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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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    Energy crisis in South Africa – a barrier to higher economic growth

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    KfW-ifo SME Barometer April 2019

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  • 2019-05-09KfW Research

    Czech Republic – focus on research and development is a sound strategy

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