Rainer Haselmann is Chaired Professor of Finance, Accounting and Taxation at Goethe University Frankfurt. He joined the Research Center SAFE in October 2014 and is the Director of the Research Area "Financial Institutions". Previously, he was Professor of Finance at Bonn University, where he started as an Assistant Professor of Corporate Finance in 2011. Before, he obtained his doctoral degree at Leipzig Graduate School of Management and was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz and at Columbia Business School. Since 2008 he is a Research Visitor at the Deutsche Bundesbank Financial Supervision Department.