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Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Professor of Macroeconomics and Development at Goethe University, was appointed Program Director of the “Macroeconomics and Growth” Program Area at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London in July of this year. CEPR is the leading research network for economics in Europe. CEPR's research is carried out under the auspices of ten Program Areas. Nicola...[more]

Following a first date for vaccinations on Bockenheim Campus, Goethe University is now making further appointments available in cooperation with the Workers’ Samaritan Federation (ASB) and the City of Frankfurt’s health department: Tuesday, August 31, 2021: Campus Riedberg (Max-von-Laue-Str; path to Otto Stern Center) Tuesday, September 14, 2021: Campus Westend (at...[more]

This year, the Faculty of Economics and Business has yet again achieved excellent results in a survey performed and published by Universum, a company specialized in employer branding. Students praise the attractive location, the excellent education, the good employment opportunities, and the international reputation. Regarding the average student satisfaction with their university (on a scale...[more]

For his paper "Bayesian Estimation of DSGE Models with Hamiltonian Monte Carlo," Ph.D. student Balint Tatar received the Honorable Mention Award at this year's International Association for Applied Econometrics conference. The association honors young scientists for special research results they present at the annual conference. His co-author is the IMFS graduate Mátyás Farkas, an...[more]

Dr. Simon Heß, postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Development Economics, was awarded the “Young Researcher Award for Excellence in Policy Relevant Research on Developing Countries” by the Research Group on Development Economics of the Verein für Socialpolitik. The prize recognizes dissertations that combine original research with practical relevance. The prize is awarded with the support of...[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]

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