Statements by the Chief Economists of the German Savings Banks

The German Savings Bank Association speaks up for savers in Germany and in particular for customers of the Savings Banks Finance Group. We care about the economic development in Germany and its regions, in Europe and worldwide. Our experts regularly contribute to current economic, fiscal, and political discussions. Read our positions below.


Economic Update: Détente policy in the trade war? 272,41KB Effects of the low interest rate policy on society 359,56KB German EU Council Presidency: Putting the focus on sustainable growth 856,65KB Using investment to meet the demographic challenge - on the way to a "knowledge-based industry" 243,13KB Introducing stringent taxation to stop climate change 364,57KB Economic Update: Stagnation, accompanied by industrial recession 271,33KB Libra: Regulatory intervention is called for! 201,73KB Germany’s Housing Market: Market Developments and Macroprudential Measures 373,78KB High time to prepare a tiered deposit-rate system! 328,84KB Sustainable finance: Helping to mitigate climate change on a long-term basis 161,45KB A Return to Conventional Monetary Policy 242,94KB A Social Agenda for Germany 605,38KB Economic Update: Dampers at all turns 233,27KB Artificial intelligence: Growth driver of Germany's economy? 193,22KB Economic Update: The brake lights are on 267,51KB Economic-policy challenges facing Germany 2,01MB The Savings Banks Finance Group - Champion in the Mittelstand financing field 162,54KB Brexit-Update – Important aspects from the perspective of the Savings Banks Finance Group 0 MB Emerging Market Foreign-Currency Debt: A Risk to the Global Economy? 508,12KB Italy: Stumbling Block for the Monetary Union? 191,78KB TARGET imbalances: The multi-billion euro bombshell? 0 MB Monetary and economic policymakers should be prepared 186,79KB Investment and Innovation for Germany and Europe 134,02KB A new approach to capital-formation policy 202,98KB Brexit – Key aspects according to the Savings Banks Finance Group 165,53KB Monetary Union: Providing the right impetus for stability 340,56KB Protectionism – A Serious Threat and an Economic Dead-End 498,15KB ECB: Mission accomplished - time now for a change of course 137,19KB
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