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  1. Comment // 21.06.2006

    ZEW President Franz Criticises the Fund Model for Restructuring the Statutory Health Insurance

    By now, the restructuring of the statutory health insurance (SHI) has gradually taken shape as reportedly planned by the federal government. Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Franz, president of the Centre for…
  2. Comment // 27.02.2006

    Statement from ZEW President Wolfgang Franz - Introduction of Statutory Minimum Wages would Cost Jobs

    Germany is once again discussing the implementation of statutory minimum wages. According to Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Franz, President of the Mannheim Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), their…
  3. Comment // 03.12.1998

    Statement on Proposed Tax Reform

    The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Prof. Jacobs, chairholder at the University of Mannheim, analysed the draft legislation for the corporate tax reform for 1999, 2000 and 2002 with respect to…