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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 of...

    Current Project| Firms and Markets, Energy, Transportation, Environment
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    Netspar - Flexible combinations of work and retirement

    Current Project| Public Economics
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    New examinations about the impact of foreign exchange interventions

    Research about foreign exchange interventions has received renewed attention during the last years. This becomes most visible in various recent studies by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which assess foreign exchange interventions quite favorably.While the interest in the subject has increased, available data are still insufficient. Empirical studies in this field are basically a collection...

    Current Project| Public Economics
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    Non-Emission Products and Services in Sweden

    The overarching aim of Mistra NEPSIS is to develop societal pathways for the transformative change of the supply chains of buildings, transportation infrastructure and transportation – from input and raw materials, over primary and secondary activities, to final products and services – to fulfil the Swedish target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045.

    Current Project| Climate Policy
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    Open-source modeling of the future role of renewable hydrogen in Germany and Europe

    In the project "Open Hydrogen Modeling", we expand and link three Berlin-based open-source models: the Global Gas Market Model (GGM), the Global Energy System Model (GENeSYS-MOD), and the electricity sector model DIETER. We investigate the prospects of the hydrogen markets in creation, ranging from the global market to the European and German market. We are particularly interested in the...

    Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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    Perceptions of Inequalities and Justice in Europe (PIJE)

    Over recent decades, European societies have witnessed increasing social inequalities. Faced with more flexible labor markets, open trade, and technological as well as ongoing demographic changes, European welfare models have been unable to effectively address this issue. Recent developments such as the yellow vest movement in France and the rise of populist parties across Europe have renewed...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Populism and Narratives of Social Mobility

    The rise of populism continues to shake numerous Western democracies, often leading to exclusionary or authoritarian tendencies (Mudde, 2004). This is evident in events such as the US Capitol storming in January 2021 and the attempted coup in Germany in December 2022. The destabilizing threat to democratic institutions across the EU and the US underscores the importance of understanding populism’s...

    Current Project| Climate Policy, Public Economics, German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Raising the retirement age and gross returns on pension contributions

    The aim of the project is to calculate the effects of a further (continuous) increase in the standard retirement age on the gross returns on pension insurance contributions of different cohorts. The project is divided into three modules. In the first module, the mechanisms are presented that take effect in the pay-as-you-go German pension system when the retirement age is raised for certain groups...

    Current Project| Climate Policy, Public Economics, German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Rationality and Competition: The Economic Performance of Individuals and Firms

    The Collaborative Research Center Transregio “Rationality and Competition” combines the research programs of behavioral and neoclassical economists to study applied economic questions that are of high policy relevance. The focus CRC TRR 190 is on the economic behavior and performance of individuals and firms: How do systematic biases in expectations, decision processes, and preferences affect the...

    Current Project| Public Economics, German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Role model Austria - What lessons can be learned for the design of old-age provision in Germany?

    In the project, the differences between the German and Austrian pension systems are to be systematized and analyzed on the basis of administrative microdata and dynamic simulation models. In contrast to the previous use of stylized biographies or empirical averages, the added value of the project lies in the analysis based on microdata as well as in the differentiated consideration of individual...

    Current Project| Public Economics
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    Scaling up of SMEs

    The project seeks to identify the share of productive and fast-growing firms in the economy, their characteristics such as sector, location (urban/rural, low-density, high-density, etc.), size and age since formation, and their growth performance. Furthermore, it will be analyzed - as far as the data situation allows - which factors contribute to the success.

    Current Project| Entrepreneurship
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    Scenario Analysis as a Tool for InvestorS, Firms, and regulators on the path to climate neutralitY (SATISFY)

    The Frankfurt School – UNEP Collaborating Centre, the German Institute for Economic Research, and Justus-Liebig-University Gießen jointly conduct research on scenario analysis as a tool on the path to climate neutrality. The three-year project SATISFY will produce insights into how investors, firms, and regulators can use scenario analysis in the climate transformation of business models in carbon...

    Current Project| Climate Policy
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    Scientific analyses on the introduction, design, and scaling of Carbon Contracts for Difference (CCfD) for the decarbonization of basic industries

    Overview The project relates to the current political discussion on the decarbonization of industry. The focus is on project-based Carbon Contracts for Difference (CCfD) for industry. An important focus is on the design and monitoring of a national support scheme. The research results of the project are incorporated into the development of the program as required and as targeted as possible....

    Current Project| Climate Policy
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    Second Nationwide Antibody Study “Living in Germany – Corona Monitoring” (RKI-SOEP-2)

    How many people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 or are protected from severe COVID-19 disease by vaccination? How widespread are SARS-CoV-2 antibodies? What percentage of the population is willing to get vaccinated? How is the pandemic affecting specific population groups such as refugees? As part of RKI-SOEP-2, participants in the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study were asked to take a dry...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Short-time work, unemployment and gender inequalities

    In this project, we will evaluate and compare the impact of unemployment, parental leave and short- time work on the careers of men and women, as well as on the gender division of unpaid care work within families. In particular, we address the question of whether involuntary paid leave in form of short-time work affects gender gaps in the labor market as well as the existing gender division of...

    Current Project| Gender Economics
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    Simulation of educational trajectories, taking latent decision-making processes into account - in the framework of the research group “Multi-sectoral Regional Microsimulation Model” (MikroSim)

    This project will create a methodological framework for embedding a transition model with free (unknown) parameters in a dynamic, small-scale microsimulation. A transition model of this kind will also enable latent and/or only partially observed processes to be represented in a microsimulation. The key element for embedding a transition model with free parameters is a metamodel (or statistical...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Social Cohesion Panel of the Research Institute for Social Cohesion (SCP)

    The Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at DIW Berlin and the University of Bremen are working together to develop a household panel study on the topic of social cohesion. The survey is being conducted by the infas Institute for Applied Social Science under the name “Zusammenleben in Deutschland,” or “Living Together in Germany.” The University of Bremen is taking part in the project as a participant in...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    SOEP-Transfer: Research Data for Journalists and Contemporary Historians

    The Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) is the largest and longest-running longitudinal survey of households in Germany. Every year as part of the annual SOEP survey, around 30,000 individuals in 15,000 households provide comprehensive data on their social and economic conditions. The survey data are used by researchers worldwide. The project SOEP-Transfer (scientific project name: “Sharing knowledge and...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Structural Data on Production and Employment in the Construction Industry - Calculations for the Years 2020 - 2023

    Current Project| Firms and Markets
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    Studying Regional Development Dynamics and their Political Consequences: SOEP RegioHub at Bielefeld University

    Leibniz ScienceCampus SOEP-RegioHub at Bielefeld University (SOEP@UBi) Living conditions in Germany today show evidence of increasing and rapidly changing regional disparities in structural, demographic and economic domains. These disparities often take the form of an adverse access to health care facilities, childcare provision, education and other public services as well as regional labour...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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