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RWI- Leibniz Institute of Economic Research
Hohenzollernstraße 1-3
45128 Essen

Postal Adress:
Postfach 10 30 54
45030 Essen

Phone: (0201) 8149-0
Fax: (0201) 8149-200

The Institute has the legal form of a registered association; Vereinsregister, Amtsgericht Essen VR 1784
VAT-ID: DE 119824083

Board of Directors:
Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt, Ph.D. (President)
Prof. Dr. Thomas K. Bauer (Vice President)
Dr. Stefan Rumpf (Managing Director)


Communication Department
Head of Department: Katja Fels (V.i.S.d.P.)
Phone: (030) 2021598-15
Fax: (030) 2021598-19

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