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Open Economics: Study on Open Science Principles and Practice in Economics

There is wide agreement with the principles of Open Science in economics. This is shown by a ZBW study. However, there is still room for development regarding the implementation of Open Science on a broad basis, and a high requirement for support regarding Open Science practices.


Workshop: How to Make Open Science Practice Attractive in the Economic Sciences

On 17 February 2020, a workshop “Open Science in Economics – From Politics to Practice” (German) with 12 researchers and teachers from the field of economics took place at the ZBW in Hamburg. Open Science in economic research was examined here in a very practical way in everyday life: Under what conditions is Open Science attractive for individual economic researchers and how could they imagine their personal commitment in practical terms? What information on the topic of Open Science would help individual economic researchers? How do economists assess the importance of Open Source in the economic sciences? Using open practices […]


Workshop: How to Make Open Science Practice Attractive in the Economic Sciences

On 17 February 2020, a workshop “Open Science in Economics – From Politics to Practice” (German) with 12 researchers and teachers from the field of economics took place at the ZBW in Hamburg. Open Science in economic research was examined here in a very practical way in everyday life: Under what conditions is Open Science attractive for individual economic researchers and how could they imagine their personal commitment in practical terms? What information on the topic of Open Science would help individual economic researchers? How do economists assess the importance of Open Source in the economic sciences? Using open practices […]


Open science infiltrates the engine room of research: ZBW panel at the German Economic Association annual conference 2019

The annual conference of the specialist economics association “Verein für Socialpolitik” took place this year from 22. – 25. September 2019 at the University of Leipzig. Under the conference theme “30 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall” close to 800 researchers came together to discuss the economic effects of German unity as well as a whole host of other specialist themes.


Open science infiltrates the engine room of research: ZBW panel at the German Economic Association annual conference 2019

by Olaf Siegert The ZBW was also represented in the conference programme at this year’s annual conference of the German Economic Association (22 – 25 September 2019 at the University of Leipzig), specifically with a panel on the topic of “Open Science as a leitmotif for economics?”. The panel discussion was chaired by Willi Scholz as chair of the theme Open Science, in its various facets, accompanied by four representatives of the research community: Ulrich Fritsche ( University of Hamburg), among other roles co-editor of the open access, open peer review journal Economics Joachim Gassen (Humboldt University of Berlin), among […]