This Research Department is devoted to the analysis of international financial markets as well as to providing economic policy advice related to financial markets. It is the largest economic research department of its kind in Germany and sees itself as one of the most important providers of financial market research in the realms of academia, politics, and business.
The optimal performance of international and, in particular, European financial markets is a guiding topic in the department’s research. Important aspects of study include the regulation of capital market players and the relationships between financial markets and the real economy.
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