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    Results of KfW's economic research

    Economis in Brief

    One-page documents with quick and concise information on current themes.

    Focus on Economics

    The publication series "Focus on Economics" provides an overview of the latest results on current economic policy issues.

    Economic indicators

    Our indicators provide regular updates and forecasts on important parameters.

    KfW SME Panel

    The "KfW SME Panel" is a tracking survey of small and medium-sized enterprises in Germany.

    KfW SME Innovation Report

    Annual report regarding the development of innovative activity among SMEs, based on the KfW SME Panel.

    KfW SME Digitalisation Report

    Annual report regarding the development of activity in digitalisation among SMEs, based on the KfW SME Panel.

    Business Survey

    Annual survey of the funding situation of businesses, conducted in cooperation with industry associations.

    KfW Entrepreneurship Monitor and KfW Start-up Report

    Annual surveys of the structure and trends in start-up activity in Germany.

    KfW Internationa­lisation Report

    Annual report on the international activities of German SMEs.

    KfW Climate Barometer

    Representative survey on the investment behavior of all German companies on the way to climate neutrality.

    KfW Energy Transition Barometer

    Representative survey of private households on energy transition technology and electromobility.

    Paper and Proceedings on Economis

    This series provides detailed analyses on the topics of SMEs, start-ups, innovations and sustainability.

    Newsletter KfW Research

    We would be happy to provide you with regular updates from KfW Research.



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