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Research Centre of the Deutsche Bundesbank

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The main purpose of research conducted by the Bundesbank is to develop and consolidate academic expertise in the fields of economics, banking and financial stability. It supports the Bundesbank's decision-making process and is a factor behind the central bank's excellent reputation in academic circles and at other policymaking institutions.

Research Areas

The main areas of research in which Bundesbank economists are active at this juncture can be broadly defined as:

  • Monetary Policy in a Low Inflation and Low Interest Rate Environment
  • Heterogeneity in the Euro Area and Beyond
  • Financial Stability
  • Financial Intermediation

Head of Research

Selected Papers

accepted for publication or recently published

Research Programme

Executive summary of the research efforts that are planned or currently under way at the Bundesbank.