1. 24.07.2003 · ZEW/Creditreform (sel)
    Research
    Information Services | Business survey

    Use of online advertising varies greatly amongst service providers in the information economy. Service providers in the telecommunications industry, however, spend the largest proportion of their advertising budget on online advertising.

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  2. 23.07.2003 · ZEW/Creditreform (sel)
    Research
    Business survey | Information Services

    The development of the annual rate of growth in turnover in the German IT-related services sector in the second quarter of 2003 was better than the firms had forecasted in the previous quarter. It increased to 1.8 percent, after 1.7 percent in the first quarter of 2003.

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  3. 15.07.2003 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Short-term forecast | Cyclical indicator | Business survey

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany increased considerably in July. The indicator gained +20.6 points versus the previous month and now stands at +41.9 points. It is now well above its historical mean of 33 points and signals an economic upswing for the beginning of the next year.

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  4. 10.07.2003 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Information Services

    The working day is increasingly characterised by tasks carried out using computers and the internet. 41 per cent of workers in the manufacturing industry and 57 per cent of workers in selected service industries conduct the overwhelming majority of their work using a computer. This represents an increase of five or nine per cent, respectively, within only two years.

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  5. 07.07.2003 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    temporary work | Payroll costs

    The majority of temporary employment agencies in Germany are not expecting to see any positive outcomes following implementation of the Hartz-laws. Rather, they fear increasing personnel costs and falling turnovers. Only a few temporary employment agencies are interested in becoming a Personal Service Agency (PSA).

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  6. 25.06.2003 · ZEW (sel)
    Dates and News

    The conference "Regulation and Supervision of Financial Markets and Institutions in the EU" will take place on 10 and 11 July 2012 at the Centre for European Economics Research (ZEW) in Mannheim.

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  7. 18.06.2003 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Qualified workers

    The "Stock Option Watch", produced by the Centre for European Economics Research (ZEW), will now appear twice a year, and will address new developments in the remuneration of specialist and executive personnel. Recognised experts and researchers will provide comment on potential developments in the pay of specialist and executive personnel and will consider the risks and advantages of these possibilities.

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  8. 17.06.2003 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Short-term forecast | Cyclical indicator | Business survey

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany increased for the sixth month in a row in June. Compared with the previous month's result the indicator gained +2.6 points and now stands at +21.3 points.

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  9. 16.06.2003 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Corporate taxation

    In international comparison, businesses in Germany are not only subject to a comparatively high effective tax burden, but they also face disadvantages in the competition for highly qualified workers.

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  10. 11.06.2003 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    European Tax Analyzer | Middle class | Corporate taxation

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Germany benefit from more favourable tax rates if they opt for the legal form of a partnership. This is the case regardless of whether a limited company distributes or retains its profits completely or partially.

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