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Prof. Dr. Erik Theissen

Prof. Dr. Erik Theissen

Chair of Finance

theissen@uni-mannheim.de

Chair website

Main fields of research

  • Empirical Research in Financial Markets
  • Market Microstructure
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance

Curriculum vitae

1992 Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business Administration), University of Gießen
1992-1995 Research Assistant and Ph.D. candidate, Department of Economics and Business Administration, University of Gießen
1995-1998 Research Assistant and Ph.D. candidate, Department of Economics and Business Administration, University of Frankfurt
1998-2000 Assistant Professor in Finance, Department of Economics and Business Administration, University of Frankfurt
1999-2000 Visiting Assistant Professor at Groupe HEC, Jouyen-Josas, France (funded by a TMR postdoctoral fellowship)
2004-2005 Visiting Professor, Thammasat University, Bangkok
2000-2009 Professor, Department of Economics, University of Bonn
Since 2009 Professor, Finance Area, University of Mannheim

Selected memberships

  • European Finance Association
  • American Finance Association
  • Western Finance Association
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Finanzwirtschaft
  • Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft e.V. (VHB) (German Academic Association for Business Research)
  • Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft
  • Verein für Socialpolitik

Prizes, awards, honors

  • Excellence in Executive Teaching Award 2015
  • Best Paper Award, German Finance Association
  • Research Award sponsored by Bethmann Bank
  • Best Paper Award, Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft
  • Dissertation Award sponsored by Deutsches Aktieninstitut
  • Fellowship awarded by the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

Selected editorial activities

  • Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung
  • Schmalenbach Business Review
  • Review of Behavioral Finance

Selected publications