News Archive

2013

Giuliano Curatola is the new junior professor for Asset Pricing and Trading at the Center of Excellence SAFE at the House of Finance. He will be working in the SAFE research area “Financial Markets”. Curatola recently earned his PhD at the Swiss Finance Institute at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne where he has served as a teaching assistant since 2009. Before coming to Lausanne, he had...[more]

The duration of the Doctorate / Ph.D. Program in Law and Economics of Money and Finance (LEMF) at Goethe University's House of Finance has been extended beyond the regular period until 2014 for two more years. This was decided by the board of trustees of the "Stiftung Geld und Währung" which has financed the program since its inception in 2009. The decision had been preceded by a positive...[more]

The Consumer Advisory Board advises the BaFin in fulfilling its supervisory tasks because the recent financial crisis has highlighted the fact that consumers need more protection in the future. The Board consists of 12 members who were appointed by the Federal Ministry of Finance. It is composed of representative from research, consumer and investor protection organizations, employees of...[more]

Irina Alic, Michael Siering (Chair of e-Finance), and Marko Bohanec have been awarded with the Outstanding Paper Award at the 26th Bled eConference in Bled, Slovenia. Their article "Hot or Not? A Qualitative Multi-Attribute Model to Detect Financial Market Manipulation" was chosen as outstanding paper out of the 36 papers presented at the conference. In their article, the authors develop a model...[more]

The Hessian Minister of Finance Dr. Thomas Schäfer visited the Center of Excellence „Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe" (SAFE) at Goethe University's House of Finance. SAFE is a cooperation of the Center for Financial Studies and Goethe University Frankfurt that is dedicated to research and policy advice in the area of finance. The Center receives 13 million Euro in funding over the...[more]

Click here to download: SAFE Newsletter Q2 2013 Content: Research  Hans B. Christensen, Luzi Hail, Christian Leuz "Mandatory IFRS Reporting and Changes in Enforcement" Julia Hirsch, Uwe Walz "Why do Contracts differ between Venture Capital Types?"   Marius Ascheberg, Robert A. Jarrow, Holger Kraft, Yildiray Yildirim "Government Policies,...[more]

Wolfgang König, Executive Director of the House of Finance, has been appointed a member of the expert group on „internationality" by the Lord Mayor of Frankfurt, Peter Feldmann. The group has the task to prepare a concept of internationalization for the areas of economy, research and development cooperation until the end of this year. The objective is to make Frankfurt more attractive for foreign...[more]

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