1. 23.07.2020 · ZEW (ibe/bsc/ybr)
    Digital Economy | Digitisation | Sharing Economy
    The 18th scientific conference of the research area "Digital Economy" took place virtually for the first time this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

    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.

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  2. 22.05.2020 · ZEW (jno/ybr)
    Public Finance | Corporate taxation | ZEW Public Finance Conference
    At the ZEW Public Finance Conference the progress made in local public economics was discussed.

    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.

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  3. 16.12.2019 · ZEW (msc/ybr)
    ReCapNet | Real estate | Real Estate Asset Pricing
    Group picture of the participants of the 11th ReCapNet Conference at ZEW

    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.

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  4. 09.10.2019 · ZEW (cfg/ybr)
    Beijing Humboldt Forum | Mobility | Environmental Economics | Resource Economics
    [Translate to English:] ZEW Research Associate Professor Andreas Löschel speaks

    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.

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  5. 26.09.2019 · ZEW (fkr)
    ZEW President Achim Wambach moderated the ARGE Panel at the VfS Annual Conference 2019

    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.

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  6. 20.09.2019 · ZEW (abo/hsh/ybr)
    MannheimTaxation | Corporate taxation | Tax avoidance | European Union | EU tax law
    Jake Thornock gave a lecture on tax avoidance for companies at ZEW

    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.

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  7. 09.08.2019 · ZEW (ibe/der/ybr)
    Catherine Tucker was a speaker at the conference "The Economics of Information and Communication Technologies", which took place for the seventeenth time.

    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.

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  8. 06.06.2019 · ZEW (arr/rge/ybr)
    Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) | Power Industry | CO2 emission | Energy efficiency

    On 6 and 7 May 2019, around 50 energy experts from Germany and abroad discussed current topics related to the energy industry at the eighth Mannheim Energy Conference at ZEW. Over the course of the two-day event, researchers and experts from companies and international organisations focused on carbon pricing, energy efficiency as well as the design of electricity markets with renewable energy generation. The conference was organised jointly by ZEW and the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI).

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  9. 28.05.2019 · ZEW (ahv/thp)
    European Integration
    Conference | ZEW Public Finance Conference | Corporate taxation | Public Finance | European Integration and EU Policy | Public Choice
    About 100 participants discussed topics of public finance and political economy.

    On 2 and 3 May 2019, the ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and the Collaborative Research Center SFB 884 “Political Economy of Reforms” jointly organised the annual ZEW Public Finance Conference. The focus of this year’s conference was on the political economy of European (dis)integration. Approximately 100 participants attended the two-day event in Mannheim to discuss this and other topics of public finance and political economy.

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  10. 24.05.2019 · ZEW (bpe/ybr)
    Innovation | Patent | Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI)
    In his keynote speech, US economist Professor Timothy Simcoe considered the legal remedies of companies whose patent rights had been infringed.

    How can Artificial Intelligence (AI) be measured? What possibilities are there to prosecute patent infringements? How can the transfer of knowledge between science and industry be improved? These were some of the questions discussed at the eighth ZEW/MaCCI Conference on the Economics of Innovation and Patenting. The internationally renowned conference was jointly organised by ZEW and the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) on 16 and 17 May 2019.

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