House of Finance News

Bubbles are rare events. When they pop, the consequences can be devastating – but sometimes, hardly anything happens. On 18 October 2017, Hans-Joachim Voth, House of Finance Visiting Professor of Financial History 2017, gave a lecture on "The Bubble Dilemma: Asset Prices in Historical Perspective" at Goethe University. In his overview, Hans-Joachim Voth surveyed the history of...[more]

According to a recent survey by the Center for Financial Studies, there is firm agreement within the German financial industry (92%) that bubbles have formed or will form on the European financial markets (e.g. stock markets, real estate markets) due to the ECB’s expansive monetary policy if this strategy is maintained. Since 2015 the European Central Bank (ECB) has pursued a policy of ...[more]

CFS Index rises by 2.5 points; considerable movement at sub-index level The CFS Index, which measures the business climate of the German financial sector on a quarterly basis, rises by 2.5 points to 114.1 points. The positive development can be primarily attributed to the unusually high revenue expectations of the service providers for the fourth quarter. In addition, the financial...[more]

Lecture on 18 October 2017 on "The Bubble Dilemma: Asset Prices in Historical Perspective"[more]

Christian Janze (Chair of e-Finance, Prof. Dr. Gomber) and Marten Risius (University of Mannheim) won the Best Paper Award of the 21st Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2017) for their contribution "Automatic Detection of Fake News on Social Media Platforms". Benjamin Clapham, Peter Gomber and Sven Panz have been awarded the Best Paper Award of the...[more]

Alexander Ludwig, SAFE Professor of Public Finance and Debt Management, and Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Professor of Macroeconomics and Development, will receive funding by the NORFACE-DIAL (Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course) program for an international research project on “Trends in Inequality: Sources and Policy.” The project team aims to evaluate the effects of inequality in income,...[more]

Sandy Bruszas vom Lehrstuhl für Investment, Portfolio Management und Alterssicherung (Leitung: Prof. Dr. Raimond Maurer) erforscht die ökonomischen Implikationen der Regulierung von Rentenversicherungsprodukten. In ihrem Forscherportrait für Campus Riedberg TV erklärt sie, wie die Auswirkungen auf Versicherungsnehmer und Versicherungsunternehmen bestimmt werden und warum sie die hessischen...[more]

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