Research Institutions in Germany
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German Institute for Economic Research
The German Institute for Economic Research (Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, DIW), founded in 1925, is the largest of its kind in Germany. The institute conducts basic research and advises decision-makers in politics, business and management. The focus is on economic analyses and prognoses.
The CESifo GmbH combines the economic faculty of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich and the Ifo Institute with the international research community.
Institute for the German Economy
The goal of the Institute for the German Economy (Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft, IW) is to analyze social data, trace economic developments, identify new trends in education and make the results available to the public.
Institute for Small Business Research
The state of small business: the Institute for Small Business Research (Institut für Mittelstandsforschung, IfM) in Bonn is a foundation which was founded in 1957 by the German government and North-Rhine Westphalia. Its job is to study the situation of small business in Germany and investigate the effects of economic policy on small and medium-sized companies.
Halle Institute for Economic Research
Since its establishment in 1992 the Halle Institute for Economic Research (Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Halle, IWH) has devoted itself to empirical economic research. The focus is on studying the process of transformation in Eastern Germany and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
ZEW – Centre for European Economic Research
Economic research, qualified economic consulting, practical assistance for companies and knowledge transfer are the central tasks of the non-profit Centre for European Economic Research (Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung, ZEW). It is one of Europe’s leading institutions in the field of applied empirical economic research.