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ifo Economic Forecast 2017/2018: Germany’s Economy Is Strong and Stable

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  • Timo Wollmershäuser
  • Wolfgang Nierhaus
  • Nikolay Hristov
  • Dorine Boumans
  • Marcell Göttert
  • Christian Grimme
  • S. Lauterbacher
  • Robert Lehmann
  • Wolfgang Meister
  • Andreas Peichl
  • Magnus Reif
  • F. Schröter
  • Tobias Schuler
  • Marc Stöckli
  • Klaus Wohlrabe
  • Anna Wolf
  • Christoph Zeiner

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The upturn in the German economy that began in 2013 is growing broader and gaining impetus. The ifo Institute expects real gross domestic product to grow by 1.8% this year and by 2.0% in 2018. As in previous years, economic developments are being driven by buoyant consumer demand among private households and brisk construction activity. Exports will make a rising contribution to the upswing.

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  • Timo Wollmershäuser & Wolfgang Nierhaus & Nikolay Hristov & Dorine Boumans & Marcell Göttert & Christian Grimme & S. Lauterbacher & Robert Lehmann & Wolfgang Meister & Andreas Peichl & Magnus Reif & F, 2017. "ifo Economic Forecast 2017/2018: Germany’s Economy Is Strong and Stable," ifo Schnelldienst, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 70(12), pages 30-83, June.
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