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  1. Michael Bauer Visits CES as a Guest Researcher

    teaserImage From 21 April until 4 May Michael D. Bauer, an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, is a guest at the Center for Economic Studies (CES). Michael Bauer’s research interests are in financial economics. His work is primarily aimed at understanding the behaviour of interest rates and their interactions with the economy and monetary policy. In his CES lecture series, Mr Bauer will provide an introduction to the literature on yield curve modelling and discuss the various answers that this literature has given. Details

  2. Professor Alexander Sebald Visits CES as a Guest Researcher

    teaserImage Professor Alexander Sebald, Associate Professor at the Economics Department of the University of Copenhagen, is a guest at the Center for Economic Studies (CES) in April and May. Alexander Sebald’s fields of interests are behavioural and experimental economics with a particular focus on emotions like reciprocity and guilt aversion. During his time in Munich he will mainly focus on a project involving a series of large-scale internet experiments with a representative sample of the Danish working age population. Details

  3. Innovation Grant as a Support Instrument

    teaserImage Innovation is the driving force behind growth, improvements in competition and the sustainably safeguarding of jobs. To this end, politics supports companies’ research and development (R&D) activities almost across the board. An expert report commissioned by the Saxon State Ministry for the Economy, Employment and Transport discusses how an innovation grant could be designed. Details

  4. Professor Ben Lockwood Visits CES as a Guest Researcher

    teaserImage Ben Lockwood, Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, is a guest at the Center for Economic Studies (CES) in April. In a series of CES Lectures in April, Lockwood and Michela Redoano, University of Warwick, will present their findings on “The Political Economy of Fiscal Federalism”. Details

  5. Professor Carlo Perroni Visits CES as a Guest Researcher

    teaserImage Carlo Perroni, Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, is a guest at the Center for Economic Studies (CES) in April. During his stay he will be examining the implications of administrative costs for competition in the non-profit sector Details

  6. Eastern Germany Grows Statistically "Richer", but Less So Than Western Germany

    teaserImage The Federal Statistics Office has announced another revision of the national accounts for autumn 2014. This will increase Germany's statistically reported nominal gross domestic product (GDP) by 3% overall compared to the current figure. Initial rough calculations by Ifo Dresden show that Eastern Germany's nominal GDP (including Berlin) will also be higher than the figure published to date. However, the increase of just 1% will be far smaller than the rise seen in Western Germany. Details

  7. ifo Dresden berichtet 02/2014 Published

    teaserImage This issue covers several topics including the economic and industrial region of Lausitz, the status of infrastructure investment in Germany, the relationship between education and the pension rights of women, pensions for the very long-term insured and the revision of Germany's national accounts. Details

  8. Professor Kimberley Scharf Visits CES as a Guest Researcher

    teaserImage Kimberley Scharf, Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, is a guest at the Center for Economic Studies (CES) in April. During her stay she will research questions of tax relief provisions for charitable donations. Details

  9. Richard Musgrave Visiting Professorship: Professor James R. Hines Jr.

    teaserImage Professor James R. Hines Jr. will visit the Ifo Institute as a guest researcher and 2014 award winner of the Richard Musgrave Visiting Professorship from 15 to 27 April 2014. Prof. Hines is the L. Hart Wright Collegiate Professor of Law in the Law School at the University of Michigan. His research focuses largely on taxation, straddling the border between law and economics. On 24 April 2014, as part of his visiting professorship, he will deliver the sixth Richard Musgrave Lecture on the topic of "International Taxation and National Interests". Details

  10. Ireland’s Recovery From the Crisis

    teaserImage After its recent banking and real-estate crisis, Ireland is on the path to recovery. In CESifo Forum 2/2014 Patrick Honohan, Central Bank of Ireland, John Fitzgerald, The Economic and Social Research Institute and Trinity College, Philip R. Lane, Trinity College, Stephen Kinsella, University of Limerick, and Aidan Regan, University College Dublin, discuss how this recovery can be achieved and what remains to be done. Details

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