1. Questions & Answers // 17.12.2010

    Skills Shortage in Germany – Qualified Immigrants Needed in Moderation

    In October, the number of people unemployed in Germany dipped below the 3-million mark for the first time in a long while. In the face of a healthy labour market, firms are increasingly calling for more skilled…
  2. Dates and News // 15.12.2010

    ZEW Newsletter English Edition – Available from February 2011

    From 15th February 2011, the monthly ZEW Newsletter will also be available in English. Our international readers can stay informed on the same issues discussed in the German-language newsletter through the ZEW…
  3. ZEW/Prognos Survey // 13.12.2010

    50th edition of the ZEW/ProgTrans Transport Market Barometer

    Since 1998, Prognos AG, Basel, and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, have conducted a quarterly survey of 300 experts in the field of transport about the development of transport…
  4. Research // 07.12.2010

    Study on the German ICT Sector as a Trailblazer in Innovation

    The ICT sector is one of the most innovative sectors in Germany, with 7 per cent of revenue going into innovative projects. Germany is also a leading centre of technology for ICT (information and communication…
  5. Opinion // 06.12.2010


    Take a close look at your advent wreath. Was is made out of dried leaves when you bought it or did you opt for a fresh one? You might ask whether this is anyone’s business but your own. Well, apparently the…
  6. Public Events // 02.12.2010

    ZEW President Franz Presented Annual Report 2010/11 by German Council of Economic Experts in Berlin, Brussels, Stuttgart and Karlsruhe

    As in previous years, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Franz, ZEW President and Chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts, presented the main results of the new Annual Report 2010/2011 in Berlin,…
  7. Research // 30.11.2010

    Study on Growth Stimuli in the “Internet of Services”

    According to a recent study looking at the economic potential of the “Internet of Services”, a new service sector with the potential to become a billion-dollar industry has established itself online. This will…
  8. Workshop // 25.11.2010

    The Economics of Green IT

    On 22 November 2010, ZEW held a workshop on “The Economics of Green IT”. The term “green IT” refers to energy-saving strategies in production and use of information technology as well as IT-based innovations…
  9. Personnel // 22.11.2010

    Andreas Löschel now Professor at Heidelberg University

    Prof. Dr. Andreas Löschel, head of the ZEW research department "Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management" was appointed professor for economics with focus on environmental and resource…
  10. Personnel // 18.11.2010

    Professor Van Anh Vuong Visiting Researcher at ZEW

    Van Anh Vuong was a visiting researcher at ZEW's Research Department “Industrial Economics and International Management” from 18 November to 17 December 2010. At the time of this visit, Ms Anh Vuong was working…


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