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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...[more]

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...[more]

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Dr. Jens Weidmann is being honored by the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS). The IMFS Board of Directors appointed Weidmann as a Distinguished Fellow. “We are very pleased to have Jens Weidmann, with his expertise and many years of central bank experience, as an IMFS Distinguished Fellow. During his time at the helm of the Bundesbank, monetary policy had to find answers to new...[more]

In a recent article published in the Journal of Banking & Finance, Özlem Dursun-de Neef (Goethe University) and her co-author Alexander Schandlbauer (University of Southern Denmark and Danish Finance Institute) explore lending responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The authors examine how European banks adjusted their lending at the onset of the pandemic depending on their exposure to the...[more]

The Epi-Macro MMB is a new resource for researchers and policy analysts who want to assess macroeconomic and health impact of epidemics and appropriate policy measures. The database developed by Mathias Trabandt, Volker Wieland and the IMFS team features more than 20 models at the start and will be expanded. For each model a short summary and the replication code to download are available at...[more]

Elite Princeton University and prestigious business school HEC Paris have recently begun using LiveX, a software developed at Goethe University to simulate stock markets. By this, LiveX is applied for the first time in the US.FRANKFURT. Numerous top European universities have already decided: They are using the LiveX stock market simulation software for digital and interactive education in the...[more]

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