DIW Berlin: Topic Regional Economy

Topic Regional Economy

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Diskussionspapiere 1842 / 2020

The MARS Algorithm in the Spatial Framework: Non-Linearities and Spatial Effects in Hedonic Models

Multivariate Adaptive Regression Spline (MARS) is a simple and powerful non-parametric technique that automatizes the selection of non-linear terms in regression models. Non-linearities and spatial effects are natural characteristics in numerous ...

2020| Fernando A. López, Konstantin A. Kholodilin
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Satisfaction with life and tourism: empirical investigation on a case of Germany

Impact of tourism on lives of residents is of great importance for tourism industry for a range of reasons. Tourism development is undertaken in order to promote economic prosperity of the destination to improve wellbeing of residents. On the ...

11.04.2019| Oksana Tokarchuk  (Competence Centre in Tourism Management and Tourism Economics (TOMTE))
Research Project

Support study for the evaluation of the rules for operating aid under the EU aviation framework applicable as of 2014

As part of the evaluation process of the current State aid rules, the European Commission has awarded to the consortium of Lear, DIW Berlin, and Sheppard Mullin, a specific contract to carry out a study to support its evaluation of the rules ...

Current Project| Firms and Markets
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The Local Economic Impact of Wind Power Deployment

This study focuses on the local economic impacts of wind power deployment.Wind power deployment is not necessarily driven by locally accruing economic payoffs only, but potentially also by other factors, such as emphasis on environmentally friendly .

In: Finanzarchiv 75 (2019), 1, S. 59-92 | Nils May; Øivind A. Nilsen
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David and Goliath in the Poll Booth: Group Size, Political Power and Voter Turnout

This article analyses how the presence of a dominant group of voters within the electorate affects voter turnout. Theoretically, we argue that its absolute size affects turnout via increased free-riding incentives and reduced social pressure to vote

In: Local Government Studies 45 (2019), 5, S. 724-747 | Peter Bönisch, Benny Geys, Claus Michelsen
Diskussionspapiere 1778 / 2019

Social Policy or Crowding-Out? Tenant Protection in Comparative Long-Run Perspective

In the shadow of homeownership and public housing, social policy through the regulation of private rental markets is a neglected and underestimated field of social policy. This paper, therefore, presents unique new data on the development of private

2019| Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Sebastian Kohl, Yulia Prozorova, Julien Licheron
Diskussionspapiere 1812 / 2019

The Impact of Population, Affluence, Technology, and Urbanization on CO2 Emissions across Income Groups

This paper analyzes the impact of urbanization on CO2 emissions within the STIRPAT framework over the period 1971 to 2014 for a panel of 76 countries clustered into income groups. Using dynamic panel estimations techniques, the empirical results ...

2019| Lars Sorge, Anne Neumann
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Germany's Economic Model is not the problem

In: The Financial Times Europe (17.06.2019), [Online-Artikel] | Marcel Fratzscher
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 ...

2019| Heike Belitz, Martin Gornig, Alexander Schiersch

The Potential for Industrial Activity among EU Regions: An Empirical Analysis at the NUTS2 Level

In the last decade, many parts of the world experienced severe increases in agricultural land prices. This price surge, however, did not take place evenly in space and time. To better understand the spatial and temporal behavior of land prices, we ..

Berlin: HU Berlin, 2019, 28 S.
(FORLand Working Papers ; 13)
| Martin Gornig, Axel Werwatz
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