Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Economics, Labor and Housing

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Ministry of Economy, Labor and Housing Baden-Württemberg
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Large coat of arms of Baden-Württemberg
State level Baden-Württemberg
position Supreme state authority
founding 1952
Headquarters Theodor-Heuss-Strasse 4,
Authority management Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut
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The Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Economics is a ministry in the administration of the state of Baden-Württemberg . From 1952 to 1976 it was called the "Ministry of Economy", then "Ministry of Economy, Medium-Sized Enterprises and Transport" and from 1984 to 2011 it was called "Ministry of Economy". On May 12, 2011 it was merged with the Ministry of Finance to form the Ministry of Finance and Economy , but in 2016 it was split up again. The area of ​​work (from the Ministry of Social Affairs) and urban development (from the Ministry of Transport) was reassigned.

The economics ministers since 1945 can be found in the list of economics ministers of Baden-Württemberg , the labor ministers in the list of labor ministers of Baden-Württemberg .

Business area

The business area includes:

  1. Economic policy , economic order, commercial law;
  2. Economic development, regional and sectoral structural development;
  3. Foreign trade, location advertising for industrial settlement;
  4. Industry , craft , trade , services , trade , supervision of the chambers of industry and commerce and the chambers of crafts , cooperatives ;
  5. Energy industry, energy supervision, nuclear power plants, mining , regional geology (since 2011: Ministry for the Environment, Climate and Energy);
  6. Technology , media industry , business-related research, technical development, rationalization, increased productivity ;
  7. Money and credit, stock exchange supervision , insurance (excluding social security);
  8. Prices, competition, cartels , consumer issues, public procurement;
  9. Measurement, calibration and technical testing;
  10. vocational training in the commercial sector;
  11. Development cooperation;
  12. Spatial planning and regional planning ;
  13. economic policy issues related to the European Union and other European institutions.
  14. Monument protection and preservation
  15. Labor law , in particular works and corporate governance, wages, collective bargaining and arbitration, asset formation in the hands of employees, company pension schemes;
  16. Labor jurisdiction ;
  17. Labor market , vocational training for the disabled, vocational training in home economics, home work;

The authority is based in Stuttgart . The head of the Ministry of Economic Affairs is the Minister of Economic Affairs , who is assisted by a State Secretary .

Subordinate authorities

The following authorities and institutions, among others, are subordinate to or assigned to the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Economic Affairs or are directly or indirectly supervised by it:

The administrative reform of January 1, 2005 resulted in changes here:

Baden-Württemberg Innovation Prize - Dr. Rudolf Eberle Prize

After the death of Baden-Württemberg Economics Minister Rudolf Eberle in 1984, the then newly introduced innovation award of the state of Baden-Württemberg was awarded in his honor in Baden-Württemberg Innovation Award - Dr. Renamed Rudolf Eberle Prize .

See also


  • Hendrik Leonhardt: Almost sixty and not a bit old-fashioned. Almost sixty years of service at the Ministry of Economic Affairs . In: Preservation of monuments in Baden-Württemberg , 41st year 2012, issue 4, pp. 207–211 ( PDF )

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Coordinates: 48 ° 46 ′ 41.2 "  N , 9 ° 10 ′ 28.9"  E