Research Projects

287 results, from 21
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Early warning systems for sovereign and banking crises

Current Project| Macroeconomics
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Economic Evaluation and Further Development of the European Emissions Trading System after 2020 (EU ETS 7)

Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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EDaWaX (European Data Watch Extended)

Current Project| Research Infrastructure
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Energy Balances

Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Evaluation of "Zwanzig20 - Partnerschaft für Innovation"

Current Project| Firms and Markets
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Examining individualized feedback on financial behavior of small entrepreneurs in Uganda

Small entrepreneurs in developing countries have considerable shortcomings in their financial behavior which hinder their advancement. Thus interventions have been conducted in order to improve financial education and, in the end, financial behavior. The average effect of such interventions is small. However, there are underresearched starting points for improving effectiveness, such as the...

Current Project| International Economics
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Female labor supply and fertility in times of demographic change (FemLab)

Current Project| Public Economics, Gender Economics
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Fossil Resource markets and climate policy: Stranded assets, Expectations and the political Economy of climate change (FoReSee)

Project synopsis Achieving the Paris agreement requires a radical transformation of the inherently inert energy system. Assets in the form of fossil energy resources and existing infrastructure along the fossil value chain are at the risk of rapidly losing value and becoming „stranded assets”. Asset owners, therefore, have incentives to delay or even prevent the implementation of...

Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Framework Contract for Workshops on Current Issues of Economic and Financial Policy

Conceptual and technical preparation and execution of workshops on current topics in close coordination with thematically responsible staff of the BMF (up to 6 workshops per year)

Current Project| Forecasting and Economic Policy, Macroeconomics
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Future of Fossil Fuels in the wake of greenhouse gas neutrality

The objective of this project is to investigate previously under-researched aspects of decarbonizing the German electricity sector in the European context and to derive an assessment of concrete policy instruments for both the German and the European lev-el. In doing so, we extend existing analyses that focus solely on a coal phase-out in Germany by considering a wider geographical scope including...

Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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Future Power Market Platform

The Future Power Market Platform brings together consists of experts and decision-makers from both public and private sector across Europe who are prioritizing market design and regulatory mechanism development in their working agendas. The initiative will lead an ongoing informative debate on the adequate regulatory and market framework for 2020 and beyond.Working group meetings take place at DIW...

Current Project| Climate Policy
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GDR-Past and Mental Health: Risk and Protection Factors (DDR-PSYCH)

After more than 25 years since reunification, the former German Democratic Republic (GDR; often known in English as East Germany; in German DDR) and its socio-political system have remained a point of reference for the analysis of societal, social, and individual processes in Germany. There is a lack of knowledge about the on-going impact of the East German past on the German general population....

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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Great Expectations? Germany's Recovery from the Great Depression, 1932-1936

Current Project| Macroeconomics
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IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees in Germany

The Institute for Employment Research (IAB), the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), and the Research Centre on Migration, Integration, and Asylum of the Federal Office of Migration and Refugees (BAMF-FZ) are working together on a project to survey people seeking protection in Germany from political persecution and violent conflicts. The influx...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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IAB-SOEP Migration Sample

In cooperation with the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg, the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) has carried out the largest expansion in the number of respondents with a migration background in its 30-year history. Between May and November 2013, around 2,700 households were surveyed, each containing at least one person who had either immigrated to Germany since 1994 or whose parents...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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Impact of recent pension reforms on old-age poverty

The report looks at the following pension reforms: The “mother's pension” (Mütterrente I and II), which extends benefits for child-rearing periods for births prior to 1992 by two and a half years per child (one additional earnings point from the mother's pension I and a further 0.5 earnings points from the mother's pension II). The basic pension (Grundrente). The aim is to...

Current Project| Firms and Markets
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Increasing Differences in Productivity

Current Project| Firms and Markets
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