1. Opinion // 13.04.2011

    Future of Nuclear Power

    The horrific news reports and images from Japan’s nuclear disaster are disturbing, yet it would be unwise to rely on the advice of the Cassandras in our midst. What is instead needed is a reassessment of…
  2. Questions & Answers // 13.04.2011

    How well do rating agencies perform? A Government Agency Should be Formed as a Competitor to Private Credit Rating Agencies as soon as Possible

    Credit rating agencies are powerful. Their judgements determine the conditions under which a country can borrow money on international capital markets. Prof. Dr. Michael Schröder, head of the department of…
  3. Conferences // 29.03.2011

    4th ZEW Conference on the Economics of Innovation and Patenting & STRIKE Closing Conference on 19-20 May 2011

    The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) is hosting the fourth Conference on the Economics of Innovation and Patenting in Mannheim on 19-20 May 2011. The event, which will be held in English, also serves…
  4. Personnel // 28.03.2011

    Prof. Jan Brueckner, PhD Visiting Researcher at ZEW

    From 22 March to 24 March 2011, Prof. Jan Brueckner, PhD, was a visiting researcher at the ZEW Research Department "Industrial Economics and International Management". Jan Brueckner is Professor of Economics at…
  5. Dates and News // 24.03.2011

    Dr. Ricardo A. Daziano Visiting Researcher at ZEW

    From 6 June 2011 to 15 July 2011, Dr. Ricardo A. Daziano is visiting researcher at the ZEW Research Department "Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management". Daziano is Assistant Professor at…
  6. Questions & Answers // 23.03.2011

    Germany’s lack of skilled labour - Germany needs to tackle the immigration of skilled labour

    For the first time in many years, the number of unemployed in Germany fell below the three million mark in October 2010. In light of the robust labour market, companies are calling for more immigration, as…
  7. Public Events // 21.03.2011

    Mannheim Corporate Tax Day 2011: National and International Taxation for Partnerships (June 21, 2011)

    The University of Mannheim and ZEW jointly host the Mannheim Corporate Tax Day (Mannheimer Unternehmenssteuertag) 2011. On 21 June 2011, renowned experts from the worlds of academia, business and government…
  8. Dates and News // 20.03.2011

    Dr. Sebastian Lazar Visiting Researcher at ZEW

    From 28 March to 21 April 2011, Dr. Sebastian Lazar is a visiting researcher at the ZEW Research Department "Corporate Taxation and Public Finance". Sebastian Lazar is Assistant Professor at the University…
  9. Opinion // 07.03.2011

    Economic Governance

    In March of this year Europe's heads of state and government will decide on whether to adopt the "Competitiveness Pact" that was jointly proposed by France and Germany on 4 February. The pact, often discussed…
  10. SEEK // 05.03.2011

    Minister President of Baden-Württemberg Mappus and EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Geoghegan-Quinn Guests at SEEK Kick-Off Conference at ZEW

    ZEW President Wolfgang Franz welcomed some 200 participants from academia, politics and the economy from 20 countries to the SEEK kick-off conference "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the…


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