1. SEEK // 08.05.2012

    Minister Friedrich Opens SEEK Workshop on the Competitiveness of the European Car Industry in Brussels

    Which public support measures can help the European car industry to overcome the crisis? What is the long-term benefit of state aid measures, e.g. car scrappage schemes? Which instruments are especially useful…
  2. Questions & Answers // 04.05.2012

    Why Does Germany Fail to Attract Foreign Skilled Workers? Germany Needs a More Welcoming Culture

    Various measures aimed at encouraging direly needed skilled workers to immigrate to Germany have not been successful to date. Dr. Holger Bonin, a labour market expert at ZEW, explains what firms can do to…
  3. Public Events // 27.04.2012

    President of the Deutsche Bundesbank Talks About Financial Crisis and its Challenges for Monetary Policy

    Prof. Dr. Axel Weber, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) gave a speech at the Mannheim Discussions on Economic and Currency Issues. The…
  4. Dates and News // 23.04.2012

    Exchange of Views Between ZEW and Minister of Finance and Economics Dr. Nils Schmid

    On April 23, 2012, ZEW President Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Franz and Minister of Finance and Economics of the State of Baden-Württemberg Dr. Nils Schmid met in Stuttgart to discuss current economic…
  5. Dates and News // 20.04.2012

    Dr. Sebastian Peyer Visiting Researcher at ZEW

    From May 7-11, 2012, Dr. Sebastian Peyer will be visiting researcher at the ZEW Research Group Competition and Regulation. He is Post Doctoral Research Fellow with the Centre for Competition Policy (CCP) at the…
  6. Dates and News // 20.04.2012

    Professor Frank T. Rothaermel, PhD, Visiting Researcher at ZEW

    From May 2 to June 29, 2012, Frank T. Rothaermel, PhD, Professor at Georgia Tech Business School, will be visiting researcher at the ZEW Research Department "Industrial Economics and International Management".…
  7. Dates and News // 20.04.2012

    Prof. Dr. Dirk Rübbelke Visiting Researcher at ZEW

    From April 16 to April 30, 2012, Prof. Dr. Dirk Rübbelke from Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) and the Basque Foundation for Science (IKERBASQUE) is visiting researcher at the ZEW Research Department…
  8. Questions & Answers // 17.04.2012

    How Effective is the European Fiscal Compact? Important Signaling Effects in the Battle Against Public Debt

    The EU's heads of state have agreed on a fiscal stability treaty for Europe. One aim of the treaty is to stem the excessive public debt levels in many eurozone countries. We spoke with Friedrich Heinemann, the…
  9. Opinion // 12.04.2012

    Web Chatter

    The term of "social" is provided for most people with a sense of well-being or at least with positive connotations. So many institutions use this adjective in various contexts starting with social market…
  10. Research // 27.03.2012

    Study on Corporate Tax Rates: A Comparison of Germany and the EU

    Regarding the effective tax burden of companies, Germany ranks 21st among the 27 EU countries. Only six EU member states raise higher corporate taxes than Germany. Even though fiscal reforms were passed in…


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