This SAFE Policy Letter Collection contains five policy briefs that display the policy-relevant outcome of the SAFE call for research papers on “Austerity and Economic Growth: Concepts for Europe”. More

Read in the latest SAFE Newsletter: Which effects do low interest rates have on insurers? How many returns do you get from financial innovations? How to supervise shadow banks? And more

On 30 January, the Vice-President of the European Commission, Jyrki Katainen, discussed the EU Investment Plan with students from Goethe University and GSEFM. 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

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SAFE Newsletter

Q1 2015 |  Web version | Print version (pdf)

Workshop on Financial Market Imperfections and Macroeconomic Performance

Incomplete Markets | Imperfect Enforcement and Default Risk | Expectations and Asset Prices | Financial Intermediation

Frankfurt, March 4-5, 2015

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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.

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With its Visitors Program, SAFE offers distinguished colleagues (senior visitors) as well as promising post-doctoral researchers (junior visitors) work stays in Frankfurt.

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