Samples of ERC Consolidator Grants Funded projects 2017 are published by European Research Council (ERC).
Researcher: Professor Moritz Schularick
Project title: Housing, Finance and the Macroeconomy, 1870-2015 (SafeHouse)
Grant amount: 1.54 million EUR for five years
Prof. Moritz Schularick’s research is about the mortgages that are bedrock of financial institutions and make up the largest part of household debt. Collecting and analyzing data from sixteen different countries from 1870 to 2015, he will try to determine the risks linked to this system. Based on research, existed risks and challenges are defined. His project SAFEHOUSE will assess how stable a possession that brings a sense of stability to millions of people actually is. Further information regarding ERC funded projects, please visit the website.