Globally, states are seeking to improve their economies’ innovation capacities in order to close technology gaps with competitors. This is all the more relevant for emerging countries such as China in their attempt to avoid the “middle-income trap”. Indeed, China has recently experienced a significant rise in innovation capacities. In order to better understand the sources of this rise, the...[more]

In a SAFE White Paper, financial and legal researchers show that the looser regulations for banks in the Corona crisis conceal the actual risks in bank’s balance sheets - in the long term, this will unsettle investors and jeopardize financial stability Easing the burden on banks in the Corona crisis so that the economy remains liquid is the declared goal that the European Central Bank (ECB),...[more]

Deutsche Börse AG's Capital Markets Academy offers participants an innovation in digital training: In the certificate course "Exchange Trader Cash Market", acquired knowledge can be applied directly in a very realistic stock exchange simulation now. For this purpose, the Capital Markets Academy uses the trading simulation LiveX developed by the University of Frankfurt. LiveX provides...[more]

Now it is official: The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Goethe University has once again received accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This is the third time since 2005 that the Faculty has achieved the coveted "AACSB accredited" quality seal, which recognizes its excellent standing in the German and international...[more]

The interplay of conflict and trust is at the centre of the ConTrust cluster project, which is to enter the race for the Goethe University in the next round of excellence by the federal and state governments. Professors Nicole Deitelhoff and Rainer Forst and their colleagues applied for funding for the preparation phase with the State of Hesse – with success: a total of almost 10 million euros...[more]

Social media is increasingly used to spread fake news. The same problem can be found on the capital market – criminals spread fake news about companies in order to manipulate share prices. Researchers at the Universities of Göttingen and Frankfurt and the Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana have developed an approach that can recognise such fake news, even when the news contents are repeatedly...[more]

State of Hesse supports biomedicine project economist Rainer Haselmann is contributing to[more]

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