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Research Project

International Comparison of the Sectoral Knowledge Capital

Current Project| Firms and Markets
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Should we Intervene in the Demand of Firms in the Software Market?

26.10.2018| Clemens Fiedler, Tilburg University
Research Project

Retrospective evaluation support study: the Guidelines on Regional State Aid for 2014-2020

In January 2019, the European Commission (“Commission”) launched the evaluation of its State aid rules that were adopted as part of the State aid Modernisation. The evaluation aims to verify if the rules delivered the desired results to European citizens and businesses at a minimum cost and if they are still fit for purpose. Within this process, the Commission entrusted a consortium of

Completed Project| Firms and Markets

BCCP Conference and Policy Forum 2018

The tremendous growth of digital transactions has profoundly affected the way we interact, opening vast opportunities to improve our lives. Consumers have benefited from an unprecedented proliferation of new services and products. At the same time, consumers often must process large amounts of imperfect information regarding the products they purchase and services they use. Even more, for many

08.06.2018| Juhan Lepassaar, Michael Luca, Steve Tadelis, Ari Ezra Waldmann, Glen Weyl
Research Project

Increasing Differences in Productivity

Current Project| Firms and Markets
Press Release

Household electricity prices: major savings possible by switching tariffs

Retail electricity prices develop very differently depending on the provider and the tariff – Basic tariffs from default providers increased significantly between 2007 and 2014 while the most affordable tariffs offered in the market remained mostly constant – Providers passed the cost savings from falling wholesale prices on to households to varying degrees The average electricity


German Public Utilities: Organisation and Productivity

Since 1998, public firms have had to adapt to a market environment that is verydifferent from the post-war era in Europe. The liberalisation of services of generaleconomic interest across Europe led to competition between public and privateproviders, while new technologies require infrastructure investment and innovativesolutions. In addition, urbanisation and population ageing pose new challenges

Berlin: TU Berlin, 2018, XIV, 176 S. | Caroline Stiel
DIW Weekly Report 46/47 / 2018

German Industry Returning to Cities

Is the German manufacturing industry, which has been leaving cities for less densely populated areas since World War II, being lured back into urban centers? This report analyses industrial start-ups from 2012 to 2016 and derives their preferred locations. The analysis shows that the start-up intensity in large agglomerations is on average almost 40 percent higher than in the other regions of

2018| Martin Gornig, Axel Werwatz
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