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Finance Area Seminar, September 16 2019

Prof. Yud Izhakian, from New York University and Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College will be presenting his paper „Ambiguity and The Tradeoff Theory of Capital Structure“ on Monday, September 16.

Paper accepted at AFA Annual Meeting 2020 in San Diego, CA

The paper “Unobserved Performance of Hedge Funds” by Vikas Agarwal, Stefan Ruenzi and Florian Weigert has been accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Finance Association 2020 in San Diego, CA. You can find the preliminary conference program here.

Finance Area Seminar

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

Doctoral Student Best Paper Award received by Fabian Gamm

For his paper „A Surprise That Keeps You Awake: Overnight Returns After Earnings Announcements“, Fabian Gamm received the Doctoral Student Best Paper Award at the 5th European Retail Investment Conference (ERIC) held in Stuttgart from April 10-12, 2019.

The paper ‚Financial Advice and Bank Profits‘ has appeared in the latest issue of the Review of Financial Studies

The paper ‚Financial Advice and Bank Profits‘ by Stefan Ruenzi (joint with Daniel Hoechle, Nic Schaub, and Markus Schmid) has appeared in the latest issue of the Review of Financial Studies.

GESS Science Speed Dating Award recieved by Santanu Kundu

For his paper „Building Trust“, Santanu Kundu received the GESS Science Speed Dating Award from the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences in Mannheim.

Best PhD Paper Award at the 25th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association received by Pavel Lesnevski

For his paper „A Name That Rings a Bell: Spillover Effects in Stocks with Similar Company Names“, Pavel Lesnevski received the best doctoral paper award at the PhD Workshop of the 25th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association held in Trier in September 20-22, 2018.

Best Paper Award for „The limits to information processing“ by Anja Kunzmann

For her paper „The limits to information processing: Distracted analysts and their earnings forecasts“ Anja Kunzmann received the best paper award at the 25th Annual Global Finance Conference held in Paris from July 3-5, 2018.

Two papers accepted at AFA 2019 in Atlanta

The papers “The impact of Role Models on Women’s Self Selection in Competitive Environments” (Kristina Mercedes Meier, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi, and Stefan Ruenzi) and “M&A(advertising)” (Alexander Hillert, Anja Kunzmann, and Stefan Ruenzi) have been accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting ...

Paper accepted at EFA 2018 in Warsaw

The paper “The impact of Role Models on Women’s Self Selection in Competitive Environments” (Kristina Mercedes Meier, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi, and Stefan Ruenzi) has been accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association 2018 in Warsaw.