Past Research Seminars in Asset Management

 

Research Seminar (March 16, 2017)

Time Presenter Affiliation Title
09.15 Iliewa, Zwetelina ZEW

Causal Impact of Thinking on Financial Markets

10.15 Gamm, Fabian University of Mannheim Wikipedia-Based Investor Sentiment in International Stock Returns
11.00 Break
11.15 Lenz, Martin University of Mannheim Factor-Loading Persistence and Expected Returns
12.15 Lunch Break
13.45 Brunner, Fabian University of Mannheim Prospect Theory and Mutual Funds
14.30 Kunzmann, Anja University of Mannheim Does the Board Learn from Short Sellers? Evidence from CEO Turnovers

Research Seminar II (May 18, 2017)

15.30 Lesnevski, Pavel University of Mannheim Are Short Sellers Smart Anomaly Traders? 
16.45 Ungeheuer, Michael University of Mannheim Daily Winners and Losers

 

Research Seminar (Nov 24 + Nov 25, 2016)

Time Presenter Affiliation Title
November 24th, 2016
08.00 Karnaukh, Nina University of St. Gallen

Dollar Ahead of FOMC Target Changes

09.00 Simon, Zorka University of Mannheim The Liquidity Implications of the Securities Lending Market for Treasuries: An Analysis of the European Debt Crisis
09.45 Break
10.00 Weigert, Florian University of St. Gallen The Flow-Performance Relationship of Hedge Funds: Are 13 F Portfolio Returns Important?
11.00 Break
12.45 Puhan, Tatjana University of Mannheim

Minimum Volatility from a Factor Perspective

13.45 Break
15.30 Brunner, Fabian University of Mannheim Past Return Experiences and Mutual Fund Managers
16.30 Ungeheuer, Michael University of Mannheim

Stock Returns and the Cross-Section of Investor Attention

17.45 End of First Day
November 25th, 2016
08.00

Lesnevski, Pavel

University of Mannheim

Mispricing and Short Interest

09.00 Kunzmann, Anja University of Mannheim

M&A(dvertising)

10.00 Break
10.15 Laudenbach, Christine Goethe University Frankfurt

Client Involvement in Expert Advice - Antibiotics in Finance?

11.15 Schaub, Nic University of St. Gallen

Social Interaction and Investing: Evidence from a Social Trading Platform

12.00 End of Seminar

 

Research Seminar (Sep 8, 2016)

Time Presenter Affiliation Title
12.00 Kunzmann, Anja University of Mannheim Short Selling & CEO Turnover
13.00 Ungeheuer, Michael University of Mannheim Stock Returns and the Cross-Section of Investor Attention
14.00 Coffee Break
14.30 Lesnevski, Pavel University of Mannheim News in Short Interest
15.30 Brunner, Fabian University of Mannheim Investors' Assessment of Mutual Fund Returns and Lottery Preferences
16.00 Break
16.15 Zorka, Simon University of Mannheim Macroeconomics and Capital Structure

 

Research Seminar (Nov 13, 2015)

Time Presenter Affiliation Title
9.30 Lesnevski, Pavel University of Mannheim Shortselling by Mutual Funds
10.00 Kunzmann, Anja University of Mannheim The impact of gender composition on a team's willingness to defraud
10.30 Coffee Break
10.45 Dahm, Laura University of Cologne Milk or Wine: Mutual Funds' (Dis)economies of Life
11.45 Wimmer, Maximilian University of Mannheim Sustainable Index Tracking
12.15 Lunch Break
13.45 Zorka, Simon University of Mannheim Looking into the Distance
14.30 Focke, Florens University of Mannheim Pharmaceutical Advertising Biases Media Reports on Drug Safety

 

Research Seminar (May 21, 2015)

Time Presenter Affiliation Title
8.30 Hillert, Alexander University of Mannheim Newspaper Coverage and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns
9.15 Jaroszek, Lena University of Mannheim (Early) Career Experiences and Expectations of Professional Forecasters
10.00 Coffee break
10.15 Kunzmann, Anja University of Mannheim M&A(dvertising)
10.45 Iliewa, Zwetelina ZEW Framing Effect in Stock Market Expectations
11.15 Coffee Break
11.30 Ungeheuer, Michael  University of Mannheim Perception of Dependence
12.15 Lunch Break
13.45 Koch, Irmela University of Mannheim Drilled to Obey? Ex-Military CEOs and Financial Misconduct
14.15 Puhan, Tatjana Xenia University of Mannheim Cyclicality and the Value of Holding Cash
15.15 Coffee Break
15.30 Dobrynskaya, Victoria University of Mannheim Asymmetric Risks of Momentum Strategies

 

Research Seminar (March 26, 2015)

Time Presenter Affiliation Title
9.00-9.45 Meier, Kristina University of Mannheim Female Role Models and Economic Behavior
9.45-10.00 Coffee break
10.00-11.00 Focke, Florens University of Mannheim A Friendly Turn: Advertising Bias in the News Media
11.00 - 11.15 Coffee break
11.15-12.00 Jaroszek, Lena University of Mannheim Corporate Fraud and Stock Returns
12.00-13.30 Lunch Break
13.30-14.00 Lesnevski, Pavel University of Mannheim New Measure of Fund Manager Activeness
14.00-14.30 Kunzmann, Anja University of Mannheim Activating the Brain: How Disfluency Makes Better Investment Choices

 

Research Seminar (November 28, 2014)

Time Presenter Affiliation Title
8.30-9.15 Jaroszek, Lena University of Mannheim Labor Market Risk and Equity Returns
9.15-10.15 Hillert, Alexander University of Mannheim Wikipedia, Attention and Stock Market Returns
10.15-10.30 Coffee break
10.30-11.30 Focke, Florens University of Mannheim Advertising Spreads Attention
11.30 - 12.15 Lesnevski, Pavel University of Mannheim Stock Preferences of US Equity Mutual Funds
12.15-13.30 Lunch Break
13.30-14.30 Ungeheuer, Michael  University of Mannheim Perception of Dependence
14.30-15.30 Kunzmann, Anja University of Mannheim M&A(dvertising)

 

Research Seminar (April 15, 2014)

Time Presenter Affiliation Title
8.30-9.30 Heuer, Justus University of Mannheim Selection and timing skills of hybrid mutual fund managers
9.30-10.30 Lesnevski, Pavel University of Mannheim Mutual Funds and Crash Risk
Coffee break
10.45-11.45 Schaub, Nic University of Mannheim The Role of Major Data Providers in Disseminating Earnings Information in Financial Markets
11.45 - 12.45 Hillert, Alexander University of Mannheim Advertising, Returns, SEOs, and Repurchases
Lunch
14.15-15.15 Ungeheuer, Michael  University of Mannheim Advertising Spreads Liquidity
Coffee break
16.15-17.15 Jaroszek, Lena ZEW, University of Mannheim Is fraud risk priced?

 

Research Seminar (October 2, 2013)

Time

Presenter

Affiliation

Title

8.30-9.30

Florens Focke

University of Mannheim

Advertising and Media Content
Coffee break

9.40-10.40

Lena Jaroszek

ZEW

Knowledge or Reflection? What matters for Consumer Credit Decisions?
Coffee break

10.50-11.50

Pavel Lesnevski

University of Mannheim

Mutual Funds and Tail Risks

 

Research Seminar (November 27, 2013)

Time

Presenter

Affiliation

Title

8.30-9.30

Alexander Hillert

University of Mannheim

Textual Analysis of Letters to Shareholders for U.S. Mutual Funds

9.30-10.30

Esad Smajbegovic

University of Mannheim

Regional Economic Activity and Stock Returns
Coffee break

10.45-12.15

Florens Focke

University of Mannheim

Advertising and Media Content
Lunch
14.00-15.15Tatjana-Xenia Puhan University of ZurichTime-varying Uncertainty and the Cross-section of Stock Returns
15.15-16.15Nic SchaubUniversity of MannheimFinancial Advice and Bank Profits
Coffee break
16.30-17.45Michael WeberUniversity of California, BerkeleyNominal Rigidities and Asset Pricing

 

Research Seminar (November 28, 2013)

Time

Presenter

Affiliation

Title

9.30-10.30

Michael Ungeheuer

University of Mannheim

Perception of Dependence and Investment Behavior
Coffee break

10.45-11.45

Paris Tsotsonos

University of Mannheim

Advertising & IPOs

11.45-12.45

Stefan Obernberger

University of Mannheim

The Timing of Share Repurchases: Determinants, Repurchase Costs, and Long-run Performance