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Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI)
Neuer Jungfernstieg 21, Hamburg 20354, Germany
tel:49 (0) 40 340576-0 fax:49 (0) 40 340576-76

Organizational Status: Private, shareholders: University of Hamburg and Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, founded in 2005.

General Description:The Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) is an independent economic research institute, based on a non-profit making public-private partnership, which was founded in 2005. Shareholders of the Institute are the University of Hamburg and the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce. HWWI's main goals are: Promoting economic sciences in research and teaching; Conducting high-quality economic research; Transferring and disseminating economic knowledge to policy makers, stakeholders and the general public. The HWWI carries out interdisciplinary research activities in the context of the following research programmes: Economic Trends, Hamburg and Regional Development, World Economy and Migration Research Group.

Annual Budget: 1, 35 Mio. Euro (2006, interim)

Executive Officers:
Mr. Prof. Dr. STRAUBHAAR, Thomas (Director)
Mr. GEYER, Gunnar (CEO)

Public Relations:
Ms. LINKE, Elzbieta (Chief, General and Press Affairs)

(As of March, 2007)

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