Economy

Hamburg Institute of International Economics (Hamburgisches WeltWirtschaftsInstitut gemeinnützige GmbH, HWWI)

Institution Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI)
Location Hamburg
Topics Economic Trends and Global Markets, Regional Economics and Urban Development, Energy and Raw Material Markets, Environment and Climate, Demography, Migration and Integration, Labour and Family Economics, Health and Sports
Orientation interdisciplinary analysis of key economic and socio-economic trends
Establishment 2005

The Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) is an independent, non-profit research institute and was founded in 2005. The institute specializes in the interdisciplinary analysis of key economic and socio-economic trends.
The HWWI uses its theoretical and applied research expertise to offer practical consultancy services and to provide economically relevant results for business, society and policy-making. The institute is the sole shareholder of the HWWI Consult GmbH.
The HWWI advances economic science through research and teaching and is affiliated institute of the University of Hamburg. The HWWI has developed its own principles of good scientific practice in conjunction with the German Research Foundation (DFG).
The HWWI is a private, non-profit, limited liability company (gemeinnützige GmbH) under German law. The joint shareholders of the Institute are the University of Hamburg and the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce. Aside from the head office in Hamburg, the HWWI has offices in Bremen and Erfurt.
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