Call for Research Project Proposals 2022

The Frankfurt Institute for Risk Management and Regulation (FIRM: belongs to the Society for Risk Manage-ment and Regulation e.V. Members of the Society are renowned institutions of the financial industry as well as associations, the State of Hessen and the Federal Financial Supervisory  Authority. FIRM is located at the Frankfurt universities House of Finance at Goethe University and Frankfurt School of Finance and  Management.
FIRM’s central task is to promote research and teaching on the topic of risk management and regulation. The House of Finance at Goethe University is responsible for supervising the research. Since 2010, FIRM has been granting funds to carry out research projects.

Funding of research projects
For the 2022 funding award, FIRM is calling for proposals to (co-)fund economic research in the areas of risk management and regulation.
The topic area is deliberately broad. In addition to all the classic questions on risk management, regulation and com pliance in the financial sector, including the impact on financial mar-kets (micro and macro analysis), it also includes focal points that FIRM will be looking at in particular in 2022:

  • ESG and climate risks in risk management
  • Digitalisation, especially with regard to payments and cryptoassets
  • Management of cyber risks

Award criteria and deadlines
FIRM typically funds projects with a duration of (preferably) 12 to 24 months and provides funding for a 75% position and limited additional costs. Applications from universities from Euro-states are welcome. The deadline for applications is 2 May 2022.

For submission and other details, please download the full call here.