In eleven new video tutorials on FAZ.NET, Andreas Hackethal explains how to find the right investment strategy in order to get more interest rates on your savings. More

On 17 October, the 2nd Frankfurt Conference on Financial Market Policy brought together high-level speakers to discuss the functions and functioning of the shadow or "non-bank" banking sector.  More

SAFE Director Jan Pieter Krahnen: The discussion about ABS purchases by the ECB should be used to agree on minimum holding restrictions for the issuing bank.  More

SAFE researchers provide a comprehensive overview of the main economic and financial services legislation in the European Union. More


Research Papers

No. Researcher Title Research Area Year Keywords
75 Markus Behn, Rainer Haselmann, Vikrant Vig The Limits of Model-Based Regulation Financial Institutions 2014 capital regulation, internal ratings, Basel regulation
74 Nicole Branger, Patrick Konermann, Christoph Meinerding, Christian Schlag Equilibrium Asset Pricing in Networks with Mutually Exciting Jumps Financial Markets 2014 Dynamic Networks, Mutually Exciting Processes, Asset Pricing, General Equilibrium, Recursive Preferences
73 Max Groneck, Alexander Ludwig, Alexander Zimper A Life-Cycle Model with Ambiguous Survival Beliefs Household Finance, Macro Finance 2014 Cumulative prospect theory, Choquet expected utility, Dynamic inconsistency, Life-cycle hypothesis, Saving puzzles

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