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GWS at the 17th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation

Anett Großmann had presented project results of the recent study "Approaches for further development of public finances" at the 17th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation in Groningen, Netherlands (22nd to 23 nd of September 2016).

Contribution to the transfer workshop „Bürgerenergiewende“ in Berlin

Anett Großmann represented the project team "Prosumer households" at the transfer workshop "Strengthening the citizens energy transition - innovation, participation and acceptance of local and regional initiatives" in Berlin (15 of…

Policy recommendations: How to support prosumer households

The project prosumer households has been finalized with recommendations for policy and decision makers and shows how prosumer households can contribute to the energy transition. Recommendations [in German only] can be downloaded at…

Income tax cut: economy grows, inequality too

The GWS Discussion Paper 16/8 contributes to the public dispute about the bracket creep and the need for tax reliefs by an analysis of the effects of a permanent proportional income tax reduction on the total economy as well as on the…

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…

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