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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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Digital Platforms

Many enterprises have recognised the advantages of platforms.

The corona crisis and its impact
The corona crisis

KfW Research papers and studies regarding the crisis

New publications

  • 2020-10-29KfW Research

    Which SMEs use digital platforms?

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  • 2020-10-19KfW Research

    For crisis-resilient growth and better global collaboration

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  • 2020-10-15KfW Research

    KfW ifo Credit Constraint Indicator October 2020

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Economy
Economy

Current comments and economic forecasts for Germany and the euro area.

Publications by topic

Want to find out more about our research findings and positions? Here you can browse through our publications, sorted by subject area.

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Publication series

KfW Research publications by series.

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Dr Friederike Köhler-Geib

KfW Chief Economist and Head of Division KfW Research

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