Professor Michael Binder, Ph.D.
holds the Chair for International Macroeconomics and Macroeconometrics at Goethe University. He also serves as Founding Dean of the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management (GSEFM) at Goethe University, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Technische Universität Darmstadt (with Ph.D. Programs in Economics, Finance, Law and Economics, Management, and Marketing). As part of his commitment to further opportunities for young researchers in Germany, he is also Vice-Director of the Goethe Graduate Academy (GRADE) and has co-initiated the Young Innovators Award of Finanzforum Vordenken.
Part of Binder's current research centers around the FP7 project "Integrated Macro-Financial Modelling for Robust Policy Design (MACFINROBODS)" for which he is steering the Frankfurt node. More broadly, Binder's current research examines the implications of financial market structures for business cycle dynamics, output growth, and macroeconomic policy design. His research also involves the development of new econometric methods for panel data sets.
Professor Dr. Tobias Tröger, LL.M.
holds the Chair of Private Law, Trade, and Business Law, Jurisprudence at Goethe University. In his research, Tröger investigates internal governance structure of banking union institutions, the reinstallation of market discipline through bank reorganization and resolution (bail-in, living wills), capital market union, the regulation of non-bank credit intermediation (shadow banking), the development of securities regulation and social change, the law of shareholder meetings and resolutions as well as German and European sales law.