1. 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…
  2. 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…
  3. 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…
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. 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".
  7. 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…
  8. Opinion // 20.10.2006

    ZEW President Wolfgang Franz on Combined Wages

    It is well-known that the German government intends to evaluate the possibility of introducing combined wages. Therefore, the government asked the German Council of Economic Experts to provide an expert report…
  9. Opinion // 06.09.2006

    ZEW President Wolfgang Franz on Germany as a Business Location – Cost Benefits

    The Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia and vice-chair of the conservative party CDU, Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers, was quoted as saying: The belief that tax cuts will lead to more investment and more jobs is…
  10. Opinion // 20.07.2006

    ZEW President Wolfgang Franz on missed opportunities to reform Germany’s statutory health insurance

    By now, the restructuring of the statutory health insurance (SHI) has gradually taken shape as indicated in the white paper issued on July 4, 2006 by the German federal government. Although several essential…