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DIW aktuell

US and EU secure vaccine production on home soil

The deployment of a safe and effective vaccine for Covid-19 will be central to lifting containment measures. In a bid to speed up vaccine deployment, governments are entering into ‘Advance Purchase Agreements’ (APAs) with vaccine companies to secure access to vaccine doses. We document and compare the vaccine procurement strategies of the US and the EU. Most notably, we find that both...

11.09.2020| Jo Seldeslachts, Melissa Newham
DIW aktuell

USA und EU setzen auf lokale Impfstoffproduktion – Versorgungssicherheit im Fokus

Die Bereitstellung eines sicheren und wirksamen Impfstoffs gegen Covid-19 ist von zentraler Bedeutung für die Aufhebung der Eindämmungsmaßnahmen im öffentlichen Leben. Um den Zugang zu Impfstoffen zu sichern, schließen Regierungen mit Impfstoffunternehmen spezielle Verträge, "Advance Purchase Agreements" (APA), ab. Diese Studie vergleicht die Beschaffungsstrategien...

11.09.2020| Jo Seldeslachts, Melissa Newham
Video

Video review: BCCP Virtual Mini-Conference 2020: Regulatory Challenges in Digital Markets: the Future of Artificial Intelligence for Policy Making

The tremendous growth of digital transactions has profoundly affected the way we interact, opening vast opportunities to improve our lives. Consumers have benefited from an unprecedented proliferation of new services and products that previously were simply too costly to be developed and marketed to customers. These digital interactions create vast amounts of data. While firms are already using...

29.06.2020| Veranstaltungsrückblick
Bericht

DG Competition of the European Commission publishes several studies evaluating State aid rules provided by a consortium with the participation of the DIW Berlin

On 2 June 2020 DG Competition of the European Commission published several support studies on the retrospective evaluation of State aid rules. This “Fitness check” will serve as a basis for future Commission’s decisions about whether to further prolong or update the rules expiring in 2020. The consortium of DIW Berlin, Lear, Sheppard Mullin and UEA Consulting under the leadership ...

18.06.2020| Tomaso Duso
Bericht

GD Wettbewerb der Europäischen Kommission veröffentlicht Studien zur Evaluierung der Regeln für staatliche Beihilfen, vorgelegt von einem Konsortium unter Beteiligung des DIW Berlin

Am 2. Juni 2020 veröffentlichte die GD Wettbewerb der Europäischen Kommission mehrere Studien zur Evaluierung der Regeln für staatlichen Beihilfen. Dieser “Fitness check” dient der Kommission als Grundlage für künftige Entscheidungen darüber, ob die im Jahr 2020 auslaufenden Vorschriften verlängert oder aktualisiert werden sollten.Das Konsortium von DIW ...

18.06.2020| Tomaso Duso
Medienbeitrag

Mehr Zukunft, bitte!

Dieser Gastbeitrag ist am 5. Juni 2020 in der Süddeutschen Zeitung erschienen., Das Konjunkturpaket ist ein guter Start, aber es wird viel zu wenig für Investitionen getan. Die sind wichtig für Deutschlands Zukunft. Besonders zwei Felder erfordern nämlich zusätzliche Anstrengungen. Das von der Koalition beschlossene Konjunkturprogramm enthält viele sinnvolle Elemente. ...

08.06.2020| Marcel Fratzscher, Martin Gornig, Claudia Kemfert, Claus Michelsen
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Big Tech Acquisitions in the Google Play Store

This is an online seminar using Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:  In the last ten years, Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft (GAFAM) acquired more than 400 companies, predominantly in the technological sector. Competition authorities did not scrutinize most of these transactions, as they did not reach the traditional thresholds,...

20.05.2020| Pauline Affeldt
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Common Ownership, Markups and Productivity: Evidence from European Firms

This is an online seminar using Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:  This paper analyzes the relationship between common ownership – when two firms are partially held by the same investor – and markups. Combining firm-level financial data from Europe with ownership data of publicly listed firms, we structurally estimate production...

07.05.2020| Nuria Boot
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

The CoRisk-Index: A data-mining approach to identify industry-specific risk assessments related to COVID-19 in real-time

This event takes place online via Zoom. Abstract:  While the coronavirus spreads around the world, governments are attempting to reduce contagion rates at the expense of negative economic effects. Market expectations have plummeted, foreshadowing the risk of a global economic crisis and mass unemployment. Governments provide huge financial aid programmes to mitigate the expected economic...

17.04.2020| Fabian Braesemann (Saïd Business School, University of Oxford)
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Market Concentration in Europe: Evidence based on Antitrust Markets (cancelled)

Abstract:  An increasing body of empirical evidence has documented trends to risen concentration, profits, markups, and market power in many industries across the world since the 1980s. Several factors – such as globalisation, digitisation, the increased role of intangible assets and sunk costs, as well as M&A activity and the (under)enforcement of merger control– have been...

13.03.2020| Tomaso Duso
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