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  1. Research // 13.11.2001

    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment: Analysts Remain Optimistic

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment derived from the ZEW Financial Market Survey has increased in November and further continues to stabilize in positive territory. It is currently standing at +13.1 points…
  2. Research // 08.11.2001

    Business start-ups: Huge Slump in East German Construction and Trade Sectors

    In the year 2000, the number of start-up businesses in East Germany fell considerably by 3.5 percentage points compared to the previous year. Meanwhile, in West Germany, the number of start-ups remained stable,…
  3. Research // 31.10.2001

    International Competition: Zurich Leading in Europe

    In a comparison of the tax burden on firms in eight different European economic centres the city of Zurich has come out on top.
  4. Research // 24.10.2001

    Business-related Service Providers: Fewer Prospects on the Job Market for Unskilled Workers

    The continued economic downturn among business-related service providers is having an increasingly negative impact on their labour demands. While the effects of this are being felt by workers at all…
  5. Research // 24.10.2001

    Economic Climate among Business-Related Service Providers Continues to Worsen

    The annual rate of growth in turnover of business-related service providers fell to 2.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2001. This is part of a continuing downward trend which has been observable in this…
  6. Research // 18.10.2001

    Euro Leads to Price Increases

    The introduction of the Euro in January will lead to price rises. With this assessment, German financial market experts confirm the expectations of critical consumers.
  7. Research // 16.10.2001

    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment: Stabilization of Optimistic Expectations

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment derived from the ZEW Financial Market Survey shows signs of stabilization in the positive range. It is currently standing at +9.8 points compared to +13.7 points in the…
  8. Research // 18.09.2001

    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment: Optimism Continues Despite Terror Attacks

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment derived from the ZEW Financial Market Survey again increased in September. It is now standing at +13.7 points which represents an increase of 2.3 points compared to…
  9. Research // 31.08.2001

    ZEW Experts Survey: What Does Germany's New Market Need in Order to Get Back on its Feet?

    The crisis of confidence in the New Market is primarily a result of inadequate financial management of businesses, overly ambitious business strategies and euphoria in the stock market, leading to massive…

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