Dr. Michael Ungeheuer

University of Mannheim -- Business School
Department of Finance
D-68161 Mannheim

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/ungeheuermichael

 

Note: This page is not being updated since 08/2017!

 


Current Position

  • Research and teaching assistant at the Department of Finance (Professor Stefan Ruenzi)
  • Ph.D.-Candidate in Finance at the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences, University of Mannheim

Research Interests

I focus on investor behavior and asset pricing, with an emphasis on the topics:

  • Investor Attention and Firm Visibility
  • Dependence between Stock Returns

Working Papers

Please visit my personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/ungeheuermichael

Education

  • 2012-now: Ph.D. in finance at the GESS (Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences) of the University of Mannheim, expected May 2017
  • 03/2016-05/2016: Visiting scholar, University of Miami, Florida (Host: Prof. Alok Kumar)
  • 2008-2011: M.Sc. in Finance with concentrations in Financial Economics and Econometrics, as well as Financial Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA, in the course of a Fulbright Scholarship
  • 2005-2010: Studies in Business Administration with majors in Finance and Econometrics at the University of Mannheim, Germany. Degree: Diplom-Kaufmann

Professional and Teaching Experience

  • Fall 2012-today: Supervision of Seminars in empirical finance, Master theses, and Bachelor theses
  • Fall 2016: Teaching assistant for M.Sc.-course FIN 580, Derivatives I (English)
  • Spring 2015: Teaching assistant for M.Sc.-course FIN 682, International Asset Management (in English)
  • Spring 2013: Teaching assistant for M.Sc.-course FIN 682, International Asset Management (in English)
  • Fall 2010: Teaching assistant for B.Sc.-course FIN 401, Corporate Finance and Risk Management (in English)
  • Spring 2010: Teaching assistant for B.Sc.-course FIN 301, Investments and Asset Pricing (in English)
  • Fall 2009: Teaching assistant for Finance as a minor subject (in German)
  • 2007: Internship at DekaBank, Frankfurt am Main: Quantitative Financial Products / Asset Allocation
  • 2004-2005: Community service at Evangelische Sozialstation, Karlsruhe-Rüppurr

Scholarships

  • 2016: IPID4all research stay scholarship, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • 2010: University of Mannheim Scholarship
  • 2008/2009: Fulbright Scholarship
  • 2008-2011: Illinois Institute of Technology 50%-tuition scholarship