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Now Hiring: Student Research Assistant

Now Hiring: Student Research Assistant The Chair of International Finance is currently looking for a research assistant. We intend the new student assistant to start between November 2018 and January 2019 (depending on your availability). Details can be found in the job description.

FIN 682 - Current Information

Last update: 21st March 2020 Dear course participant, As you surely have realized, all teaching activities at the University of Mannheim involving physical presence are cancelled due to the current Corona situation. Hence, also the lectures/exercises for FIN 682 International Asset Management can ...

Paper accepted by The Review of Financial Studies

The paper “Advertising, Attention, and Financial Markets” by Stefan Ruenzi (with Florens Focke and Michael Ungeheuer) has been accepted for publication by the Review of Financial Studies. You can download the paper here.

BFGA Best Paper Award for Fabian Brunner

Fabian Brunner received the best paper award at the First Conference on Behavioral Research in Finance, Governance and Accounting for his paper "Reference-Dependent Return Chasing: Alpha, Gains and Fund Flows". The conference was organized by Justus Liebig University Giessen and took place at ...

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.

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.