Prof. Dr. Oliver Spalt

Prof. Dr. Oliver Spalt

Chair of Financial Markets and Financial Institutions


Main fields of research

  • Behavioral Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Market Institutions

Curriculum vitae

2019 Professor of Finance, University of Mannheim
2019 Research Member, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)
2014–2019 Professor of Behavioral Finance, Tilburg University
2012–2014 Associate Professor of Finance (with tenure), Tilburg University
2009–2012 Assistant Professor of Finance, Tilburg University
2009–2019 CentER Fellow, Tilburg University
2008–2009 Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Texas at Austin
2008 Dr. rer. pol. (summa cum laude), University of Mannheim

Prizes, awards, honors

  • 2015–2020 VIDI Grant from The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Project: The Impact of Biases in Top Management Teams on Corporate Actions. Grant Size: €800,000
  • since 2010 over 10 Awards for Excellence in teaching
  • 2019 Wirtschaftswoche BWL-Ranking 2019: ranked 2nd, across all fields, among all researchers under the age of 40 by A+ publications
  • 2016–2018 Included in the list: “Top 40 Economists in the Netherlands 2018” published by the journal “Economisch Statistische Berichten”
  • 2008 Outstanding Dissertation Award, University of Mannheim
  • 2004 Winner of the Prechel Prize 2004, awarded to the best graduating student (BWL mit IQ), University of Mannheim

Selected publications