Eckhard Wurzel

University of Konstanz

Programs: GeoeconomicsRegions: GermanyCategory: Analysis

Prof. Dr. Eckhard Wurzel teaches European economics at the universities of Konstanz and Göttingen.

Recent Content


Fiscal Stimulus for the European Economy: The Right Thing?

With weaker economic growth in Europe, the idea is being resurrected that European governments, or at least those with “enough fiscal space,” should stimulate their economies by increasing government debt …

Germany – A Currency Manipulator?

Hardly any economist would have disagreed if Peter Navarro, new chief trade adviser to President Trump, had just restated the standard textbook wisdom: that a common currency cannot fit well …

The European Economy: Where Does It Stand and Where Should It Go?

Growth in Europe is still fragile. The euro area exited from recession in spring 2013, following six quarters of declining GDP, but stagnated just one year later. Weak private sector …