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  1. 22.02.2021 · ZEW (srf/sel)
    Questions & Answers
    Health economics | Health care | ZEWnews
    Questions & Answers by Dr. Simon Reif about broad-based care and limited resources.

    The health economy is not only of considerable economic importance to Germany. Health services are also an essential part of the provision of public services for its citizens. At the start of 2021, ZEW set up the Project Group “Health Care Markets and Health Policy”. ZEW economist Dr. Simon Reif explains in the following interview what exactly health economics is, where we encounter it in our day-to-day lives and what research questions the project group is pursuing.

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  2. 23.04.2020 · ZEW (sel)
    Questions & Answers
    Coronavirus | Eurobonds | Public Debt | Epidemic
    Friedrich Heinemann comments on the corona bonds demanded by European countries.

    The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken economies around the world. While the German Bundestag has adopted a rescue package that will be financed through deficit spending, other eurozone states, such as Italy and Spain, have less room for financial manoeuvre due to high existing debt levels. Accordingly, Italy and Spain have been leading calls for the introduction of ‘corona bonds’. 

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