| Environmental Economics
| University of Mannheim
Professor Kathrine von Graevenitz has taken up the professorship of economics with a focus on empirical environmental economics at the University of Mannheim on 1 October 2021. The appointment of the economist and deputy head of the ZEW Research Department “Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management” will further strengthen the intensive dialogue between ZEW Mannheim and the University of Mannheim.
Maximilian Todtenhaupt to Join the Faculty of Economics in 2022
17.09.2021 · ZEW (ybr)
| Economics of Taxation
| Corporate taxation
ZEW Junior Research Associate Dr. Maximilian Todtenhaupt has accepted a W3 professorship in economics with a focus on public finance at Leibniz University Hannover, where he will start on 1 September 2022. Until 2018, he was a researcher in the “Corporate Taxation and Public Finance” Department at ZEW Mannheim and obtained his PhD from the University of Mannheim.
Researcher Joins WHU as Assistant Professor for Financial Accounting and Business Taxation
20.08.2021 · ZEW (ybr)
Dr. Barbara Stage has been appointed assistant professor of financial accounting and business taxation at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management as of 1 August 2021. Previously, she was a researcher in the “Corporate Taxation and Public Finance” Research Department at ZEW Mannheim and completed her PhD under the supervision of Professor Christoph Spengel at the University of Mannheim.
University of Strasbourg
| International scientific cooperation
The University of Strasbourg has appointed Dr. Holger Stichnoth, deputy head of the Research Department “Social Policy and Redistribution” at ZEW Mannheim, as honorary professor (professeur conventionné) as of 1 September 2021. In addition to his activities in the context of university teaching, his tasks include scientific cooperation in research projects of the university’s Bureau d’Economie Théorique et Appliquée (BETA).
Professor Bernhard Ganglmair took up a professorship of economics with a focus on innovation and competition at the University of Mannheim in mid-July 2020. The appointment of the economist, who has been head of ZEW’s “Competition and Innovation” Junior Research Group since January 2019, will further strengthen the intensive exchange between ZEW Mannheim and the University of Mannheim.
How does the future social security system in Germany have to be designed in order to be sustainable? Current discussions on the welfare state and long-term demographic developments underline the need to address this issue. Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen, head of the ZEW Research Department “International Finance and Financial Management”, has been appointed as an expert advisor to the newly established commission of the Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (BDA) on questions regarding the future of social security systems in Germany.
Professor Vitali Gretschko, head of the "Market Design" Research Group at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim, has taken up a professorship in economics at the University of Mannheim as of 1 April 2017. The professorship runs parallel to his duties as head of the ZEW Research Group "Market Design", which he has led since June of last year.
Professor Bettina Peters, deputy head of the Research Department "Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics", has taken over the professorship of management at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance at the University of Luxembourg (FDEF) on September 1, 2016. The appointment of Peters will further strengthen ZEW's ties with the University of Luxembourg.
Jun.-Professor Susanne Steffes, Deputy of the ZEW Research Department "Labour Markets, Human Resources, and Social Policy", has been offered a junior professorship for empirical personnel economics at the University of Cologne.
Against the backdrop of the current political situation, migration and asylum are hotly debated issues in Germany and Europe. Professor Holger Bonin, head of the ZEW Research Department "Labour Markets, Human Resources and Social Policy", was appointed to the Migration Council as a labour market expert in December 2015. The council brings together researchers from various disciplines. Council members contribute their expertise to place the debate about migration, asylum and integration in Germany on a more objective, fact-based footing.