1. Dates and News // 21.05.2010

    ZEW on Board MS Wissenschaft

    The exhibition vessel MS Wissenschaft (also known as MS Science) will be on tour through Germany from May 18th until October 7th. ZEW is on board again, this year with a video game about the "dilemma of climate…
  2. Questions & Answers // 22.02.2010

    What Will the German Labour Market Look Like in the Future? Skills Shortage Shows No Sign of Improvement

    Although the number of registered unemployed individuals saw a rise of 160,000 persons last year as a result of the deep economic recession, the rate of unemployment did not increase as expected. While these…
  3. Opinion // 15.02.2010

    ZEW President Wolfgang Franz on “Sparta”

    Today, Greece is mainly living off past glories of the classical era. The current economic conditions are disastrous and characterised by a combination of self-inflicted crises and actions, which have dire…
  4. Questions & Answers // 14.01.2010

    Are German Car Manufacturers Prepared for the Future? Automotive Industry Sets its Sights on Regional Solutions for the Future

    2009 was a year of crisis for the automotive industry, marked by auto manufacturers struggling for survival, governments putting together comprehensive rescue packages, the closure of loss-making companies and…
  5. Opinion // 15.12.2009

    ZEW President Wolfgang Franz on the “Coalition Agreement”

    In its most recent annual report, the German Council of Economic Experts has analysed whether the coalition agreement of CDU, CSU and FDP takes into account the diverse economic and political challenges that…
  6. Dates and News // 10.11.2009

    Vernissage at the ZEW - Murals on Berlin Wall were Colourful

    The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim pays tribute to the Fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago. Until 22 Dezember 2009, the ZEW exhibits wall photographs by artist Piet Joehnk, who is…
  7. Conferences // 06.11.2009

    First ReCapNet Conference at ZEW

    On 30 and 31 October 2009, ZEW hosted the first conference of the Leibniz network “Real Estate Markets and Capital Markets” (ReCapNet). Launched in early 2009, the international research network aims to…
  8. Questions & Answers // 21.09.2009

    How Important Are Families for Education and Labour Market Success? Low-performing Children Should Receive Government Support

    The demands placed on teachers, schools and universities have never been higher; children are supposed to be prepared for the challenges of a global labour market within an extremely short period of time. What…
  9. Conferences // 19.08.2009

    Latest Developments in Macroeconomics

    On 7 and 8 July 2009, the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) hosted a conference on the latest developments in the field of macroeconomics. The event, which was attended by around 60 researchers from…
  10. Dates and News // 04.03.2009

    ZEW President Wolfgang Franz Appointed as New Chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts

    The members of the German Council of Economic Experts have elected Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Franz, president of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim, as their new chairman for a…


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