Abgeschlossene Projekte

  1. Project // 01.01. – 31.12.2021

    How does Digitalization Affect the Tax Sensitivity of Location Decisions in MNEs?

    The urgency for research on the topic of the taxation of the digital economy is highlighted by the fact that the G20 and OECD as well as individual nations are taking partially uncoordinated actions to…

  2. Project // 01.01.2021 – 30.09.2022

    Coronavirus Crisis and Taxes in the European Union

    To mitigate the negative economic effects of the Corona crisis, several countries have utilized tax policy instruments. In Europe, all countries quickly introduced immediate responses…

  3. Project // 01.01.2021 – 30.06.2022

    Taxation and Migration: Evidence from Switzerland

    Using local data from Switzerland, this project examines how tax rate affect internal migration.

  4. Project // 01.01.2021 – 31.12.2022

    International Trade During a Pandemic: Boon or Bane?

    We will empirically estimate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on international trade. One hypothesis to be tested is that economies with a higher degree of trade diversification are less harmed by…

  5. Project // 01.12.2020 – 31.01.2022

    The Effects of the National Minimum Wage on Competition

    In this project, we investigate the effects of the national minimum wage in Germany on competition and industry structure. The main is to answer the question whether the national minimum wage introduction in 2015…

  6. Project // 01.11.2020 – 30.04.2021

    Feasibility Study on the Markets for Technology

    Technology markets are markets where codified technological knowledge is traded. This knowledge is typically protected by intellectual property rights such as patents, utility models or designs. These IPRs can be…

  7. Project // 01.11.2020 – 31.03.2022

    Updating the List of R&D Invenstive Products/Industries and Knowledge-Intensive Sectors

    The aim of the project is to update the list of R&D invenstive products and industries which has been produced in 2012 by NIW, ISI and ZEW. In addition, the list of knowledge-intensive sectors will be updated too.

  8. Project // 15.10. – 31.12.2020

    Proof of Concept to Determine the Economic Impact of Family Firms in Europe

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

  9. Project // 01.10.2020 – 31.10.2022

    The Quality of Employment and Firm Outcomes: A Panel Analysis of Recent Developments in German Establishments – Wave 5

    In this project, the fifth survey wave of the Linked Personnel Panel (LPP) was developed and evaluated together with a team led by Professor Dirk Sliwka from the University of Cologne and Prof. Patrick Kampkötter…

  10. Project // 01.10.2020 – 31.03.2022

    Tax Loss Restrictions, Investor Exits and Market Prices

    The exit of investors is an important event for private firms. Venture capitalists mostly decide to take this step via a trade sale or initial public offering (IPO). At this point, the companies can have …

  11. Project // 01.10.2020 – 31.07.2021

    Innovation Challenges in the Metropolitan Region Rhine-Neckar

    The research project analysed the challenges of firms in the metropolitan region of Rhine-Neckar with respect to developing and introducing innovations, as well as potential policy approaches to improve the…

  12. Project // 21.09.2020 – 30.06.2021

    Political structures financing in the Member States

    This project examines how political parties are financed in the member states of the European Union.