Dr. Elia Berdin's dissertation "Essays in Microprudential and Macroprudential Supervision in Insurance" was awarded one of the three best dissertations submitted in the Research Prize 2018 of the Frankfurt Institute for Risk Management and Regulation (FIRM). Dr. Berdin, an alumnus of the Chair of Insurance and Regulation and ICIR, presented his research at the FIRM Research Conference...[more]

The Sheth Foundation rewarded our Professors Hinz and Skiera with the Journal of Marketing Award for the long term contributions to the field of marketing for their article: Hinz, O., Skiera, B., Barrot, C., & Becker, J.U. (2011). Seeding strategies for viral marketing: An empirical comparison. Journal of Marketing, 75(6), 55-71. The award is for the article published in the Journal of...[more]

Goethe University Frankfurt enables everybody to experience exchange trading[more]

The Web Conference 2018 has selected the “I Read but Don’t Agree: Privacy Policy Benchmarking using Machine Learning and the EU GDPR” paper by Welderufael B. Tesfay, Peter Hofmann, Toru Nakamura, Shinsaku Kiyomoto and Jetzabel Serna for the Best Demo Award. The paper proposes a machine learning based approach to evaluate lengthy privacy policies and present them in short and condensed notes that...[more]

Harold James, Princeton University, will hold the Visiting Professorship of Financial History at Goethe University Frankfurt’s House of Finance this year. The professorship is endowed by Metzler Bank and Friedrich Flick Förderungsstiftung. Harold James is Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies, Professor of History and International Affairs, and Director of the Program in...[more]

[Translate to English:] Die Wirtschaftswissenschaftlerin Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Professorin für Makroökonomie und Entwicklung an der Goethe-Universität, erhält den mit 2,5 Millionen Euro dotierten Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Preis 2018; das gab der Hauptausschuss der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) heute in Bonn bekannt. Präsidentin Prof. Birgitta Wolff gratulierte der Forscherin: „Dies ist...[more]

By Reinhard H. Schmidt The German savings and cooperative banks of the 19th century were precursors of modern microfinance. They provided access to financial services for the majority of the German population, which was formerly excluded from bank funding. Furthermore, they did this at low costs for themselves and affordable prices for their clients. By creating networks of financially viable...[more]