1. 21.10.2004 · ZEW/Uni Mannheim (sel)
    Conferences
    ZEW-Symposium | Corporate taxation

    On the occasion of Professor Otto H. Jacobs's 65th birthday, the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and the University of Mannheim will stage a scientific symposium entitled "Die internationale Unternehmensbesteuerung im Wandel" (“Changes in International Corporate Taxation”) on October 22, 2004 in Mannheim.

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  2. 20.10.2004 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Business survey | Cyclical indicator | Information Services

    Service providers in the information economy are looking towards the coming quarter with confidence. This is reflected in the renewed increase in the ZEW-IDI sub-indicator for business expectations, which, with a value of 69.4 in the third quarter of 2004, has now almost reached its highest ever value of 70.0 which was achieved in the third quarter of 2003.

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  3. 12.10.2004 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Business survey | Cyclical indicator | Short-term forecast

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany decreases by 7.1 points in October. The indicator now stands at 31.3 points compared with +38.4 points in September. Hence, it lies below its historical average of +34.7 points.

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  4. 11.10.2004 · ZEW/Uni Mannheim (sel)
    Personnel
    ZEW | Supervisory board

    On 12th October 2004, Prof Dr Dr h. c. mult. Otto H. Jacobs celebrates his 65th birthday.

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  5. 07.10.2004 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Corporate taxation | European Tax Analyzer

    As a new element of its homepage the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim, Germany, has set up a comprehensive taxation platform at: www.zew.de/en/publikationen/taxation

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  6. 06.10.2004 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Research funding | Science and technology policy | Europe | Research and Development

    ZEW Study: Governmental incentives for the funding of R&D projects are often more successful than expected. Linking governmental subsidies to the cooperativeness of the subsidised companies has a positive impact on innovation results.

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  7. 14.09.2004 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Business survey | Cyclical indicator | Short-term forecast

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany decreased by 6.9 points in September. The indicator now stands at 38.4 points. Although this value represents a further decline compared to +45.3 points in August, expectations remain above their historical average of +34.8 points. Thus, experts expect a slight medium-term recovery of the economy.

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  8. 13.09.2004 · ZEW/progtrans (sel)
    Research

    In the third quarter of 2004, uncertainty prevails on German and cross-border transport markets. This is due to the sharp increase in fuel prices, the imminent second attempt at introducing a truck toll in Germany at the beginning of next year, the rather weak German economy, and tougher competition among transport companies following the EU eastward enlargement.

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  9. 02.09.2004 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Emissions permit | Power Industry | Energy Prices | Energy source | Emissions trading

    Not many enterprises will have to bear a great burden from the European emissions trading system. More than 80 percent of the participants of an expert survey conducted by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim, Germany, see the price for carbon dioxide emission rights at the beginning of 2005, the onset of the European emissions trading system, below ten Euro per ton of carbon dioxide. About 31 percent estimate the price even below five Euro.

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  10. 19.08.2004 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Development Aid

    High hopes rest on a new tool that could possibly prevent developing countries from falling into the debt trap: so-called growth bonds. In the course of its current debt restructuring negotiations, Argentina mentioned growth bonds as a means to regain access to international capital markets.

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