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18.03.2015

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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04.09.2014

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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03.09.2014

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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02.07.2014

SEEK Workshop on European Public Finances Through the Financial Crisis at ZEW

On June 10-11, 2014, ZEW hosted the SEEK workshop “European Public Finances Through the Financial Crisis”, which was jointly organized with the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), London, and the Institut des politiques publiques (IPP), Paris.

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10.06.2014

TASKS III Conference: Changing Tasks – Consequences for Inequality

The third international BIBB/IAB/ZEW Conference titled "Changing Tasks – Consequences for Inequality" took place at the IAB in Nuremberg from May 26 to 28, 2014. The conference was co-financed under the international research programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European...

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29.04.2014

Fourth SEEK Annual Conference "Public Finance and Income Distribution in Europe" at ZEW

Fiscal policy and public debt, income and wealth inequality in Europe, the prospects for a European fiscal union – these topics are at the heart of current academic and policy debates against the backdrop of the euro crisis. The fourth annual conference of the SEEK (Strengthening Efficiency and...

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