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Transforming energy markets – GWS at IAEE 2018

This year, the international IAEE conference took place for the 41st time from 11th to 13th June, 2018, in which GWS participated with two contributions. The Dutch university city Groningen was hosting the event. Christian Lutz presented…

Our figure of the month 06/2018: Influence of the Men's World Cup on beverages retail trade

A glance at the monthly retail sales figures indicates that the old German saying that "King football rules the world" still applies today. More precisely, the figures for the various economic sectors in retail trade adjusted by the…

GWS participates in German-Algerian Energy Partnership

The German-Algerian Energy Partnership has been initiated between the German Ministry of Economics, Social Affairs and Energy and the Algerian Energy Ministry. As important part of this partnership, the first German-Algerian Energy Day…

Our figure of the month 05/2018: EMAS registered organisations in Germany

An environment-oriented corporate policy becomes increasingly important for the future of both, the environment and the company. A “green” policy takes advantage of growing market opportunities due to increased environmental awareness…

Our figure of the month 04/2018: Regional distribution of pig farms and pig stock

The German policy and economy are preparing for the African swine fever (ASF), which is expected to reach German ground. Coming from Eastern Europe, the epidemic is coming closer to Germany – in early 2018 a case was proven approx. 300 km…

Climate Change Adaptation in Blue Economy Sectors of European Islands

Our figure of the month 03/2018: Wholesale turnover increases, but not for all wholesale sections

Total wholesale turnover (prior notification) increases by 1.1% in 2016 compared to 2015. Only the sections wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco, wholesale of household goods as well as wholesale of other machinery, equipment and…

Start of the project ”Fachkräftemonitoring“ (Expert Monitoring( on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education and Social Affairs (BMAS(

On 5th of February 2018, the kick-off meeting for the project “Expert Monitoring: Development of an analytic tool to forecast the supply and demand of skilled workers in Germany” took place in Berlin in the BMAS premises. The aim of the…

New comparative analysis of the EU automotive industy's competitive position

A new study provides a comparative analysis of the EU automotive industry's competitive position and the impact of introducing autonomous vehicles. GWS has applied the global GINFORS_E model as subcontractor of Ricardo AEA for DG GROW, to…

Proceedings of the 9th Input-Output-Workshop from March, 30.–31. 2017 in Osnabrück published

Today, the proceedings of the 9th Input-Output-Workshop that took place in Osnabrück from March, 30.–31. 2017 has been published. They can be downloaded at io-workshop.gws-os.com. The proceedings summarizes the programme, the abstracts as…

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