1. 20.10.2010 (ybr)
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    From 1 September 2010 to 1 June 2011, Dr. Virginia Hernanz is a visiting researcher at the ZEW Research Department Labour Markets, Human Resources and Social Policy. Hernanz is Associate Professor at the University of Alcalá (Madrid). Her research focuses on the formation and evaluation of labour market policy measures. During her research stay at ZEW, Hernanz will analyse the transition to and from unemployment in a comparison between Spain and Germany.

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  2. 15.10.2010 (ybr)
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    Sebastian Peyer is a Visiting Researcher at the ZEW Research Department "Industrial Economics and International Management" from 18 to 22 October. He is currently conducting research on private enforcement of competition law at the Centre for Competition Policy (CCP) at the University of East Anglia in Norwich (UK). While visiting ZEW, Sebastian Peyer is concerned with the empirical analysis of data sets on private enforcement of competition law in Germany.

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  3. 12.10.2010 (ybr)
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    From October 5th, 2010, to January 3rd, 2011, Weiqi Tang and Xu Dong from the "Center for Energy, Economy and Strategy Study" (CEESS) of Fudan University in Shanghai, China, will join the "Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management" Research Department as visiting researchers. Their Research Visit is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) within the national programme "Funding of Scientific and Technological Cooperation with China". They are visiting ZEW in order to establish a co-operation between the institutes.

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  4. 04.10.2010 (ybr)
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    From September, 1st, 2010 to August, 31rd, 2011, Chu Wei is working as International Climate Protection Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in the Research Department "Environmental and Resource Economics" His host is PD Dr. Andreas Löschel. Chu Wei is an Assistant Professor at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China. During his stay at ZEW, he will examine the impact of energy efficiency on CO2 emission, and evaluate China’s energy and climate policy.

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  5. 24.09.2010 (ybr)
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    Riccardo Cappelli was a visiting researcher in ZEW's Research Department “Industrial Economics and International Management” from 1 October to 15 December 2010. At the time, Cappelli was working on his doctorate at the University of Insubria (Varese, Italy) where his supervisor was Professor Fabio Montobbio. His primary research focus is in the area of empirical research into innovation and patents. During his research visit, Cappelli looked closely at the persistence of obstacles to innovation and the effects of innovation processes in firms as part of a joint research project.

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  6. 13.09.2010 (ybr)
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    Bettina Klose was a visiting researcher in the ZEW Research Department "Industrial Economics and International Management” from 13 to 17 September 2010. She is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute for Strategy and Business Economics at the University of Zurich. Her research interests include auction theory, industrial economics and political economy. She completed her doctorate in this area at Purdue University in August 2010 under the supervision of Dan Kovenock. During her research visit at ZEW, she examined the efficiency of an auction-like mechanism used to set reference prices for prescription drugs in Denmark.

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  7. 10.09.2010 (ybr)
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    Ramiro Parrado was a visiting researcher in the ZEW Research Department “Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management” from 10 September to 31 December 2010. At the time of his visit, he was a researcher at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) in Venice and writing his doctorate under the supervision of Professor Carlo Carraro at the University Ca’ Foscari in Venice. His research interests include the economics of climate change, climate policy and computable general equilibrium (CGE) models. During his time at ZEW, he conducted research on technological change using CGE models.

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  8. 06.08.2010 (ybr)
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    Heidelberg University

    Dr. Friedrich Heinemann, head of the ZEW Research Department “Corporate Taxation and Public Finance” was granted a professorship by the University of Heidelberg in the subject of economics in July 2010. In his postdoctoral thesis, Heinemann looked at the influences that affect members of parliament when making tax policy decisions. His habilitation lecture addressed the question of to what extent the behaviour of tax payers and benefit recipients is solely driven by self-interest or whether it is also influenced by social norms.

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  9. 03.08.2010 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Real estate | Real estate financing

    Professor Felix Schindler, a researcher in the ZEW Research Department “International Finance and Financial Management”, has been appointed as a junior professor at the Steinbeis Hochschule in Berlin. Professor Schindler will be working at the Centre for Finance, Banking and Real Estate in the School of Management and Innovation. Schindler’s research interests are in the areas of real estate as capital investment and real estate financing.

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  10. 29.06.2010 (ybr)
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    Jin Lei was a visiting researcher in the ZEW Research Department “International Finance and Financial Management” from 2 to 30 July 2010. At the time of his visit, Mr Lei was a research fellow at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada where his doctoral advisor was Professor Richard Deaves, who has collaborated intensively with ZEW over the years. Mr Lei’s research interests include expectation formation and empirical financial market analysis. During his research visit at ZEW, Lei worked on a joint research project with the head of the research department PD Dr. Michael Schröder analysing risk premiums and expectation formation on the German stock market.

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