Study at Leibniz Institute SAFE shows that particularly wealthy and educated people gamble on speculative financial stocks for quick cash and thrills, while less wealthy and educated people rather opt for online bets[more]

Prof. Dr. Peter Gomber, Chair of e-Finance, was elected on January, 23 for three more years as a member of the Exchange Council at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE). The Exchange Council is a key forum for discussing fundamental issues and developments at the FSE. Among other things, the Exchange Council is responsible for the appointment, withdrawal and supervision of the executive management....[more]

The first round of the mentoring program for doctoral students at the Faculty of Economics and Business started in 2021. December 13th, 2022, two participants of the program, Evelyn Intan and Lisa Zäuner, presented their research projects and their personal experiences regarding their Ph.D. as well as their day-to-day work in academia, in the context of the event "Ph.D. & Academic...[more]

Oliver Hinz has achieved an outstanding result in the well-known research ranking that is published every two years by WirtschaftsWoche and that covers business economists working in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The ranking lists the most research-intensive business economists during a five-year period. In the period from 2018 to 2022, Oliver Hinz was placed 11th, among more than 3,250...[more]

The Scientific Advisory Board at the German Federal Ministry of Finance has elected Alfons Weichenrieder, Professor of Economics and Public Finance at the Faculty of Economics and Business and SAFE Fellow, as its Vice Chair for a two-year term beginning January 2023. The advisory board consists of up to 25 experts from the fields of economics and law, acts academically independent, and addresses...[more]

The collaboration with the Université Paris Dauphine-PSL is one of the oldest and most intensive cooperations of Goethe University's Faculty of Economics and Business. Its distinguishing feature: two double-degree programs allowing participants to study for a degree of both countries. To mark the partnership's 30th anniversary, a large delegation visited Goethe University on Friday, December 9. [more]

They are a recurring element in our everyday life on the internet and everybody knows them: "cookies" and so-called "cookie banners". In this book, Bernd Skiera and his team examine the economic impact of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the online advertising industry. They are supported by the insights of the ERC Advanced Grant "Cookies"...[more]