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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...[mehr]

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...[mehr]

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...[mehr]

In a new article appearing in the Journal of Economic Psychology, Tim Bonowski and Gerhard Minnameier (Chair for Business Ethics and Business Education) address the question of how mutual trust can come about even in anonymous contexts. Their results show that mutual moral evaluations have an effect even when nothing is at stake except self-image. If the possibility for this kind of communication...[mehr]

DRSC and ISSB (International Sustainability Standards Board) – in cooperation with Goethe University Frankfurt and Deutsche Börse Group – invite you to discuss the ISSB's proposals for a global baseline of sustainability disclosures. The event will take place on June 21, 2022, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm at Goethe University Frankfurt. It will be held in English. Virtual participation is also...[mehr]

About Tradition and Modernity in Chinese Economy: In the UniReport 2.22, Bertram Schefold and Iwo Amelung talk about their anthology “European and Chinese Histories of Economic Thought”. The publication brings together Western and Chinese scholars to reflect on the historical evolution of economic thought in Europe and China, and includes results of a conference at Forschungskolleg...[mehr]

Women are underrepresented in many academic professions. This is particularly the case in economics, as shown by a study conducted by economist Guido Friebel from Goethe University and his team in cooperation with the Toulouse School of Economics. The situation for women is most difficult in senior positions and at universities that are particularly strong in research. The study on the ratio of...[mehr]

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