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March 23, 2019 - A new version of the paper “What drives banks’ geographic expansion? The role of locally non-diversifiable risk” by Ulrich Schüwer (with Reint Gropp and Felix Noth) is available online. A first draft of the paper was presented at the American Finance Association annual meeting in San Francisco in 2016.

March 01, 2019 - We would like to invite you to submit your papers to our 2nd Workshop on Publishing Your Research in Top Finance Journals (May 10-11, 2019) at the Finance Group at the University of Bonn. This workshop is a highly recommendable event for all junior researchers in finance who want to improve their publication success by listening and talking to great experts from the field.

Submission deadline: March 1, 2019

Call for Papers

November 7, 2018 - The German Council of Economic Experts, of which Isabel Schnabel is a member since 2014, presented its Annual Report 2018/19 to the German federal government.

For further information, please see here 

September 4, 2018 - Gustav Stolper Prize 2018 awarded to Isabel Schnabel. The prize is awarded to outstanding scientists whose research has influenced the public discussion on economic policy and who have made important contributions to the understanding of current economic questions as well as their solutions. For further information, please see here

August 1, 2018 - We are very happy to welcome our newest postdoctroal researcher Oliver Rehbein to our institute. 

July 20, 2018 - 7th Research Workshop in Financial Economics (Junior Edition). For further information, please see here

April 18, 2018 - The article “How do banks react to catastrophic events? Evidence from Hurricane Katrina” by Ulrich Schüwer, Claudia Lambert and Felix Noth is now available online at the Review of Finance.

January 17, 2018 - a group of prominent French and German economists, including Isabel Schnabel, presented a report on the reform of the euro area, entitled "Reconciling risk sharing with market discipline: A constructive approach to euro area reform". The article proposes six important reforms to improve the euro area’s political and financial stability. See also VoxEU and Ökonomenstimme

Finance / CRC TR 224 Seminar

Tuesday, 12:15-1:30 PM in the Faculty Lounge (more details)

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April 16, 2019 - Zwetelina Iliewa (Max Planck Institute)

April 30, 2019 - Alexandra Niessen (Uni Mannheim)

May 14, 2019 - Martin Oehmke (LSE)

May 21, 2019 - Christine Laudenbach (Uni Frankfurt)

June 04, 2019 - Luc Laeven (European Central Bank)

June 25, 2019 - André Stenzel (Uni Mannheim)

July 09, 2019 - Ralph de Haas (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development)

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April 02, 2019 - Oliver Rehbein and Simon Rother (Uni Bonn)

April 23, 2019 - Christian Kubitza (Uni Bonn)

May 07, 2019 - Simon Rother (Uni Bonn)

June 18, 2019 - Julian Mitkov (Uni Bonn)

July 02, 2019 - tba