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To provide socially necessary services: Is working for the common good attractive?

GenDis project to start in November 2019

GenDis investigates the social situation, occupational mobility and occupational motivation of service workers producing public goods. The study pays particular attention to occupations in which…

ILO training centre launched in South Africa

GWS is a partner institute of the Green Jobs Assessment Institutions Network of the International Labour Organization (ILO). Ulrike Lehr held the first courses at the first training centre for measuring the economic effects of the…

Our figure of the month 10/2019: Busy at the borders

Truck traffic continues to increase

Every year, more than 40 million trucks cross Germany's borders on motorways. Since last year, border crossings on federal highways have also been recorded, so that the total number of motor vehicles…

Our figure of the month 09/2019: Regional importance of the mining sector in Chile

On 18 September, Chile celebrates 209 years of independence from Spain. Chile is the first South American country which joined the OECD in 2010 and at the same time the economically strongest country in terms of nominal GDP per capita…

Our figure of the month 08/2019: The dominance in trade

Number and volume of 1000 largest trade flows in 2016

The figure shows the trade volume and the number of bilateral trade flows of the 10 largest exporting countries of the 1000 largest trade relations for 2016. In total, the 1000 largest…

Copper Forecasting Chile – COFORCE. Methodology Report

For the BMBF-funded research project "Development of sustainable strategies in the Chilean mining sector through a regionalized national model", the GWS, together with the University Adolfo Ibañez in Viña del Mar (Chile), developed a…

Our figure of the month 07/2019: Chile's importance for e-mobility

In order to meet the conditions of sustainability, the mobility of the future will have to be climate and environmentally friendly. Electromobility is currently the means for the transport sector. The shift towards electrified mobility…

Project meeting of GWS and Chilean partners for training and handover of the COFORCE model

As part of the project "Development of Sustainable Mining Strategies in Chile with a Regionalized National Model", GWS developed the macro-econometric IO model COFORCE for Chile.

The aim is to analyse the dependence of the Chilean economy…

GWS at the IIOA Conference in Glasgow

From July 2nd to 5th, the 27th IIOA Conference takes place in Gloasgow (Scotland). The GWS participates with several contributions:

Anett Großmann presents results from the meetPASS project, which analyses the implications of the Paris…

Socio-economic scenarios as a basis for vulnerability analyses for Germany

Sub-report of the project "Policy instruments for climate adaptation" published on behalf of the Federal Environment Agency. The three developed socio-economic scenarios Trend, Stability and Dynamics for Germany represent probable futures…

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