ZEW Discussion Papers


Mit diesen Beiträgen, die überwiegend in Englisch verfasst sind, beteiligen sich die Forscher/innen des ZEW an wissenschaftlichen Fachdebatten. Die Publikationen enthalten vorläufige Beiträge, die zur Veröffentlichung in Fachzeitschriften vorgesehen sind. Die Discussion Papers können ab 1.1.1998 als pdf-Datei abgerufen werden. Sie richten sich an nationale und internationale Zielgruppen.

  1. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 21-077 // 2021

    How Do Investors Value the Publication of Tax Information? Evidence from the European Public Country-By-Country Reporting

    We examine the capital market reaction to the announcement of the European Union (EU) to introduce a public tax country-by-country reporting (CbCR) regime. By employing an event study methodology, we find a…

  2. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 21-076 // 2021

    Does Pay Transparency Affect the Gender Wage Gap? Evidence From Austria

    We study the 2011 Austrian Pay Transparency Law, which requires firms above a size threshold to publish internal reports on the gender pay gap. Using an event-study design, we show that the policy had no…

  3. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 21-075 // 2021

    Healthy Reviews! Online Physician Ratings Reduce Healthcare Interruptions

    We show that review platforms reduce healthcare interruptions for patients looking for a new physician. We employ a difference-in-differences strategy using physician retirements as a “disruptive shock”…

  4. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 21-074 // 2021

    Support for Renewable Energy: The Case of Wind Power

    Successful decarbonization of the electricity sector hinges on the support of the public, which is at risk when electricity generation emits local externalities. This paper estimates the impact of wind…

  5. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 21-073 // 2021

    How Do Workers Adjust When Firms Adopt New Technologies?

    We investigate how workers adjust to firms’ investments into new digital technologies, including artificial intelligence, augmented reality, or 3D printing. For this, we collected novel data that links survey…

  6. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 21-072 // 2021

    Information Leakage, Imitation, and the Patent System

    From a firm’s perspective two competing forces are driving the decision to invest in innovation. On the one hand, innovative performance is an important driver of profitability and growth. On the other hand,…

  7. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 21-071 // 2021

    Does Green Public Procurement Trigger Environmental Innovations?

    Green public procurement has gained high political priority and is argued to be an effective demand-side policy to trigger environmental innovations. Its implementation usually takes the form of environmental…

  8. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 21-070 // 2021

    The Legacy of State Socialism on Attitudes Toward Immigration

    Does the politico-economic system affect preferences for immigration? In this study, I show that individuals exposed to life under state socialism have formed and persistently hold different attitudes toward…

  9. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 21-069 // 2021

    Financing and Advising Early Stage Startups: The Effect of Angel Investor Subsidies

    In recent years governments around the world have introduced policies to stimulate investments in early stage entrepreneurial companies, in particular investments by Angel investors. In this paper we study…

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