Wealth inequality between the genders is based on external restrictions but also on too little financial decision-making ability of women

A research team from the Leibniz Institute SAFE shows how closing a regulatory gap can prevent bank runs in the future

The case of the U.S. Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) exposes a serious inconsistency in today’s banking regulation. A SAFE team shows how this flaw can be fixed with small regulatory changes, preventing bank runs

U.S. economist Stephen Cecchetti argued in a SAFE-CEPR RPN Policy Web seminar for conditions under which central banks operate as lenders or market makers of last resort

At the kick-off-event for the research project "Sustainable Finance and Climate Protection", SAFE researchers give talks on their projects "Green Auto Securitisation" and "ClimLabels", funded by the initiative

At this year’s economic summit, the heads of the Leibniz economic research institutes discussed Germany’s international competitiveness as an industrial center

Study at Leibniz Institute SAFE shows that particularly wealthy and educated people gamble on speculative financial stocks for quick cash and thrills, while less wealthy and educated people rather opt for online bets

Alfons Weichenrieder takes up the position from January 2023 for two years