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Lessons from the 2009 Economic Stimulus Programs – Analyses by Ecologic Institute

Lessons from the 2009 Economic Stimulus Programs – Analyses by Ecologic Institute

TimeLoc
5 May 2020
Berlin
Germany
The world is facing a deep economic crisis. The discussion about stimulus programs have begun – and must draw lessons from the 2009 stimulus programs.

In 2009, many countries adopted economic stimulus programs to combat the economic crisis. The United Nations estimated that these programs totaled three trillion Dollar. The Ecologic Institute analyzed the environmental impacts of the 2009 economic stimulus programs in Germany, France, Great Britain, Austria, Slovenia, the USA, China, Japan, South Korea and the measures taken by the EU:

10 years later, the world is facing another deep economic crisis. The discussion about stimulus programs have begun. This discussion must draw the lessons from 2009.

Keywords:
environmental measures, energy efficiency, public buildings, transport, forest protection, economic stimulus package I, economic stimulus package II, new road construction, transport investment, scrappage premium, nature conservation, investment backlog, CO2 emissions, JustTransition Fund, fossil fuels, aviation, combustion engine, oil, gas, coal infrastructure, economic stimulus package, structural change, renewable energy, regulation, solar cap, car industryGermany, Great Britain, UK, United Kingdom, South Korea, United States of America, USA, Japan, China, Asia, Austria, France, Poland, Slovenia, Europeanalysis
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Dr. Nils Meyer-Ohlendorf