Podcast Special #Ukraine: Focus on economic consequences of the war


ECONtribute discusses economic impacts of the Ukraine war in a special season of the ECONtribute Wirtschaftspodcast. Listen now – wherever podcasts are available.

In the context of the Ukraine war, ECONtribute’s economic podcast discusses international economic impacts of the conflict scientifically. Energy embargo, financial sanctions and negotiation strategies: Researchers from the Cluster of Excellence provide scientific evidence.

Kicking off the season,Prof. Dr. Moritz Schularick, professor at ECONtribute at the University of Bonn, analyzes possible economic consequences of an embargo on Russian energy. Would there be blackouts in Germany? How severely would the economy decline? And why are politicians hesitant to impose an import ban?

In monthly episodes of about 30 minutes, Carolin Jackermeier discusses the most exciting topics of ECONtribute research with researchers from the Universities of Bonn and Cologne as well as external guests and provides insight into the work of the Cluster of Excellence.


Carolin Jackermeier

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