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Externe Veröffentlichungen

Hier sind alle Publikationen zusammengestellt, die die IfM-Wissenschaftler extern veröffentlicht haben.

results: 177
External publication | 2012
Case Study of High-Tech Gründerfonds

On behalf of the European Commission, the European Network for Social and Economic Research (ENSR), of which IfM Bonn is a German partner, has evaluated state support measures to facilitate access to financing for small and medium-sized enterprises in five member states of the European Union (D, F, GB, PL and S).

External publication | 2012
Development of entrepreneurial personality potentials - an empirical analysis in secondary school II.

The following article presents the planned intervention study in panel design for the development of entrepreneurial potential within the framework of curricularly anchored entrepreneurship education in secondary level II.

External publication | 2012
Regional and company-specific factors for high growth dynamics of ICT companies in Germany with particular emphasis on knowledge spillovers

Two hundred ICT companies based in Germany were interviewed to find out which regional and company specific factors may have a measurable direct impact on corporate growth.

External publication | 2012
Establishment of works councils in small and medium-sized enterprises

While works councils are widespread in large companies, only a minority of small and medium-sized enterprises have an interest representation in the form of a works council.

External publication | 2012
Self-management and insolvency plans - on the situation before the introduction of the ESUG

Among other things, the law to further facilitate the restructuring of companies (ESUG) strengthens the procedural and continuation variant of self-administration by the debtor.

External publication | 2012
The largest family businesses - spring 2012

Within the framework of the study series "The largest family businesses in Germany", the IfM Bonn has, for the second time in the spring of 2012, gathered the opinion of the largest family businesses on the economic situation and current topics.

External publication | 2012
On the influence of owner management on the works council-manager relationship - a theoretical and empirical analysis in medium-sized companies

Whether a company is owner-managed or not is of decisive importance for the existence of a works council. The stewardship theory and the principal-agent theory show different effects of owner-management in this respect.

External publication | 2012
BDI panel of medium-sized businesses - spring 2012

As part of a long-term study on medium-sized industrial companies in Germany, the IfM Bonn surveyed a fixed group of industrial companies for the 15th time in spring 2012 to assess the economic situation and topics relevant to daily politics and business management.

External publication | 2012
German Apprenticeship System

On behalf of the European Commission, the European Network for Social and Economic Research (ENSR), of which IfM Bonn is a German partner, has prepared a comparative analysis of the vocational training systems in nine member states of the European Union (D, DK, E, EST, F, NL, PL, SK, UK).

External publication | 2012
SMEs and demographic change

The currently observed rapid aging and shrinking of the population poses special challenges for companies.

External publication | 2012
Economic results of insolvency proceedings

In 1999, the insolvency law was reformed with the aim, among other things, of increasing the satisfaction of the creditors' outstanding claims and more corporate restructurings.

External publication | 2012
Freelance business start-ups in Germany

Due to a lack of suitable data, it has not yet been possible to quantify the number of start-ups in the liberal professions.

External publication | 2012
On the reform of the insolvency law in the area of residual debt discharge according to the government draft

According to Creditreform, around 6.4 million citizens in Germany were considered to be over-indebted in 2011. Over-indebted persons, both consumers and self-employed persons, can settle their old debts by taking legal action.

External publication | 2011
The generation change in the middle class in the demographic change

Demographic change is one of the most important social challenges of our time. Society, business and politics must adapt to it. The changes it entails have been studied and discussed in a variety of ways for several years.

External publication | 2011
Saxon middle class report 2009/2010 - The development of the Saxon middle class

The SME Report provides a multitude of figures and statistics, thus making it possible to understand the development of the SME economy in the Free State of Saxony, to evaluate the current status and future prospects.

External publication | 2011
Slip Sliding Away: Further Union Decline in Germany and Britain

This comparative study examines for the first time the decline in collective bargaining coverage in the two European countries in which this development has proved to be the strongest: Germany and Great Britain.

External publication | 2011
Contextualization Entrepreneurship - Conceptual Challenges and Ways Forward

In entrepreneurship research, it is increasingly recognized that economic behavior must be considered within the historical, institutional, spatial and social context, since this also determines the possibilities and limits of individual action.

External publication | 2011
BDI medium-sized companies panel - spring 2011

As part of a long-term study on medium-sized industrial companies in Germany, the IfM Bonn surveyed a fixed group of industrial companies for the 13th time in spring 2011 to assess the economic situation and topics relevant to daily politics and business management.

External publication | 2011
Handbook of Research on Enterprise Policies in Central and Eastern Europe

The contributions in this handbook examine the importance of government action and policy guidelines for the development of entrepreneurship and small businesses in central and (southeast) European countries.

External publication | 2011
Solo self-employed in insolvency - between stigmatization and new start

Both business start-ups and liquidations have declined after 2005. This development can be attributed in part to the good economic situation since 2005 and the change in the subsidies for start-ups from unemployment.