1. 08.09.2014 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Visiting Researcher

    Guiomar Ibañez Zarate is a visiting researcher at ZEW’s Research Department “Industrial Economics and International Management“ from September 8 to October 3, 2014. She is a PhD student in economics at the University Rovira i Virgili in Spain. Her research interests include industrial organisation, competition, and the economics of innovation, in particular the strategic behaviour of innovative firms. During her stay within ZEW’s Visiting Researchers Programme, she works with data of the Mannheim Innovation Panel (MIP).

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  2. 28.08.2014 · ZEW (ybr)
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    ZEW Research Seminar | Visiting Researcher

    Dr. Toke Aidt will be a visiting researcher at ZEW’s Research Department “Corporate Taxation and Public Finance“ from September 2 to 5, 2014. He is Senior Lecturer at the University of Cambridge in England. Furthermore he is co-editor of the “European Journal of Political Economy” and serves on the editorial board of “Public Choice”, “Constitutional Political Economy”, and “Resource and Energy Economics”. His main field of research is political economics. During his stay at ZEW, he will work on a joint paper on clientelism in developing countries and will hold a ZEW Research Seminar entitled “Democratisation Under the Threat of Revolution: Evidence from the Great Reform Act of 1832” on September 4, 2014.

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  3. 29.07.2014 · ZEW (ybr)
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    SEEK | Visiting Researcher | Innovation

    Professor Van Anh Vuong, PhD, is a visiting researcher at ZEW’s Research Department “Industrial Economics and International Management” from July 28 to August 1, 2014. She is assistant professor for applied microeconomics at the University of Cologne and research associate at the Institute of Energy Economics at the University of Cologne. Her research interests include applied microeconomics and empirical industrial organisation, in particular innovation economics as well as firm entry and exit decisions. During her stay at ZEW, she works with Professor Mark J. Roberts, PhD, and Dr. Bettina Peters on their joint SEEK project on the estimation of the long-run benefits of firms' investment in innovation and human capital using a structural dynamic model.

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  4. 25.07.2014 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Visiting Researcher

    Professor Dr. Xiaohu Feng is visiting ZEW from July 21 to 31, 2014. He is professor at the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing and director assistant at the Institute of Global Low-carbon Economy (IGLCE) in China. His research interests encompass linguistics, philosophy and German studies. His current research examines climate-friendly innovations from a philosophical point of view. His stay at ZEW is part of the joint preparation of the 2014 Bejing Humboldt Forum, which takes place at UIBE in Bejing in September in cooperation with ZEW. During his visit, Professor Feng and ZEW researchers will also discuss opportunities to establish stronger links between ZEW’s Research Department “Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management” and UIBE.

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  5. 24.07.2014 · ZEW (ybr)
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    SEEK | Visiting Researcher | Digital goods

    Professor Michael (Xiaoquan) Zhang, PhD, will be a visiting researcher at ZEW’s Research Department "Information and Communication Technologies" from August 1 to September 2, 2014. He is an Associate Professor at the Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management department at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and is affiliated with the MIT Center for Digital Business. His research interests are the creation, dissemination and processing of information in business and management contexts. During his stay, he works together with ZEW researchers on the SEEK research project "Side Effects of Economic Crises in Europe and Provision of Online Public Goods".

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  6. 24.07.2014 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Visiting Researcher | Labour Market

    Yang Yang was a visiting researcher at ZEW’s Research Department “Labour Markets, Human Resources and Social Policy” from June 30 to July 11, 2014. He is a research assistant at the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) at Xiamen University in China. His research interests lie in the areas of applied economics, economic history, institutional economics, and data mining. He visited ZEW to attend the ZEW Summer School and to intensify cooperation between ZEW and Xiamen University.

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  7. 24.07.2014 · ZEW (ybr)
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    ZEW Research Seminar | Visiting Researcher | Public Finance

    Dr. Frank Bohn is a visiting researcher at ZEW's Research Department "Corporate Taxation and Public Finance" from July 21 to August 1, 2014. He is Assistant Professor at the economics department at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands. His research interests are public finance, monetary economics and international economics incorporating political instability, corruption, rent-seeking, time-inconsistency, disinformation and/or political budget and forecast cycles. During his stay, he holds a ZEW Research Seminar on public finance under political instability and debt conditionality.

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  8. 23.07.2014 (ybr)
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    Ernst-O. Schulze, Director of Business and Administration at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim between 1990 and 2004, celebrates his 75th birthday on July 23, 2014. ZEW President Professor Clemens Fuest and Thomas Kohl, Schulze's successor as Director of Business and Administration, are happy to take this opportunity and honour the birthday celebrant. As an experienced research manager, Schulze contributed largely to the successful development of ZEW, which is now a research institute with a strong national and international reputation. On behalf of the entire ZEW staff, they cordially congratulate him on his birthday.

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  9. 17.07.2014 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Tax Policy | Visiting Researcher | SEEK | Public Investment

    Professor Norman Gemmell, PhD, was a visiting researcher at ZEW`s Research Department "Corporate Taxation and Public Finance" from June 30 to July 4, 2014. He holds the chair in public finance at the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. His research interests lie in the areas of public finance (especially taxation, public expenditure, and public debt) and economic growth. During his stay he worked together with ZEW researchers on the SEEK research project "Tax Policy, Productivity and Innovation" and on a project about the growth effects of public investment.

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  10. 24.06.2014 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Visiting Researcher

    Professor Dr. Jong-Hwan Ko will be visiting researcher at ZEW’s Research Department "Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management" from July 1 to 30, 2014. He is director of the Center for EU Relations at the Division of International and Area Studies (DIAS) at Pukyong National University (PKNU) in Busan, Korea. His research fields are European studies, EU relations, and international and area studies. He visits ZEW within the framework of the researcher exchange programme between the Korean National Research Foundation (NRF) and the German Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD). During his stay, he will work with ZEW researchers on energy transition in Germany, its impact on the German economy and the implications for Korea.

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