André Gröger, who is currently holding a postdoctoral researcher position in the Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy department, was awarded the Young Researcher Prize for excellence in policy relevant research on developing countries. It is awarded by the German Economic Association’s Research Group on Development Economics and is sponsored by the KfW Development Bank. The...[more]

Professor Amir Yaron, Robert Morris Professor of Banking & Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will come to Frankfurt as Visiting Professor for International Finance 2017. His research interests include asset pricing, macro-finance, and applied time series econometrics. Yaron holds a Ph.D. of the University of Chicago (1994). He will be in Frankfurt in the second...[more]

How do incentive systems for teams work? Guido Friebel about a field experiment in a German bakery retail chain[more]

Four junior researchers from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration have been selected to participate at this year’s Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences from 22 to 26 August. Pramila Crivelli, Junior Professor of International Trade, Andrej Gill, former PostDoc at the chair of Uwe Walz and currently Deputy Professor at the University of Mainz, André Gröger, holding a postdoctoral...[more]

On May 24th, 2017, the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Goethe University Frankfurt has awarded an honorary doctorate to Prof. Olivia S. Mitchell. The outstanding scientist from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is largely renowned for her achievements and expertise in the areas of pension finance, insurance, and financial literacy. “Olivia Mitchell is a...[more]

Honorary doctorate ceremony for Prof. Olivia Mitchell, Ph. D. on May 24

The Quantitative Marketing and Economics (QME) Conference, which has taken place at many of the U.S. top universities since 2003 (e.g. Harvard, Stanford, Chicago, MIT), will come to Europe for the first time this year. The conference offers a platform for research at the intersection of marketing, economics and statistics and will take place at Goethe University on September 1st-2nd, organized...[more]