Jakob von Weizsäcker
Chief Economist and Director General for Economic and Fiscal Policy and Global Economy, German Federal Ministry of Finance
Jakob von Weizsäcker has been Chief economist and Director General for Economic and Fiscal Policy and Global Economy at the German Federal Ministry of Finance in Germany since 2019. From 2014 to 2019, he served as Member of the European Parliament for Thuringia (Germany), both as a member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Parliament’s Delegation for the Relations with India. Previously, he worked – among others – at the Ministry for Economic Affairs of Thuringia, the Brussels-based think tank Bruegel, the World Bank and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs.
Episode 44: Climate Policy and International Economic and Financial Cooperation
Climate policy has become a major issue in German domestic politics and was a key topic for the recent German federal election. All major political parties in Germany included climate …