Every two years, the Handelsblatt presents a ranking of German-speaking economists. The current list was published in early September 2017 and includes publications by over 3,000 researchers. The category "Current Research Performance" includes all publications from the past five years. Professor Dr Matthias Sutter is placed fifth in this list. The category "Life Achievement" features no less than three institute directors: Professor Martin Hellwig, PhD, is in second place, Matthias Sutter is 30th, and Professor Dr Werner Güth is placed 31st.
Current Research Performance
Prof. Dr. Matthias Sutter, ranked 5th
Prof. em. Martin Hellwig, PhD, ranked 2nd
Prof. Dr. Matthias Sutter, ranked 30th
Prof. em. Dr. Werner Güth, ranked 31st
The Institute welcomes its new director Prof. Dr. Matthias Sutter
Prizes awarded for dissertation on constitutional requirements of financial crisis management
One of the institute's current senior research fellows, Stefanie Egidy received dissertation prizes from the University of Würzburg in May 2017, the Bavarian American Academy in June 2017, as well as the Körber Foundation in July 2017 for her Ph.D. thesis "Finanzkrise und Verfassung" (Financial Crisis and the Constitution).
The latest award, a second prize of the Körber Foundation’s Deutscher Studienpreis, (endowed with 5,000 EUR), is granted annually for the most important dissertations with a significant relevance for society, and is considered to be one of Germany’s most prominent prizes for young researchers. The prize will be awarded to Stefanie Egidy by the President of the Bundestag Norbert Lammert in Berlin on December 11, 2017.
Stefanie Egidy's thesis will be published by Mohr Siebeck (Tübingen).