I am trying to say:

the increased economic value provided by the student.

Is this the correct ordering of the adjectives?

der vom Studenten angebotene erhöhte wirtschaftliche Wert

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    The order is practically correct, but you chose a wrong word for practically everything except for Studenten and Wert.
    – Jan
    Commented Nov 30, 2016 at 20:41
  • @Jan How would you word it? Commented Nov 30, 2016 at 21:03
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    ‘Der durch den Studenten verursachte erhöhte ökonomische Wert.’
    – Jan
    Commented Nov 30, 2016 at 21:05
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    We need more context. I think erbringen is better than verursachen. Persons verursachen negative effects but I think the effect described is positive. Beitragen is also an alternative.
    – Janka
    Commented Nov 30, 2016 at 21:49
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    ...der erhöhte Wirtschaftsbeitrag des Studenten...
    – tofro
    Commented Dec 1, 2016 at 14:31

1 Answer 1


Yes, the order of the adjectives is correct.

"Wirtschaftliche" has to stand right besides "Wert" because it references it directly. It would sound kind of strange to put it the other way around. (Ignoring the fact, that the sentence sounds pretty strange anyway because of the choice of words)

I'd rather go with a relative clause

Der erhöhte wirtschaftliche Wert, der vom Studenten angegeben/bereitgestellt/[whatever fits the context best] wurde

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