On Thursday, October 12, 2023, outstanding professors* of Goethe University were awarded the prize for the best doctoral supervision by the Goethe Research Academy for Early Career Researchers (GRADE). The prize was awarded for the fourth time and this years number of nominees was higher than ever before. Among the 43 nominees were supervisors from all departments, who were invited together with...[more]

Almost all of us see them every day. On the way to work, in the waiting room, or just before falling asleep. Whether as a reel, story or TikTok clip - short videos have become an established means of marketing communication and entertainment and it is hard to imagine our everyday lives without them. Successful short videos attract the attention of social media users - and according to the...[more]

Together with Prof. Lars P. Feld and Prof. Christoph M. Schmidt, Prof. Volker Wieland has received the 2023 Regulatory Policy Award from the German Business Association of Family Companies. The three former members of the German Council of Economic Experts were honored for their joint opinion piece "Time has come for supply-oriented fiscal policy," which was published in the "Frankfurter...[more]

New research sheds light on the reasons for co-housing situations in both countries[more]

Apply until September 30, 2023: The Dr. Mihael Foit und Elfriede Stich-Foit Foundation wants to promote junior reseachers (master and doctoral students) in the areas finance, risk research, and business informatics by donating prizes for the best master thesis (500 €) und the best dissertation (1000 €) completed at the Faculty of Economics and Business of Goethe University in one of these fields...[more]

Banks increasingly manage customer relations through automated letters or online notifications. However, a personal conversation with bank employees can positively influence the behavior of defaulting borrowers A telephone conversation between bank employees and defaulting debtors is crucial for the latter to clear their arrears more quickly than defaulting borrowers who simply receive an...[more]

As we browse the internet, we often leave traces of our online activities. These traces are frequently used to target us with advertising, but they can also be used for purposes that are more problematic in terms of personal rights and, in the worst case, for criminal activities. In response to this, the European Union enacted the GDPR in 2018 to help protect users' online privacy. However, have...[more]