

"Horrorszenario" (Horror scenario), Handelsblatt, No. 57, March 21st, 2003, p. 7.

"Deutschland ist ein Sanierungsfall" (Germany needs restructuring), Die Presse, March 20th, 2003, pp. 19-20.

"Should EU Immigrants Have Full Access to the Welfare State?", CESifo Online Live Discussion with Tito Boeri, July 2nd, 2003.

"Gewerkschaften sind in Deutschland zu mächtig" (Unions are too powerful in Germany), Sächsische Zeitung, March 4th, 2003, p. 2.

"Wirtschaftsforscher Sinn: ‘Strukturprobleme werden verschärft’" (Economist Sinn: Structural problems will get worse), Die Welt, March 1st, 2003, p. 3.

"Der Trend ist ungebrochen" (The trend is unchanged), Der Spiegel, No. 9/2003, February 24th, 2003, p. 79.

"Sinn: gli Usa sbagliano a minacciare ritorsioni", La Stampa, February 17th, 2003, No. 47, p. 17.

"Ostdeutschland wird in die Zange genommen" (The screws will be put on east Germany), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 38, February 14th, 2003, p. 12.

"Abwanderung kostet Wachstum" (Migration reduces growth), Handelsblatt, No. 31, February 13th, 2003, p. 7.

"Wir müssen uns bescheiden" (We have to tighten our belt), VerkehrsRundschau, No. 5, January 31st, 2003, p.15.

"Reformen können nicht länger warten" (Reforms can wait no longer), Bayernkurier, No. 4, January 23rd, 2003, p. 13.

"Totale Kehrtwende nötig" (We need a complete turnaround), Trierischer Volksfreund, No. 11, January 14th, 2003, p. 6.

"Deutlicher Schub für das Wachstum" (Significant growth stimulus), Rheinische Post, No. 6, January 8th, 2002, p. 2.

"Wir werden weiter zurückfallen" (We will fall even further behind), Handelsblatt, No. 6, December 30th/31st, 2002, p. 10.

"Was haben wir an Reformen?" (Which kind of reforms do we have?), VDI Nachrichten, No. 50, December 13th, 2002, p. 4.

"Die Angst erklärt sich aus der Größe des möglichen Schadens" (Fear comes from the magnitude of the likely damage), Finanz und Wirtschaft, No. 98, December 11th, 2002, p. 32.

"Deutschland ist der Wachstumsbremser" (Germany is the brakesman for growth), Der Standard, November 2nd/3rd, 2002, p. 12.

"Interview anlässlich einer Tagung der NRW-Akademie der Wissenschaften", Rheinische Post, November 2002.

"Wir müssen aufpassen" (We have to be attentive), Wertpapier, No. 25/2002, November 2002, p. 10.

"Steuerpolitik im Zickzackkurs" (Fiscal policy on zigzag course), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 248, October 25th, 2002, p. 11.

"Wir müssen flexibel sein" (We have to be flexible), Focus-Magazin, No. 41, October 7th, 2002, p. 227.

"Eine Frage ... Herr Sinn" (One question ... Mr. Sinn), Wirtschaftswoche, No. 41, October 3rd, 2002, p. 16.

"Würden Sie jetzt Aktien kaufen?" (Would you buy stocks?; together with Norbert Walter), Capital, October 2nd, 2002, p. 10.

"Strafe muss sein" (Punishment is necessary), Rheinischer Merkur, No. 39, September 26th, 2002, p. 13.

"Was deutsche Topvolkswirte jetzt tun würden" (What German top economists would do), Financial Times Deutschland, September 23rd, 2002, p. 34.

"Bei einem Krieg macht der Aufschwung Pause" (A war would interrupt the recovery), VDI Nachrichten, München, No. 38, September 20th, 2002, p. 6.

"Mehr Freiheit" (More freedom), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, No. 206, September 5th, 2002, p. 12.

"Unternehmen stützen, nicht die Unternehmer" (Help the enterprises not the entrepreneurs), ProFirma, September 2002, p. 10.

"Längere Wirtschaftsflaute" (Persisting economic doldrums), Die Welt, No. 201, August 29th, 2002, p. 3.

"Arbeitslose zurück auf die Straße" (Unemployed back on the street), impulse, No. 8, August 14th, 2002.

"Sozialreform ohne Verlierer" (Social reforms without losers), Markt und Mittelstand, August 2002, p. 26.

"Für Kinderlose muss die Rente halbiert werden" (For the childless pensions must be halved), Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, No. 30, July 28th, 2002, p. 27.

"Staat macht Arbeit zu teuer" (The state makes labour too expensive), Bayernkurier, July 18th, 2002, p. 12.

"Arbeitslosenproblem ist in zehn Jahren zu lösen" (The unemployment problem can be solved within ten years), Passauer Neue Presse, July 16th, 2002, p. 2.

"Das sind alberne Behauptungen" (Those are silly statements), Die Zeit, June 27th, 2002, p. 21.

"Die Rezepte liegen auf dem Tisch" (The recipes are before us), Märkische Allgemeine, June 20th, 2002, p. 4.

"Nur Reformen bringen den Wachstumsmotor auf Touren" (Only reforms rev the growth engine), Handelsblatt, May 14th, 2002, p. 5.

"Rezepte gegen die Arbeitsmarktmisere" (Strategies against the misery on the labour market), Der Tagesspiegel, March 3rd, 2002, p. 23.

"Die Mindestlöhne müssen weg" (Minimum wages must go), Die Welt, February 18th, 2002, p. 12.

"Die Bundesregierung hätte früher mehr sparen können" (The government could have saved more in the past), Kieler Nachrichten, February 13th, 2002, p. 3.

"Noch keine Entwarnung" (No all-clear yet), Westfälische Nachrichten, February 12th, 2002, p. 5.

"Deutschland hat massive strukturelle Probleme" (Germany has grave structural problems), FAZ-NET, January 25th, 2002.

Ifo Viewpoints

Topics 2015

Do Not Perpetuate the Dutch Disease in Europe: Lessons from German Reunification for a European Fiscal Union, November 9th, 2015

Why ‘Grexit’ Could Be Good for Greece, July 9th, 2015

Carte Blanche for ECB Gives Cause for Concern, June 19th, 2015

Varoufakis’s Great Game, June 9th, 2015

Plan B, June 8th, 2015

Why the ECB QE May not Mean a Safe Retirement, June 3rd, 2015

Stop the Splinter Unions, June 1st, 2015

Europe’s Easy-Money Endgame, March 31st, 2015

Why the Taxpayer is on the Hook, March 18th, 2015

Europe’s Shadow Budget, February 20th, 2015

The Case for Capital Controls, February 19th, 2015

Topics 2014

Europe’s Brush with Debt, October 29th, 2014

German Gerontocracy, June 10th, 2014

Thomas Piketty’s World Formula, May 14th, 2014

Quantitative Easing, May 12th, 2014

Europe’s Next Moral Hazard, May 6th, 2014

Why We Should Give Putin a Chance, May 2nd, 2014

Putin and Flickering Power, March 17th, 2014

Outright Monetary Infractions, February 11th, 2014

World Champion Capital Exporter, March 12th, 2014

A Rescuing Europe from the Ground Up, January 21st, 2014

Topics 2013

Two Perspectives on the Euro Crisis, October 17th, 2013

A Question of Money, October16th, 2013

Germany’s Case Against the ECB, July 5th, 2013

Should Germany Exit the Euro?, May 14th, 2013

The Case for Car Tolls, May 8th, 2013

New Migration, May 3rd, 2013

The Collateral Damage of Europe's Rescue, March 5th, 2013

The eurozone’s banking union is deeply flawed, February 15th, 2013

Cameron and the question of Europe, February 5th, 2013

A Second Chance for European Reform, January 16th, 2013

Topics 2012

Guarantees for Europe's Ailing Banks, December 3rd, 2012

The Logic of the Target Trap, November 30th, 2012

Alliance of the Unequal, October 10th, 2012

An Open Currency Union, July 18th, 2012

The European Banking Union?, July 3rd 2012

Athens Today: Weimar Revisited, July 2nd 2012

A Crisis in Full Flight, May 18th, 2012

A Euro Sabbatical, March 16th, 2012

Fed versus ECB: How Target debts can be repaid, March 14th, 2012

Requiem for Germany’s feed-in tariffs, February 28th, 2012

Topics 2011

Buying Out the Store with the Printing Press, November 10th, 2011

The Threat to Use the Printing Press, October 31st, 2011

The Way Out of the Crisis, September 23rd, 2011

The Trouble with Eurobonds, September 22nd, 2011

The European Balance of Payments Crisis, July 29th, 2011

Greek Tragedy, July 27th, 2011

The ECB Must Change its Policy, July 8th, 2011

The Migration Storm, June 7th, 2011

Deep Chasms, March 29th, 2011

Why the Rescue Fund is Large Enough, February 16th, 2011

Topics 2010

Has Germany Profited from the Euro? November 4th, 2010

Currency War – the Guilt is not China’s Alone, November 2nd, 2010

Stricter and fairer, October 21st, 2010

Tolls Instead of Traffic Jams, August 30th, 2010

What Euro Crisis, July 6th, 2010

Reallocation of Savings in Europe, June 22nd, 2010

Cracks in the Business Model, June 9th, 2010

How to Save the Euro, April 29th, 2010

A new Glass-Steagall Act?, February 9th, 2010

Insecure Securities: The Collapse of the US Securitization Market, January 19th, 2010

Topics 2009

Panta Rhei, November 20th, 2009

Good and Bad Speculations, August 25th, 2009

The Triad of Theory, Econometrics and Knowledge of Institutions, July 6th, 2009

Germany’s Wrong Business Model, July 1st, 2009

The Green Paradox, June 29th, 2009

Bad Banks and Bad Ideas, June 10th, 2009

Stuffing the Goose Strategy, April 1st, 2009

Forget Inflation, March 10th, 2009

Hands off!, March 5th, 2009

Scrappage Scheme in the German Economic Stimulus Package, March 3rd, 2009

Topics 2008

What Can be Learned from the Banking Crisis, October 4th, 2008

Plugging the Leaks: What Caused the Banking Crisis, October 28th, 2008

Nuclear Power: Wrong-Way Driver Germany, July 22nd, 2008

Barbarians or Geniuses at the Gate?, July 15th, 2008

Market Order under Attack: Seizure of Power by Münchhausen, July 1st, 2008

Poverty Creation from Unrealistic Needs Adjustments, June 9th, 2008

Lemon Banking, May 19th, 2008

The German State Banks: Creative Destruction , May 8th, 2008

The Party is Over, March 18th, 2008

Cuius regio eius religio, February 12th, 2008

Topics 2007

Christmas Fear: Angela and Minimum Wages, November 26th, 2007

How the Upswing Came About – Six Hypotheses , November 15th, 2007

Should We Run Our Cars on Food?, October 16th, 2007

Stand firm, Herr Mehdorn! – The German Railway Strike, August 8th, 2007

The same old mistake: How to Tame the Competitors, July 11th, 2007

The Green Paradox, July 9th, 2007

France’s Path Not Taken, June 27th, 2007

The Thirty Billion Euro Deal: Seignorage of ECB, May 22nd, 2007

Cars Buy Cars, March 21st, 2007

Will Eastern EU Expansion Create Jobs in Germany?, March 20th, 2007

Topics 2006

Scandinavia’s Accounting Trick, November 10th, 2006

Shrinking Champion, November 8th, 2006

Increased Prices for Spoiled Meat? September 28th, 2006

Germany: World Champion in Tourism, August 1st, 2006

Germany: A Land of Immigration? July 31st, 2006

A Suit from a Cabinetmaker? June 6th, 2006

Subject versus Object, April 10th, 2006

PISA and the German Three-class Society, March 14th, 2006

The Next Welfare State, March 2nd, 2006

Six Principles of the Combi-Wage, January 17th, 2006

Topics 2005

Reward Childrearing in the Pension System!, December 7th, 2005

The Envy Tax, November 8th, 2005

Investment is the Core Issue, September 15th, 2005

The Five Shocks: Why Germany is Lagging Behind, August 4th, 2005

Some Facts on VAT, July 21st, 2005

Pathological Export Boom and Bazaar Effect, May 4th, 2005

Why Minimum Wages Hurt Germany, April 14th, 2005

The Arguments of the Reform Opponents, March 4th, 2005

Will the Sinners Punish Themselves?, February 28th, 2005

How to Combat German Unemployment, February 11th, 2005

Topics 2004

Seven Truths Regarding Immigration, November 29th, 2004

Why Extending Working Hours Will Create More Jobs, November 18th, 2004

Hartz V, November 8th, 2004

The Export Puzzle, November 2nd, 2004

Seven Truths About Civil Servants, October 11th, 2004

Equivalent Standards of Living and Factor Price Equalization, September 14th, 2004

Germany, the Welfare Magnet, July 20th, 2004

Directive on Free Movement: Free Ticket to the Welfare State, May 27th, 2004

In the Debt Trap, May 21st, 2004

Low Wages, Wage Subsidies and Investive Wages, March 4th, 2004

Topics 2003

Bazaar Economy, January 8th, 2004

The German Disease and the Agenda 2010, October 24th, 2003

Hands off the Mileage Allowance! October 2nd, 2003

Working Longer, July 25th, 2003

Borrowing or Taxes? June 19th, 2003

New Inflation Targets for the ECB, May 21st, 2003

Putting a Stop to Autobahn Communism, March 18th, 2003

Twenty Mezzogiornos, February 13th, 2003

Pensions and Children, January 15th, 2003

Another Unification and More Illusions, January 8th, 2003

Topics 2002

More Big Government – The Ten Point Programme of the New Ruling Coalition, October 18th, 2002

Getting Down to Work after the Election, October 8th, 2002

Financing the Flood Damage, August 28th, 2002

The Heart of Hartz, August 19th, 2002

E.ON, Ruhrgas and Consumer Protection, July 17th, 2002

Why the Euro is Strong Again, July 5th, 2002

Too much of a Good Thing, August 5th, 2002

Is the Euro a Price Booster?, July 11th, 2002

Germany´s Anaemic Growth, May 17th, 2002

The True Significance of the Euro, April 30th, 2002

Topics 2001

Save our Coal!, November 23rd, 2001

Chancellor Schröder´s Steady Hand Must Act Now, November 8th, 2001

Whither Systems Competition?, October 3rd, 2001

Economies, Businesses and Economists, September 26th, 2001

The Japanese Disease, June 13th, 2001

In Defence of the Free Movement of Labour, May 2nd, 2001

Back to Nature, April 27th, 2001

The Socialisation of Human Capital, April 5th, 2001

Thank you, England!, March 15th, 2001

Social Welfare Reform, January 18th, 2001

Topics 2000

Chaos in Nice, December 20th, 2000

Double Majority, December 5th, 2000

Why has the euro fallen?, November 27th, 2000

Blind in One Eye?, November 7th, 2000

A step in the right direction, October 18th, 2000

20% is the Limit, September 26th, 2000

The Battle with OPEC, September 20th, 2000

Greencard, Goethe und Gates, July 4th, 2000

Transfer Economy, June 30th, 2000

The Dilemma of Globalisation, March 6th, 2000

Topics 1999

Currency Boards for the New EU Member States, December 23rd, 1999

EU Enlargement: the Migration Problem, December 23rd, 1999

Transrapid, December 1st, 1999

Opt-out Clauses, November 22nd, 1999

A New Welfare Concept, November 15th, 1999

Tax Reform, November 9th, 1999

Funded Pensions, November 3rd, 1999

Ten Years of Eastern German Recovery, October 26th, 1999

Bans on Advertising, October 26th, 1999

State Pension at 60, October 26th, 1999


Signatory of "Joint appeal of the presidents and directors of German economic research institutes", March 12th, 2008;

Signatory of "Ökonomen-Erklärung", September 16th, 2011;

Signatory of "Bogenberg Declaration“ (Details), December 7th, 2011.

Recent Teaching

Regular courses in Munich since 1985

Fiscal Policy
Social Insurance

Additional Courses in Munich until 1999

Growth and Natural Ressources
The Distribution of Incomes
Monetary Theory of Economics
Insurance Economics

Graduate Courses for Doctoral Students

Systems Competition
Capital Income Taxation