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  1. Research // 15.03.2005

    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment March 2005 - Experts Cautiously Optimistic

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany improved slightly by +0.4 points in March. At its current level of +36.3 points compared with +35.9 points in February the indicator continues to lie…
  2. Research // 14.03.2005

    ProgTrans/ZEW Transport Market Barometer - Following Introduction of the Toll, Transport Prices Have Once Again Restabilised

    Following the full introduction of the toll, price developments in transport markets have returned to normal. As a consequence, companies with a demand for transport services are likely to face stronger price…
  3. Research // 07.03.2005

    ZEW Survey among 4,440 Companies – German Businesses Rely on National Partners when Outsourcing IT Services

    Approximately 87 per cent of German companies have outsourced their IT services such as system support, hardware maintenance, software programming, or user support to a greater or lesser degree to external…
  4. Personnel // 28.02.2005

    Dr. Friedrich Heinemann - New Head of ZEW Research Department

    With effect from February 21, 2005, Dr. Friedrich Heinemann (40) was appointed head of the Research Department “Corporate Taxation and Public Finance” at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in…
  5. Personnel // 22.02.2005

    Changes to the ZEW Supervisory Board – Jürgen Strube Elected Vice-Chair, Theo Spettmann and Norbert Schmitt Newly Appointed

    At this year's first supervisory board meeting of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, Prof. Dr Dr h.c. Jürgen Strube, president of the Union of Industrial and Employers' Confederations of…
  6. Research // 21.02.2005

    ZEW Energy Market Barometer – Electricity and Natural Gas Prices Expected to Increase

    In Germany, prices for natural gas and electricity are likely to rise over the coming six months. By contrast, crude oil, mineral oil and coal prices are expected to remain stable in the short term. On a…
  7. Personnel // 16.02.2005

    Parliamentary State Secretary Rezzo Schlauch (MP) Appointed New Member of the ZEW Supervisory Board

    Rezzo Schlauch, MP, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, was appointed member of the supervisory board at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim. …
  8. Research // 15.02.2005

    ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment: Again A Clear Rise

    The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany clearly increases by +9.0 points in February. It now stands at +35.9 points following +26.9 points in January. Thus, the indicator again stands approximately…
  9. Research // 14.02.2005

    Corporate Tax Burden in Europe

    Within the framework of the current debate about company taxation in Germany, there were repeated calls from the media asking the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) to create an overview of the…


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