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Papers accepted at AFA and AEA Annual Meeting 2020 in San Diego, CA

The two papers “As California Goes, so Goes the Nation? Board Gender Quotas and the Legislation of Non-Economic Values” (Felix von Meyerinck, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi, Markus Schmid and Steven Solomon) and “Unobserved Performance of Hedge Funds” (Vikas Agarwal, Stefan Ruenzi and Florian Weigert) ...

Finance Seminar Series - Fall 2019

The schedule for the Finance Area Seminar for the Fall Term of 2019 is now online. The schedule is available here.

Finance Seminar Series

The program for the finance seminar series for the fall term is now available.

Paper accepted by Review of Financial Studies

The paper “Financial Advice and Bank Profits” by Stefan Ruenzi (with Daniel Hoechle, Nic Schaub, and Markus Schmid) has been accepted for publication by the Review of Financial Studies.

European Finance Association Annual Meeting taking place at the University of Mannheim in 2017

The University of Mannheim is proud to host the 44th EFA Annual Meeting, taking place on August 23-26, 2017. The European Finance Association Annual Meetings have recently attracted over 750 renowned financial economists from top business schools and universities from all around the world. In a ...

Paper accepted by Insurance: Mathematics and Economics

The paper “The Fundamental Theorem of Mutual Insurance” by Peter Albrecht and Markus Huggenberger has been accepted for publication by Insurance: Mathematics and Economics.

Five papers from the University of Mannheim accepted for presentation at the American Finance Association Annual Meetings 2017

The following papers from the Department of Finance at Mannheim University will be presented at the AFA 2017 conference in Chicago: Irem Demirci: Real Estate Holdings of Public Firms and Collateral Discount (with Umit Gurun and Erkan Yonder) Christoph Merkle: Financial Loss Aversion Illusion  ...

Paper accepted by Review of Financial Studies

The paper “Actual Share Repurchases, Price Efficiency, and the Information Content of Stock Prices” by Pascal Busch and Stefan Obernberger has been accepted for publication by the Review of Financial Studies.

Paper accepted by Journal of Financial Economics

The paper “Tail Risk in Hedge Funds: A Unique View from Portfolio Holdings” by Vikas Agarwal, Stefan Ruenzi, and Florian Weigert has been accepted for publication by the Journal of Financial Economics.

Five papers from the University of Mannheim accepted for presentation at the European Finance Association Annual Meetings 2016

The following papers from the Department of Finance at Mannheim University will be presented at the EFA 2016 conference in Oslo: Victoria Atanasov: The Factor Structure of Time-Varying Discount Rates (with Ilan Cooper, Richard Priestley, and Junhua Zhong). Alexander Hillert and Michael ...