Norbert Walter

Norbert Walter was the former Chief Economist of Deutsche Bank.

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Austerity – The Key to Europe’s Prosperity or the Nail in Its Coffin?

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is under fire. Hardly anyone likes the “German Way” of dealing with the euro crisis. But unless manna falls from heaven for Germans or we …

Germany’s Hidden Weaknesses

Dr. Norbert Walter is the former Chief Economist of Deutsche Bank. Dr. Walter is currently head of Walter & Töchter Consult. In this essay, which originally appeared in the New …

Triple U (UUU) – The Way the Global Economy Goes!

Dr. Norbert Walter offers an assessment of the global economy’s path in light of the eurozone crisis and upcoming election in the United States.

Euro in Limbo

Germany is (one) key to the future of the Euro. Germany is a country endowed with a Chancellor who is capable and willing to lead. It is, however, also a …

German Reunification: Myth or Reality?

Former AICGS Fellow and Chief Economist at Deutsche Bank Research Professor Dr. Norbert Walter looks at the role reunification played in the shaping of the Federal Republic’s role within the European community, from the initial fall of the Iron Curtain to the introduction of the Euro. This essay is part of an AICGS project on “60 Years Federal Republic of Germany: Rebuilt, Reunified, Revitalized?”