May 25, 2018
In this Episode of the Podcast we talk about the newly founded Commission on Global Economic Transformation (CGET) – the Commission has been set up by the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) and is led by the Nobel Prize laureates in economics Joseph Stiglitz and Michael Spence. In the talk Prof. Bofinger gives more insights and tell us about his personal role in the commission.
Moreover, we focus on Germany’s
economic strengths and the rapid transformation from Europeans sick
man to the European power house.
Finally, we discuss the fact, that the German economy marks year number 9 of economic up-rise and boom. In contrast to that we see massive deficits in European countries, persistent structural problems, radical political shifts, global protectionist tendencies and a moderate economic development in China. The main question is: When does The Party end?