“After hitting an all-time low in July, the number of firms de-claring bankruptcy in Germany fell yet again in August. A new low was also registered in the number of impacted jobs.”, says Steffen Müller in the latest IWH Press Release.

These are the key findings of the IWH Bankruptcy Update, a monthly monitor of insolvency statistics published by the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH).

Together with partners Bocconi University, Paris School of Economics and BRUEGEL, IWH is also drafting a MICROPROD paper on the subject – more to come!

To find out more, have a look at IWH Press Release.

For more on the IWH Bankruptcy Research Unit and the methodology underlying it, please visit https://www.iwh-halle.de/en/research/data-and-analysis/iwh-bankruptcy-research/.