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Podcast “The Economics of Target Balances” with Tim Gwynn Jones, December 8th, 2020, app. 45 minutes.

 

 

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"Climate Change", EEA-ESEM Congress 2021, August, 23rd, 2021.
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The second edition of the Charlemagne Prize Europe Summit, November 13th, 2020.
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Podcast with Tim Jones, December 8th, 2020, approx. 45 minutes.

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Project Syndicate: The Japan Times: A Post-Merkel Post-Mortem

However one regards the outgoing German chancellor's 16 years in office, her departure marks the end of a political era. But, ultimately, rather than trying to steer events and public opinion, she too often allowed herself to be carried by them.Read more

EEA: Climate Change

Europe is on its way to become climate neutral by 2050. Key policy tools now on the table are an extension of the emission trading system to transport and heating, border adjustments and large investment packages.Watch the video

Project Syndiacte/The Japan Times: Europe’s Green Unilateralism

The European Union’s unilateral climate strategy will transform Europe into a trade fortress, encourage green protectionism worldwide, and give other regions the opportunity to develop using cheaper energy. Read more

Project Syndicate: Germany’s Ineffective Green Unilateralism

Unilateralism May 20, 2021 Hans-Werner Sinn Climate change is a serious problem for humanity, but ambitious unilateral action by governments is self-defeating and will achieve little. Read more

Project Syndicate/The Guardian: Europe’s Special Inflation Risks

If the economy recovers and fiscal stimulus turbocharges pent-up demand, a lot of bank credit could suddenly emerge from central bank money.Read more

Project Syndicate/The Guardian: Europe’s Vaccination Debacle

With under-supplied vaccination facilities and overcrowded COVID-19 wards, the European Union is reaping what it sowed last summer when it decided to put the European Commission in charge of preordering vaccines. Read more

Successful Immigration and the New German Vaccine

BioNTech's new-model RNA-based vaccine has emerged as the leading contender to bring an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, possibly within the coming year. Read more

Karlspreis Europa Summit 2020 (English Version)

The second edition of the Charlemagne Prize Europe Summit took place for the first time in digital form on Friday, 13.11.2020Watch the Video

The Economics of Target Balances

Professor Hans-Werner Sinn, CESifo and University of Munich, highlights Target balances risks and proposes radical reform of the ECBWatch the Video

"30 years of reunification of the two Germanys: "Except for the old Communists who have lost power, every ordinary person in East Germany is a winner."

30 years of reunification of the two Germanys: "Except for the old Communists who have lost power, every ordinary person in East Germany is a winner.Read more

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