Welcome to the website of the German economist Hans-Werner Sinn.

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Podcast with Tim Jones, December 8th, 2020, approx. 45 minutes.
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The second edition of the Charlemagne Prize Europe Summit, November 13th, 2020.
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The Institute of International Monetary Research, University of Buckingham, 21 October 2020.

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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

Europe’s Green Dirigisme

In pursuing its grand environmental ambitions, the European Commission has ignored a commonsense solution in favor of an approach based on central planning and pervasive state intervention in the economy.Read more

The Euro Crisis’s New Clothes

The European Union's new €750 billion recovery fund is intended to tackle crises such as collapsing manufacturing output in southern member states like Spain and Italy.Read more

Germany’s Constitution and European Sovereignty

The recent controversial ruling against the European Central Bank by Germany's Federal Constitutional Court could not have come at a worse time. Read more

The World is at War

All countries should be following China in confronting the coronavirus directly with all available resources, and they should take a lesson from Germany in managing the economic fallout.Read on

The EU's EV Greenwash

Recent EU emissions regulations are clearly designed to push diesel and other internal-combustion-engine automobiles out of the European market to make way for electric vehicles. But are EVs really as climate-friendly & effective as their promoters claim?Read on

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