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Wolfgang König, Professor of Information Systems at Goethe University Frankfurt and Executive Director of the House of Finance, was presented the AIS 2016 Fellow Award during the 37th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), which took place in Dublin from 11 to 14 December 2016. The ICIS is the world-leading gathering of all IS academics organized by the Association of Information...[more]

On 15 December, Volker Wieland, Director of the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS) at Goethe University Frankfurt and member of the German Council of Economic Experts, presented the key findings of the Council’s Annual Report 2016/17 and shared his insights on the current monetary policy. The lecture was jointly organized by the IMFS and the SAFE Policy Center and...[more]

Goethe University congratulates its alumnus Tobias Adrian to his new job at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde appointed Adrian as Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department. Adrian has most recently served as Senior Vice President and Associate Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he...[more]

In the last decade, the complexity of securities trading has increased tremendously. Automatization of trading centers and processes made securites markets much faster. Interconnection of markets and the emergence of alternative trading platforms raises concerns about possible contagion effects. Kai Zimmermann, who dedicated his doctoral thesis to this development, was awarded this year's...[more]

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded a three-year grant in the amount of $591,295 in support of a new Macroeconomic Model Comparison Initiative (MMCI). This is a joint project by the Hoover Institution at Stanford and the Goethe University Frankfurt’s Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS). The new grant will assist in developing and applying new methods of research ...[more]

Read in the SAFE Newsletter Q4 2016: Research  Viral V. Acharya, Tim Eisert, Christian Eufinger, Christian Hirsch Whatever it takes: The Real Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policy Christian Eufinger, Andrej Gill New Regulatory Approach to Curb Bank Risk-Taking: Incentive-Based Capital Requirements Interview Martin GötzThe...[more]

HR managers at German companies value graduates from Goethe University Frankfurt most among all economics graduates in Germany. According to a survey of the Business magazine WirtschaftsWoche one quarter of 540 surveyed HR managers named Goethe University when asked which graduates would fulfill their expectations most. They were allowed to name several universities per subject. With respect to...[more]

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