On 8 and 9 May 2017, the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) organised the annual ZEW Public Finance Conference in cooperation with the "Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration" (AEI). Over the course of the conference, around 100 participants were offered a varied programme which featured numerous presentation on recent research findings from all areas of public economics and political economy. During this year's conference, special emphasis was placed on empirical research at the intersection of public finance and development.
ZEW environmental economists presented research findings from current projects at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, an event which took place in the run-up to the 23rd Climate Change Conference (COP23) in late 2017. The event, organised in cooperation with the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) and entitled "Strengthening Leadership on Low-Carbon Transport to Deliver Long-Term Climate Goals", took place on 16 May 2017 and took as its main focus the significance of the transport sector in the pursuit of meeting global climate targets.
The Mannheim Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) hosts the fourth international annual MaTax Conference on taxation research on 21 and 22 September 2017. The conference is organised by the Leibniz ScienceCampus MannheimTaxation (MaTax), a joint initiative of the University of Mannheim and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW). We invite submissions on all topics broadly related to tax research, including papers from the fields of economics, law, political science, and other disciplines as well as interdisciplinary contributions. The conference focuses particularly on applied and empirical aspects of taxation. Please send your paper or extended abstract to MaTax@zew.de no later than 15 June 2017.
Call for Papers
| Real estate market
| Capital Market
The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) is pleased to announce the ninth interdisciplinary conference of the Leibniz Network on Real Estate Markets and Capital Markets (ReCapNet) in Mannheim on 2 and 3 November 2017. The conference is open to all researchers interested in the relationships between real estate markets and capital markets. We welcome contributions from the perspectives of real estate finance and economics, concentrating on issues related to behavioural real estate. More potential topics are listed in the call for papers. Submissions on these topics or other aspects of real estate markets and capital markets are encouraged. Please submit full papers in PDF format to email@example.com no later than 16 July 2017.
On 30 and 31 March 2017, the Institute for Employment (IAB), the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA), and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) held a third joint workshop on the spatial dimensions of the labour market at ZEW in Mannheim. About 45 participants from around the world presented research exploring the issue of spatial inequality – the focus of this year’s conference – from various perspectives. The workshop was organised as part of the international research programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies" (SEEK).