News

27.03.2017

Best paper award for "Surprise in Short Interest" by P. Lesnevski and E. Smajlbegovic

For their paper "Surprise in Short Interest" Pavel Lesnevski and Esad Smajlbegovic received the best paper in behavioral finance award at the European Joint Conference 2017 of Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance (Europe)...[more]

15.02.2017

Now Hiring Student Assistants

...for the Spring/Summer semester 2017.[more]

31.08.2016

The introductory slides for the course FIN 580 - Derivatives I

The introductory slides for the course FIN 580 - Derivatives I are available at the course page.[more]

02.08.2016

Paper accepted by Journal of Financial Economics

The paper "Tail Risk in Hedge Funds: A Unique View from Portfolio Holdings" by Vikas Agarwal, Stefan Ruenzi, and Florian Weigert has been accepted for publication by the Journal of Financial Economics.[more]

08.06.2016

Papers by Ruenzi and by Hillert and Ungeheuer at EFA Meetings

The papers "Financial Advice and Bank Profits" (by Hoechle, Ruenzi, Schaub, and Schmid) and "Ninety Years of Media Coverage and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns" (by Hillert and Ungeheuer) have been accepted...[more]

08.06.2016

Carina Leonhardt received award for her master thesis

We are glad to announce that one of our former students has been awarded by the "Stiftung Kommunikations- und Medienwissenschaften". Carina Leonhardt won this prize for her master thesis "How Does the Media Report...[more]

03.06.2016

City Wire reports on research by Ruenzi

City Wire covers the research paper "Sex Matters - Gender Bias in the Mutual Fund Industry" (joint with Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi) in an article from June 1, 2016. Read the full article here. [more]

06.05.2016

Michael Kandziora and Franz Hinzen received awards for their theses

We are glad to announce that two of our former students have been awarded prizes by the DZ BANK Group. Michael Kandziora received the second prize for the best master thesis “Improving credit card decisions by fostering...[more]