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25.04.2013

SEEK Annual Conference "Engines for More and Better Jobs in Europe" at ZEW

High unemployment figures in Southern Europe, demographic change and skilled worker shortage in Germany: Which solutions can be provided by science, politics, and industry to achieve the goals of the EU growth strategy "Europe 2020", integrative growth for more and better jobs in Europe? These...

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05.04.2013

New SEEK Projects Launched on April 1, 2013

The review process of proposals submitted for the fourth call for projects within the framework of the SEEK research programme has been completed, and eight new SEEK projects were launched on April 1, 2013. With a total of 32 submitted high-quality project proposals, this year’s competition for SEEK...

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20.03.2013

Programme of the Third SEEK Conference "Engines for More and Better Jobs in Europe" now Available

The international research programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies" (SEEK) at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) is running successfully in its fourth year. ZEW is delighted to announce the programme for the third SEEK conference on...

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13.02.2013

ZEW policy brief Published: Start-up Financing: How Credit Ratings and Bank Concentration Impact Credit Access

The Basel II Accord implemented a tighter regulation of the banking sector. The importance of external credit scoring conducted by rating agencies has thus grown significantly for banks providing business loans. Especially innovative, not yet established companies without a convincing credit history...

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29.11.2012

Call for Project Proposals 2013: ZEW Research Programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies" (SEEK)

Within the ZEW research programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies" (SEEK), the state of Baden-Württemberg is funding international cooperation projects between researchers of all economic disciplines. The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)...

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09.11.2012

Call for Papers: Third SEEK Conference "Engines for More and Better Jobs in Europe" (April 25-26, 2013, Mannheim, Germany)

The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) is pleased to announce the third conference of its international research programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies" (SEEK). The conference will take place on April 25-26, 2013, in Mannheim. It will...

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