Largest MaCCI Conference Since the Founding of the Research Alliance
29.03.2021 · ZEW (nha/ybr)
Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI)
This year marked the tenth anniversary of the Annual Conference of the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI), which was jointly organised by ZEW Mannheim and the University of Mannheim on 11 and 12 March 2021. This was the first time that the conference took place as an online event. With a total of 270 participants and 22 parallel sessions, this was the largest MaCCI conference ever held.
What role does information play for policymaking in the area of climate protection? Can information have a political impact if this information reaches citizens and provides incentives for climate-friendly behaviour? Last week, representatives from the realms of academia, business, policymaking and society discussed how these questions can be approached at the national and European level within the framework of the Forum Climate Economics 8. The forum was organised as a virtual event, allowing an audience of around 250 viewers to follow the discussion and participate via chat.
How does demographic change affect financial markets and their actors? What are the policy implications of current research findings, and how can research evolve from this? To address these questions, ZEW Mannheim organised the first conference on “Ageing and Financial Markets” from 10 to 12 February 2021 as an online-only event with guests from all over the world.
18th ZEW Conference on the Economics of Information and Communication Technologies Goes Virtual
23.07.2020 · ZEW (ibe/bsc/ybr)
| Sharing Economy
The conference on the Economics of Information and Communication Technologies at ZEW Mannheim has long been considered one of the most important international scientific events in the field of digital economy. The event, which took place for the 18th time, was organised by the ZEW Research Department “Digital Economy” on 2 July 2020 – with one major innovation: Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the event was held virtually for the first time ever and had a reduced programme. With almost 300 international researchers it was extremely successful.
2020 ZEW Public Finance Conference: Coronavirus Edition
22.05.2020 · ZEW (jno/ybr)
| Corporate taxation
| ZEW Public Finance Conference
This year’s ZEW Public Finance Conference discussed the progress made in local public economics, leading the way in the digital sphere – the public finance conference that took place online on 8 May 2020 was one of the first large economic conferences held during the coronavirus pandemic. Around 120 international researchers from different time zones came together in this virtual space to discuss the topic “Advances in Local Public Economics” as well as issues at the interface of public finance and political economy.
| Real estate
| Real Estate Asset Pricing
This year, the eleventh Real Estate and Capital Markets Network (ReCapNet) conference took place at ZEW Mannheim on 14 and 15 November. Around 40 international researchers discussed current findings on the subject of real estate asset pricing. Keynote speeches and presentations of research papers focused on questions relating to pricing and the risks of real estate investments.
ZEW Mannheim, the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation jointly organised this year’s Beijing Humboldt Forum in the Chinese capital on 21–23 September 2019. As part of the event, ZEW hosted a session entitled “Climate Change Mitigation, Air Pollution Control and the Mobility Sector“. During the session, ZEW researchers engaged in a discussion with international guests regarding the role of environmental, energy, and innovation policies in the development of an emissions-reduced transport sector in the EU and China.
ZEW Presents Current Research at Economic Conference
26.09.2019 · ZEW (fkr)
The policy package recently adopted by the federal government’s Climate Cabinet has been criticised by many and has – not least for that reason – been subject of a number of in-depth analyses by economists. This was clearly reflected at this year’s conference of the Verein für Socialpolitk (VfS, German Economic Association) held at the University of Leipzig from 23 to 25 September. ZEW’s contribution to the conference included a total of 16 presentations by ZEW researchers, a panel discussion moderated by ZEW President Professor Achim Wambach, and a ZEW information stand.
| Corporate taxation
| Tax avoidance
| European Union
| EU tax law
The Leibniz ScienceCampus “MannheimTaxation”, a joint initiative by ZEW and the University of Mannheim, examines how a sustainable tax system must be designed in order to meet new economic and social challenges. In September 2019, the sixth annual MannheimTaxation conference took place in Mannheim, where almost 80 participants from all over the world discussed current work in the field of tax research.
17th ZEW Conference on the Economics of Information and Communication Technologies
09.08.2019 · ZEW (ibe/der/ybr)
Around 90 international researchers came to ZEW in Mannheim to discuss current scientific questions concerning the digital economy. On 27 and 28 June 2019, ZEW hosted the 17th conference on the “Economics of Information and Communication Technologies” organised by the ZEW Research Department “Digital Economy”. The conference has long been considered one of the most important international scientific conferences in the field of digital economy.