Prof. Dr. Oliver Spalt

Prof. Dr. Oliver Spalt

Chair of Financial Markets and Financial Institutions

Chair website

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