1. Discussion and Working Paper // 2014

    Sweden's School Choice Reform and Equality of Opportunity

    This study analyses whether the Swedish school choice reform, enacted in 1992, had different effects on students from different socio-economic backgrounds. We use detailed geographical data on students' and…

  2. Discussion and Working Paper // 2014

    A Vision of the European Energy Future? The Impact of the German Response to the Fukushima Earthquake

    The German response to the Fukushima nuclear power plant incident was possibly the most significant change of policy towards nuclear power outside Japan, leading to a sudden and very significant shift in the…

  3. Discussion and Working Paper // 2014

    The Future of the Energy Transition in Germany

    Although the goals of the country's energy transition (Energiewende)are widely accepted in Germany, the specific route to get there is itself a matter of great controversy. The individual measures that are part…

  4. Discussion and Working Paper // 2014

    Do Green Innovations Stimulate Employment - Firm-level Evidence From Germany

    This research paper will use a specific set of questions on eco-innovation and its contribution to firm growth and competitiveness. This specific set of questions is only available in the German CIS. Using these…

  5. Discussion and Working Paper // 2014

    Exporting and Labor Demand: Micro-level Evidence from Germany

    It is widely believed that globalization a ffects the extent of employment and wage responses to economic shocks. To provide evidence for this, we analyze the e ffect of firms' exporting behavior on the…

  6. Discussion and Working Paper // 2014

    Exporting and Labor Demand: Micro-level Evidence from Germany

    It is widely believed that globalization a ffects the extent of employment and wage responses to economic shocks. To provide evidence for this, we analyze the e ffect of firms' exporting behavior on the…