For the first time, the House of Finance has this year been assessed as an institutional entity in the ranking of economists of the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Based on the very good individual results of several of its economists, which were evaluated in the categories media response, political influence and research output, the House of Finance was ranked seven among all...[mehr]

Aetienne Sardon has been awarded the Maravon Markets Award 2016 for the best master thesis. The prize, which is presented by the Maravon GmbH, honors outstanding research papers on financial markets topics. Sardon wrote his master thesis on "The Role of CCPs in Derivatives Clearing - An Analysis of Interoperability" at the Chair of eFinance of Prof. Dr. Peter Gomber. Central...[mehr]

Prof. Dr. Helmut Gründl, Managing Director of the International Center for Insurance Regulation at the House of Finance, has been appointed to the Insurance Advisory Council of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) for a five year term. The Insurance Advisory Council addresses issues of insurance practice and provides advice to BaFin on the implementation and further development of...[mehr]

German economics association “Verein für Socialpolitik” honors Frankfurt economist[mehr]

Helmut Gründl about the challenges the life insurance industry faces with respect to premature termination of insurance policies in a negative interest rate environment Helmut Gründl holds the Chair of Insurance and Regulation at Goethe University Frankfurt’s House of Finance and serves as Managing Director of the International Center for Insurance Regulation. Previous stations include Humboldt...[mehr]

Professor Hermann Remsperger was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit first class. The former member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the council of the Foundation of Monetary and Financial Stability received the award from Jens Weidmann, president of the Bundesbank, at a symposium in Frankfurt. The award honors not only Mr. Remsperger’s role in the foundation and...[mehr]

Both psychologists and economists know that a high position within an organization and the associated social status is more important for most people than just a rise in income. The prospect of promotion is a crucial incentive that firms can utilize to improve productivity among their employees as well as to save salary costs. In a recent publication* in the Journal of Economic Behavior &...[mehr]

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