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GWS at the first Central Asian IAEE conference

The International Association of Energy Economics founded a regional hub for Central Asia in Baku (Aug. 28 - Sept. 1). Ulrike Lehr presented at this conference results of a study on economic effects of energy efficiency the Eastern…

Our figure of the month 09/2016: Is Germany an immigration country?

The question whether Germany is an immigration country or not has been in the scope of discussion for many years now. The commonly used term of net migration to illustrate this issue fails at showing what is going on exactly. A…

GWS presents its research results on the IARIW Conference in Dresden

At the 34th General Conference of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW) in Dresden (21 - 27 August 2016) two GWS researchers - Britta Stöver and Thomas Drosdowski – have appealed to the expert audience…

Our figure of the month 08/2016: Less income taxes cause more inequality

Private households experience in average an increase in disposable income of about 19 Euro per month if their payments of income taxes is reduced by 3.1 %. However, the amount varies between only 1.90 Euro for unemployed and 39.70 Euro…

gws at the 24th International Input-Output Conference in Seoul

The 24th International Input-Output Conference was hosted this year in Seoul, South Korea, from July, 4th-8th. GWS was represented by Gerd Ahlert and Anke Mönnig. They presented research results to the topics global input-output…

8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs 2016(, Toulouse (France(

Anett Großmann and Frank Hohmann have attended the 8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs 2016) in Toulouse and have presented the model and paper "E3.pt - An E3 PortableDyme model for Portugal". The…

GWS at the Ecomod 2016 - four presentations in Lisbon

The annual conference of the EcoMod network, the network of economic modelling, this year took place in Lisbon, Portugal. GWS participated with three people and four presentations. Britta Stoever spoke about her approach on Modelling the…

Our figure of the month 07/2016: The BREXIT case – what does it mean for Germany?

Great Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is currently causing huge political excitement. The consequences, however, will also be felt in the national economy of Britain itself as well as among its trade partners/ nations.…

GWS took part in the Younion-EPSU seminar on digitalisation, 13./14. June 2016 in Vienna

On 13th/14th June 2016, the European Public Service Union (EPSU) and its Austrian affiliate Younion organised a seminar on digitalisation. A broad range of topics were covered in discussions that made clear the extent to which new…

Social distribution effects of surcharges for renewable energy - a contribution to an international conference

GWS presents results on social and distribution effects of the electricity surcharge for renewable energy and suggestions on how to mitigate these effects at the 39th International Conference of the International Association of Energy…

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