Projects

  1. Project // 01. – 30.11.2022

    Start-ups and Demography - Evaluations from the IAB/ZEW Start-up Panel

    Demographic development is a cross-sectional process that has a variety of effects on market activity. Start-up activity is also strongly driven by age effects, as investment behavior and financing conditions are…

  2. Project // 01.11.2022 – 28.02.2023

    The Economic Contribution of Family Firms

    The majority of businesses in Germany are family businesses. The economic significance of family businesses and their special features compared to other businesses have been examined in recent years in studies by…

  3. Project // 01.11. – 31.12.2022

    Concept for a monitoring system on knowledge and technology transfer in Switzerland

    This aim of this study is

    1. To identify and describe indicators to be included in a national monitoring of knowledge and technology transfer (KTT) in Switzerland, including the definition of the indicators as well…
  4. Project // 01.11.2022 – 31.10.2025

    Market and policy mechanisms for decarbonizing the power sector in the EU and China

    Countries representing more than 65% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and more than 70% of the world economy have committed to achieving net-zero emissions by mid-century. A critical aspect of achieving the goal…

  5. Project // 01.11. – 31.12.2022

    Study on Financing and Public Support for Green Start-ups

    The study analyses the potential for green start-ups in Germany as well as the specific financing needs and need for public support of this particular group of new firms. Based on the findings, some principles…

  6. Project // 01.10.2022 – 31.08.2023

    The Incidence of Tax Evasion: Experimental Evidence from Italy

    Economic theory predicts that the incidence of a commodity tax like the Value Added Tax (VAT) will be distributed between buyers and sellers depending on the relative elasticities of supply and demand. Standard…

  7. Project // 15.09.2022 – 31.01.2023

    Experience with the Administration of the German R&D Tax Credit in the Mechanical Engineering Industry

    The aim of the study is to conduct, together with the Association of the German Mechanical Engineering Industry (VDMA), a survey among VDMA member firms on the use of the newly introduced R&D tax credit in…

  8. Project // 01.09.2022 – 31.08.2025

    Horizon Europe: Welfare systems and labour market policies for economic and social resilience in Europe

    Four megatrends - technological transformations, globalisation, climate warming and demographic changes - reshape labour markets, redefine opportunities and risks, and pose new challenges for welfare states in…

  9. Project // 01.09.2022 – 31.07.2023

    Creation of a Representative Data Base of Young Firms in North Rhine-Westfalia

    The sample for the IAB/ZEW Start-up Panel will be extended so that the start-ups in NRW are representated. The NRW.BANK is interested in having a micro database at its disposal that enables analyzing the…

  10. Project // 01.09.2022 – 31.08.2023

    Digitalization, tax savings and competition effects

    Broad empirical evidence illustrates increasing market concentration since the 90s. Previous literature has highlighted the prominent role of technology, increasing barriers to entry, lax or ineffective antitrust…

  11. Project // 01.09.2022 – 31.08.2023

    Do they actually move? Tracing taxed induced migration with electricity consumption data

    The literature has shown that especially wealthy individuals and high income earners such as football superstars, inventors, or high income expats react strongly to differences in top tax rates across and within…

  12. Project // 01.08.2022 – 31.07.2025

    AI-Based Identification and Impact Analysis of the Knowledge Transfer between Science and Industry

    The project focuses on the large-scale identification of knowledge transfer channels on firm and university websites. It aims to create an inventory of the use of knowledge transfer channels by firms and…