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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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25.04.2014

New SEEK Projects Started on April 1, 2014

The review process of proposals submitted for the fifth call for projects in the SEEK research programme has been completed. Six new projects started on April 1, 2014. In a rigorous selection process, an expert committee of renowned researchers assessed 26 high-quality project proposals and finally...

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26.11.2013

Call for Papers: Fourth SEEK Conference "Public Finance and Income Distribution in Europe" (May 15-16, 2014)

The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) is pleased to announce the fourth conference of its international research programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies" (SEEK). The conference takes place in Mannheim on May 15-16, 2014. Entitled "Public...

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13.11.2013

Call for Project Proposals 2014: ZEW Research Programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies" (SEEK)

Overcoming the Crisis in Europe is the overarching topic of this year’s fifth call for project proposals of the research programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies" (SEEK) at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW). One objective of the SEEK...

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14.10.2013

SEEK Closing Workshop on Climate Policy, Technology, and Competitiveness in Dublin

The closing workshop of SEEK project "Competitiveness Impacts in a World with Uneven Carbon Constraints" took place in Dublin on September 11, 2013. ZEW researchers Dr. Michael Hübler and Dr. Oliver Schenker jointly hosted the workshop with Carolyn Fischer, PhD, from Resources for the Future (RFF).

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06.09.2013

ZEW policy brief Published - The Division of Tasks, Offshoring, and Efficiency Gains

The Division of Tasks, Offshoring, and Efficiency Gains Recent developments in information and communication technologies (ICT) and the growth of emerging economies such as China and India have not only increased international trade but have also led to offshoring of activities away from Europe....

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