Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl – News Archive

Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl writes a Post for the LSE-Blog about „How the cashless revolution worsens inequality“

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Barbara Brandl writes for the e-fin blog about the connection between the digitalisation of money and social inequality.

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The article The challenges of assets: Anatomy of an economic form by Ute Tellmann, Veit Braun and Barbara Brandl was published in Economy and Society. 

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The Socio-Economic Review publishes the article Small money, large profits: how the cashless revolution aggravates social inequality (Brandl, Hengsbach & Moreno, 2024).

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Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl spoke at  Finance Watch's event The Digital Euro: Steps to Success (October 25th, 2023) on the topic 'The Digital Euro: What For and Why Now'. 

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The new research project EnerVi – Individualized Visualization of Energy Transition Measures in cooperation with Borderstep, VDW, and Unetiq started on April 1st, 2023.

Project lead: Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl
Associates: Luki Schmitz and Franziska Ohde


A new research project in cooperation with the Centre Responsible Digitality (ZEVEDI) in Darmstadt started on February 1st, 2023. 

The group is researching the implications of tokenization for financial markets. 

Project lead: Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl
Associate: Lilith Dieterich, M.A.


Lilith Dieterich talks to Bill Maurer on November 17th, 2022, 3:30-5 pm PT about the conflicting rationales of regulators concerning blockchain in financial infrastructure at the University of California, Irvine. 

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The DFG funds two graduate colleges for which Prof. Barbara Brandl is a co-applicant. 

"Standards des Regierens"
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Jens Steffeck (TU Darmstadt)

"Fixing Futures: Technologien der Antizipation in Gegenwartsgesellschaften"
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Thomas Lemke (Goethe University)


A new research project started at the Professorship for Economy and Organization on November 1st, 2022, 

With funds provided by the GU Excellence Initiative "Robust Nature", the project "Understanding the Role of Green Bonds in Promoting Sustainability in Brown Industries by Using the Example of the Chemical Industry" is being supported.

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl
Research Associate: Malte Simon, M.A.


Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl is a member of the selection committee of the Karl-Polanyi-Preis 2022 of the economic sociology section of the DGS.


Lilith Dieterich is awarded a $4,000 grant to attend the New Political Economy Graduate Summer Institute in the summer of 2022 at the University of California, Berkley. In this Summer Institute, graduate students will explore possible definitions of a new political economy.