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Our figure of the month 06/2023: Expenditures for energy and food place a particularly heavy burden on lower incomes
The inflation rate in Germany remains at a high level even after more than a year of war in Ukraine. Although the consumer price index has now weakened for the second month in a row, it…
Our figure of the month 03/2023: Number of people in need of care in Germany doubles to 5 million within ten years
The latest care statistics show that there will be around 4.96 million people in need of care in Germany in 2021, a huge increase on previous years. All persons who receive benefits from…
New videos on the CRED project: How can climate risks and climate adaptation be integrated into macroeconomic modelling?
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has published two informative videos about the CRED project. In addition to insights into the management of climate risks…