A new SAFE White Paper looks at the alternative approaches for bank structural reforms and assesses their likely consequences for bank business models, risk-taking and financial stability.  More

Read in the new issue of the SAFE Newsletter: why it can be rational to neglect your personal finances and why the ECB's current monetary policy is legally questionable. More

On 11 and 12 December, a SAFE conference on “Finance between Liquidity and Insolvency” discussed the impact of binding liquidity constraints on financial institutions and markets. More

On 10 November, Raghuram Rajan, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, gave a talk on “Rules of the Game in the Global Financial System”. More

Economic and legal scholars as well as practitioners in regulation analyze the European banking union; new volume, edited by SAFE scholars. More

News and Events

SAFE Newsletter

Q1 2016 |  Web version | Print version (pdf)

Research Conference

"Sovereign Bond Markets: Real and Financial Externalities of Non-Traditional Monetary Policy Tools"

April 15th-16th, 2016

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Frankfurt banking district

Research Infrastructure

Data Center

The SAFE Data Center not only draws on the usual international data sources but also aims to create new European data sets, to bring existing data together and to process them. Its objective is to place the five central research areas of SAFE on a common European data footing.

Read more | SAFE Data Room

Visitors Program

With its Visitors Program, SAFE offers distinguished colleagues (senior visitors) as well as promising post-doctoral researchers (junior visitors) work stays in Frankfurt. The program's aim is to foster exchange of thoughts and ideas as well as to promote collaboration within an international network.

Read more | Current visitors | Who can visit