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In accordance with Section 5 of the German Telemediengesetz (TMG) and to Section 55 Abs. 2 of the German Staatsvertrag über Rundfunk und Telemedien (RStV)

Organization and Address

German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Mohrenstrasse 58
10117 Berlin
Germany
Phone +49-30-897 89-0
Fax +49-30-897 89-200
Email webredaktion@diw.de

Executive Board

Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D., President
Prof. Dr. Stefan Liebig, Executive Board Member
Angelica E. Röhr, Managing Director

Registration Court

Local Court Berlin-Charlottenburg

Association Register Number

95 VR 136 NZ

Value Added Tax Identification Number

DE 136622485

Responsible Person (§ 55 Abs. 2 RStV)

Dr. Gritje Hartmann
Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung e.V. (DIW Berlin)
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Responsible Office

Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung e.V. (DIW Berlin)
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Head of Research Infrastructure

Dr. Peter Löwe

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