The economic gap between East and West Germany
in: DW News, October 3, 2023
The 13th CompNet conference will gather frontier researchers with top notch policy advises on competitiveness.
Sponsored by the Chief Economist Office for the World Bank’s Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions Practice Group and the Competitiveness Research Network.
A conference jointly organised by the Bank of Italy, the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), the Competitiveness Research Network (CompNet), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH).
A conference jointly organised by the Competitiveness Research Network (CompNet), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH).
We use comprehensive micro data in the French manufacturing sector between 1995 and 2017 to document the effects of a fall in the cost of investments in modern manufacturing capital, including modern automation technologies, on employment, wages, sales, prices, and business stealing.
This policy dialogue will bring together different stakeholders to show preliminary evidence based on firm level data on France, Germany and Italy on how the pandemic and subsequent aid given has affected their level of productivity.
This year, the Competitiveness Research Network (CompNet) celebrates its 10th Annual Conference, together with Banque de France as co-host, which will (hopefully) take place in Paris. The goal of this conference is to enhance academic and policy discussion on the effects of COVID-19 on productivity, and to provide a forum for new policy-oriented research.