1. 01.07.2022 · ZEW (msc/ybr)
    Business Cycle Tableaus by ZEW and Börsen-Zeitung
    Labour Market | Business Cycle | Inflation | Interest Rate
    Table of the data collected in the economic tableau for the eurozone.

    Economic experts are forecasting a further increase in the inflation rate for the eurozone. There are also indicators of a positive development in the labour market and a gradual increase in the forecasts for short- and long-term interest rates. This is the result of the business cycle tableaus by ZEW Mannheim and the German daily newspaper, Börsen-Zeitung.

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  2. 29.06.2022 · ZEW (jkp/ybr)
    ECB | Banking System | Monetary Policy | Climate policy
    Picture of Friedrich Heinemann and Karolin Kirschenmann at the opening.

    Over the past two decades, the European Central Bank (ECB) has taken on a growing number of tasks. From banking supervision to green financing, the thematic scope of the ECB has extended beyond the classical objective of price stability. Is the ECB currently experiencing an excess of tasks, or is this an appropriate response to the economic challenges of our time? ZEW Mannheim organised a full-day workshop on 31 May 2022 with the support of the Strube Stiftung to debate these questions.

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  3. 15.06.2022 · ZEW (hsh/deg)
    Climate policy | Social Policy | Family policy | Social transfer | Energy Prices | ZEWPodcast
    New ZEW podcast format on climate income.

    German Labour Minister Hubertus Heil’s plan to introduce a social climate income is currently being hotly debated. Against the background of rising energy prices, the new policy instrument is intended to relieve people with low or medium incomes. The climate income was already agreed by the coalition parties last year in order to make the transformation to climate neutrality socially compatible.

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  4. 09.06.2022 · ZEW (zas/sel/ybr)
    Dates and News
    Economic policy | Appointment | Armenia
    Portrait picture of ZEW economist Zareh Asatryan

    Dr. Zareh Asatryan, deputy head of the Research Department “Corporate Taxation and Public Finance” at ZEW Mannheim, has been appointed to the Economic Policy Council to the Prime Minister of Armenia. The independent council was established in May 2022.

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  5. 07.06.2022 · ZEW (jki/deg)
    Podcast-Cover of Jan Kinne.

    ZEW researcher Jan Kinne started Istari.ai together with David Lenz while doing his doctorate. In the 21st episode of the #ZEWPodcast ‘Wirtschaft · Forschung · Debatten’/‘Economy · Research · Debates’, the economist looks back on the time when the company was founded and explains what added value his company Istari.ai offers for science, politics and companies.

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  6. 03.06.2022 · ZEW (mne)
    Big event | Health | Health economics | Health care | First-Hand Information on Economic Policy
     Photo of the panel discussion at BW Bank.

    As digitalisation has reached the health sector, medical innovations will be driven more and more by the use of data. Analysing and connecting patient data is playing an increasingly important role in the early detection of epidemics and for developing patient-specific treatment plans. The use of patient data presents opportunities as well as challenges for patients, the public health sector and Germany as a business hub. This raises the question of why Germany is not up to speed on the use of health data. How can the full potential of health data be used and competitiveness be increased? ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach, Baden-Württemberg Minister of Science Theresia Bauer, and health expert and chairman of the board of AOK Baden-Württemberg Johannes Bauernfeind discussed these questions in a panel debate at BW Bank Stuttgart on 1 June 2022. ZEW Mannheim organised the panel discussion together with the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg. Anne Guhlich and Joachim Dorfs, editors-in-chief of the Stuttgarter Zeitung, moderated the event.

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  7. 24.05.2022 · ZEW (bch/rge/phg/ybr)
    Energy transition | Climate Change | Environment | CO2
    Picture of Professor Lucas Bretschger during his lecture at ZEW

    On 16 and 17 May 2022, around 80 energy and environmental economists from Germany and abroad participated in the tenth Mannheim Conference on Energy and the Environment at ZEW Mannheim. For two days, international researchers discussed various topics of energy, climate and environmental economics. This year, the conference focused on energy efficiency, electricity markets, behavioural economic instruments and CO2 pricing.

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  8. 20.05.2022 · ZEW (kko/ybr)
    Dates and News
    ZEW Sponsors' Association for Science and Practice | Investment policy | Energy efficiency
    Group picture of the ZEW Board of Sponsors.

    At its meeting on 18 May 2022, the board of the ZEW – Sponsors’ Association for Science and Practice decided to fund two scientific projects at ZEW. The board met for the first time under the chairmanship of Dr. Ralph Rheinboldt and with additional members: With now nine company representatives on the board, the Sponsors’ Association continues to expand its regional outreach and diversity and is a reflection of the outstanding companies in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region.

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  9. 13.05.2022 · ZEW (ybr)
    Public Events
    Ukraine | Energy Policy | International Relations and Foreign Policy
    Screenshot of U.S. Consul General Norman Thatcher Scharpf (pictured left) and ZEW President Prof. Dr. Achim Wambach, PhD, at #ZEWlive on the economic impact of the Ukraine war.

    This year, 8 May, Victory in Europe Day, celebrating the end of the Second World War, was more symbolic than ever. The Russian invasion of Ukraine triggered a serious humanitarian crisis. The consequences of the war are being felt around the world. But what impact does the war in Ukraine have on the economy? This was discussed by U.S. Consul General Norman Thatcher Scharpf and ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach on 10 May 2022 as part of the digital event series #ZEWlive. The event was moderated by journalist Jessica Sturmberg.

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  10. 12.05.2022 · ZEW (kki/ybr)
    Sustainability | Climate Change | Financial Markets | Demographic change
    Symbol image of paper figure standing on money.

    How do demographic change and climate change affect financial markets and their actors? In what ways do they influence financial decision-making, pensions, interest rates, and even the architecture and regulation of financial markets and institutions? To explore these questions, ZEW Mannheim organised a conference on “Ageing and Sustainable Finance” from 6 to 8 April 2022.

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