Banks – particularly universal banks – should be well suited to provide guidance to their retail investors in their investment decisions as they have more and better resources to collect and process information than do individual investors. However, as a result of having proprietary trading and retail banking under the same roof, conflicts of interest between banks and their retail customers...[more]

Written byElisabeth FalckName of the conference32nd Annual Congress of the European Economic Association (EEA)VenueLisboa, PortugalDate21-25 August 2017Paper presentedDisagreement and Monetary Policy Key message of my paper We show empirically and theoretically that high disagreement about inflation expectations changes the transmission of monetary policy shocks. In particular, a...[more]

Christian Janze (Chair of e-Finance, Prof. Dr. Gomber) and Marten Risius (University of Mannheim) won the Best Paper Award of the 21st Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2017) for their contribution "Automatic Detection of Fake News on Social Media Platforms". We are delighted to receive this award.[more]

Alexander Ludwig and Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln have been awarded funding by the NORFACE-DIAL program[more]

The NET Institute of the NYU Stern School of Business supports the research project on digital cookies of Jun. Prof. Klaus Miller and Prof. Bernd Skiera. The goal of the project is to determine the value of digital cookies for the advertising industry and to develop novel approaches to optimize real-time and programmatic advertising. The NET Institute as an independent non-profit organization...[more]

Written byFrederike HinzName of the conference10th Accounting Research WorkshopVenueBasel, SwitzerlandDate22-23 June 2017Paper presentedRecurring Tasks in Forward-Looking Incentive contracts Key Message of my paper The paper investigates the optimal design of forward-looking incentive contracts when the firm’s outcome serves as performance measure and is affected by several tasks of a...[more]

Prof. Tim Baldenius, Ph.D., from the Accounting Department of the Stern School of Business, New York University will be a guest at the chair of Prof. Dr. Anna Rohlfing-Bastian on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. He will present his paper „Integration of Business Units and Investment Authority“ from 10.15-11.45 in Room Chicago (3.36) at the House of Finance. Those interested are cordially invited.[more]