News & Events “Results in Brief” – Project Coordinator Steffen Mueller outlines MICROPROD’s key findings Steffen Mueller has collaborated with the EU CORDIS Editorial Team to outline MICROPROD's key findings so far in a recently published article. From creating a cross-country data infrastructure with micro-level productivity indicators to studying how the COVID-19... Read More The real price of capital explained in new MICROPROD video Real interest rates, the real price of capital, has been declining for the past decade or so and are expected to remain negative for at least another decade. Why? And what does it even mean? Read the full paper by BRUEGEL Deputy Director Maria Demertzis and Professor... Read More MICROPROD 2nd Policy Dialogue – The impact of COVID-19 on productivity: preliminary firm evidence The second MICROPROD Policy Dialogue was held virtually on March 18, 2021. This policy dialogue was framed broadly around the first preliminary evidence of how COVID-19 has affected productivity at the firm level, with a focus on country data from Germany, France and... Read More MICROPROD’s 2nd Policy dialogue MICROPROD’s 2nd policy dialogue has taken place and was livestreamed by Bruegel on March 18th, 2021. During this lunch event, MICROPROD results have been presented to a wide audience online and discussed by Maria Demertzis (Bruegel), Filippo di Mauro (IWH, CompNet),... Read More A bankruptcy update from IWH: “Bankruptcies Tick Upward in December” "In December 2020 the number of corporate bankruptcies in Germany experienced a noticeable uptick reaching pre-COVID levels. According to the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH), which monitors corporate bankruptcies in Germany, similar bankruptcy figures can... Read More View all our latest news and upcoming events below. News View our latest news here. Events View our upcoming events here.