1. 18.07.2022 · ZEW (jwl/ybr)
    Digitisation | Digital Economy | ICT
    Group picture ICT conference

    What impact will the Digital Markets Act (DMA) recently passed by the EU Parliament have? Where is the economics of privacy going? These and many other questions were discussed by about 80 digital economists at the “Economics of Information and Communication Technologies” Conference at ZEW Mannheim on 7 and 8 July 2022. The conference, organised by ZEW’s “Digital Economy” Department, has been one of the most important scientific conferences in the field of digital economics for years.

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  2. 15.07.2022 · ZEW (mfk/cmy)
    Conference | Climate policy | Energy transition
    Dr. Madeline Werthschulte during her presentation at EAERE 2022

    This year, the ZEW Research Department “Environmental and Climate Economics” again presented its latest findings in the field of environmental economics at the annual conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE). In addition, there were also two ZEW presentations from the Research Department “Digital Economy” and the Research Group “Health Care Markets and Health Policy”. A total of nine ZEW researchers presented their results from 28 June to 1 July 2022 in Rimini, Italy.

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  3. 24.05.2022 · ZEW (bch/rge/phg/ybr)
    Energy transition | Climate Change | Environment | CO2
    Picture of Professor Lucas Bretschger during his lecture at ZEW

    On 16 and 17 May 2022, around 80 energy and environmental economists from Germany and abroad participated in the tenth Mannheim Conference on Energy and the Environment at ZEW Mannheim. For two days, international researchers discussed various topics of energy, climate and environmental economics. This year, the conference focused on energy efficiency, electricity markets, behavioural economic instruments and CO2 pricing.

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  4. 12.05.2022 · ZEW (kki/ybr)
    Sustainability | Climate Change | Financial Markets | Demographic change
    Symbol image of paper figure standing on money.

    How do demographic change and climate change affect financial markets and their actors? In what ways do they influence financial decision-making, pensions, interest rates, and even the architecture and regulation of financial markets and institutions? To explore these questions, ZEW Mannheim organised a conference on “Ageing and Sustainable Finance” from 6 to 8 April 2022.

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  5. 15.12.2021 · ZEW (ckn/ybr)
    Financial market | Digitisation | Demography | University of Mannheim
    Screen capture of the main speaker.

    What do individuals know about financial issues and how does this influence their savings and consumption decisions? How can financial education support the development of financial knowledge and skills? These and related questions are complex and multifaceted. They were discussed during the inaugural conference of the Mannheim Institute for Financial Education (MIFE), a joint initiative of ZEW Mannheim and the University of Mannheim. The conference took place online on 29 and 30 November 2021 and was followed by an early career workshop on 1 and 2 December 2021.

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  6. 14.12.2021 · ZEW (bsr/ybr)
    ReCapNet | Real estate market | Real estate financing | Digitisation
    Recording of Professor Markus K. Brunnermeier during his keynote.

    What impact does digitalisation have on the real estate markets and how can we develop a resilient society? These were two of the key questions addressed at this year’s conference of the Leibniz network “Real Estate Markets and Capital Markets” (ReCapNet) on 18 and 19 November 2021, which was jointly organised by ZEW Mannheim and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology and sponsored by the KTH Digitalization Platform. Around 100 researchers participated in the event either online or on site in Stockholm. It featured presentations and discussions of twelve selected research papers as well as a keynote speech by Professor Markus K. Brunnermeier from Princeton University.

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  7. 17.11.2021 · ZEW (abo/fbu/ybr)
    Conference | Corporate taxation | MannheimTaxation
    Professor Florian Scheuer on entrepreneurship

    How can we ensure all players in economy, including multinationals, contribute to society in a fair way? How should taxation be handled in individual countries against the backdrop of international value chains and global markets? At this year’s MannheimTaxation Annual Conference many topics presented by ZEW Mannheim addressed the currently hotly debated new regulations in international corporate taxation.

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  8. 01.10.2021 · ZEW (mlr/ybr)
    Beijing Humboldt Forum | Digitisation | Conference | Digital Economy
    Screen capture of the digital Beijing Humboldt Forum (BHF) 2021.

    Digital platforms are an essential part of the digital economy. How do they work and which policy measures or interventions are useful and necessary from the point of view of consumers and the state? The online session hosted by ZEW Mannheim on the economics of digital platforms at the Beijing Humboldt Forum (BHF) on 25 September 2021 shed light on these questions from various perspectives.

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  9. 29.06.2021 · ZEW (vro/mlr/ybr)
    Digital Economy | Information and communication | Digitisation
    19th Conference of the ZEW Research Department “Digital Economy”.

    On 10 and 11 June 2021, the ZEW Research Department “Digital Economy” organised the 19th Conference on the Economics of Information and Communication Technologies, which covered a broad range of topics in the field of digitalisation. This year, as in 2020, it took place virtually again due to the pandemic. The event has been one of the most important scientific conferences in the field of digital economy for years. This was once again demonstrated by the more than 100 papers submitted and around 300 participants who registered for this year’s edition.

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  10. 18.06.2021 · ZEW (rge/bch/ybr)
    Energy transition | Energy efficiency | CO2 reduction | Mobility | Electric Utility Industry
    Kenneth Gillingham in his presentation on expectet parity by 2026.

    On 20 and 21 May 2021, around 140 energy and environmental economists from Germany and abroad participated online in the ninth Mannheim Conference on Energy and the Environment. International researchers and experts discussed various topics of the energy industry for two days. This year, the conference organised by ZEW Mannheim focused on energy efficiency, electricity markets, mobility and carbon pricing.

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