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Our figure of the month 10/2020: Are socially necessary services breaking away in the countryside?

On the urbanization of service provision

How can we ensure the supply of services in areas that are particularly necessary for our society? This is the topic of our project "To provide socially necessary services: Is working for the…

A zero-emission economy could create 15 million new jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030

The recently published study by the International Labour Organization and the Inter-American Development Bank shows that 15 million net new jobs could be created if the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean introduced a…

Our figure of the month 09/2020: Corona affects regions differently – what about resilience?

The outbreak of the corona pandemic in spring 2020 was accompanied by a recessionary shock, which forced many companies react drastically. In April 2020, the German Federal Employment Agency received more than 600,000 notifications…

Contribution to 24th Annual Conference of the Energy Reform Group

The 24th Annual Conference of the Energy Reform Group will take place from 24 to 28 August, 2020 in Raitenhaslach on the topic "How to reach Carbon Neutrality/Climate Neutrality? Ulrike Lehr will present the results of economic modelling…

Online trainings within the project "Policy Advice for Climate Resilient Economic Development" (CRED(

In the framework of the project "Policy Advice for Climate Resilient Economic Development" (CRED), a 10-day online training course on the creation of the model e3.kz for the analysis of long-term development (economy, energy, emissions)…

The Pandemic of Covid-19 – a Glance at the World

This short letter 2020/09 focuses on the worldwide Covid-19 cases. Three indicators are presented, which show the impact of the pandemic in 80 countries in different relations. Some interesting findings can be derived from this.

Our figure of the month 08/2020: Abrupt end of the boom in the accommodation sector due to Corona

Large cities particularly hard hit, holiday regions profit from preferred German holidays

The accommodation industry in Germany is one of the sectors most affected by the corona pandemic. The ten-year dynamic growth phase is thus coming…

Assessing economic impacts of COVID-19 through input-output modelling tools

Our figure of the month 07/2020: Implications of COVID-19 pandemic on wholesale selling prices

The COVID-19 pandemic also has far-reaching effects on the wholesale trade, whereby the wholesale segments are affected differently.

While the consequences of the production restrictions in Germany and worldwide are mainly evident in the…

Our figure of the month 06/2020: When socially necessary services disappear: nursery schools closed – who is affected?

Worst effects of closures expected for working parents in Eastern Germany

Children are particularly affected by restrictions imposed by the Coronavirus Pandemic and so are working parents, who now have to organize other ways of child…

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