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For his doctoral thesis, Price of Privacy, Dr. Lennart Kraft received the Dr.-Dietmar-Harting Prize of the Erich-Gutenberg-Arbeitsgemeinschaft e.V. for outstanding achievements in business administration on the theory of enterprise at the award ceremony on November 26, 2022, at the Excelsior Hotel in Cologne. In his dissertation, supported by an ERC Advanced Grant and supervised by Prof. Dr....[more]

On November 17, 2022, the event WOMEN & ACADEMIA: INSIDE AND INSIGHTS, organized by the Equal Opportunities Council of the Faculty of Economics and Business, took place for the fifth time. During the event that was hosted by Professor Simone Wies, the professors Viola Deutscher (Uni Mannheim) and Anna Rohlfing-Bastian (Uni Frankfurt) were able to answer numerous questions from the students....[more]

Influencer marketing is currently more in demand than ever, as many companies see it as a promising alternative to traditional advertising. In response to this growing demand, the number of influencers offering their services and posting sponsored content on social networks such as Instagram, YouTube and TikTok is also on the rise. This makes it increasingly difficult for companies and agencies...[more]

For the first time since it was founded, the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE will see a change in its academic leadership as, on 1 December 2022, economist Florian Heider takes over from Jan Pieter Krahnen as Scientific Director. During his tenure, Krahnen was instrumental in building up the new institute. His successor Heider joins SAFE from the European Central Bank (ECB), where...[more]

Apply until September 30, 2022: 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 €) and the best dissertation (1000 €) completed at the Faculty of Economics and Business of Goethe University in one of these fields...[more]

QTEM – this stands for "Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management". The name encompasses one of the exchange programs of our department, through which Master’s students can acquire valuable experience and competencies abroad. Furthermore, the objective is to establish and expand an international network as well as gain work experience and soft skills through an internship and...[more]

The paper "Optimal Social Security Claiming Behavior Under Lump Sum Incentives: Theory and Evidence" by Raimond Maurer was among the top 10 most downloaded articles in the prestigious Journal of Risk and Insurance in 2021. Many U.S. citizens apply for Social Security benefits early, despite the resulting lower monthly payments after retirement. In a paper published in the Journal of...[more]

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