Industriestrompreis: Deutschland muss jetzt neu durchstarten

Isabella Weber hat in Deutschland die jüngsten Debatten über die Inflation („Gierflation“) und die Gaspreisdebatte mitgeprägt. Sie ist Professorin für Ökonomie an der US-University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Once again, Germany is being referred to as the „sick man of Europe“. However, are we really only dealing with a national crisis? It is about much more than weak growth and recession. The world is facing a multiple crisis: climate change signifies an era of global boiling, the pandemic may be fading into the background but it is not gone. Moreover, the geopolitical tensions are enormous, which has direct consequences on the globally integrated economy.