1. Public Events // 16.05.2008

    Nobel Laureate for Economics James J. Heckman on “Skills, Schools and Synapses”

    ZEW President Professor Wolfgang Frank was pleased to welcome Professor James J. Heckman, a professor at the University of Chicago and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, to the institute to give a lecture…
  2. Research // 19.02.2008

    ZEW Update 2007 of BAK Taxation Index for Highly Qualified Manpower

    Every other year ZEW updates the BAK Taxation Index on behalf of BAK Basel Economics and also constantly extends the geographical area covered. The Index actually compares the effective charges for tax and…
  3. Conferences // 28.01.2008

    Noncognitive Skills: Acquisition and Economic Consequences (May 15-17 2008)

    The first conference of the research network "Non-Cognitive Skills: Acquisition and Economic Consequences" funded by the Leibniz Association takes place at the ZEW on 15 - 17 May 2008. The conference brings…
  4. Research // 21.01.2008

    ZEW Study: The Future of the European Union's Financing System

    The European Union should continue to be financed by member states' contributions in future. A separate EU tax should be rejected. However, the present UK-centred rebate should be replaced by a "general, but…
  5. Workshop // 27.11.2007

    Gender and the Labour Market (March 28-29 2008)

    Keynote speakers: Lena Edlund (Columbia University), Lawrence Kahn (Cornell University) and Michael Keane (University of Technology Sydney) The workshop focusses on theoretical and empirical research on gender…
  6. Opinion // 08.11.2007

    ZEW President Wolfgang Franz on the “Financial Markets Crisis”

    The economic expectations of financial market experts, which are surveyed by ZEW on a monthly basis, has not worsened since mid-October and are thus below the historical average. Based on the information…
  7. Workshop // 23.10.2007

    "Workshop on Competition in Transport Markets" 26 to 27 November 2007 at ZEW, Mannheim

    The workshop on 'Competition in Transport Markets' aims at providing a forum for scientists as well as practioneers to discuss contemporary topics and trends in the area of competition and regulation in…
  8. Research // 16.02.2007

    The market for real estate portfolios in Europe

    The market for real estate portfolios in Europe will stabilise at a high level over the coming years. Numerous factors are favourably impacting supply and demand and will continue to promote extensive…
  9. Conferences // 08.12.2006

    Fiscal Policy Challenges in Europe (22./23.3.2007)

    The German Federal Ministry of Finance and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) are hosting a conference on "Fiscal Policy Challenges in Europe".
  10. Workshop // 28.11.2006

    ZEW Summer Workshop: The Economics of Information and Communication Technologies: A European and International Perspective (12.06.2007 - 15.06.2007)

    The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) is pleased to announce its 9th Summer Workshop for Young Economists. The general topic of this workshop is "The Economics of Information and Communication…