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  1. Professor Tim Lohse visits CES as Guest Researcher

    teaserImage Tim Lohse, Professor for Applied Microeconomics at the Department of Business and Economics at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL), will visit the Center for Economic Studies (CES) from 20 to 31 October 2014. His research focuses on tax theory and behavioural aspects of it. Details

  2. Public-Private Partnerships

    teaserImage The various aspects of Public-Private Partnerships are discussed in the CESifo DICE Report 3/2014 by Eduardo Engel, University of Chile and Yale University, Ronald Fischer, University of Chile, and Alexander Galetovic, Universidad de los Andes, Antonio Estache, ECARES and Université Libre de Bruxelles, and Stéphane Saussier, Sorbonne Business School, Elisabetta Iossa, University of Tor Vergata, and David Martimort, Paris School of Economics, Aidan R. Vining, Simon Fraser University, and Anthony E. Boardman, University of British Columbia, as well as Holger Mühlenkamp, German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer. Details

  3. High Boni – high Risk

    teaserImage High incentive payments are one possible cause of the risk-taking by banks exposed by the latest financial market crisis. Scientific discussion of this relationship to date, however, has been largely limited to the board level of banks. In CESifo Working Paper No. 4984, Matthias Efing, Harald Hau, both from the University of Geneva, Patrick Kampkötter, University of Cologne, and Johannes Steinbrecher, Ifo Institute investigate the impact of the structure of incentive pay for staff on bank risk-taking. They show that high incentive payments to staff in the pre-crisis period led to excessive risk-taking in capital markets divisions. Details

  4. ifo Schnelldienst 20/2014: Autumn Forecast

    teaserImage The Joint Economic Forecast Project Group presented its report on the state of the world economy and the German economy in autumn 2014 on 9 October 2014 in Berlin. According to the group, the German economy has cooled down. Gross domestic product is forecast to increase by 1.3% this year. The report is now available in ifo Schnelldienst 20/2004. Details

  5. The Highly Fragmented Nature of the Eastern German Economy – From a Dynamic Point of View

    teaserImage Less than 1% of newly-founded companies in Eastern German manufacturing in the period of 1995 to 1998 exceeded the threshold of 100 employees subject to social insurance contributions by their tenth year of existence. This, however, was not due to growth constraints specific to Eastern Germany, but to weak growth on the part of newly-founded companies overall. Moreover, the companies surveyed in Eastern Germany were less likely to survive than their counterparts in Western Germany. These are the results of a recent evaluation by the Dresden branch of the Ifo Institute using a historical firm data panel. Details

  6. New Issue of ifo Dresden berichtet 05/2014 Now Available

    teaserImage The latest issue of ifo Dresden berichtet 05/2014 features the regional employment effects of the minimum wage on the Free State of Saxony, the promotion of knowledge and technology transfer, the division of Eastern Germany's economy into small parts, regional economic developments in Eastern Germany and Saxony through 2030, and the status of German unification. Details

  7. The Forthcoming Interest Rate Hike in the USA – Curse or Blessing?

    teaserImage Five years after the financial crisis the U.S. Federal Reserve’s phase-out of its long-term low-interest rate policy represents a major challenge for the world economy. On 27 October 2014 Dr. Felix Hüfner, Deputy Director of the Global Macroeconomic Analysis Department at the Institute of International Finance, will discuss the impact of an interest rate increase by the U.S. federal reserve and the risks posed by rising U.S. interest rates to Europe as part of the Munich Seminar series. The presentation (in German) will take place at 6.00 p.m. in the Ludwig Erhard Saal of the Ifo Institute and will be livestreamed via the internet. Details

  8. CESifo Area Conference on Behavioural Economics

    teaserImage Leading behavioural and experimental economists will meet on 24 and 25 October 2014 under the supervision of Klaus Schmidt, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, and Ernst Fehr, University of Zurich, to present and discuss their latest research results. Keynote speeches will be given by John List, University of Chicago, and Antonio Rangel, California Institute of Technology. As part of the conference, selected junior economists will also present their work and compete for the CESifo Young Affiliate Award. The event will take place at the Ifo Institute. Details

  9. Scientific Prize To Be Awarded by the Verein für Socialpolitik’s Committee on the Economics of Education

    teaserImage To promote outstanding research in the economics of education and to raise its public profile, the Verein für Socialpolitik’s Committee on the Economics of Education is awarding a prize worth 2,000 euros for the best dissertation in the field of the economics of education. All dissertations completed in calendar years 2013 and 2014 dealing with economics of education issues that are relevant to German-speaking regions will be considered and can now be submitted. Details

  10. Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Europe Based on Endogenous Economic Growth

    teaserImage To keep carbon dioxide emissions at a constant level up until the year 2100, Western Europe will have to reduce its energy and emissions intensity by 1 percent per year. These are the findings presented in CESifo Working Paper No. 4971 by Anna Ciesielski, Ifo Institute, and Richard Tol, University of Sussex, which calculates scenarios for European carbon dioxide emissions for the first time using an endogenous economic growth model. Details

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