Pressing economic policy issues and recent developments are the focus of this ZEW event series, featuring speakers from politics, business, and economic research. In their lectures, the speakers outline their approaches to tackle these challenges and provide policy recommendations, before discussing ideas with the audience. These one-hour events are followed by a reception, which allows the audience to exchange ideas and network in an informal setting.

First-Hand Information on Economic Policy - The Annual Report 2020/21 of the German Council of Economic Experts

First-Hand Information on Economic Policy - First-Hand Information on Economic Policy with Prof. Dr. Sabina Jeschke

Achim Wambach and Thomas Kohl welcome DB board member Sabina Jäschke at ZEW.
ZEW directors Thomas Kohl (l.) and Prof. Achim Wambach (r.) with Deutsche Bahn board member Prof. Dr. Sabina Jeschke. © ...
Sabina Jeschke talks at ZEW about the role of artificial intelligence in digitalisation.
Sabina Jeschke, during her lecture at ZEW Mannheim, on three consecutive stages in the development of artificial ...
Sabina Jeschke talks at ZEW about the role of artificial intelligence in digitalisation.
"AI must always relearn," explained the professor of mechanical engineering at ZEW Mannheim. © Thomas Rittelmann
Numerous guests attend the lecture by Sabina Jeschke at ZEW.
About 130 guests, including board members and members of the ZEW Sponsors' Association, attended the lecture. © ...
Sabina Jeschke talks at ZEW about the role of artificial intelligence in digitalisation.
Sabina Jeschke is responsible for the board department of digitization and technology at Deutsche Bahn. © Thomas ...
Sabina Jeschke talks at ZEW about the role of artificial intelligence in digitalisation.
According to DB board member Jeschke, the current industrial revolution is characterized by a radical breakthrough of ...
Sabina Jeschke talks at ZEW about the role of artificial intelligence in digitalisation.
Under Sabina Jeschke, the Deutsche Bahn Group uses so-called "reinforcement learning" as a method of machine learning to ...
ZEW president Achim Wambach welcomes DB board member Sabina Jeschke at ZEW.
ZEW president Achim Wambach and DB board member Sabina Jeschke in discussion with the audience. © Thomas Rittelmann
The guests of ZEW actively participate in the discussion with Sabina Jeschke.
ZEW economist Dr. Daniel Erdsiek addresses a question to the speaker. © Thomas Rittelmann
ZEW president Achim Wambach welcomes DB board member Sabina Jeschke at ZEW.
Sabina Jeschke, alongside Achim Wambach, explains what she believes is the enormous potential that AI development ...

First-Hand Information on Economic Policy - First-Hand Information on Economic Policy with Peter Altmaier

ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach, PhD welcomes the audience and the speaker of the evening, Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier (on screen).
ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach welcomes the audience and guest speaker, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and ...
ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach, PhD, outlines the lecture topic: Climate policy and energy system transformation.
ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach outlines the topic of the speech: climate policy and energy transition. © Erich ...
A total of 220 guests followed the ZEW presentation on climate policy and energy transition with Peter Altmaier.
Almost 220 guests closely followed the speech of the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, who addressed the ...
Peter Altmaier on climate policy and energy transition at ZEW.
According to Peter Altmaier, Germany is on target for the expansion of renewable energies. © Erich Dichiser EDM
ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach, PhD and Peter Altmaier in exchange after the lecture.
ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach and Peter Altmaier engaging in an exchange after the lecture. © Erich Dichiser EDM
Numerous members of the ZEW Sponsors' Association participated in the lecture Climate Policy and Energy system transformation.
Among those attending the event were (from left to right): board members of the ZEW Sponsors’ Association Claudia Diem ...
Numerous members of the ZEW Sponsors' Association participated in the lecture Climate Policy and Energy system transformation.
Many members of the ZEW Sponsors’ Association – next to ZEW service department head Dr. Daniela Heimberger (far left) – ...
Numerous members of the ZEW Sponsors' Association participated in the discussion on climate policy and energy transition.
Board member of the ZEW Sponsors’ Association Dr. Georg Müller taking part in the discussion. © Erich Dichiser EDM
ZEW researcher Vera Huwe also joins the debate on climate policy and energy system transition.
ZEW researcher Vera Huwe joined the debate. © Erich Dichiser EDM
After the lecture at ZEW with Peter Altmaier, there was another round of questions.
Professor Nikolas Wölfing from the University of Mannheim during the Q&A session, which concluded the event. © Erich ...

First-Hand Information on Economic Policy - The Annual Report 2019/20 of the German Council of Economic Experts

Christoph Schmidt, Wolfgang Franz and Thomas Kohl at the ZEW's Annual Report 2019/2020.
Professor Christoph M. Schmidt in conversation with former ZEW President Professor Wolfgang Franz and ZEW Director ...
ZEW President Achim Wambach during the moderation of the Annual Report 2019/2020 at the ZEW.
Chair of the German ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach welcomes the guest speaker and other attendees. © Erich ...
Council of Economic Experts, Christoph M. Schmidt (left), with chair members of the ZEW Sponsors’ Association, Claudia Diem and Dr. Ralf Krieger (second and third from left).
Council of Economic Experts, Christoph M. Schmidt (left), with chair members of the ZEW Sponsors’ Association, Claudia ...
Christoph Schmidt at the annual report 2019/2020 at ZEW.
Christoph Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts and president of the RWI – Leibniz Institute for ...
Christoph Schmidt at the annual report 2019/2020 at ZEW.
No other economy is as dependent on open markets as Germany, explains Christoph Schmidt in the lecture. © Erich Dichiser ...
Around 180 guests from the worlds of business, academia and society listened attentively to Christoph Schmidt’s talk at ZEW.
Around 180 guests from the worlds of business, academia and society listened attentively to Christoph Schmidt’s talk at ...
ZEW President Achim Wambach (left) and chair of the Council of Economic Experts, Christoph Schmidt, in discussion.
ZEW President Achim Wambach (left) and chair of the Council of Economic Experts, Christoph Schmidt, in discussion. © ...
Christoph Schmidt at the annual report 2019/2020 at ZEW.
According to Christoph Schmidt, structural changes such as the demographic change, digitalisation and climate change are ...
ZEW President Achim Wambach during the moderation of the Annual Report 2019/2020 at the ZEW.
ZEW President Achim Wambach moderating the Q&A session between the guest speaker and the audience. © Erich Dichiser EDM
Professor Jürgen Strube, honorary chairman of the Supervisory Board at BASF SE, taking part in the discussion at the ZEW's Annual Report 2019/2020.
Professor Jürgen Strube, honorary chairman of the Supervisory Board at BASF SE, taking part in the discussion. © Erich ...
Dr. Georg Müller, CEO at MVV Energie AG and chair of the ZEW Sponsors’ Association, delivered the laudatory speech on the winners of the science prize.
Dr. Georg Müller, CEO at MVV Energie AG and chair of the ZEW Sponsors’ Association, delivered the laudatory speech on ...
The ZEW Board of Directors, the prize winners, the chair of the Sponsors’ Association and the guest speaker at the ZEW's Annual Report 2019/2020.
The ZEW Board of Directors, the prize winners, the chair of the Sponsors’ Association and the guest speaker. © Erich ...

First-Hand Information on Economic Policy - The European Court of Justice as Guardian of the Rule of Law and Human Rights

Advocate General Juliane Kokott spoke at ZEW about the new challenges facing the ECJ
ECJ Advocate General Professor Juliane Kokott during her lecture at ZEW in front of some 130 guests. © Erich Dichiser ...
Advocate General Juliane Kokott spoke at ZEW about the new challenges facing the ECJ
ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach in discussion with Juliane Kokott. © Erich Dichiser EDM
Advocate General Juliane Kokott spoke at ZEW about the new challenges facing the ECJ
As Advocate General, Juliane Kokott acts as public rapporteur within the EU judiciary. © Erich Dichiser EDM
Advocate General Juliane Kokott spoke at ZEW about the new challenges facing the ECJ
ZEW President Achim Wambach moderating the Q&A session between the guest speaker and the audience. © Erich Dichiser ...
Advocate General Juliane Kokott spoke at ZEW about the new challenges facing the ECJ
Juliane Kokott illustrates the intricacies and pitfalls of the case law of the EU’s supreme judicial body. © Erich ...
Advocate General Juliane Kokott spoke at ZEW about the new challenges facing the ECJ
ZEW’s function room was packed for the “First-Hand Information on Economic Policy” event. © Erich Dichiser EDM
Advocate General Juliane Kokott spoke at ZEW about the new challenges facing the ECJ
Dr. Georg Müller, CEO of MVV Energie AG and chairman of the ZEW Sponsors’ Association, taking part in the debate. © ...
Advocate General Juliane Kokott spoke at ZEW about the new challenges facing the ECJ
Former ZEW President Professor Wolfgang Franz (second from left) next to ZEW Director Thomas Kohl (third from left) ...
Advocate General Juliane Kokott spoke at ZEW about the new challenges facing the ECJ
Legal expert Professor Thomas Fetzer (far right) and business economist Professor Christoph Spengel (third from right), ...
Advocate General Juliane Kokott spoke at ZEW about the new challenges facing the ECJ
Attorney Dr. Thomas Wirth participates in the Q&A session. © Erich Dichiser EDM

First-Hand Information on Economic Policy - European Evening at ZEW

The panel discussion at ZEW will focus on a political reorientation of the EU.
Around 110 guests from businesses, science, politics as well as civil society followed the invitation of ZEW Mannheim to ...
The panel discussion at ZEW will focus on a political reorientation of the EU.
ZEW research unit head Friedrich Heinemann presented scientific results on the reform of the EU budget, the eurozone and ...
The panel discussion at ZEW will focus on a political reorientation of the EU.
Guido Wolf (left), Minister of Justice and European Affairs of Baden-Württemberg, next to ZEW Director Thomas Kohl.  ...
The panel discussion at ZEW will focus on a political reorientation of the EU.
State Minister Guido Wolf during his lecture at ZEW Mannheim. © Erich Dichiser EDM
The panel discussion at ZEW will focus on a political reorientation of the EU.
Members of the ZEW Sponsors’ Association around board member Claudia Diem (third from left) followed the lectures and ...
The panel discussion at ZEW will focus on a political reorientation of the EU.
The European Evening at ZEW Mannheim attracted many guests. © Erich Dichiser EDM
The panel discussion at ZEW will focus on a political reorientation of the EU.
ZEW economist Annika Havlik exchanging views with the other panellists. © Erich Dichiser EDM
The panel discussion at ZEW will focus on a political reorientation of the EU.
Heike Göbel, FAZ editor responsible for economic policy, moderated the discussion. © Erich Dichiser EDM
The panel discussion at ZEW will focus on a political reorientation of the EU.
ZEW economist Annika Havlik on the podium. © Erich Dichiser EDM
The panel discussion at ZEW will focus on a political reorientation of the EU.
Joachim Menze, Head of the EU Commission’s Regional Office in Munich, offered his view from the Regional Office’s ...
The panel discussion at ZEW will focus on a political reorientation of the EU.
Professor Thomas König, political scientist and chair holder at the University of Mannheim, expressed his views clearly. ...
The panel discussion at ZEW will focus on a political reorientation of the EU.
Claudia Diem introduced the ZEW Sponsors’ Association in her function as a member of the board. © Erich Dichiser ...

First-Hand Information on Economic Policy - Mobility of the Future: Shaping Change

"Mobility of the future" was the topic of the debate organised by ZEW and the Ministry of Transport
Ready for debate (from left): Journalist and moderator Joachim Dorfs, ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach, board ...
"Mobility of the future" was the topic of the debate organised by ZEW and the Ministry of Transport
Claudia Diem, board member of BW Bank and of the ZEW Sponsors’ Association, welcomes the panellists and guests. © Erich ...
"Mobility of the future" was the topic of the debate organised by ZEW and the Ministry of Transport
Around 200 guests attended the debate at BW Bank in Stuttgart. © Erich Dichiser EDM
"Mobility of the future" was the topic of the debate organised by ZEW and the Ministry of Transport
The panellists taking an active part in the debate © Erich Dichiser EDM
"Mobility of the future" was the topic of the debate organised by ZEW and the Ministry of Transport
ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach (right) in conversation with the Baden-Württemberg Minister of Transport Winfried ...
"Mobility of the future" was the topic of the debate organised by ZEW and the Ministry of Transport
Professor Cordula Kropp from the University of Stuttgart and Manfred Fuhg, representative of Siemens. © Erich Dichiser ...
"Mobility of the future" was the topic of the debate organised by ZEW and the Ministry of Transport
ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach (right), who is joined on the panel by Minister of Transport Winfried Hermann, ...
"Mobility of the future" was the topic of the debate organised by ZEW and the Ministry of Transport
The audience is eager to engage in the debate. © Erich Dichiser EDM
"Mobility of the future" was the topic of the debate organised by ZEW and the Ministry of Transport
ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach (second from left) in discussion with guests © Erich Dichiser EDM
"Mobility of the future" was the topic of the debate organised by ZEW and the Ministry of Transport
The audience poses controversial questions to the panel. © Erich Dichiser EDM

First-Hand Information on Economic Policy - The Annual Report 2017/2018 of the German Council of Economic Experts

ZEW President Achim Wambach welcomes guest speaker Professor Christoph M. Schmidt
ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach welcomes the guest speaker and other attendees. © ZEW
Chair of the German Council of Economic Experts Christoph M. Schmidt during his keynote speech at ZEW
Professor Christoph M. Schmidt, chair of the German Council of Economic Experts, presents the council’s annual report ...
Chair of the German Council of Economic Experts Christoph M. Schmidt during his keynote speech at ZEW
The council of experts, led by Schmidt, is calling for growth-friendly reforms in Germany. © ZEW
Attendees of the lecture on the annual report 2017/18 of the economic experts
President of the University of Mannheim, Professor Ernst-Ludwig (far left), and other members of the ZEW Sponsors’ ...
Attendees of the lecture on the annual report 2017/18 of the economic experts at ZEW
Around 170 guests from the worlds of business, academia and society listened attentively to Christoph Schmidt’s talk at ...
Chair of the German Council of Economic Experts Christoph M. Schmidt during his keynote speech at ZEW
According to Christoph Schmidt, demographic change is one of the issues the German government urgently needs to deal ...
Question and Answer session with ZEW President Achim Wambach and Christoph Schmidt
ZEW President Achim Wambach (left) and chair of the council Christoph Schmidt take questions from the audience. © ZEW
Attendees of the lecture on the annual report 2017/18 of the economic experts at ZEW
ZEW’s function room in Mannheim is packed for the event. © ZEW

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