Non-refereed Publications (selected)


Business Cycle Indicators

The ifo Export Climate - A Leading Indicator to Forecast German Export Growth.

CESifo Forum, 20 (4), 2019, 36-42 (with Chr. Grimme). RePEc Link

 

Worldwide GDP forecasts based on indicators from the ifo World Economic Survey.

ifo Schnelldienst, 72 (15), 2019, 36-39, in German (with J. Garnitz and K. Wohlrabe). RePEc Link

 

Understanding regional business cycles with the ifo Business Survey.

ifo Schnelldienst, 72 (9), 2019, 45-49, in German (with F. Leiss, S. Litsche, St. Sauer, M. Weber,

A. Weichselberger and K. Wohlrabe). RePEc Link

 

The ifo Import Climate - a first leading indicator to forecasting German imports.

ifo Schnelldienst, 71 (12), 2018, 27-32, in German (with Chr. Grimme and M. Nöller). RePEc Link

 

Inflation returns! More German firms want to increase their future prices.

ifo Schnelldienst, 70 (5), 2017, 16-21, in German (with T. Wollmershäuser). RePEc Link

 

The Eastern German labor market: Can the ifo Employment Barometer indicate its business cycle dynamics? ifo Dresden berichtet, 17 (6), 2010, 27-32, in German. RePEc Link

Political Economy

Do Politicians Influence the Results of National Tax Estimates?

Wirtschaftsdienst, 98 (7), 2018, 489-493, in German (with B. Jochimsen). RePEc Link

Tax Revenue Forecasting

Tax revenue forecasting in Germany - A story of success?

ifo Dresden berichtet, 17 (3), 2010, 34-37, in German. RePEc Link

Eastern Germany

The minimum wage in Eastern Germany: Firms plan price increases and staff cuts.

ifo Dresden berichtet, 22 (1), 2015, 40-42, in German (with J. Ragnitz and M. Weber). RePEc Link

 

Eastern Germany becomes statistically "more wealthy", but Western German states even more!

ifo Dresden berichtet, 21 (2), 2014, 3-5, in German (with J. Ragnitz). RePEc Link

 

Doctors, architect and car dealer - What drives economic growth in the service sector?

ifo Dresden berichtet, 20 (3), 2013, 26-29, in German (with M. Kloß). RePEc Link

 

New insights on economic convergence: Which effects come with the new German Classification of Economic Activities Edition 2008? ifo Dresden berichtet, 20 (2), 2013, 19-28, in German

(with M. Kloß). RePEc Link

 

Is Eastern Germany more affected by increasing energy prices?

ifo Dresden berichtet, 19 (5), 2012, 18-23, in German. RePEc Link

 

Is the economic convergence between Eastern and Western Germany a statistical artefact?

ifo Dresden berichtet, 19 (5), 2012, 3-4, in German (with J. Ragnitz). RePEc Link

 

Do Eastern German states lose future EU structural funding?

ifo Dresden berichtet, 19 (2), 2012, 33-36, in German. RePEc Link

 

Transfer payments to Eastern Germany: Status quo and outlook.

ifo Schnelldienst, 65 (3), 2012, 25-30, in German (with J. Ragnitz). RePEc Link

Miscellaneous

Prosperity in danger? Productivity and innovation gaps of the German states.

Zukunft Soziale Marktwirtschaft Policy Brief #2019/04, 2019, in German (with D. Ponattu and

T. Stühmeier). External Link

 

The Regional and Sectoral Importance of the German Mittelstand.

CESifo Forum, 20 (2), 2019, 47-48 (with M. Berlemann and V. Jahn). RePEc Link

 

How is the German 'Mittelstand' distributed across space? Evidence from business survey results.

ifo Dresden berichtet, 26 (1), 2019, 23-28, in German (with M. Berlemann and V. Jahn). RePEc Link

 

Solutions out of the Dilemma of the Empirical Research on the German 'Mittelstand'.

ifo Schnelldienst, 71 (23), 2018, 22-28, in German (with M. Berlemann and V. Jahn). RePEc Link

 

Import-adjusted demand side components of German GDP.

ifo Schnelldienst, 71 (5), 2018, 27-29, in German (with T. Wollmershäuser). RePEc Link

 

A Flash-Estimation of private consumption in Germany.

ifo Schnelldienst, 69 (21), 2016, 36-41, in German (with W. Nierhaus and M. Reif). RePEc Link

 

Immigration of Swiss people: A German perspective.

Politorbis No. 63, 2016, 25-27, in German (with W. Nagl). External Link

 

Effects of climate change to manufacturing: results from a business survey.

ifo Dresden berichtet, 18 (2), 2011, 16-22, in German (with H. Auerswald). RePEc Link

Other Publications


since 04/2016:

Final report to the German "Joint Economic Forecast".

ifo Schnelldienst, in German, 8 articles (with various co-authors).


since 06/2016:

ifo Economic Forecast on the development of the German and the World economy. ifo Schnelldienst, in German, 8 articles (with various co-authors).


01/2015 - 12/2015:

Special evaluation of the regional ifo business survey for Saxony "Sachsenbarometer". Wirtschaft in Sachsen - Das Entscheidermagazin der Sächsischen Zeitung, in German, 4 articles.


07/2014 - 12/2015:

Monthly annotation of the ifo business climate for Eastern Germany.

Wirtschaft + Markt - Das ostdeutsche Unternehmermagazin, in German, 16 articles (with J. Ragnitz).


01/2010 - 12/2015:

ifo Economic Forecast for Eastern Germany and Saxony.

ifo Dresden berichtet, in German, 12 articles (with various co-authors).


01/2010 - 12/2015:

Monthly annotation of the regional ifo business survey for Saxony "Sachsenbarometer". Sächsische Zeitung (local Newspaper), in German,

67 articles.


01/2010 - 12/2015:

Regional evaluation of the ifo business survey for Eastern Germany and Saxony.

ifo Dresden berichtet, in German, 35 articles.