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KfW Research – Research in economy, society and environment

We are KfW’s centre of economic expertise. We offer up-to-date analyses, indicators and surveys on the economic development in Germany and around the world. We take a stand with our economic policy recommendations and forecasts. We stimulate public economic discussions and set the basis for KfW’s promotional activities. Our focus is on energy and the environment, SMEs, start-ups, innovations, overall economic performance and growth.

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    US trade policy targets symptoms, not causes

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    KfW-ifo SME Barometer May 2018

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    KfW Business Cycle Compass Germany May 2018

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