All posts tagged "Germany"

  • Q&A: Dr. Ludger Schuknecht, Ministry of Finance, Germany

    Dr. Ludger Schuknecht is chief economist and director-general for strategy, international financial monetary policy at Germany’s Ministry of Finance.   Please describe your role. What is the focus of your

    • Posted October 3, 2015
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  • British civil service is world leader, says top civil servant

    The British civil service is world leader in behavioural insights and evidence-based policy, its most senior civil servant has claimed. Speaking at an event in London last week, cabinet secretary

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • Update on world economic outlook out tomorrow

    The OECD will publish its projections for the economic outlook of the world’s major economies tomorrow. The OECD’s chief economist Catherine L. Mann is presenting the Interim Global Economic Assessment

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • UK Appoints New Foreign Office Chief

    The British ambassador to Germany has been appointed the new top civil servant of Britain’s foreign office, it has been announced today. Sir Simon McDonald will take up the role

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • German Bundestag to rebuild IT systems as cyber attack continues

    The German lower house of Parliament is working to re-build its IT systems as a cyber attack which has lasted almost two months, is still ongoing. Global Government Forum reported

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • EXCLUSIVE: Hackers steal data from German parliament

    Hackers have been able to steal data from the German government as part of a “massive cyber attack” that has now lasted for almost a month, Global Government Forum has

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • Opinion: The irony of Greek debt and German demands

    Rob Whiteman, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), argues that German demands on Greece’s finances are somewhat insincere When Wolfgang Steiger wrote an open letter

    • Posted April 6, 2015
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  • Germany to boost spending, after balancing its budget

    After balancing its budget for the first time in almost half a century, Germany’s government plans to increase spending on infrastructure and foreign aid over the next five years, senior

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • Germany collects more taxes than ever before

    Taxes collected by the German state reached a record high in 2014, and the trend is set to continue, the finance ministry predicts. Last year’s total tax revenue was €593bn

    • Posted February 2, 2015
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