Welcome to the website of the Finance Group

News


 

September 4, 2018 - Gustav Stolper Prize 2018 awarded to Isabel Schnabel 


Copyright Niklas Gaus/Eucken Institut

Isabel Schnabel, professor at the University of Bonn and member of the German Council of Economic Experts, was awarded the Gustav Stolper Prize 2018 at the annual congress of the German Economic Association (Verein für Socialpolitik) in Freiburg, Germany.
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. Isabel Schnabel was awarded the prize due to her multifaceted contributions to the scientific discussion on economic policy. With her expertise, especially in the fields of banking regulation and financial stability, she frequently gives fresh impetus to economic policy debates. This includes her proposals regarding the advancement of the European banking and capital markets union, e.g. on how to loosen the nexus between banks and sovereigns and on the creation of an incentive compatible common European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS).
The award was named after the economist Gustav Stolper, who was the founder and editor of various economic journals and publications. The laureate of the Gustav Stolper prize is chosen by the members of the German Economic Association. Isabel Schnabel is the first female researcher to receive this prestigious award.

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, 12:15-13:30 in the Faculty Lounge (more details)

October 16, 2018 - Enrico Perotti

November 13, 2018 - Sascha Steffen

December 18, 2018 - José-Luis Peydro

January 8, 2019 - Elena Carletti

January 15, 2019 - Martin Brown

January 29, 2019 - Ralph De Haas