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  1. Research // 24.01.2000

    Stock Markets of Eastern Europe more Attractive

    East Europe is on the rise. These are the findings of a study conducted by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim among financial market experts.
  2. Research // 19.01.2000

    Fresh Impetus for Business-related Service Providers

    Finally, 1999 has finished positively for business-related service providers: with a seasonally adjusted annual sales growth rate of 4.9 per cent in the final quarter of 1999, economic figures for…
  3. Research // 14.01.2000

    "Pension at 60" Hardly Reduces Unemployment

    Report of the Centre for European Economic Research on employment effects of early retirement. The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim analysed the costs and employment effects of a "pension…
  4. Research // 13.01.2000

    Start-ups to Quickly Enter the International Market

    At yesterday evening's press conference, the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim and the London Business School (LBS) presented the findings of their study on the rapid internationalisation…
  5. Research // 21.12.1999

    The Revision of the Electricity Feed Act is a Temporary Solution

    The draft bill of the government parties for a German Renewable Energy Act addresses many criticisms of renewable energy associations and power supply companies concerning the current Electricity Feed Act…
  6. Research // 21.12.1999

    Tax Reform Package 2000 to Bring Sustained Tax Relief

    On December 21st, 1999, the German government tabled the key proposals for their "Tax Reform Package 2000". Accordingly, the aim is to create additional incentives for investors and thus to shore Germany's…
  7. Research // 25.11.1999

    ZEW Survey: Financial Experts Complain about ECB's Lack of Transparency

    Dissatisfaction prevails among many players on the capital market due to the lack of transparency in ECB decision-making. For the first time, this dissatisfaction was captured empirically by a survey conveyed…
  8. Research // 19.11.1999

    Low Compliance with Collective Agreements in the Business-related Services Sector

    The formation of the ver.di trade union for the services' sector planned for this week gives rise to the question as to extent of the compliance with collective agreements in the services sector. In any case,…
  9. Research // 08.11.1999

    Compact Knowledge on Old-Age Insurance on CD-ROM

    The increasingly heated debate on pensions during the last months has revealed that, in the future, individuals will need to make additional pension provisions going beyond the statutory pension insurance in…