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In Handelsblatt, Nils Redeker comments on the German government’s proposed tax relief programme

Deputy Director Nils Redeker pushes for increasing investment from the German federal government in a Handelsblatt article. 

The three-party German coalition government is currently at loggerheads determining its financial policy for the future, with major questions such as investment targets, the federal debt brake, and tax breaks under heated discussion. So far, the planned proposal relies heavily on tax breaks for business, however, many, including our Deputy Director Nils Redeker argue that this will not be enough. “To make a macroeconomic difference, the federal government would have to invest significantly more money than the current proposal provides,” Redeker comments.  

You can find the full article (in German) here.