Chief Economist at ING Germany
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I am the Chief Economist at ING Germany. I have a broad international background in economics and finance, combining public and private sector experience in economic analysis and policy-making. Main focus: Europe, Eurozone, Germany and ECB.

My career started in the public sector ... more

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Germany: Bremen Matters
The final countdown has started. Four more days and the time has come. Another make-it-or-break-it election on 26 May.
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Germany: Return Of The Living Dead?
Strong German growth in the first quarter suggests that any panic about the state of the eurozone's largest economy was overdone.
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Germany: Time To Turn More Optimistic?
Strong industrial production data confirms our view of a positive surprise in next week's GDP data.
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More FDR For Germany
Germany should learn from Franklin D. Roosevelt who once said that rules are not necessarily sacred, only principles are.
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Germany: Confusion As A Sign Of Stabilisation
Diverging signals from the main leading indicators in Germany underline the ongoing dichotomy between services and manufacturing but in our view are also a sign of stabilization.
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Germany: First Green Shoots
Spotting turning points in the economy remains a very difficult task. Today's ZEW index adds to tentative evidence that a gradual rebound of the German economy is in the making.
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