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  1. Research // 29.08.2022

    Return of Additional Tax Revenues Is the Right Thing to Do, but Should Be Supported by Social Policies // ZEW Study on Tax Relief

    The German government wants to relieve citizens financially, not least because of the increased bracket creep effect. Adjustments to income tax and child benefit and, most recently, the announcement that…
  2. Research // 19.08.2022

    Health Insurance Supplementary Contribution Burdens All Incomes Equally Moderately // Health Insurance Funding Reform

    The increase in the health insurance supplementary contribution proposed by the Federal Ministry of Health will be relatively low for all income groups. Due to tax effects, the net disposable income of…
  3. Research // 15.08.2022

    Can Self-Set Goals Encourage Resource Conservation?

    There are numerous ways to steer individual behaviour towards sustainability. One example are nudges, such as self-set goals. Nudges can help individuals to implement privately or socially desirable actions,…