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February 2015

02.02.2015 – ZEW (mkn/dro/jpr)

Carbon-Neutral Travelling Is Conquering Long-Distance Coach Market

Carbon-neutral travelling is becoming more and more important for providers on the young German long-distance coach market. In addition to low prices, providers are increasingly trying to attract customers with a positive environmental record. Passengers are given the opportunity to offset their carbon emissions by paying an extra fee when purchasing tickets. In the long term, the idea works best if coach operators make an equal contribution to the compensation. These are the findings of a recent study by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. read more

May 2010

26.05.2010 – ZEW (bar/kbo)

Donors Choosing Recipients Themselves Are More Generous

Donors tend to be more generous if they can choose the recipients or purpose of their donations by themselves. This is confirmed by a field experiment the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and the University of Bonn arranged. The experiment was conducted in 57,325 households in Germany. The findings indicate that it is worth while for charitable organisations to give their donors a certain scope for decision-making. read more


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