Laufende Projekte

  1. Project // 01.01. – 31.07.2023

    Measuring the Contribution of Science and Innovation to the Green Transition

    The purpose of the project is (a) to develop a measurement roadmap for green innovation, and (b) to draft a short report on green innovation indicators. The measurement roadmap will focus on the business…

  2. Project // 01.01.2023 – 30.06.2025

    Data-driven Analysis of Hate Speech on German Twitter and the Effects of Regulation

    Social media have lately become one of the primary information channels for many individuals, which was exacerbated during the recent pandemic. As such, social media is a major example of the ambivalence of…

  3. Project // 01.01.2023 – 30.06.2024

    Master Plan for the "Mittelstand" in Baden-Wuerttemberg

    The study aims at developing a master plan for the "Mittelstand" (i.e., the group of small, medium-sized or family-owned businesses) in Baden-Wuerttemberg that can guide economic policy in supporting this group of…

  4. Project // 01.12.2022 – 31.05.2023

    The Effectiveness and Distributional Consequences of Excess Profit Taxes or Windfall Taxes in Light of the Commission’s Recommendation to Member States

    Gas and electricity prices reached record levels in 2021 and again hit all-time highs in 2022, in particular following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The skyrocketing electricity prices across Europe are…

  5. Project // 01.12.2022 – 28.05.2024

    Reorientation of the European Structural Policy in the next funding period 2028-2035

    In the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027, about 30 percent of all EU budgetary resources are allocated to cohesion. Additional amounts are made available to the European budget by Next Generation…

  6. Project // 01.12.2022 – 30.11.2023

    Creation of a concept for the introduction of performance budgeting in Germany

    Designing and managing the public budget plays a central role in the control of government activities. Transparent budget management practices geared towards efficiency not only increase transparency in the…

  7. Project // 01.12.2022 – 30.09.2024

    Gender- and Cohort Differences in Earnings and Employment

    As part of the 6th report on poverty and wealth of the German federal government this project analyzes earnings and labor market participation trajectories of women and men in Germany from a cohort perspective. It…

  8. Project // 01.11.2022 – 31.12.2024

    Quantification of a Basic Child Allowance

    Central to the project are ex ante analyses and quantifications of the

    • effects of the introduction of a basic child allowance, in particular with regard to

    labor supply, transfer dependency, poverty risks of…

  9. Project // 01.11.2022 – 31.01.2023

    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 as…
  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…