Annual report of the German Council of Economic Experts (GCEE) 2017/18


The annual report of the GCEE titled “Towards a Forward-Looking Economic Policy” was handed over to Chancellor Angela Merkel on 8th November 2017.

The German Council of Economic Experts is an independent academic body advising German policymakers on questions of economic policy. The Council consists of five members, currently Prof. Dr Christoph M. Schmidt (Chair), Prof. Dr Peter Bofinger, Prof. Dr Lars P. Feld, Prof. Dr Isabel Schnabel, and Prof. Volker Wieland, Ph.D.

“The solid economic situation provides an ideal opportunity to re-adjust economic policy in order to prepare Germany for the challenges of the future,” commented the Chair of the German Council of Economic Experts, Christoph M. Schmidt.

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