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Publication of CRiFC brief study: The Instagram communication of neo-brokers

The short study investigates, how neo-brokers address young retail investors on the social media platform Instagram. The study is based on a content analysis of the Instagram communication of the three neo-brokers Trade Republic (@traderepublic), Scalable Capital ( and justTRADE (@justtrade_com).more


Publication and workshop on "Online Reporting Perspectives"

The study "Online Reporting Perspectives" is the longest continuously conducted analysis of online reporting in Germany and Switzerland. The study examines online reporting in terms of its formats, content, report communication and user experience. This year's study also includes a focus analysis on the topic of "The Sustainable CEO".more


Publication of brief study: "Declarations of conformity 2020/2021 with the Deutsche Corporate Governance Kodex"

The Deutsche Corporate Governance Kodex (DCGK) contains recommendations on good corporate governance. The short study investigates which sections and recommendations of the DCGK DAX and MDAX companies frequently deviate from and how the companies justify deviations from the Code recommendations.more


Publication of brief study: Academic education of Investor Relations Officer

This brief study examines the type and discipline of academic training for IR managers at DAX30 companies.more


Study on integrated financial communications published in Public Relations Review

The CRiFC study on integrated financial communications has now also been published in English in the journal "Public Relations Review".more


Prof. Nadine Strauss joins academic network of CRiFC

The Center for Research in Financial Communication welcomes Prof. Nadine Strauss as a new member of its academic network. Together with the academic partners from different research areas, knowledge building and exchange in the emerging research field of financial communication and investor relations will be supported. more