1. Discussion and Working Paper // 2019

    Policy Instruments for a Crisis-Proof European Union

    Although numerous euro area reforms have been carried out in the last decade, fostering economic crisis resilience and convergence among Member States remains high on the agenda. This policy brief draws on…

  2. Discussion and Working Paper // 2019

    Conceptual and political foundations for examining the interaction between nature and economy

    The aim of this paperis to contribute toan innovative agenda in the field of Environmental Economics. The paper focusses on a conceptual and political perspective on the interactions between nature and…

  3. Discussion and Working Paper // 2019

    The Effect of Early Childhood Education and Care Services on the Social Integration of Refugee Families

    Devising appropriate policy measures for the integration of refugees is high on the agenda of many governments. This paper focuses on the social integration of families seeking asylum in Germany between 2013 and…

  4. Discussion and Working Paper // 2019

    Buyers' Role in Innovation Procurement

    What is the impact of buyers on the performance of innovation procurement? In which phase of the procurement process are buyers most crucial and why? We address these questions by exploiting a novel dataset…