Ruhr area and Lausitz: hydrogen instead of coal

Chimneys and cooling towers The coal regions have been undergoing structural change for years. (Photo: dpa) Düsseldorf The coal industry has been dwindling for decades … Read more

Half a year of learning is lost in nine weeks

Berlin Closed schools exacerbate the disadvantages of opportunities that pupils from educationally disadvantaged families in Germany have. A new study by the Institut der Deutschen … Read more

“It’s not just the digital industries that are getting through the crisis”

Michael Hüther The IW boss currently considers optimism in the economy to be entirely appropriate. (Photo: dpa) Düsseldorf After the catastrophe year 2020, optimism dominates … Read more

Insolvency record low: 4500 zombie companies because of corona aid?

Company bankruptcies The number of corporate insolvencies will drop to a new low in the 2020 corona year. (Photo: dpa) Berlin The corona crisis puts … Read more

Broker fees & commission are newly regulated

Viewing of an apartment in Berlin The remuneration of the broker can be a high amount that should be considered when buying a home. (Photo: … Read more

The second lockdown divides the economy

Düsseldorf The tough restrictions that the federal and state governments have decided to combat the pandemic are causing controversy in the German economy. Anton F. … Read more

How a second disaster like BER can be prevented

Berlin The invitation cards for the opening had been sent, the move planned. During the night of June 2nd to 3rd, 2012, almost all of … Read more