1. 28.07.2021 · ZEW (bga/ybr)
    Workshop
    Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) | Innovation

    On 16 and 17 June 2021, the Mannheim Virtual IO Workshop on secrecy and disclosure in innovation was jointly hosted by ZEW Mannheim, the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI), and the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) TR 224 “EPoS” at the universities of Bonn and Mannheim.

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  2. 26.07.2021 · ZEW (bsr/ybr)
    Call for Papers
    Real estate financing | Real estate market | Digitisation | Call for Papers

    ZEW Mannheim is pleased to announce the Leibniz Network’s 13th interdisciplinary conference on Real Estate Markets and Capital Markets (ReCapNet). The event is hosted by KTH Royal Institute of Technology and will take place either online or in a hybrid format in Stockholm in mid-November 2021 and is open to all researchers interested in the interactions between real estate markets and capital markets.

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  3. 22.07.2021 · ZEW (ckn/ybr)
    Call for Papers
    Illustrational image MIFE Inaugural Conference and Early Career Workshop (little icon-style "money tree", blue on green background)

    ZEW Mannheim and the University of Mannheim are organizing the inaugural conference of the recently co-founded Mannheim Institute of Financial Education (MIFE) from 29 November to 2 December 2021. The MIFE is dedicated to the comprehensive research of financial education issues. In addition to the first two conference days with invited keynote speakers at the MIFE opening, the event offers further opportunities for exchange and networking between representatives from research, politics, and practice. This includes a workshop for early career researchers from various disciplines. Researchers at the beginning of their careers from economics, household finance, economics and business education, psychology, and related fields are invited to submit their full research papers that have not yet been accepted for publication.

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  4. 22.07.2021 · ZEW (kpa/ybr)
    Awards
    Employee training | Equal Opportunities
    Symbolic image with four young people standing side by side, looking in one direction with interest.

    ZEW Mannheim has received the TOTAL E-QUALITY award for the third time, this year with an additional award for diversity. The institute was honoured by the jury for its successful gender equality policy, its well-established structures for implementing gender equality and its ongoing commitment to promoting equal opportunities.

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  5. 20.07.2021 · ZEW (msc/ybr)
    Business Cycle Tableaus by ZEW and Börsen-Zeitung
    Business Cycle | Short-term forecast | Germany | Inflation
    The forecasts for economic growth in Germany were increased.

    Economic experts assess the inflation risk as low and expect the current high rate of price increases to be only short-lived. The forecasts for economic growth in Germany were raised, while the estimates for the euro area remained virtually unchanged. This is the result of the business cycle tableaus by ZEW Mannheim and the German daily newspaper, Börsen-Zeitung.

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  6. 16.07.2021 · ZEW (hsh/ggr)
    Personnel
    University of Strasbourg | International scientific cooperation
    Portrait of ZEW Economist Dr. Holger Stichnoth

    The University of Strasbourg has appointed Dr. Holger Stichnoth, deputy head of the Research Department “Social Policy and Redistribution” at ZEW Mannheim, as honorary professor (professeur conventionné) as of 1 September 2021. In addition to his activities in the context of university teaching, his tasks include scientific cooperation in research projects of the university’s Bureau d’Economie Théorique et Appliquée (BETA).

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  7. 16.07.2021 · ZEW (sse/chs/deg)
    Research
    Women?s wages | Parental benefits (Elterngeld) | ZEWPodcast | Labour Market
    Picture of ZEW economist Professor Susanne Steffes

    Family-related leave, part-time work, lower-paid professions – there are many reasons why the gender wage gap exists. In the eleventh episode of the #ZEWPodcast ‘Wirtschaft · Forschung · Debatten’/‘Economy · Research · Debates’, Junior Professor Susanne Steffes, deputy head of the Research Department “Market Design” at ZEW Mannheim, explains the circumstances that lead to the gender wage gap and discusses ways to improve career opportunities for women.

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  8. 14.07.2021 · ZEW (bpe/ybr)
    Awards
    Award | Professorship | Innovation | Award
    Portrait of Professor Bettina Peters

    Professor Bettina Peters, deputy head of the ZEW Research Department “Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics”, was awarded the Dean’s Teaching Award for Distinguished Lecturers at Pforzheim University on 23 June 2021. The professor of innovation from the University of Luxembourg received the award, which is presented annually, for her teaching commitment at Pforzheim University’s Faculty of Business and Law.

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  9. 08.07.2021 · ZEW (fhe/ggr)
    Public Events
    GDP | Public Debt | Coronavirus | ZEWBookTalk
    Heinemann and Schuknecht

    Professor Friedrich Heinemann, head of the ZEW Research Department “Corporate Taxation and Public Finance”, welcomed Ludger Schuknecht to the virtual #ZEWBookTalk on 6 July 2021. He discussed with him his current book “Public Spending and the Role of the State – History, Performance, Risk and Remedies”. Schuknecht, who is currently a visiting professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, previously held the positions of Deputy Secretary-General at the OECD and Chief Economist at the German Federal Ministry of Finance. For the #ZEWBookTalk, he was connected from Singapore.

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  10. 07.07.2021 · ZEW (ggr)
    Events
    Enterprise | Innovationeconomy | Database
    Symbol image with several people using different devices.

    “Taxation, Venture Financing and State Aid: Using Orbis & Zepyhr Data in Economic Analysis” was the title of an online seminar organised by ZEW Mannheim and Bureau van Dijk (BvD) on 1 July 2021. The seminar focused on the scientific use of BvD’s Orbis and Zephyr databases. By presenting three research projects, scientists from several European research institutions illustrated the many possibilities of using the two databases.

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