News Archive

2013

Roman Inderst, Professor of Finance and Economics at the House of Finance, has been appointed a member of the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy (EAGCP) at the European Commission's Directorate General for Competition. The EAGCP provides a discussion forum on competition policy matters between academics who have a recognized reputation in the field of industrial organization. Members...[more]

Martin Hellwig, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, gave a lecture about "Public Finance, Banks and Monetary Policy – What is the Role of the Central Bank?" at the Center for Financial Studies on 21 October. Hellwig opposed the criticism that the current monetary policy was too expansive. Although central bank money has roughly doubled since 2008 and interest...[more]

Financial institutions expect downsizing to end in fourth quarter 2013 /Special Survey: ECB enjoys utmost confidence in overcoming the financial crisis   At the beginning of the fourth quarter 2013 the CFS Index increases significantly by 2.3 to 111.0 points. The increase can mainly be attributed to the positive expectations among financial institutions and service providers in the...[more]

With three new professors the Center of Excellence SAFE at Goethe University's House of Finance strengthens its research and policy advice in the area of finance. SAFE stands for Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe and is a cooperation of the Center for Financial Studies and Goethe University Frankfurt launched in January 2013. SAFE is funded by the Hessian excellence initiative...[more]

Click here to download: SAFE Newsletter Q3 2013 Content: Research  Joachim Weber, Benjamin Loos, Steffen Meyer, Andreas Hackethal "Individual Investors' Trading Motives and Security Selling Behavior" Ignazio Angeloni, Ester Faia "Monetary Policy and Prudential Regulations with Bank Runs"   Helmut Siekmann "Legal Limits to Quantitative Easing" Policy...[more]

Roman Inderst, Professor of Economics and Finance at the House of Finance, comes again first of all German speaking researchers in the recently published economics research ranking 2013 of the German business daily Handelsblatt.   Ester Faia, Professor for Monetary and Fiscal Policy at the House of Finance, ranks 51st in the overall research ranking and takes the fourth place in the...[more]

As of September 2013, Baptiste Massenot becomes a new Junior Professor for Macroeconomics and Finance at the Center of Excellence SAFE. He will join the SAFE research area "Macro Finance". Massenot has been working as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Lausanne since having earned his Ph.D. at the Toulouse School of Economics in 2010 where he had also completed his master studies. His...[more]

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