Bolzano (Italy), June 22, 2017


Financialization of Commodity Markets
at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

in Bolzano (Italy), June 22, 2017

Martin T. Bohl, Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster, Germany
Pierre L. Siklos, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada
Alex Weissensteiner, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy



Call for Papers

Please find the detailed "Call for Papers" here.



Please find the detailed "Program" here.



Maria Kartsakli and Zeno Adams, Has Crude Oil Become a Financial Asset? Evidence from Ten Years of Financializateion

Jeanne Diesteldorf, Jan Voelzke and Claudia Wellenreuther, Speculation and Volatility - A Time-Varying Approach applied on Chinese Commodity Futures Markets

Niaz Bashiri Behmiri, Matteo Manera, Marcella Nicolini, Understanding Dynamic Dependeny between Energy and Non-Energy Commodity Markets

Christian Groß, Examining the Common Dynamics of Commodity Futures Prices

Sophie van Huellen, Price Discovery in Commodity Futures and Cash Markets with Heterogenous Agents

Daniele Bianchi and Jacopo Piana, Expected Spot Prices and the Dynamics of Commodity Risk Premia

Oskar Kowalewski and Piotr Spiewanowski, Stock Market Response to Potash Mines Disasters

Dirk Baur and Thomas Dimpfl, The Asymmetric Return-Volatility Relationship of Commodity Price Changes


Hotel Recommendations

  • Hotel Scala Stiegl: here
  • Stadt Hotel Cittá: here
  • Parkhotel Laurin: here
  • Parkhotel Luna Mondschein: here



 Travel by plane: The following airports are available:

  • Innsbruck
  • Munich
  • Verona
  • Bergamo
  • Milano

From these airports, Bolzano is readily accessible by train.

Please find the description of the way from the railway station in Bolzano to the hotels and to the venue of the workshop (Universitätsplatz 1, 39100 Bolzano BZ, Italy, room C4.01) here:

Hotel Scala Stiegl  (Brennerstraße 11, 39100 Bolzano BZ, Italy)

Stadt Hotel Cittá (Piazza Walther 21, 39100 Bolzano BZ, Italy)

Parkhotel Laurin (Via Laurino 4, 39100 Bolzano BZ, Italy)

Parkhotel Luna Mondschein (Piavestraße 15, 39100 Bolzano BZ, Italy)



Prof. Dr. Martin T. Bohl
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Chair of Monetary Economics
Am Stadtgraben 9
48143 Muenster
Phone: +49 251 83 25 005
Fax:       +49 251 83 22 846