Joint Economic Forecast for the German Economy

The Joint Economic Forecast analyses and forecasts the economic situation in Germany and the world twice a year. It is produced by the leading economic research institutes in Germany, provides orientation for the economic policy of the German federal government and is methodologically sound in the best possible way through the cooperation of the participating institutes and the use of different theoretical and empirical approaches. The collaboration on the Joint Economic Forecast takes place within the framework of a cooperation between WIFO and the Ifo Institute Munich in the field of economic research and forecasting. Within the consortium, WIFO is responsible for analysing and forecasting the international business cycle.