New SEEK Research Projects Launched Focussing on Economic Challenges in Europe

Living standards in Europe vary considerably both within and between the EU Member States. What measures can be taken to counteract these discrepancies on a European and on a national level? Numerous suggestions have been made as to how sustainable, stable growth might be achieved in the eurozone.…

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SEEK Special Edition issue of the ZEWnews English Edition

The 2015 SEEK Special Edition issue of the ZEWnews English Edition contains articles on:

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High-profile Speakers Attend Fifth Annual SEEK Conference at ZEW

The differences between the various national economies in the Eurozone are becoming ever more pronounced. Whilst the economic cycle in Germany becomes increasingly stable, countries such as Greece and Portugal are still facing the effects of national debt crises. This year's annual SEEK conference,…

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Fifth SEEK Conference "Overcoming the Crisis: How to Foster Innovation and Entrepreneurship in a Diverging European Economy" (October 8-9, 2015)

The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) is pleased to announce the fifth conference of its international research programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies" (SEEK). The conference takes place in Mannheim on October 8 and 9, 2015. Entitled…

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ZEW policy brief Published - Climate-Related Innovations, Crowding Out, and Their Impact on Competitiveness

Within the last few decades, rising environmental concerns have forced policy-makers to act in an effort to mitigate further harm. Yet though green-house gas emissions and the wasteful use of natural resources are detrimental to the environment, policy-makers are reluctant to enact any green…

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ZEWnews SEEK Special Edition on the 2014 Fourth Annual SEEK Conference

Fiscal policy and public debt, inequalities in income and wealth across Europe, and perspectives on a European fiscal union – these topics were central to the fourth conference of the research programme SEEK (Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies) hosted by…

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