1. 12.01.2018 · ZEW (fkr)
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    ZEW President | ZEW | Leibniz Association

    On 17 January 2018, Professor Achim Wambach, president of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), will be attending the annual Leibniz Economic Summit in Berlin, where he will debate the effects of digitalisation on the economy and the labour market with the heads of other German economic research institutions also belonging to the Leibniz Association.

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  2. 27.09.2017 · ZEW (ybr)
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    2017 BHF Participants

    The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation jointly organised this year’s Beijing Humboldt Forum in the Chinese capital from 16 to 18 September 2017. As part of the forum, ZEW organised a session entitled “Implementing the Paris Agreement – The Role of the European Union and China“. During the session, ZEW researcher Dr. Sebastian Voigt and ZEW Research Associate Professor Andreas Löschel engaged in a discussion with international guests regarding the role of China and the EU in international climate policy, especially with regard to the Paris Climate Agreement.

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  3. 08.09.2017 · ZEW (ybr)
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    The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) contributed actively to the 2017 Annual Conference of the Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS, German Economic Association) held at the University of Vienna from 3 to 6 September, with ZEW researchers providing a total of 18 presentations. In addition to the presentations, ZEW also hosted an information stand at the conference site, which offered VfS participants the opportunity to catch up on research, publications, events, and career possibilities at ZEW. This year’s conference, which gathered around 800 participants, focused on the core topic Alternative Structures for Money and Banking.

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  4. 30.08.2017 · ZEW (svi/ybr)
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    Carbon

    The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation jointly organised this year's Beijing Humboldt Forum (BHF), which will take place in the Chinese capital on September 16–18, 2017. This year, the forum will focus on topics such as green economy, cultural heritage, clean energy and carbon markets. The BHF aims to strengthen the research cooperation between Germany and China in these fields.

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  5. 28.06.2017 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Economic Growth
    ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach discussed growth projections for the Chinese economy in his keynote speech.

    What kind of growth might we see in China’s economy in the short to medium term? Will the Chinese economy be able to continue this success in the long term? What reforms are necessary to cushion the effects of social upheaval? These were just some of the questions addressed by prominent experts from the worlds of politics, economics and research in a podium discussion on 26 June 2017. ZEW welcomed more than 100 guests to the event, which was held in collaboration with the Baden Württemberg Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing at the Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart.

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  6. 26.06.2017 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Student competition | ZEW | Pupils
    Regional YES! Qualification at ZEW

    Your Economy, Your Governance, Your Society, Your Environment – these were the topics up for discussion at the Southwest regional qualification round of the Young Economic Summit (YES!), a nationwide competition for high school students. The event, which took place on 23 June 2017, was hosted by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim. The students presented their ideas for how to solve the most pressing global economic issues and had the opportunity to discuss them with experts in the field of economics.

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  7. 22.06.2017 · ZEW (ybr)
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    data economy | Data protection | Data economy

    Data and the automatic processing of data are becoming an omnipresent part of our lives. The buzzword “data economy” has become the term on everybody’s lips at both scientific conferences and political debates across the globe. What role could and should governments assume in this new data market? What obstacles are data streams currently subject to? What kind of background conditions do we need in Europe to create a successful digital economy? The potential and limits of the development of the digital economy will be the focus of the latest in the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)’s lecture series “First-Hand Information on Economic Policy” to be held on 23 June 2017 at 5:45 p.m. in Mannheim. The event will be held in English.

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  8. 21.06.2017 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Pupils | ZEW | Student competition

    How can we find our way through the flood of information coming at us on the internet? What is sustainable consumption? Why is our society so focused on economic growth, and should this continue to be our goal? These are just some of the important questions of our time that the participating high school student teams will discuss as part of the YES! – Youth Economic Summit. On 23 June 2017, around 100 students from the Southwest region will come to ZEW in Mannheim for the regional qualification round.

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  9. 14.06.2017 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Professor Irene Bertschek (left) and Dr. Sabine Graumann (right) present the Monitoring Report DIGITAL Economy 2017 to Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Brigitte Zypries.

    The digitalisation of the German economy is starting to gather speed. On average, German companies are currently reaching a digitalisation level of 54 points. This is the finding of the “Monitoring Report DIGITAL Economy 2017 – Compact” produced by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim together with the market research institute Kantar TNS. Professor Irene Bertschek, head of the ZEW Research Department “Information and Communication Technologies” presented the report together with Dr. Sabine Graumann at Kantar TNS at this year’s Digital Summit held by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in Ludwigshafen.

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  10. 23.03.2017 · ZEW (ybr)
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    commemoration | ZEW
    Debate participants on the podium discuss the possibilities and challenges of rapid digitalisation.

    How can politics and economics keep up with the rapid pace of digitalisation? In what ways is Lothar Späth's pioneering approach to digitalisation still applicable today? The opportunities and challenges this rapid change poses for companies, institutions and society as a whole served as the focus of a podium discussion held in memory of Professor Lothar Späth, former Minister President of Baden-Württemberg and a key figure in the founding of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), on 21 March 2017.

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