Dr. Marc Ingo Wolter is head of the GWS division ‘Economic and Social Affairs’. After studying economics he worked as a research assistant at the University of Osnabrück. His doctorate thesis dealt with ‘Retirement arrangement systems and economic development’. Since 1998, he is working for the GWS and is responsible for predominantly short and long-term projects for public as well as private clients.
Marc Ingo Wolter has extensive experience in the development and appliance of macro-economic models as well as in establishing empirical evaluations. His research focus lies on socio-economic development on the background of economic and structural demographic change.
His research areas cover the development of the labour market and industry sectors related to growth and employment on the national and regional level as well as the impacts of demographic change. He is responsible for the GWS’s industry forecasts. Besides, he is taking part in the socio-economic reporting (www.soeb.de) and is partner of the QuBe project (www.qube-projekt.de).
Business Cycle, Economic Activities and International Trade
Labour Market including issues around professions and qualifications
Socioeconomic issues related to Demographics, Households and Consumption
Health and Long-term Care
Projects of Marc Ingo Wolter
Publications of Marc Ingo Wolter
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Our figure of the month 08/2022: A development against the trend: growth in the number of apprentices for the occupation of plant mechanic for sanitary, heating, and air-conditioning technology in the last decade
Both the German government's heat pump offensive and the sharp rise in energy prices due to Russia's war against Ukraine are currently boosting demand for heat pumps and solar thermal systems…
Our figure of the month 05/2022: Strong increase in timber prices due to rising global demand, supply bottlenecks and trade embargoes
Forestry and sawmills benefit
After both raw wood prices and industrial producer prices for wood in Germany stagnated for years or declined from mid-2018 to the end of 2020, they have since…