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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 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
Diskussionspapiere 1780 / 2019

Housing Rent Dynamics and Rent Regulation in St. Petersburg (1880-1917)

This article studies the evolution of housing rents in St. Petersburg between 1880 and 1917, covering an eventful period of Russian and world history. We collect and digitize over 5,000 rental advertisements from a local newspaper, which we use together with geo-coded addresses and detailed structural characteristics to construct a quality-adjusted rent price index in continuous time. We provide the ...

2019| Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Leonid Limonov, Sofie R. Waltl
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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 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
Research Project

International Comparison of the Sectoral Knowledge Capital

Completed Project| Firms and Markets
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

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

26.10.2018| Clemens Fiedler, Tilburg University
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

Herd Behavior in FDA Committees: A Structural Approach

19.10.2018| Melissa Newham
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