1. 20.03.2013 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Visiting Researcher | Environmental Economics

    Prof. Karen Turner, PhD, professor of economics at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland, will be visiting researcher at ZEW’s Research Department "Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management" from April 8-18, 2013. Her research focuses on the modeling of rebound effects in general equilibrium models. Karen Turner is also a board member of ZEW’s REBOUND Project and will discuss first results with the project team during her stay.

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  2. 19.03.2013 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Eco-innovation | Visiting Researcher | ICT | Green IT

    Grazia Cecere, Associate Professor at Télécom Ecole de Management in Paris, Institut Mines-Télécom, is visiting researcher at ZEW’s Research Group "Information and Communication Technologies" from March to April 2013. During her stay she is working with ZEW researchers on the topic of Green IT and especially on eco innovation in the ICT sector.

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  3. 06.02.2013 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Eco-innovation | Visiting Researcher | Competitiveness

    Claudia Ghisetti, PhD student in European law and economics at the University of Bologna, will be visiting researcher at the ZEW Research Department “Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management” from February to July 2013. During her stay she will be working with ZEW researchers on eco innovation and the competitiveness of the European industry.

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  4. 30.01.2013 (ybr)
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    ZEW | Award

    Dr. Thomas Walter, researcher at the ZEW Research Department "Labour Markets, Human Resources and Social Policy", was honoured with the award for outstanding research of the Victor Rizkallah Foundation in Hanover on October 26, 2012. He received the prize for his dissertation "Germany’s 2005 Welfare Reform – Evaluating Key Characteristics with a Focus on Immigrants".

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  5. 20.12.2012 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Public Debt | Visiting Researcher | Debt rescheduling

    Neil McMurdo was Visiting Researcher at the ZEW Research Departments "International Finance and Financial Management" and "Corporate Taxation and Public Finance" from November 12 to 30, 2012. Neil McMurdo is senior economist at the British HM Treasury in London where he is concerned with current problems within the euro area, such as the sovereign debt crisis and its possible solution. During his stay, he worked together with ZEW researchers on a project regarding the characteristics of sovereign debt restructurings and their consequences. Moreover, he gave a lecture at a ZEW Research Seminar on macroeconomic divergences in the euro area, in which he presented a new fiscal indicator.

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  6. 18.12.2012 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Visiting Researcher

    Levani Bzhalava is visiting researcher at the ZEW Research Department "Industrial Economics and International Management" from December 3, 2012, to January 31, 2013. He is a PhD student at the University of Jena in the department for economics/micro-economics headed by Prof. Dr. Uwe Cantner. His research focuses on the innovation behaviour of companies. During his stay at ZEW, he is working with the Mannheim Innovation Panel and patent data.

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  7. 19.11.2012 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Forecasting technique | Visiting Researcher

    Maiting Zhuang was visiting researcher at the ZEW Research Group "Growth and Business Cycles" from November 5-16, 2012. Maiting Zhuang is a eurozone analyst at the Bank of England in London and is currently part of the Americas & Asia team. She studied economics with a focus on development economics at the London School of Economics (LSE). During her stay she exchanged ideas with ZEW researchers on forecasting methods and problems of the euro crisis.

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  8. 25.09.2012 · ZEW (ybr)
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    Regulation | Visiting Researcher | Competition

    Professor Michael Waterson, PhD, was visiting researcher at the ZEW Research Group "Competition and Regulation" from September 17-25, 2012. Michal Waterson is Professor at the University of Warwick, UK. He was the general editor of the Journal of Industrial Economics, President of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE) as well as a specialist advisor to a Select Committee of the House of Lords. Moreover, he was a member of several editorial boards for journals, e.g. the International Journal of Industrial Organisation. His current research activities in industrial economics include the development of competition in energy supply and the modeling of vertical linkages and market entry in various industrial sectors. During his stay, he focused on questions regarding the energy sector. His research activities at ZEW were located within the framework of the Helmholtz Alliance "ENERGY TRANS", of which ZEW is a member.

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  9. 13.09.2012 (ybr)
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    Professor Benno Torgler, PhD, was visiting researcher at the ZEW Research Department "Corporate Taxation and Public Finance" from August 20 to September 11, 2012. Benno Torgler is Professor at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. His primary research interest is applied economics. During his stay, he was working with ZEW researchers on the incentive effects and determinants of medal awards during the Second World War.

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  10. 16.01.2012 (ybr)
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    The study "International Diversification Benefits with Foreign Exchange Investment Styles" developed at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) has received the BlackRock Research Award 2011 awarded by the Institute of Global Finance (IGF) at the University of New South Wales. The authors of the paper, Tim-Alexander Kroencke, Prof. Dr. Felix Schindler and Dr. Andreas Schrimpf, received the award during the 24th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference in Sydney. Their awarded paper critically deals with the diversification options presented to investors by adding currency strategies in an international mixed-asset portfolio. The research findings show that especially the application of carry trade strategies, but also of momentum and value strategies holds great diversification potentials for currencies that are statistically as well as economically highly significant. Taking investment restrictions and transaction costs as well as out-of-sample analyses into account, the findings proof to be solid.

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