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15 May 2023
GBP Monitor May: Increased Business Taxes Would Also Lead to Higher Prices and Staff Cuts
If taxes on business profits were to rise, this would not only affect companies but also customers: On average, they would have to pay for 20 percent of the additional burden – in the form of price increases. However, the staff would also be affected, because companies would compensate for 15 percent of the additional burden by laying off staff or reducing their salary.

10 May 2023
Eckhard Janeba Now Chair of the Board of Academic Advisors of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action
Professor Eckhard Janeba, Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim is the new chair of the Board of Academic Advisors of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action.

10 May 2023
CHE University Ranking: University of Mannheim Offers Excellent Conditions for Studying
Economics at the University of Mannheim achieves best results nationwide / Business Administration and Law receive top rankings / Business Informatics ranks in the leading group in most categories

5 May 2023
New EU Report on Why Women in Academia Need Special Support Even After the Pandemic
The European Commission has published a new report (Policy Report) on the consequences the coronavirus pandemic has had on women in research and development. A central finding is that female early-stage researchers, in particular, are suffering from the consequences of the pandemic and need more support. This is the key result of the study conducted by the working group headed by Marc Lerchenmüller, researcher at the Business School of the University of Mannheim, which focused on women in the early career stage. In total, 14 researchers from all over Europe have formed four working groups on different topics and worked on the report.


25 April 2023
Professor Leif Döring Has Received Medal of the International Mathematical Society IMS
The US-based Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) has honored the Professor of Mathematics at the University of Mannheim for organizing a virtual One World Symposium at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

18 April 2023
How To Get Your Children to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables
Children will eat more fruits and vegetables if families take more time to eat meals. This is the result of a new study of health psychologist Professor Jutta Mata from the University of Mannheim and Professor Ralph Hertwig, Director at the Center for Adaptive Rationality of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin.

14 April 2023
GBP Monitor: No All-Clear for Inflation in 2024
Despite predictions of the German Bundesbank for an inflation rate decrease to 4.1 percent, companies are still expecting an inflation rate of more than 8 percent for 2024 and are increasing their prices further.


28 March 2023
New Approach in Statistics Uses Smartphones instead of Diaries
Mannheim data scientist Professor Florian Keusch and researchers from six other European countries have received a grant for a new project of the European Commission and EUROSTAT, the statistical office of the European Union.

23 March 2023
ZEW and University of Mannheim Receive 1.6 Million Euros for Joint Tax Research
The Leibniz ScienceCampus MannheimTaxation, a joint initiative of ZEW Mannheim and the University of Mannheim, will receive 1.2 million euros in research funding from the Leibniz Association over a period of four years.

17 March 2023
Universities call on G7 leaders to prioritize and advance peace and security
More than 75 members of the international university alliance U7+ met this week prior to the G7 summit in Japan / University of Mannheim in leading role

15 March 2023
GBP Monitor: Fast Internet Is More Important to Companies than Low Trade Tax
A well-developed digital infrastructure with a strong network and the availability of a qualified local workforce are more important to companies when selecting their location than low municipal taxes and fees.

7 March 2023
Online Information Event for Prospective Students
On 28 March 2023, prospective master's students from all over the world can inform themselves about the master's programs at the University of Mannheim and campus life in the so-called Quadratestadt Mannheim (“city of squares”).


15 February 2023
GBP Monitor: Property Tax Reform – Digital Transformation Paralyzed by Current Cost-Benefit-Ratio
Companies are very slow in implementing digitalization measures relating to the property tax reform.


11 January 2023
Are Zero-Emission Coaches also Economically Viable?
Researchers at the Mannheim Institute for Sustainable Energy Studies (MISES) at the University of Mannheim are collaborating with Daimler Buses and other partners to develop a concept for zero-emission coaches powered by all-electric drive systems.

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