SAFE has compiled its research and policy output on the topics banking union, systemic risk, shadow banking, and Empowering Private Investors on focal topic pages. More

On 9 June, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim gave a speech at Goethe University asking how finance can help to tackle the three major global challenges: poverty, pandemics and climate change.  More

On 14 July, Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Chair of the French Council of Economic Analysis, gave a SAFE Policy Center lecture on “Euro Area Policy Making – in Need of More Europe”.  More 

On 8 July, US public finance expert Alan Auerbach elaborated in a SAFE Policy Center Lecture on the fiscal pressure on industrialized countries in the next five decades.  More

Do bank(er)s need to change? Anthropologist and Guardian journalist Joris Luyendijk, SAFE researcher Thomas Mosk and McKinsey Director Daniel Mikkelsen talked about culture in finance.  More

News and Events

SAFE Newsletter

Q2 2015 |  Web version | Print version (pdf)

SAFE Conferences

"Behavioral Aspects of Macroeconomics and Finance"

September 10-11th, 2015

"Household Finance"

September 11-12th, 2015

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