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Our figure of the month 02/2021: Regional wealth effects of vehicle manufacturing

Germany's business model is based on the production of export goods. Alongside mechanical engineering and the chemical industry, the automotive industry is one of Germany's strongest exporters and is also highly regionally concentrated.…

CRED online training on “Modeling the Economic Impacts of Climate Change and Possible Adaptation Measures”

Our figure of the month for New Year's Eve 2020: Boom year for online retailing

The Corona pandemic has boosted internet trade: By more than 30% compared to the same months last year, internet trade increased from April to June this year. With the easing of contact restrictions in the summer months, the process is…

Our figure of the month for Christmas 2020: Pedestrian frequencies in Osnabrück at Christmas

An eventful 2020 is gradually coming to an end and Christmas – against all odds – is just around the corner. After the lockdown in the spring of this year, the city centres are once again facing particular challenges during the Christmas…

Online meeting to prepare the upcoming training on "Modelling the economic impacts of climate change and adaptation measures”

At this meeting as part of the Climate-Resilient Economic Development (CRED) project, a brief overview of climate risks in Kazakhstan and possible adaptation measures was given, which will be deepened and further discussed in a 5-day…

Online seminar on "Analysis of economic impacts of climate change and adaptation measures" at the Academy of Public Administration in Kazakhstan

As part of the Climate Resilient Economic Development (CRED) project, Anett Großmann and Frank Hohmann (GWS) together with Dana Yermolyonok (Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)) conducted an online seminar on "Analysis of…

Our figure of the month 12/2020: RCEP – today already trade focus

The conclusion of the RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership) agreement is a statement for free trade in times of increasing protectionism. In November 2020, 15 countries in the Asia-Pacific region agreed on tariff reductions…

Workshop “International policy instruments and governance of the bioeconomy and circular economy” at the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020

GWS will co-organize a workshop at the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020 on “International policy instruments and governance of the bioeconomy and circular economy”.

The online workshop will take place on Nov 18th 2020, from 4 pm to 6 pm CET.

Our figure of the month 11/2020: Osnabrück in 8th place in the Smart City Ranking – what is the situation regarding ICT competence?

Only 2% with ICT profession in Osnabrück

Bitkom's Smart City Index for the year 2020 was recently published with the aim of showing how digital Germany's cities are. It includes 38 indicators from the areas of administration, IT and…

Are tariffs on the advance?

Trade disputes and protectionist measures have put free trade under pressure in recent years. The economic implications for countries with a strongly export-oriented business model – such as Germany – can therefore be large. Trade models…

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