Fabian Gamm

Fabian Gamm, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
University of Mannheim
Business School
L 9, 1–2 – Room 501
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
On appointment

Current Position

  • Research assistant at the Chair of International Finance (Prof. Dr. Stefan Ruenzi), University of Mannheim
  • Doctoral candidate in Finance at the CDSB of the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences, University of Mannheim


Research Interests

  • Behavioral Finance
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Investor Attention
  • Decision-Making in Financial Economics



  • MyPortfolio: The IKEA Effect in Financial Investment Decisions (joint with Fabian Brunner and Wladislaw Mill)
    Journal of Banking and Finance (accepted for publication)
    • Economic Science Association (ESA) Global Meeting 2020*
    • Experimental Finance Conference 2021
    • Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS) Annual Conference 2021*
    • Karin Islinger Research Grant
    • GESS CDSB Best Paper Award 2022


Working Papers

  • A Surprise That Keeps You Awake: Overnight Returns After Earnings Announcements
    • 5th European Retail Investment Conference (ERIC), 2019, Stuttgart, Germany
      • Doctoral Student Best Paper Award
    • 26th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF), 2019, Essen, Germany
    • Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research (SGF), 2020 (canceled)
    • 2nd Conference on Behavioral Research in Finance, Governance, and Accounting, 2020
    • 18th Paris December Finance Meeting, 2020
    • 57th Annual Eastern Finance Association Meeting (USA), 2021


Refereeing Service

  • Journal of Banking and Finance



since 09/2016

Doctoral candidate in Finance at the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) of the University of Mannheim

2013 – 2015

M.Sc. in Business Administration (“MMM”), University of Mannheim

Master Thesis: Wikipedia-Based Investor Sentiment in International Stock Markets

2010 – 2013

B. Sc. in Business Administration, University of Mannheim


Semester abroad at Warwick Business School, Coventry, United Kingdom




Working and Former Teaching Experience


Student teaching assistant: Fundamentals of Economics, University of Mannheim

2013 – 2014

Student teaching assistant: Operations Management, University of Mannheim


Internship at Bausparkasse Schwäbisch Hall: Quantitative Risk Management