The Centre for Economic Policy Research and The German Council of Economic Experts invite you to a presentation of:
The German Council of Economic Experts’ Annual Report 2022/23
Managing the energy crisis in solidarity, shaping the new reality
13 December 2022
8AM (ET), 1PM (GMT), 2PM (CET)
In Spring 2022, Russia initiated a war of aggression against Ukraine, and its consequences pose major economic challenges for Europe, and especially Germany. Energy prices have continued to rise sharply since the start of the war. The substantial reduction in Russian natural gas supplies in the summer of 2022 has exacerbated the energy crisis and fuelled inflation, after it was already elevated in 2021. This is placing a massive burden on households and companies and significantly clouds the economic outlook. To make matters worse, the negative economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic have not yet been fully overcome and supply chain disruptions persist. Together with noticeable shortages of skilled workers in certain occupations, all of these factors are slowing the economic recovery.
Christian Keller - Christian Keller is a Managing Director and Head of Economics Research at Barclays, leading a global team covering both Developed and Emerging Markets. Mr. Keller is based in London and joined Barclays in 2007 from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) where he had worked since 1999. Based at the IMF headquarters in Washington D.C., Mr. Keller worked on IMF programs with Emerging Market economies in Europe, Latin America and Asia, and served as the IMF’s Resident Representative in Turkey from 2005-7. Mr. Keller graduated with a PhD in Economics from University of Köln, Germany, and holds a joined-MA in Economics and Finance from University of Köln and HEC, Paris.