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In Forschung Frankfurt diskutieren Otmar Issing und Bertram Schefold über die Notwendigkeit einer weiteren europäischen Integration.Braucht Europa eine Fiskalunion, um den Euro angesichts der fortschreitenden Finanz- und Staatsschuldenkrise zu retten? Über diese Frage diskutieren der ehemalige Chefvolkswirt der Europäischen Zentralbank (EZB), Prof. Dr. Otmar Issing, und der Frankfurter...[more]

The third issue of the House of Finance Research Newsletter in 2012 is now ready for download.Topics: Editorial Thomas Schäfer "Parallel Banking – Frankfurt Can Bring some Light into the Darkness" Research Money and Macro Alexander Bick, Stephanie Kremer, Dieter Nautz "Inflation and Growth: New Evidence from a Dynamic Panel Threshold Analysis" ResearchFinance Sebastian...[more]

Die Goethe-Universität Frankfurt richtet eine neue House of Finance-Stiftungsprofessur für Sustainable Banking and Finance ein, gefördert durch die DekaBank. Dabei handelt es sich um die bislang erste Sustainable-Banking-Professur in Deutschland. Die Professur wird zum 15. August 2012 mit Reint Gropp besetzt, bislang Professor für Financial Economics and Taxation an der EBS Universität in...[more]

Revenues in the second quarter declined sharply / Companies fear conflict of interest concerning banking supervision by the ECB / High probability is assumed for an exit from the eurozoneThe CFS Financial Center Index fell at the beginning of the third quarter 2012 by 2.3 points to 108.8 points. Thus, the business climate in the German financial industry is back to its level from last January. At...[more]

The EU Summit decision on banking union is being questioned by some economists in Germany. This manifesto by economists in Germany, Austria and Switzerland argues that a banking union is a critical step in ending the Euro Zone crisis and building a more stable Euro Zone financial architecture. It is drafted by 16 first Signatories, among them Jan Pieter Krahnen and Hans-Helmut Kotz from the...[more]

The Center for Financial Studies and Goethe University Frankfurt were successful in their application for a research center in the “Landes-Offensive zur Entwicklung wissenschaftlich-ökonomischer Exzellenz” (Program for the Development of Scientific-Economic Excellence), short: LOEWE, sponsored by the Hessian Government. The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts will support the...[more]

Peter Gomber, Professor of e-Finance at Goethe University Frankfurt and Co-Chair of the E-Finance Lab has been appointed a member of the new Secondary Markets Standing Committee Consultative Working Group (CWG) of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). The CWG has been formed to assist the Secondary Markets Standing Committee of ESMA in its work relating to the structure,...[more]

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