Achim Truger

German Council of Economic Experts

Programs: GeoeconomicsRegions: GermanyCategory: Analysis

Prof. Dr. Achim Truger is professor of Socio-Economics at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, and member of the German government’s Council of Economic Experts, Wiesbaden, Germany

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Can the German Obsession with Balanced Budgets Be Overcome?

For many years international observers, including U.S. Nobel laureates like Paul Krugman and Robert Solow, have been wondering about certain peculiarities in German economic reasoning and economic policy. These seem …