1. 13.11.2001 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Short-term forecast | Cyclical indicator | Business survey

    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 compared to +9.8 points in the October survey.

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  2. 08.11.2001 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Start-up dynamism | Eastern Germany

    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, staying at the same level as the previous two years.

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  3. 31.10.2001 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Marginal tax rate | Switzerland

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

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  4. 24.10.2001 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Product innovation | Business related service providers | Process innovation

    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 qualification levels, workers without any formal qualifications are being hit the hardest.

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  5. 24.10.2001 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Employee training | Business related service providers

    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 branch of the economy since the beginning of the year. Expectations for the fourth quarter of 2001 do not indicate any improvement.

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  6. 18.10.2001 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Price increase | Inflation effect

    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.

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  7. 16.10.2001 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Short-term forecast | Cyclical indicator | Business survey

    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 September survey. However, it has increased slightly (+1.8 points) in comparison with the share of last month's results that were given after September 11th.

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  8. 18.09.2001 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Short-term forecast | Cyclical indicator | Business survey

    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 August 2001.

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  9. 31.08.2001 · ZEW (sel)
    Research

    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 oversubscription after the New Market reached its peak in the late nineties.

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  10. 28.08.2001 · ZEW (sel)
    Research
    Labour Market

    The strict regulation of the German labour market is preventing many companies from creating permanent full-time positions.

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