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Economic Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses

The existential threat to small businesses, based on their crucial role in the economy, is behind the plethora of scholarly studies in 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Examining the 15 contributions of the special issue on the “Economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on entrepreneurship and small businesses,” the paper comprises four parts: a systematic review of the literature on the ...

In: Small Business Economics 58 (2022), 2, S.593–609 | Maksim Belitski, Christina Guenther, Alexander S. Kritikos, Roy Thurik
DIW Weekly Report 33 / 2021

Hospital Mergers Can Impact the Offer of Health Care Services

In the last decades, many European hospital markets witnessed a wave of mergers leading to increased levels of market concentration. The effects of hospital mergers and the effectiveness of competition enforcement have been discussed by politicians but understudied by academics. This report studies how hospital mergers impact hospital service provision by focusing on the French hospital industry from ...

2021| Daniel Herrera-Araujo, Joanna Piechucka

Essays on the Economics of the Pharmaceutical Industry

The pharmaceutical industry makes a significant contribution to global health and economic welfare through the development and production of innovative medical treatments. This dissertation consists of four essays which advance our understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and how to effectively regulate this sector. Each chapter aims to provide new insights, which are relevant for policymakers, ...

Leuven: Katholieke Universiteit, 2021, XII, 206 S. | Melissa Newham

Study protocol of the ‘CORONA-MONITORING bundesweit’ study (RKI-SOEP study) published

The study protocol of the CORONA-MONITORING nationwide study (RKI-SOEP study) has been published in the Journal of Health Monitoring and is freely available.In the study, which was conducted in a collaboration between the Robert Koch Institute and the Socio-Economic Panel at DIW Berlin, SOEP respondents were sent self-tests in the form of PCR and DBS tests to be sent to the RKI for analysis. In addition, ...

11.02.2021| Markus M. Grabka
Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

Lifestyle Behaviors and Wealth-Health Gaps in Germany

03.05.2022| Minchul Yum, University of Mannheim
DIW Weekly Report 37 / 2021

Global Economy Returning to Its Recovery Course after Summer Setbacks: DIW Economic Outlook Autumn 2021

Recently, the coronavirus pandemic has caused economic developments in major economies to drift apart: While infection rates were declining and production was experiencing strong growth in places such as Europe and the United States in the second quarter of 2021, emerging economies were experiencing strict economic restrictions due to high case numbers. In some of these countries, the economy declined. ...

2021| Guido Baldi, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Frederik Kurcz
DIW Weekly Report 37 / 2021

German Economy Only Slowly Emerging from the Pandemic: DIW Economic Outlook Autumn 2021

The German economy is taking longer than expected to overcome the pandemic: It is likely to increase by only 2.1 percent in 2021 and capacities remain markedly underutilized. In addition, global supply bottlenecks are affecting German industry, resulting in stalled domestic production despite high demand. Following a profitable summer due to low case numbers and progress in the vaccination campaign, ...

2021| Marius Clemens, Simon Junker, Laura Pagenhardt
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Seroepidemiological Study on the Spread of SARS-CoV-2 in Germany: Study Protocol of the ‘CORONA-MONITORING bundesweit’ Study (RKI-SOEP Study)

Das Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 hat sich in kurzer Zeit bundesweit ausgebreitet. In den Meldedaten der Gesundheitsämter zu laborbestätigten Infektionsfällen ist von einer Untererfassung des Infektionsgeschehens auszugehen, da Infektionen häufig unentdeckt bleiben, zum Beispiel weil sie symptomarm verlaufen. In seroepidemiologischen Studien kann der Bevölkerungsanteil mit durchgemachter SARS-CoV-2-Infektion ...

In: Journal of Health Monitoring 6 (2021), Spec. Iss. 1, 16 S. | Jens Hoebel, Markus A. Busch, Markus M. Grabka, Sabine Zinn, Jennifer Allen, Antje Gößwald, Jörg Wernitz, Jan Goebel, Hans Walter Steinhauer, Rainer Siegers, Carsten Schröder, Tim Kuttig, Hans Butschalowsky, Martin Schlaud, Angelika Schaffrath Rosario, Jana Brix, Anna Rysina, Axel Glemser, Hannelore Neuhauser, Silke Stahlberg, Antje Kneuer, Isabell Hey, Jörg Schaarschmidt, Julia Fiebig, Nina Buttmann-Schweiger, Hendrik Wilking, Janine Michel, Andreas Nitsche, Lothar H. Wieler, Lars Schaade, Thomas Ziese, Stefan Liebig, Thomas Lampert
DIW Weekly Report 23/24 / 2021

Global Economy: Advanced Economies Facing a Strong Upturn: DIW Economic Outlook Summer 2021

Global recovery is progressing more slowly than was indicated in 2020 due to high coronavirus rates and related economic restrictions in Europe and Japan. Recently, a disparate picture has been forming: In the advanced economies, declining infection rates and continued progress in vaccination campaigns will presumably lead to a revival that will be especially noticeable in the retail and service sectors ...

2021| Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Sandra Pasch
DIW Weekly Report 23/24 / 2021

German Economy: Uncertainty Remains despite Rebound: DIW Economic Outlook Summer 2021

By lifting lockdown measures as coronavirus case numbers are rising and the vaccine rollout is proceeding slowly, the German economy is being sent on a stop-go course. Re-opening measures will probably be followed by renewed closures, at least regionally, in order to keep the spread of COVID-19 under control. Nevertheless, industry is robust overall, primarily due to good foreign business. In the service ...

2021| Claus Michelsen, Marius Clemens, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Laura Pagenhardt
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