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Branchen und Wirtschaftszweige, Energiewirtschaft, Klima und Umwelt

Klimaschutzgesetz: Den gordischen Knoten lösen

01.07.2021 | HWWI Standpunkt | von Mirko Kruse

Auf den letzten Metern der Legislaturperiode zeigt die Bundesregierung erstaunlichen Ehrgeiz bei der Frage des Klimaschutzes. In einer Novelle des Klimaschutzgesetzes wurde unter anderem das Ziel von Treibhausgasneutralität bis 2045 festgeschrieben, verbunden mit konkreten Zwischenzielen und Einsparzielen für unterschiedliche Sektoren, die durch ein Sofortprogramm...

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Innovation, Klima und Umwelt

Cost structure of bio-based plastics: A Monte-Carlo-Analysis for PLA

28.06.2021 | HWWI Research Paper 197, Hamburg | von Claudia Wellenreuther, André Wolf, Nils Zander

This paper conducts a meta-analysis of the estimated costs of producing Polylactic Acid (PLA). Cost contributions of specific inputs and process stages are identified through a production chain perspective. By applying the Monte Carlo technique, uncertainties in current estimates are reflected, both regarding technological input requirements and the development of input...

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On the right track? The role of work experience in migrant mothers’ current employment probability

25.06.2021 | HWWI Research Paper 196, Hamburg | von Christina Boll, Andreas Lagemann

This paper investigates the role of work experience in migrant mothers’ current employment in Germany. Unlike previous papers, we focus on actual experience and add the motherhood aspect. To this end, we use data from the German Socio-Economic Panel 2013-2018 including the IAB-SOEP Migration Sample.

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Europa, Regionen

EU-INTERREG project "GoSmart & Excel BSR" successfully started

23.06.2021 | HWWI Update Special edition summer 2021 | von Melanie Mesloh, Jan Wedemeier

The HWWI is proud to be project partner in the INTERREG Baltic Sea Region project "GoSmart & Excel BSR", which was officially launched in April 2021.

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Europa, Innovation

Digital methods, toolbox, and trainings for increasing customer innovation in SMEs

23.06.2021 | HWWI Update Special edition summer 2021 | von Melanie Mesloh

In collaboration with seven partners from Poland, Denmark, Hungary, and Germany, the Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) is working on fostering the application of digital methods for the implementation of consumer-based product or process innovations in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Weltwirtschaft

Trade policy as an instrument for climate change mitigation?

23.06.2021 | HWWI Update Special edition summer 2021 | von André Wolf

U.S. President Joe Biden's agenda has also raised hopes in the area of climate policy. His concept for achieving the long-term goal of a climate-neutral U.S. economy envisages not only national measures but also a new form of climate diplomacy, which propagates the integration of climate issues in international trade agreements.

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