Macroeconomic Modelling of Sustainable Development and the Links between the Economy and the Environment (MacMod)
In co-operation with Cambridge Econometrics (CE), the Sustainable Europe Research Institute (SERI) and the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy, the GWS analyses the resource consumption within Europe. The main task of the project is the macroeconomic modeling of the resource consumption by using the models E3ME (CE) and GINFORS (GWS) for the simulation of environmental-economic measures.
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Our figure of the month 08/2022: A development against the trend: growth in the number of apprentices for the occupation of plant mechanic for sanitary, heating, and air-conditioning technology in the last decade
Both the German government's heat pump offensive and the sharp rise in energy prices due to Russia's war against Ukraine are currently boosting demand for heat pumps and solar thermal systems…
Our figure of the month 05/2022: Strong increase in timber prices due to rising global demand, supply bottlenecks and trade embargoes
Forestry and sawmills benefit
After both raw wood prices and industrial producer prices for wood in Germany stagnated for years or declined from mid-2018 to the end of 2020, they have since…