Made in Germany: The Business Magazine

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Made in Germany: The Business Magazine
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 116
  • Last: 7 Mar 2018
Made in Germany gives an inside view of the global economy, provides gripping business reports from the heart of Europe. From the world’s financial markets to the offices of top CEO’s, our reporters are where the economic action is. Every week top-flight business analysts visit our Berlin studios and explain current economic developments as they happen.

Episodes (116)

  • Why do women still earn less?
    Why do women still earn less?
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 01:54
    Around the world, women still earn less than men. What are the reasons for the wage gap, and when will it finally be closed?
    Around the world, women still earn less than men. What are the reasons for the wage gap, and when will it finally be closed?

  • Digital Germany: Smarty pants
    Digital Germany: Smarty pants
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 07:57
    Clothes are going digital. They could soon connect to the internet and be made to measure on 3D printers. But they won't come cheap.
    Clothes are going digital. They could soon connect to the internet and be made to measure on 3D printers. But they won't come cheap.

  • Women in construction
    Women in construction
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 03:56
    Larissa Zeichhardt and her sister run the building business founded by her father. She says it takes a lot of determination to make her way in the construction industry, which is still dominated by men.
    Larissa Zeichhardt and her sister run the building business founded by her father. She says it takes a lot of determination to make her way in the construction industry, which is still dominated by men.

  • Viviane Reding on data privacy
    Viviane Reding on data privacy
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 04:10
    The MEP and former European Commissioner is a champion of data privacy. New EU rules Reding proposed to protect individuals from data abuse by internet firms go into effect in May.
    The MEP and former European Commissioner is a champion of data privacy. New EU rules Reding proposed to protect individuals from data abuse by internet firms go into effect in May.

  • Start-up founder Janina Mütze
    Start-up founder Janina Mütze
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 04:05
    The co-founder of a tech startup that conducts opinion polls online believes networking is key for women entrepreneurs.
    The co-founder of a tech startup that conducts opinion polls online believes networking is key for women entrepreneurs.

  • To clear the air city by city
    To clear the air city by city
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 03:21
    Siemens has developed an interactive tool that guides cities on how to achieve their environmental targets. Siemens engineers are already using the 'City Performance Tool' to advise municipalities around the world.
    Siemens has developed an interactive tool that guides cities on how to achieve their environmental targets. Siemens engineers are already using the 'City Performance Tool' to advise municipalities around the world.

  • Strong women in film
    Strong women in film
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 03:31
    Who says heroes have to be men? Let women have a turn! German film producer Alice Brauner talks about the role of women in the industry and women's roles in movies.
    Who says heroes have to be men? Let women have a turn! German film producer Alice Brauner talks about the role of women in the industry and women's roles in movies.

  • Start-ups in Italy
    Start-ups in Italy
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 04:36
    Conditions in Italy for start-ups may not be so great, but some innovative firms are thriving. We meet two entrepreneurs in Milan. There is concern about the general election in March. What will the economic policies of the next government ... Read more →
    Conditions in Italy for start-ups may not be so great, but some innovative firms are thriving. We meet two entrepreneurs in Milan. There is concern about the general election in March. What will the economic policies of the next government ... Read more →

  • Turning the tide: waves of energy
    Turning the tide: waves of energy
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 06:07
    A Scottish and a German company have developed a floating tidal energy power plant and are testing it in western Scotland. Hydrokinetic energy is a valuable resource, but it takes advanced technology to harness it.
    A Scottish and a German company have developed a floating tidal energy power plant and are testing it in western Scotland. Hydrokinetic energy is a valuable resource, but it takes advanced technology to harness it.

  • Johann Jungwirth: VW's man for the future
    Johann Jungwirth: VW's man for the future
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 05:03
    Johann Jungwirth is steering Volkswagen towards a high-tech and sustainable future. As chief digital officer at the world's largest carmaker, he is focusing on electromobility, autonomous driving and mobility as a service.
    Johann Jungwirth is steering Volkswagen towards a high-tech and sustainable future. As chief digital officer at the world's largest carmaker, he is focusing on electromobility, autonomous driving and mobility as a service.

  • Studiotalk with health economics specialist Annika Herr
    Studiotalk with health economics specialist Annika Herr
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    Published: 20 Feb 2018 Duration: 05:01
    Annika Herr is pursuing research into the organ transplant market in Germany - although it's not a market in the conventional sense, and demand for organs far outstrips supply. How can more people be persuaded to do donate organs?
    Annika Herr is pursuing research into the organ transplant market in Germany - although it's not a market in the conventional sense, and demand for organs far outstrips supply. How can more people be persuaded to do donate organs?

  • What is "Disruption"?
    What is "Disruption"?
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    Published: 20 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:50
    It’s a term used to describe innovations that have the ability to destroy entire fields. Airbnb capitalization has overtaken that of big hotel chains, autonomous cars could soon put taxi drivers out of business. Who will win, and who will l... Read more →
    It’s a term used to describe innovations that have the ability to destroy entire fields. Airbnb capitalization has overtaken that of big hotel chains, autonomous cars could soon put taxi drivers out of business. Who will win, and who will l... Read more →

  • Standing up to the online giants
    Standing up to the online giants
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    Published: 20 Feb 2018 Duration: 03:08
    Photographs? Instagram! Music? Spotify! Clothing? Zalando! There are now platforms and apps to meet nearly any imaginable need. And that’s driving many traditional businesses into bankruptcy. The survivors must be doing something right. But... Read more →
    Photographs? Instagram! Music? Spotify! Clothing? Zalando! There are now platforms and apps to meet nearly any imaginable need. And that’s driving many traditional businesses into bankruptcy. The survivors must be doing something right. But... Read more →

  • Don't call me bossy: And Cut! Women in the director's chair
    Don't call me bossy: And Cut! Women in the director's chair
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 03:28
    Who has the last word on how women are depicted on the cinema screen? Directors! And most of them are men. Cristina Cubas asks Paz Lázaro from the Berlin Film Festival how women can make film less of a man's world.
    Who has the last word on how women are depicted on the cinema screen? Directors! And most of them are men. Cristina Cubas asks Paz Lázaro from the Berlin Film Festival how women can make film less of a man's world.

  • Combining kids & career
    Combining kids & career
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 04:45
    Family vs. career - a dilemma that can also trouble men who want to do more than a short-term stint in child-rearing. Jörg Asmussen, former executive at the ECB, risked his career for his children.
    Family vs. career - a dilemma that can also trouble men who want to do more than a short-term stint in child-rearing. Jörg Asmussen, former executive at the ECB, risked his career for his children.

  • Lots of work, not enough workers
    Lots of work, not enough workers
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 03:27
    Skilled craftsmen and women are in short supply in Germany, partly because the work isn't considered cool by young people. Businesses are over-stretched. We meet father and son roofers in Westphalia who are taking matters into their own han... Read more →
    Skilled craftsmen and women are in short supply in Germany, partly because the work isn't considered cool by young people. Businesses are over-stretched. We meet father and son roofers in Westphalia who are taking matters into their own han... Read more →

  • German-made electric car batteries
    German-made electric car batteries
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 04:09
    While German carmakers promote their electric cars, they are dependent on foreign-made battery cells. While potential suppliers are gearing up to change that, the domestic auto industry is taking a back seat. Is Germany missing the bus?
    While German carmakers promote their electric cars, they are dependent on foreign-made battery cells. While potential suppliers are gearing up to change that, the domestic auto industry is taking a back seat. Is Germany missing the bus?

  • Hydrogen hits the road
    Hydrogen hits the road
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 05:36
    A car with steam coming out of the exhaust has to be running on hydrogen. The clean fuel cell technology has been around for 30 years, so why isn’t it taking off?
    A car with steam coming out of the exhaust has to be running on hydrogen. The clean fuel cell technology has been around for 30 years, so why isn’t it taking off?

  • Technology instead of animal testing
    Technology instead of animal testing
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    Published: 6 Feb 2018 Duration: 04:36
    An organization set up by German carmakers exposed monkeys to diesel exhaust fumes to show they weren't carcinogenic. Animal testing is considered necessary in industries like pharmaceuticals. But why, when modern technology offers other op... Read more →
    An organization set up by German carmakers exposed monkeys to diesel exhaust fumes to show they weren't carcinogenic. Animal testing is considered necessary in industries like pharmaceuticals. But why, when modern technology offers other op... Read more →

  • Scandal? What scandal?
    Scandal? What scandal?
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    Published: 6 Feb 2018 Duration: 04:22
    Emissions test on animals and people – just the latest scandal to hit VW. In 2015, the carmaker came under fire for cheating on diesel emissions. 2017, however, it managed to post a new unit sales record. How is that possible?
    Emissions test on animals and people – just the latest scandal to hit VW. In 2015, the carmaker came under fire for cheating on diesel emissions. 2017, however, it managed to post a new unit sales record. How is that possible?