Finance & Insurance Seminar

  • Current Information

    The Finance & Insurance Seminar takes place during the lecture period on Tuesdays from 16.15 to 17.45 in room HHÜ. The invitation contains the event format, in presence, via Zoom or hybrid. The seminar is jointly organized by Nicole Branger, Nadja Guenster, Thomas Langer, Andreas Pfingsten and Christoph Schneider.

    If you have any question, please contact Alvia Runge, alvia.runge@wiwi.uni-muenster.de.

    In Summer Semester 2022 the F&I Seminar is classroom-based and takes place in the HHÜ room in Hüfferstraße 1. Additionally there is a Zoom Meeting organized.

    SummerTerm 2022

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    03.05.2022

    Prof. Dr. Stefanie Kleimeier

     Open University & Maastricht University

    Contracts, Collateral and Culture: Gender Effects in Retail Loans​

     

     

    WINTERTERM 2020/21

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    10 November 2020

    Dr. Bjoen Imbierowicz

    Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt

    How Are Banks Special? – Let Me Count the Ways

    The event will be organized as a digital Zoom-Meeting.

     

    22 December 2020

    David Schreindorfer

    Arizona State University, Tempe, USA

    Persistent Crises and Levered Asset Prices

    The event will be organized as a digital Zoom-Meeting.

     

    Summerterm 2020

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    28 April 2020

    Dr. Thomas Post

    Associate Professor of Finance, Open University & Maastricht University

    Household Finance 0.5 or 2.0? Eliciting Individuals’ Financial Decision-Making Approaches

    25 May 2020

    André Uhde

    Paderborn Univeristy

    Tax avoidance through securitization

     

     

         

    Winterterm 2019/20

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

         

    Summerterm 2019

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    02.07.2019

    Sebastian Gehricke

    University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

    Modeling VXX under jump diffusion with stochastic long-term mean

    Attention Please!

    Starting time 12:15 in J 253.

    09.07.2019

    Toni Ahnert

    Bank of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    Bank Competition, Bank Runs and Opacity

    Winterterm 2018/19

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    18.12.2018

    Oliver Entrop

    University of Passau

    Optimal Early Exercise Strategies under Transaction and Decision Costs
    15.01.2019

    Sven Klingler

    BI Oslo, Department of Finance

     

    How Safe are Safe Haven?
  • Lectures from Previous Semesters

    Summer Term 2018

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    29.05.2018

    Theresa Spickers

    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
    Fakultät für Betriebswirtschaft
    Institut für Kapitalmärkte und Finanzwirtschaft

    Firms’ self-assessed climate risk and asset pricing

    Winter Term 2017/18

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    19.12.2017

    Lars Norden
    Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE),
    Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) Rio de Janeiro

    Does Uniqueness in Banking Matter?

    30.01.2018

    Olav Korn
    Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

    Stock Illiquidity and Option Returns

    Summer Term 2017

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    23.05.2017

    Florian S. Peters
    University of Amsterdam (UvA)

    Optimism Propagation

    13.06.2017

    Bryan Foltice
    Butler University

    Exponential Growth Bias Matters: Evidence and Implications for Financial Decision Making of College Students in the U.S.A.

    20.06.2017

    Valeri Sokolovski
    Stockholm School of Economics 
    from June 2017
    HEC Montreal

    Crowds, Crashes, and the Carry Trade

    04.07.2017

    Christian Leuz 
    University of Chicago 
    Booth School of Business

    Who Falls Prey to the Wolf of Wall Street? Investor Participation in Market Manipulation

    11.07.2017

    Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt 
    University of Cologne

    Concentration Bias in Intertemporal Choice

    18.07.2017

    Elisabeth Kempf 
    University of Chicago 
    Booth School of Business

    Canary in a Coalmine: Securities Lending Predicting the Performance of Securitized Bonds

    Winter Term 2016/17

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    18.10.2016

    Christine Laudenbach 
    Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main

    Personal reminders and commitment: debt management as a natural experiment

    15.11.2016

    Tobin Hanspal 
    Copenhagen Business School

    Once Bitten, Twice Shy: The Role of Inertia and Personal Experiences in Risk Taking

    13.12.2016

    Gesa-Kristina Petersen 
    LMU München

    What we say is who we are - How fund manager profiles and their strategies predict fund investment and performance

    24.01.2017

    Valeriya Dinger 
    University of Osnabrück

    Systemic Effects of Bank Equity Issues: Competition, Stabilization and Contagion

    31.01.2017

    Olesya V. Grishchenko 
    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C.

    The term structure of interest rates with short-term and long-term risks

    07.02.2017

    Philipp Krueger 
    University of Geneva

    The Sustainability Footprint of Institutional Investors

    Summer Term 2016

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    03.05.2016

    Matthias Sutter 
    Universität zu Köln

    Where to look for the morals in markets?

    24.05.2016

    Karl Schmedders 
    Universität Zürich

    Asset Pricing with Heterogeneous Agents and Long-Run Risk

    07.06.2016

    Philipp Illeditsch 
    Wharton

    Disagreement about Inflation and the Yield Curve

    14.06.2016

    Milica Mormann 
    University of Miami

    Visual Finance: The Role of Salience and Attention in Financial Decision Making

    19.07.2016

    Dirk Simons 
    Universität Mannheim

    Do Mandatory Liquidity Disclosures Foster or Forestall Coordination Failures?

    Winter Term 2015/16

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    27.10.2015

    Thorsten Hens 
    Universität Zürich

    Designing Risk Profiler in the Laboratory

    17.11.2015

    Harald Scheule 
    University of Technology Sydney

    Credit risk in mortgage portfolios

    01.12.2015

    Ruediger Fahlenbrach 
    École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

    How Do Investors and Firms React to an unexpected Currency Appreciation Shock?

    Summer Term 2015

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    07.04.2015

    Stefanie Kleimeier 
    Universität Maastricht

    The Resurgence of Cultural Borders in International Finance during the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Eurozone Cross-Border Depositing

    21.04.2015

    Jürgen Eichberger 
    University of Heidelberg

    Ambiguity and Games

    05.05.2015

    Martin Hibbeln 
    Technische Universität Braunschweig

    Informational Synergies in Consumer Credit

    19.05.2015

    Paul Ehling 
    BI Norwegian Business School

    Disagreement and the Cross Section of Stock Returns

    23.06.2015 

    Stefan Zeisberger 
    Stony Brook University, New York

    All's Well that Ends Well? On the Importance of How Returns are Achieved

    27.07.2015 

    Michael Weber 
    University of Chicago

    The Term Structure of Equity Returns: Risk or Mispricing?

    Winter Term 2014/15

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    21.10.2014

    Sébastien Pouget 
    University of Toulouse

    Testing asset pricing theory on six hundred years of stock returns

    04.11.2014

    Jennifer Coats 
    Colorado State University

    The Effect of Ambiguity on Risk Management Choices: An Experimental Study

    16.12.2014

    Carsten Erner 
    UCLA Anderson School of Management

    Consumer Financial Well-Being

    27.01.2015

    Michael Viehs 
    University of Oxford

    Carbon Disclosure and Cost of Debt

    03.02.2015

    Jasmin Gider 
    University of Bonn

    Deterring Illegal Insider Trading

    Summer Term 2014

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    08.04.2014

    Erik Kole 
    Erasmus University Rotterdam

    How to Identify and Forecast Bull and Bear Markets?

    22.04.2014

    Tobias Berg 
    University of Bonn

    Playing the Devil’s Advocat: The Causal Effect of Risk Management on Loan Quality

    06.05.2014

    Andreas Richter 
    LMU Munich

    Endogenous Information and Adverse Selection under Loss Prevention

    13.05.2014

    Guillermo Baquero 
    European School of Management and Technology, Berlin

    The Convexity and Concavity of the Flow-Performance Relationship for Hedge Funds

    20.05.2014

    Jeroen Derwall 
    Maastricht University

    Does Insider Trading Add Credibility to Firm Product Innovation?

    27.05.2014

    Tim Kroencke 
    University of Mannheim

    Asset Pricing without Garbage

    17.06.2014

    Christoph Merkle 
    University of Mannheim

    Financial Loss Aversion Illusion

    01.07.2014

    Giuliano Curatola 
    Goethe University Frankfurt

    Loss aversion, habit formation and the term structure of equity and interest rates

    Winter Term 2013/14

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    22.10.2013

    Kolja Loebnitz

    Liquidity-Adjusted Capital Requirements and Their Model-Free Properties

    29.10.2013 

    Christian Koziol 
    University of Tübingen

    The Risk with Low Volatility Stocks

    12.11.2013

    Sarah Qian Wang 
    University of Warwick

    Credit Default Swaps and Corporate Cash Holdings

    19.11.2013

    Arvid O. I. Hoffmann 
    Maastricht University

    Technical Analysis and Individual Investors

    26.11.2013

    Hendrik Hakenes 
    University of Bonn

    Regulatory Capture by Sophistication

    03.12.2013

    Stefan Ruenzi 
    University of Mannheim

    Extreme Dependence and Asset Pricing: Returns and Liquidity

    21.01.2014

    Ulrich Schmidt 
    Kiel Universitity

    Overconfidence and Risk Taking of Ethiopian Farmers

    04.02.2014

    Paulo Rodrigues 
    Maastricht University

    Values and investments: Evidence from institutional trading responses to news components

    Summer Term 2013

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    27.05.2013

    Alex Stomper 
    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

    The Politics of Related Lending

    03.06.2013

    Stefan Zeisberger 
    University of Zurich

    Do Investors Overreact to Small but Frequent Losses? An Experimental Analysis

    17.06.2013

    Norman Seeger 
    VU University Amsterdam

    Out-of-Sample Performance of Jump-Diffusion Models for Equity Indices: What the Financial Crisis was Good for

    15.07.2013

    Stefan Ankirchner 
    Bonn University

    Hedging Forward Positions: Basis Risk vs. Liquidity Costs

    Winter Term 2012/13

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    30.10.2012

    Antje Mahayni 
    University of Duisburg-Essen

    Optimizing Proportional Portfolio Insurance Strategies - From Theory to Practice

    13.11.2012

    Thomas Post 
    Maastricht University

    What Makes Investors Optimistic, What Makes Them Afraid?

    27.11.2012

    Rainer Haselmann 
    University of Bonn

    Capital Regulation and Banks' Lending Behavior

    03.12.2012

    Ralf Meisenzahl 
    Federal Reserve Board

    The Real Effects of Credit Line Drawdowns

    08.01.2013

    Ralf Elsas 
    LMU Munich

    From Underleverage to Excess Debt: The Changing Environment of Corporate Debt

    22.01.2013

    Joachim Grammig 
    University of Tübingen

    Creative Destruction and Asset Prices

    Winter Term 2011/12

    Date

    Speaker

    Topic

    11.10.2011

    Matthias Muck 
    University of Bamberg

    Optimal Exercise Strategies for Open-End Turbo Certificates

    22.11.2011

    Antoon Pelsser 
    Maastricht University

    Robustness, Model Ambiguity and Pricing

    13.12.2011

    André Betzer 
    University of Wuppertal

    Strategic Trading and Trade Reporting by Corporate Insiders

    17.01.2012

    Maik Schmeling 
    Leibniz Universität Hannover

    Order Flow, Private Information, and Currency Risk Premia

    31.01.2012

    Monika Trapp 
    University of Cologne

    Fund manager allocation