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Dec 2021 | New Report on Oversized Finance

Dec 2021 | New Report on Oversized Finance

Our new study shows: an oversized financial sector harms the economy and society.  The size of the financial sector in the eurozone has doubled relative to GDP in the last 20 years. The sector is fulfilling less and less of its original function of lending to firms...

Nov 2021 | New Report on Shareholder Orientation of the DAX30

Nov 2021 | New Report on Shareholder Orientation of the DAX30

A joint report by OXFAM Germany and Finanzwende shows: companies do not sufficiently consider the interests of society as a whole in their decisions. This leads, for example, to a lack of climate-friendly investments and exacerbates social inequality. The new German...

Nov 2021 | Video of Webseminar on Financialization of Care

Nov 2021 | Video of Webseminar on Financialization of Care

Watch the webseminar here Care for the elderly has become a billion-dollar business. Large financial investors are pushing into this area of public welfare and buying up nursing homes all over Europe. Because: more and more old people need care places and more and...

Oct 2021 | Report on Private Equity in Care

Oct 2021 | Report on Private Equity in Care

find the entire report here When looking at the sometimes detrimental effects of finance on the real economy, we cannot shy away from dealing with private equity funds. In a recent study, we have therefore analyzed the toolbox of these specialized financial market...

Oct 2021 | The Disconnect of Finance – New Project Module

Oct 2021 | The Disconnect of Finance – New Project Module

In the course of our Transformative Responses project, we are starting a new project module. Starting in October, we release work on the detrimental effects of financial markets on the real economy. Financial markets have massively profited from the pandemic, while...

Aug 2021 | Paper on the Bumpy Road to Recovery

Aug 2021 | Paper on the Bumpy Road to Recovery

The Covid19 crisis is part of a larger set of crisis dynamics which are likely to dominate the political arena in the years to come. It is therefore all the more important to take this crisis into account and to accept it as a characteristic of the political sphere of...

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Dec 2021 | New Report on Oversized Finance

Dec 2021 | New Report on Oversized Finance

Our new study shows: an oversized financial sector harms the economy and society.  The size of the financial sector in the eurozone has doubled relative to GDP in the last 20 years. The sector is fulfilling less and less of its original function of lending to firms...

Nov 2021 | New Report on Shareholder Orientation of the DAX30

Nov 2021 | New Report on Shareholder Orientation of the DAX30

A joint report by OXFAM Germany and Finanzwende shows: companies do not sufficiently consider the interests of society as a whole in their decisions. This leads, for example, to a lack of climate-friendly investments and exacerbates social inequality. The new German...

Oct 2021 | Report on Private Equity in Care

Oct 2021 | Report on Private Equity in Care

find the entire report here When looking at the sometimes detrimental effects of finance on the real economy, we cannot shy away from dealing with private equity funds. In a recent study, we have therefore analyzed the toolbox of these specialized financial market...

Aug 2021 | Paper on the Bumpy Road to Recovery

Aug 2021 | Paper on the Bumpy Road to Recovery

The Covid19 crisis is part of a larger set of crisis dynamics which are likely to dominate the political arena in the years to come. It is therefore all the more important to take this crisis into account and to accept it as a characteristic of the political sphere of...

Feb 2021 | New Policy Papers on the Future of Central Banking

Feb 2021 | New Policy Papers on the Future of Central Banking

Central banks are key actors for the transformation of our current economic system. Ahead of our conference Next Generation Central Banking, we have therefore published reports on specific aspects of central bank reform and their potential transformative role. The...

Sept 2020 | Report on Climate Impact Induced Crisis in Europe

Sept 2020 | Report on Climate Impact Induced Crisis in Europe

Climate Impact Induced Crisis in Europe: An Exploration of Scenarios by Dr. Alexander Bisaro, Martin Rokitzki, Alannah Hofemeier How could climate change induce a crisis in Europe during the next decade? Our new Report explores 6 Scenarios of low probability, but high...

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