1. 19.09.2014 · ZEW (sel)
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    Theory of Taxation | MannheimTaxation | Optimal taxation | Conference

    The central issue of the Leibniz ScienceCampus “Mannheim Taxation” (MaTax) is the design of a sustainable tax system which can adapt to and meet future economical and societal challenges on the national, European, and global level. MaTax, a scientific cooperation between the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and the University of Mannheim, formally started its work on April 1, 2014. Invitations to the first MaTax conference in Mannheim from September 17 to 18, 2014 were issued to researchers from Germany and abroad – about 80 of them decided to follow the invitation.

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  2. 06.05.2014 · ZEW (sel)
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    MS Wissenschaft | Science | ICT Technologies
    Professor Dr Johanna Wanka, Federal Minister of Education and Research and Professor Dr Irene Bertschek, ZEW, at the press conference on board the MS Wissenschaft

    The widespread use of short messaging services, online banking, uncountable smart phone apps, data glasses and smart computers in hospital operating rooms all confirm that the digital age has permeated all spheres of modern life. The exhibition focuses on the significant role of science and research in this development. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) sent the MS Wissenschaft on her mission. This year, ZEW's contribution to the MS Wissenschaft is the computer program "Social Media & Co. – Alles wirklich kostenlos?" (Social Media & Co. – Truly free of charge?). The software was developed by the institute’s "Information and Communication Technologies" Research Department.

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  3. 01.04.2014 · ZEW (sel)
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    On a proposal of the European Council, the President of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Prof. Clemens Fuest, has been appointed to the newly created EU's "High-Level Group on Own Resources". The group’s objective is to develop proposals for the future financing of the European Union and to identify ways to make the present EU own-resources system more accountable, fair, and transparent. The European Commission, the European Council and the European Parliament had agreed on establishing such a group during the negotiations over the EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework for 2014–2020. The Commission, the Council and the Parliament each appoint three members to the working group. Former EU Commissioner and Prime Minister of Italy Mario Monti chairs the group.

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  4. 14.10.2013 · ZEW (sel)
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    The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Fudan University in Shanghai have been long-standing co-operation partners. Fudan University's President Prof. Yang Yuliang, PhD, and ZEW President Prof. Dr. Clemens Fuest signed an official co-operation agreement at the visit of a Chinese delegation to ZEW. The objective of the agreement is to intensify the existing collaboration in common research areas, to co-operate in qualifying young researchers, and to strengthen knowledge transfer. At the signing ceremony, ZEW President Fuest said: "The co-operation agreement we have signed is a good foundation to build bridges between ZEW's and Fudan University's research."

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  5. 02.10.2013 · ZEW (sel)
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    Income distribution | ZEW

    Income and wealth distribution as well as the macroeconomic effects of redistribution and benefits systems raise public debate. The new Research Group "International Distribution and Redistribution" at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim, which took up work at the beginning of October 2013, conducts empirical studies on this area. Its research work is also a contribution to bringing this debate on a more objective level. The ZEW Research Group is headed by Professor Andreas Peichl.

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  6. 06.09.2013 · ZEW (sel)
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    ZEW President | Gustav Stolper Award
    ZEW President Professor Dr. Clemens Fuest (left) and the Chairman of VfS, Professor Michael C. Burda, PhD, at the award ceremony

    Prof. Dr. Clemens Fuest, president of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), was honoured with the 2013 Gustav Stolper Award sponsored by the Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS, Social Policy Association) in Düsseldorf.

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  7. 09.07.2013 · ZEW (sel)
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    Award | Heinz König Young Scholar Award | ZEW Summer Workshop | ZEW

    Patrick Hürtgen from the University of Bonn received the 2013 Heinz König Young Scholar Award of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim. ZEW honours Hürtgen’s research on the relationship between current account deficits and budget deficits. Against the backdrop of the on-going crisis in Europe, such analyses are gaining particular relevance.

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  8. 03.07.2013 · ZEW/Volksbank Weinheim eG (sel)
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    Award
    New Research Award (from the left Mr. Möller, Soßong and Kohl) - (c) Volksbank Weinheim eG

    The Volksbank Weinheim Foundation (Volksbank Weinheim Stiftung) and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) introduce two new research awards worth 2,000 and 3,000 euros to support up-and-coming researchers in the region. The prizes will be awarded to the best dissertation and the best master's thesis on the topic "The Future Working World".

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  9. 30.04.2013 · ZEW (sel)
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    MS Wissenschaft | Science

    The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) is again on board of the exhibition ship MS Wissenschaft (MS Science). On 30 April, the floating Science Centre will set sail from Berlin and begin its journey through Germany and Austria. This year, the interactive exhibition with the motto "Alle Generationen in einem Boot"(All generations in the same boat) focuses on demographic change. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) sent the MS Wissenschaft on her mission.

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  10. 28.02.2013 · ZEW (sel)
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    ZEW President | ZEW

    In a ceremony at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim, long-standing ZEW President Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Franz left office today. Prof. Dr. Clemens Fuest was inaugurated as his successor. From March 1, 2013 he will head ZEW together with the Director of Business and Administration, Thomas Kohl.

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