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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]

Prof. Dr. Peter Gomber, Chair of e-Finance, was elected on January, 23 for three more years as a member of the Exchange Council at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE). The Exchange Council is a key forum for discussing fundamental issues and developments at the FSE. Among other things, the Exchange Council is responsible for the appointment, withdrawal and supervision of the executive management....[more]

Oliver Hinz has achieved an outstanding result in the well-known research ranking that is published every two years by WirtschaftsWoche and that covers business economists working in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The ranking lists the most research-intensive business economists during a five-year period. In the period from 2018 to 2022, Oliver Hinz was placed 11th, among more than 3,250...[more]

The Scientific Advisory Board at the German Federal Ministry of Finance has elected Alfons Weichenrieder, Professor of Economics and Public Finance at the Faculty of Economics and Business and SAFE Fellow, as its Vice Chair for a two-year term beginning January 2023. The advisory board consists of up to 25 experts from the fields of economics and law, acts academically independent, and addresses...[more]

The collaboration with the Université Paris Dauphine-PSL is one of the oldest and most intensive cooperations of Goethe University's Faculty of Economics and Business. Its distinguishing feature: two double-degree programs allowing participants to study for a degree of both countries. To mark the partnership's 30th anniversary, a large delegation visited Goethe University on Friday, December 9. [more]

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]