Firms and Markets Department Research Projects

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Antibiotic Resistance: Socio-Economic Determinants and the Role of Information and Salience in Treatment Choice (ABRSEIST)

Antibiotics have contributed to a tremendous increase in human well-being, saving many millions of lives. However, antibiotics become obsolete the more they are used as selection pressure promotes the development of resistant bacteria. The World Health Organization has proclaimed antibiotic resistance as a major global threat to public health. Today, 700,000 deaths per year are due to...

Current Project| Firms and Markets
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Evaluation of "Zwanzig20 - Partnerschaft für Innovation"

Current Project| Firms and Markets
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Increasing Differences in Productivity

Current Project| Firms and Markets
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Indicators on the Economic Impact of Environmental Protection

Current Project| Firms and Markets
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International Comparison of the Sectoral Knowledge Capital

Current Project| Firms and Markets
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Measurement of the Digitalisation of the German Economy

The purpose of the project is to measure the digitalisation of the German economy and to track its development over time. The results will serve as an evidence-based framework for decision makers in policy and business. The project comprises several topics. DIW Berlin focuses on the analysis of the productivity effects of digitization.

Current Project| Firms and Markets
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Modern state-owned firms' performance: An empirical analysis of productivity, market power and innovation

In sectors of general interests, the economic activity of the state decreased over decades as a consequence of privatisation and liberalisation. Recently, local governments began to remunicipalise in the energy and water sector, thereby creating a new and modern generation of state-owned firms.  These firms, however, differ in organisation and production environment from the state monopolists...

Current Project| Firms and Markets, Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Public investment as a driver of private investment

The project examines the transmission channels between public investment and private investment activity in Germany, estimating the aggregate relationship with econometric models, focusing on the specific effects of individual investment categories (e.g., R & D investment) and areas of responsibility (e.g., Defense, Education, Environment). In view of possible barriers to investment, another...

Current Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy, Firms and Markets
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Structural Data on Production and Employment in the Construction Industry

Current Project| Firms and Markets
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Leibniz ScienceCampus Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP)

Promoting consumers’ rights, prosperity, and wellbeing are core values of the European Union. A wide array of laws, institutions, and regulations – which can be generally termed as consumer policies – aim at protecting consumers by ensuring adequate and truthful information in the marketplace as well as preventing firms from engaging in unfair and competition-impairing practices....

Recurring Project| Firms and Markets
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Analysis of the performance of the official statistics for the measurement the productivity of knowledge-intensive services

Completed Project| Firms and Markets, Competition and Consumers
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ECONS: Evolving Complex Networks

Completed Project| Firms and Markets
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EDF-Kooperation

Completed Project| Firms and Markets
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Employment 2025: How multiple transitions will affect the European labour market (NEUJOBS)

Completed Project| Public Economics, Firms and Markets
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