Center for Economic Studies (CES)

This center is located in Munich. It works closely with CESifo , and one of its purposes "is to bring together economists from all over the world for discussion and exchange of knowledge and ideas." They have brought in a number of outstanding economists to give lectures (which are available here). It also has its own research group. Their working papers and publications ("CESifo Bulletin," "Economic Policy (A European forum)," and "Policy Contributions" (articles on topical issues). In addition, they have a great deal of information about themselves and their programs available here.