Automobilindustrie dämpft deutsche Konjunktur

Das RWI senkt zum Jahresende seine Prognose für das deutsche Wirtschaftswachstum im Jahr 2019 von 1,7 auf 1,4 Prozent, für 2020 von 1,9 auf 1,6 Prozent. Von den Exporten sind weiterhin keine Impulse zu erwarten und die binnenwirtschaftliche Dynamik schwächt sich ab.

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„Soli sollte völlig abgeschafft werden“

Im Interview mit der Nordwest-Zeitung spricht RWI-Präsident Christoph M. Schmidt über das sinkende Wirtschaftswachstum in Deutschland, die steigende Steuerlast und eine mögliche Steuer auf digitale Unternehmen.

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Eckpunkte einer CO2-Preisreform

RWI-Präsident Christoph M. Schmidt und Ottmar Edenhofer (MCC/PIK) plädieren in einem gemeinsamen Positionspapier, über das der Spiegel exklusiv berichtet hat, für einen sektorübegreifenden Mindestpreis auf CO2.

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RWI/ISL-Containerumschlag-Index

Der Containerumschlag-Index des RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung und des Instituts für Seeverkehrswirtschaft und Logistik (ISL) erreichte im Oktober 2018 mit 134,6 den höchsten Stand im bisherigen Jahresverlauf. Dies deutet darauf hin, dass der Welthandel sich belebt.

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Automobilindustrie dämpft deutsche Konjunktur
„Soli sollte völlig abgeschafft werden“
Eckpunkte einer CO2-Preisreform
RWI/ISL-Containerumschlag-Index
Unstatistik des Monats

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Labor Markets, Education, Population

The research division provides empirical analysis on current issues in labor, population and education economics and evaluates political measures.

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Applied empirical research is a major strength of this research division, focusing on both the regulation of health care systems and individual health-related behavior.

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The research division focuses on the evaluation of environmental and energy policy using modern methods of evaluation research as well as microeconometric analyses.

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Macroeconomic analysis is one of RWI´s core research areas – comprising much more than a solid description of present economic developments.

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RG Education

The research group investigates determinants of educational decisions and their returns.

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RG Migration and Integration

The research group undertakes empirical research on the causes and consequences of migration.

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RG Climate Change in Developing Countries

The research group undertakes research in the fields of energy access, local environment, water, micro-finance, and gender.

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The research group focuses on sustainable economic development and on institutions and processes that are necessary for controlling and regulating such a development.

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Within the scope of its evidence-based policy advice activities RWI also examines the microeconomic backgrounds of poverty in developing countries.

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SRT Regional Analyses

This research topic´s objective is to attain fundamental knowledge about regional interdependencies in economic activity that are of importance for economic policy.

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Research Data Center (FDZ Ruhr)

The Research Data Centre provides internal and external researchers with individual and firm data for non-commercial research, geocodes data and compiles regional data sets.

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RGS Econ

Zusammen mit der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, der TU Dortmund und der Universität Duisburg-Essen verfolgt das RWI in der RGS Econ eine Doktorandenausbildung auf internationalem Niveau.

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