Abgeschlossene Projekte

  1. Project // 01.12.2021 – 30.06.2022

    Trends in Research and Development Expenditure in Germany from an International Perspective

    The aim of the study is to analyse the development of R&D expenditure in Germany in the past 25 years for sectors of performance and individual industries in the business enterprise sector. The dynamics in Germany…

  2. Project // 01.11.2021 – 30.09.2022

    Bundesländerindex Familienunternehmen

    The current focus in the public evaluation of state governments and administrations lies on the services provided to citizens. However, this does not comprise whether and to what extent federal states perform…

  3. Project // 01.11.2021 – 31.10.2022

    Is the European Central Bank on its way to being overloaded?

    The Corona pandemic continues to have a major impact on social and economic activities in Europe at the end of 2021. Measures against the spread of the virus, such as lockdowns and short-time work, pose…

  4. Project // 01.10.2021 – 30.11.2022

    The Impact of Fiscal Rules on State-Owned Enterprises

    An ongoing debate that already started in the pre-Covid-19 era addresses the question whether the fiscal rules in Germany and the EU have a too restrictive impact on public expenditures. Critics fear that such…

  5. Project // 01.10.2021 – 31.05.2022

    Ex-ante Analysis of the Subsidy Program “INVEST – Venture Capital Grant”

    In accordance with the EU Commission's Guideline on State Aid to Promote Risk Financing (Risk Financing Guidelines), an ex-ante analysis is to be carried out on the "INVEST- Zuschuss für Wagniskapital" funding…

  6. Project // 15.09. – 15.12.2021

    Proposals for Improving the Administration of the German R&D Tax Credit

    The study aims at developing proposals for improving the administration of the newly introduced R&D tax credit in Germany. The study deals with two main questions:

    • What has to be done to fully address the entire…
  7. Project // 01.09.2021 – 31.07.2022

    Creation of a Representative Data Base of Young Firms in North Rhine-Westfalia 2021

    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…

  8. Project // 01.09.2021 – 31.03.2022

    Drivers and Barriers for Innovation in the German SME sector

    The study aims at identifying the main drivers and barriers of innovation in the German SME sector. Based on empirical findings, the study derives policy conclusions for strengthening innovation in small and…

  9. Project // 15.06.2021 – 15.04.2022

    Analysis of the balancing energy market

    Within the project, reports will be prepared to address the design of balancing energy markets in Germany within the frame of the scheduled European designs.

  10. Project // 01.06.2021 – 01.06.2022

    Effective Levels of Company Taxation within an Enlarged European Union and Related Supporting Services – Update 2021

    Pursuing the goals of the Lisbon Strategy, the European Commission addresses the malfunctioning of the Internal Market due to corporate tax obstacles. In this context, effective tax burdens reveal possible…

  11. Project // 01.06.2021 – 31.03.2022

    Economic Impact of Family Firms in Europe

    The ZEW regularly prepares the study "The Economic Impact of Family Firms in Germany" for Stiftung Familienunternehmen in cooperation with ifm Mannheim. For this purpose, data from the ZEW's Mannheim Enterprise…

  12. Project // 01.06.2021 – 30.05.2022

    The German Tax Transfer System in the Household Context

    This project aims to create a thematic website content on the German tax and transfer system.

    Graphical and explanatory information are shedding light on the German tax and transfer system from an economic…