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  • Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

    Farmers to Entrepreneurs

    10.01.2019| Salvatore die Falco
  • DIW Weekly Report 35/36 / 2019

    Research and Development Abroad: German Companies Focus on Strengths Similar to Those at Home

    More than one in four patents that major German companies apply for is based on inventions from their research laboratories abroad. In three quarters of the cases, the companies have focused on technologies in which they are very strong at home. Therefore, to a great extent the technological research and development performance at their home location determines the innovative power of globally active ...

    2019| Heike Belitz, Anna Lejpras, Maximilian Priem
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    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 energy production and its associated benefits. Thus, the local economic impacts of wind power deployment are ambiguous.We empirically test the existence ...

    In: Finanzarchiv 75 (2019), 1, S. 59-92 | Nils May, Øivind A. Nilsen
  • DIW Weekly Report 40/41 / 2019

    A New Climate for Europe: 2030 Climate Targets Must Be More Ambitious

    Amidst other national and global climate protection initiatives, the new EU Commission under the leadership of Ursula von der Leyen is facing the challenge of concretely following through on previous announcements regarding an ambitious climate policy. Specifically, action must be taken to raise the 2030 climate targets and the 2050 long-term strategy must be revised in adherence with the Paris Agreement. ...

    2019| Pao-Yu Oei, Karlo Hainsch, Konstantin Löffler, Christian von Hirschhausen, Franziska Holz, Claudia Kemfert
  • Externe Monographien

    Markets, Regulation, Policies and Institutions for Transition in the Electricity Sector: Insights from the Australian-German Energy Transition Hub

    Melbourne, Potsdam: Energy Transition Hub, 2019, 11 S. | Frank Jotzo, Michael Pahle, Wolf-Peter Schill, Anita Talberg, Kelvin Say, Lion Hirth, Anselm Eicke, Christian Flachsland, Christian Gambardella, Luke Haywood, Andreas Loeschel
  • Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 3 / 2019

    Financial Constraints of Firms with Environmental Innovation

    Anhand des Mannheimer Innovationspanels untersuchen wir, ob Umweltinnovatoren (Environmental Innovator Firms, EIFs) einen höheren Finanzbedarf haben und finanziell stärker eingeschränkt sind als Nicht-Umweltinnovatoren (Non-Environmental Innovator Firms, OIFs). Unser empirischer Befund besagt, dass Firmen, die Umwelttechnologien einsetzen mit größerer Wahrscheinlichkeit einen latenten Finanzbedarf ...

    2019| Febi Jensen, Dorothea Schäfer, Andreas Stephan
  • Diskussionspapiere 1837 / 2019

    Energy Outlooks Compared: Global and Regional Insights

    We compare prominent global energy scenarios of organisations and companies. We supplement the analysis with four own scenarios, which were derived from structured analytic techniques in combination with a numerical global energy and resource market model (Multimod). Our study provides three central contributions: (i) a compact survey of selected outlooks with meta characteristics (conceptual nature, ...

    2019| Dawud Ansari, Franziska Holz, Hashem al-Kuhlani
  • DIW Roundup 133 / 2019

    Insolvency Regimes and Economic Outcomes

    When in distress, a firm may need restructuring or liquidation; in either case, legal uncertainty compounds the difficulty. Sound and efficient insolvency regimes are important as these not just positively affect investment, innovation, and economic growth, but also the supply and cost of credit. The design of appropriate insolvency frameworks in Europe is, however, still controversial. The debate ...

    2019| Tatsiana Kliatskova, Loïc Baptiste Savatier
  • DIW Weekly Report 31 / 2019

    German Economy Needs to Invest More in Knowledge Capital

    The efficiency of the German economy is powered by its knowledge-intensive industrial and services sectors. Yet the use of knowledge capital to drive innovation and productivity in Germany is rather low compared to other European countries and the United States. Germany is clearly lagging behind, especially in the services sector. The same applies to the industrial sector, where German businesses are ...

    2019| Heike Belitz, Martin Gornig
  • 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
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