German manufacturing weakens, growth cut

MUNICH, Germany, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Manufacturing in eurozone giant Germany weakened in October, pushing the 17-nation economic and monetary union into further decline, a survey indicated.

Europe's voters revolt

MUNICH, Germany, May 14 (UPI) -- The anti-austerity revolt of European voters continued when electors in a key German province gave Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats their lowest vote since 1948.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Economist regrets anti-Semitism comment

BERLIN, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- German economist Hans-Werner Sinn apologized to the Jewish community Monday for linking current attacks on company executives to World War II-era anti-Semitism.

Eurozone fears stagflation is near

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 23 (UPI) -- A fall in a major economic indicator in Europe shows the economy contracted in the Eurozone for the first time in five years, analysts said.

German surge to the left

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Germany's left party is surging, driven by tax evasion and business scandals, with ominous implications for Europe's hopes of escaping recession.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Germany business confidence up sharply

MUNICH, Germany, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- German business confidence rebounded unexpectedly this month to a 15-year high, a research group based in Munich has found.

German business confidence rises again

FRANKFURT, Germany, July 26 (UPI) -- A German research group says business confidence has risen for the second month in a row, suggesting a possible trend.

German business climate edges up

MUNICH, Germany, June 27 (UPI) -- Germany's Ifo Institute in Munich reported a slightly improving business climate index in Germany this month after four months of declines.

Report: World economy declining

MUNICH, Germany, May 25 (UPI) -- An analysis of world economic activity finds global commerce falling for the fifth consecutive quarter, largely on weakness in Western Europe.

Economists predict world economic slowdown

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Economists are predicting a continued economic slowdown of the world's economy in 2005, a quarterly report released Tuesday by Germany's Ifo Institute for Economic Research and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), of Paris, said.
DONNA BORAK, UPI Business Correspondent

A positive outlook for EU in 2005?

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- As the European Union continues to battle high oil prices and a less than attractive dollar to euro exchange rate, economists are predicting a moderate recovery
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German business confidence on the rise

FRANKFURT, Germany, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- German business confidence peaked by 0.2 points in January, suggesting the eurozone outlook may be stronger than anticipated, the Financial Times reported.

Germany business confidence dips

MUNICH, Germany, May 25 (UPI) -- German business confidence reportedly dipped slightly during May, reinforcing the view of continued subdued growth across that nation.

German economic index up in April

FRANKFURT, Germany, April 26 (UPI) -- A main German economic index indicates an unexpectedly large improvement in German economic confidence in April.

Hans-Werner Sinn (born March 7, 1948 in Brake, Westphalia) is a German economist and President of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research.

After studying economics at the University of Münster from 1967 to 1972 and receiving his doctorate from the University of Mannheim in 1978, Sinn was awarded the venia legendi in 1993, also from the University of Mannheim.

Since 1984 Sinn has been full professor in the faculty of economics at the University of Munich (LMU), first holding the chair for economics and insurance, and from 1994 the chair for economics and public finance. During leaves of absence from Mannheim and Munich he held visiting professorships (1978/79 and 1984/85) at the University of Western Ontario in Canada. During sabbaticals he was also visiting researcher at the London School of Economics, as well as at Bergen, Stanford, Princeton and Jerusalem Universities. Since 1988 he has been honorary professor of the University of Vienna, where he has held many lectures. Since 1 February 1999 Sinn has been president of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research. In 2006 he became president of the International Institute of Public Finance. From 1997 to 2000 Sinn headed the Verein für Sozialpolitik, the association of German-speaking economists.

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