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  • DIW Wochenbericht 3 / 2019

    Griechenlands verlorene Jahre: Kommentar

    2019| Alexander S. Kritikos
  • DIW Wochenbericht 42 / 2018

    Werden die Sozialdemokraten nicht mehr gebraucht? Kommentar

    2018| Alexander S. Kritikos
  • DIW Weekly Report 38/39 / 2023

    Broad Electricity Price Subsidies for Industry Are Not a Suitable Relief Instrument

    The sharp rise in electricity prices has led to a discussion on possible subsidies for companies in the form of an industrial power tariff. The subsidies should help companies remain internationally competitive and prevent them from relocating overseas. Although German electricity prices for (industrial) firms are around the European average due to many tax exemptions, they are significantly higher ...

    2023| Lea Bernhardt, Tomaso Duso, Robin Sogalla, Alexander Schiersch
  • DIW Weekly Report 19/20 / 2022

    Companies Contribute Significantly to the Integration of Refugees in Germany

    Following the 2015 refugee influx, recent studies have found that around one in four companies have hired refugees. A survey of 100 companies that hired refugees shows that hiring refugees can increase employee satisfaction, improve reputations, and positively affect corporate developments. At the same time, hiring refugees also poses challenges for employers. These include barriers in the hiring process, ...

    2022| Alexander S. Kritikos, Maximilian Priem, Anne-Christin Winkler
  • DIW Weekly Report 43 / 2019

    Productivity: Urban-Rural Differences Affect Productivity More Than East-West Differences

    Following reunification, productivity in eastern Germany grew rapidly. A strong industrial sector is key to a thriving German economy. However, the narrowing of the industrial productivity gap between eastern and western Germany has come to a standstill since the financial and economic crisis and the gap remains considerable today. Nevertheless, when comparing similar regions in eastern and western ...

    2019| Heike Belitz, Martin Gornig, Alexander Schiersch
  • DIW Weekly Report 34 / 2019

    At Opposite Poles: How the Success of the Green Party and AfD Reflects the Geographical and Social Cleavages in Germany

    German voters in the 2019 European election showed remarkable regional differences in their voting behavior. The Green Party surged in West German districts, while the AfD further consolidated its successes in East Germany. Investigating structural differences at the district level reveals that the Green party is particularly popular in economically strong, demographically young, and dynamic districts ...

    2019| Christian Franz, Marcel Fratzscher, Alexander S. Kritikos
  • DIW Weekly Report 16/17/18 / 2019

    Competitiveness and Convergence: Trade, Merger Control, Industry, and Innovation: Reports

    2019| Tomaso Duso, Martin Gornig, Alexander S. Kritikos, Malte Rieth, Axel Werwatz
  • DIW Weekly Report 7/8/9 / 2019

    Italy Must Foster High Growth Industries

    Italy has yet to recover from the economic consequences of the financial and sovereign debt crisis that began more than a decade ago. In addition to losing 1.4 million jobs across the manufacturing and construction sectors, new industries driving growth across the EU, such as knowledge-intensive services, are instead stagnating in Italy. Previous structural reforms focused on deregulating the labor ...

    2019| Stefan Gebauer, Alexander S. Kritikos, Alexander Kriwoluzky, Anselm Mattes, Malte Rieth
  • DIW aktuell ; 69 / 2021

    Corona-Pandemie drängt Selbstständige vermehrt zur Geschäftsaufgabe – Frauen stärker betroffen

    Die COVID-19-Pandemie führte im Jahr 2020 für viele Selbstständige zu einem negativen Einkommensschock. Wie hat sich die Pandemie im weiteren Verlauf auf die Bereitschaft ausgewirkt, in dieser Erwerbsform zu verbleiben? Während im Jahr 2019 noch rund 85 Prozent der im Vorjahr Selbstständigen weiterhin einer selbstständigen Tätigkeit nachgehen, trifft dies zu Beginn der Pandemie im Frühjahr 2020 nur ...

    2021| Alexander S. Kritikos, Daniel Graeber, Johannes Seebauer
  • DIW aktuell ; 60 / 2021

    Soforthilfe für Selbstständige wirkt vor allem positiv, wenn sie rasch gewährt wird

    Selbstständige erleiden in der Covid-19-Pandemie besonders häufig Einkommensverluste. Zu ihrer Unterstützung hat der Bund verschiedene Programme mit Liquiditätshilfen aufgelegt. Im Frühjahr 2020 startete der Bund die Soforthilfe, ein Programm, das für die von Umsatzrückgängen betroffenen Selbstständigen Einmalzahlungen von bis zu 15.000 Euro vorsah. Analysen zur Wirkung dieses ersten Programms anhand ...

    2021| Caroline Stiel, Alexander S. Kritikos, Jörn Block, Maximilian Priem
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