Online Seminar by ZEW Mannheim and BvD

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Taxation, Venture Financing and State Aid: Using Orbis & Zepyhr Data in Economic Analysis

The free online seminar by ZEW and BvD with researchers from leading institutes will take place on Thursday, 1 July 2021 from 11am to noon.

On 1 July 2021, ZEW Mannheim and Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing GmbH will organise a free online seminar in English from 11 am to noon.

Three researchers from renowned European research institutions will show which projects they are working on and how they use information from the Orbis and Zephyr databases provided by Bureau van Dijk for their economic analyses. The Orbis database contains information on more than 400 million companies worldwide and the Zephyr database is the most comprehensive data source for M&A deals, multiples and rumours.

Presentations and speakers:

  • “International Taxation and Productivity Effects of M&As”

Maximilian Todtenhaupt, assistant professor, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)

  • “Start-up Subsidies and the Sources of Venture Capital”

Marius Berger, researcher in the “Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics” Department at the ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research

  • “The Impact of State Aid on the Survival and Financial Viability of Aided Firms”

Sven Heim, assistant professor of economics, MINES ParisTech CERNA

After each presentation there will be an opportunity for brief discussion and for asking questions.