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Frankfurt am Main, 23.09.2019 12:00:00

The Handelsblatt published its current ranking on economic research in mid-September 2019. The ranking was compiled by the KOF (Konjunkturforschungsstelle) research institute of ETH Zurich and the University of Düsseldorf’s DICE (Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics). The results are divided into rankings for institutes and faculties, and rankings for individual scientists.

Tobias Berg among the top 10 of the best economists

Tobias Berg among the top 10 of the best economists

The Handelsblatt published its current ranking on economic research in mid-September 2019. The ranking was compiled by the KOF (Konjunkturforschungsstelle) research institute of ETH Zurich and the University of Düsseldorf’s DICE (Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics). The results are divided into rankings for institutes and faculties, and rankings for individual scientists.

Prof. Dr. Tobias Berg, Associate Professor of Finance at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, ranks second among the leading economists at German universities. Tobias Berg ranks ninth in research performance for all German-speaking economists worldwide over the last five years. Tobias Berg conducts research in the field of financial intermediation and corporate finance, focusing on risk management, banking regulation and the real effects of financial intermediation.

In the "Ranking of under 40-year-olds“ category, three scientists from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management have also made the top 100: Professor of Microeconomics Prof. Dr. Sebastian Ebert, professor of Macroeconomics, Prof. Dr. Benjamin Born and also Tobias Berg.

"I am delighted to represent Frankfurt School along with my colleagues in such good positions in the Handelsblatt ranking," said Tobias Berg. "The Handelsblatt put particular emphasis on research in internationally renowned academic journals and that is exactly what we at the Frankfurt School are focusing on.“

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