Title Awarded by Handelsblatt and Boston Consulting Group: Active Drivers of Transformation in the Pandemic
31.08.2021 · ZEW (ybr)
| Health service
| Economic policy
Dr. Simon Reif, health economist and head of the ZEW Project Group “Health Care Markets and Health Policy”, has been named thought leader of the year 2021 by Handelsblatt and the Boston Consulting Group. He is thus one of the people who, despite the COVID-19 crisis, have been using their ideas to actively drive transformation.
Total E-Quality Title for Equal Opportunities with Additional Award for Diversity
22.07.2021 · ZEW (kpa/ybr)
| Equal Opportunities
ZEW Mannheim has received the TOTAL E-QUALITY award for the third time, this year with an additional award for diversity. The institute was honoured by the jury for its successful gender equality policy, its well-established structures for implementing gender equality and its ongoing commitment to promoting equal opportunities.
Dean’s Teaching Award for Distinguished Lecturers Goes to Professor Bettina Peters
14.07.2021 · ZEW (bpe/ybr)
Professor Bettina Peters, deputy head of the ZEW Research Department “Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics”, was awarded the Dean’s Teaching Award for Distinguished Lecturers at Pforzheim University on 23 June 2021. The professor of innovation from the University of Luxembourg received the award, which is presented annually, for her teaching commitment at Pforzheim University’s Faculty of Business and Law.
The ZEW Annual Report 2018, which is dedicated to the topic of “Digitalisation”, was honoured in the category “Best of Decade” (2010 to 2020) at the International Creative Media Awards. Along with 28 other reports, it is one of the best works from the first decade of the ICMA Awards in the Annual Reports (online and print) category and is the only report from a research institute to appear in this list.
Vitali Gretschko and Simon Reif Represent the “Next Generation”
19.05.2021 · ZEW (vgr/srf/ybr)
| Health economics
The German weekly business magazine WirtschaftsWoche ranks two researchers from ZEW Mannheim in their list of outstanding economists under the age of 40. According to WirtschaftsWoche, Professor Vitali Gretschko and Dr. Simon Reif are among those who are actively shaping the future by working on groundbreaking topics and providing valuable impulses for Germany.
The work of the ZEW Media Design Team was again honoured at the eleventh International Creative Media Awards (ICMA): The designers won bronze for the ZEW Annual Report 2019 in the category “Typography, Layout”. This year saw 387 international submissions.
Dr. Laura Pohlan, a researcher in the ZEW Research Group “Market Design”, received the 2020 “Forschungspreis Soziale Markwirtschaft” (“Social Market Economy Research Award”) by the Roman Herzog Institute (RHI) Munich on 7 October 2020. She was awarded the third prize for her dissertation on the social consequences of unemployment and the effects of direct and indirect state measures on employment. She wrote her dissertation while still working in the ZEW Research Department “Labour Markets and Human Resources”. The award ceremony was held online.
ZEW Sponsors' Association for Science and Practice
| Economic policy advice
| Scientific research methods
For the second time, the ZEW Sponsors’ Association for Science and Practice has awarded two science prizes, honouring outstanding scientific performances and economic policy advising projects at ZEW Mannheim. The prizes each come with a €5,000 endowment and were handed over by Dr. Georg Müller, chairman of the ZEW Sponsors’ Association and CEO at MVV Energie.
At the tenth International Creative Media Award (ICMA), the ZEW Media Design team received two awards for the 2018 edition of the ZEW Annual Report regarding outstanding individual achievements in the category “Annual Reports of Nonprofit Organizations, Associations, and Institutions” and the subcategory “Infographics”. This year saw 427 submissions from 26 countries worldwide.
The Volksbank Weinheim Stiftung and the ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research have granted the research award “Zukunft der Arbeitswelt” (“Future World of Work”) for the sixth time. At the New Year’s reception of the Volksbank Weinheim eG, the award was handed to ZEW researcher Dr. Laura Pohlan (29) for the best doctoral thesis and KIT graduate Viktoria Medvedenko (27) for the best master’s thesis.