The Faculty of Economics and Business is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Groß as a honorary professor. Groß became known as a multiple gold medalist at the Olympics and World Championships. After his studies and his doctorate at Goethe University, he is now an independent management consultant in the field of digital transformation in the business context, as well as vice...[more]

Have you ever wondered whether you classify as a minimalist? In recent years, popular media has fueled interest in consumer minimalism as an attractive way of living. Through rigorous decluttering and living with fewer material possessions, living as a minimalist promises various individual benefits such as saving time and resources. The research paper Minimalism in Material Possessions: Theory...[more]

CHE Ranking Seal

The Faculty of Economics and Business has again achieved excellent results in this year's edition of the CHE University Ranking and was able to increase significantly the number of placements in the top range, compared to 2020. In comparison to other universities / faculties, students of the Bachelor of Economics and Business Administration particularly value the general study conditions, the...[more]

Do you use Google, Amazon, Airbnb, Booking, Spotify, or an App store on your smartphone? Then you will be familiar with their ubiquitous recommendations — search result rankings on Google and Amazon, Spotify-curated playlists, or a featured apartment on Airbnb’s homepage. Those recommendations heavily influence your and other users’ clicking or purchasing decisions and play a major role in how...[more]

On February 27, 2023, a project by Bernd Skiera and Jochen Reiner has been awarded the Science Award ("Wissenschaftspreis") 2023 by the EHI Foundation and GS1 Germany. Many sellers spend a lot of money on advertising in the Amazon Marketplace (AM), aiming to increase the visibility of their products. Until now, however, there has been a lack of research evidence on how to optimize this...[more]

Prof. Volker Wieland, Ph.D., Managing Director of the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS) at Goethe University, has been appointed to the "Hessian Council for the Future of the Economy". The Future Council is to develop recommendations for government action in the next legislative period. The first "Hessian Future Report on the Economy" is scheduled to be...[more]

In cooperation with Goethe University Frankfurt, the ASCG opened a Liaison Hub to support the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). The objective is to obtain scientific evidence for standard setting activities. The focus should be on sustainability reporting and its harmonization as well as on connectivity with financial reporting. The research cooperation is coordinated by Prof....[more]

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