Federal government lowers forecast for 2021 – the economy will not overcome Corona until mid-2022

Berlin The winter lockdown is slowing down the economic recovery significantly. In the current quarter, the federal government expects the gross domestic product (GDP) to shrink. For the full year …

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Low earners get away the worst with short-time work benefits

Frankfurt The coalition committee has decided to increase short-time work benefits to 70 and 77 percent of the net wage loss from the fourth month. However, calculations by Lorenz Jarass …

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Almost a fifth of the companies want to cut jobs

Berlin Daimler– HR Director Wilfried Porth didn’t gloss over anything: “Obviously something is breaking away at the moment that no one knows if it can be caught up,” the manager …

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“We also have to create new jobs”

Enzo Weber The professor heads the research area forecasting and macroeconomic analysis at the Institute for Labor Market and Vocational Research (IAB). (Photo: picture alliance / IAB / dpa) Enzo …

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Corona could increase unemployment

Berlin The Corona epidemic could temporarily cause the number of unemployed in Germany to rise to more than three million. This emerges from a foresight by the Nuremberg Institute for …

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Ifo barometer sags like last time in 2008

employment Not only industry, but also service providers are on the brakes, who had shown themselves to be employment drivers in January. (Photo: AP) Berlin At the beginning of the …

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