Media

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Current Media Appearances

Three scenarios for the future of the banking union

How stable are Europe’s banks nearly eight years after the beginning of the euro crisis and what could the development of the banking union look like? In this article for Makronom, Philipp Ständer assesses the resilience of the European banking union and presents three possible scenarios for the future of the banking union. more

The Franco-German Ministerial Council

Looking back at the Franco-German Ministerial Council on 13 July, Nicole Koenig and Ronja Kempin (SWP) draw a mixed conclusion in an op-ed forTagesspiegel Causa. While a number of common defense initiatives has been launched, the two countries remain partly at odds on monetary, economic and migration issues. If Merkel and Macron want to create a real European momentum, they will have to pursue Franco-German projects with more vigour in the future. more

“Saving is a German fetish, but we need to invest”

In a interview with Spiegel Online, Henrik Enderlein claims, that Germany and Europe need an active investment strategy. Facing its demographic challenges, Germany has two possibilities: Either it reacts with harsh cuts in infrastructure and education or it comes up with a forward-looking investment plan, that could bring more sustainable growth. more

European imbalances and German wages

In The Economist's July 7th issue, Henrik Enderlein anticipates that a positive wage trend in Germany might help to drive down European imbalances. The expanding German economy could result "in nominal pay rises of 3-4% over the next few years", according to Enderlein - a trend that might eventually shift German domestic demand towards imports from the European Union. more

Reform of the euro after the German election

The Economist cites Henrik Enderlein, who says that coalition talks between German parties in the months after the German election could be a “historic moment, a chance to open doors to real euro zone reform”. The article briefly discusses the measures proposed in the report “Repair and Prepare – Growth and the Euro after Brexit” to make the European Economic and Monetary Union more crisis-resistant. more