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  1. Research // 20.12.2005

    Stock Option Watch 2/2005 Published

    The sixth issue of the ZEW Stock Option Watch focusses on the payment of investment fund managers. The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim publishes the Stock Option Watch as a supplement to…
  2. Research // 16.12.2005

    Start-ups out of Unemployment - Only Minor Impetus for Employment

    Start-ups out of unemployment create far fewer jobs than other business start-ups. These are the findings of a joint study by KfW Bankengruppe and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim,…
  3. Research // 14.12.2005

    ProgTrans/ZEW Transport Market Barometer - Significant Increase in Transport Prices Expected for the Next Six Months

    In the coming six months, companies will have to face substantial transport price increases. These are the findings of the current ProgTrans/ZEW Transportmarktbarometer (Transport Market Barometer), a quarterly…
  4. Research // 13.12.2005

    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment - Clear Rise in Expectations

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany increases by a remarkable +22.9 points in December. Compared with +38.7 points in November, the indicator's current level of +61.6 points is far above its…
  5. Research // 21.11.2005

    Business Start-Ups in Germany - Strong Increase of Start-Ups in the Craft Sector

    In 2004, the number of newly founded firms in Germany grew by ten per cent year-on-year to about 270,000. The main reason for this strong increase is the amendment to the German Crafts and Trades Regulation…
  6. Research // 15.11.2005

    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment - Indicator Continues to Move Sideways

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany decreases slightly in November by -0.7 points. Compared with +39.4 points in October, the indicator's current level of +38.7 points is still above its…
  7. Research // 08.11.2005

    Making Better Use of the Innovation Potentials of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of innovative activities in Germany. For this reason it is disquieting that in the period from the end of the 1990s until the year 2003 the number of…
  8. Research // 20.10.2005

    Vitalisation of the Global M&A Market

    New M&A Report by ZEW and Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing with articles on mergers and acquisitions
  9. Research // 18.10.2005

    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment - Expectations Stabilise

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany slightly increases in October. Standing at +39.4 points versus +38.6 points in September, the indicator remains above its historical average of +34.3 points. …

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