Research Seminar in Banking and Finance - Spring Semester 2016


Date Lecturer Title
16.02.Philipp Marquardt Earnings Announcements and Efficiency in Experimental Asset Markets
23.02. David Becker Information Policies and Consumer Credit Choices
01.03. Benjamin Loos tba
08.03. Tommy Pajala Voting Advice Application: Incorporating Media Visibility
26.04. Heiko Jacobs Beta and Biased Beliefs
03.05. Christoph Merkle The Curious Case of Negative Volatility
10.05. Christine Laudenbach Adherence to financial advice


The seminar takes places in L5, 2 Room 107 from 15:15 to 16:45 unless announced differently.


Research Seminar in Banking and Finance - Spring Semester 2015


Date Lecturer Title
13.04.Philipp Marquardt Agent-Based Extension of a Noisy Rational Expectations Model - The case of learning and adaptive risk aversion
28.04. Sebastian Müller New Asset Pricing Factors and Expected Bond Returns
05.05. Tobias Regele Probability Weighting in the US and in Germany
12.05. Michael  Ungeheuer Perception of Dependence
19.05. Tianyi Zheng Learning from Trading
26.05. David Becker Bank Information Policies and Consumer Credit Outcomes


Time: 12:30

Heiko Jacobs Don't judge the book by its cover: Market development and mispricing


The seminar takes places in L5, 2 Room 107 from 15:15 to 16:45 unless announced differently.

Research Seminar in Banking and Finance - Fall Semester 2014


Date & Time Location Lecturer Title


15:15 - 16:45

L5, 2, 107 Dr. Arvid Hoffmann

How Does Investor Confidence Lead to Trading? Linking Investor Return Experiences, Confidence, and Investment Beliefs

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Thursday, 25.09.14
Lecturer Title
13:50 - 14:50
Regele Probability Weighting and Risk Aversion in Germany and the U.S.
14:50 - 15:20 Ungeheuer Perception of Dependence and Investment Behavior
15:30 - 16:30 Merkle Value and Momentum from Investors' Perspective
17:00 - 18:00 Marquardt Agent-Based Modeling: Bottom-up Replication of Capital Market Phenomena. An Application to the Momentum Anomaly
18:00 - 19:00 Zheng Individual investor profiling and asset allocation decisions before and after the stock market fall in August 2011
Friday, 26.09.14
08:45 - 09:45 Jacobs Journalist Disagreement
09:45 - 10:45 Schreiber Inconsistent Retirement
11:00 - 12:00 Becker Bank-Client Relationships and the Repayment of Credit Arrears
12:00 - 13:00 Müller Caught in the act: How watching a popular tv crime series affects investors' trading

Seminars from previous semesters

Spring Semester 2014

Date Lecturer Title
04.03.2014 Heuer Timing and selection skills of multi asset fund managers
11.03.2014 Regele Skewness and Momentum
18.03.2014 Schreiber The Willingness to Pay, Accept and Retire
01.04.2014 Merkle Financial Loss Aversion Illusion
08.04.2014 Jacobs The limits of the market-wide limits of arbitrage: Insights from the dynamics of 100 anomalies
29.04.2014 Müller Accounting Anomalies and Market Efficiency: New Evidence from the Pricing of Corporate Bonds
06.05.2014 Becker Bank client relationships and repayment behavior
13.05.2014 Ungeheuer Perception of Dependence and Investment Behavior
27.05.2014 Kaufmann The Influence of Advertisement on Mutual Fund Investment
04.06.2014 Stöckl When chasing the offender harms the victim: Insider trading legislation and the risk of collateral damage



Spring Semester 2013




Tuesday, 5.3.2013



15:15 - 15:45

Tobias Regele

Skewness and Momentum Crashes

16:00 - 16:30

Ulrich Seubert

3, 4, or 5 percent -- Do borrowers know the difference?

17:00 - 17:30

David Becker

The Role of Reputation and Religious Beliefs in Household Repayment Decisions

17:45 - 18:15

Christoph Merkle

CFA Experiment

Tuesday, 12.3.2013



14:00 - 14:30

Philipp Schreiber

Determinants of Retirement Age - Survey Results

14:45 - 15:15

Justus Heuer

Judging Random Sequences

15:45 - 16:15

Christian Ehm

Which investors buy funds with performance fees and why?

16:30 - 17:00

Daniel Smith

Theoretical, empirical and experimental results of the saturation model

17:15 - 17:30

Christine Kaufmann


Fall Semester 2012




9.10. Christoph Merkle Investor Happiness
29.10. Johannes Koenen Do Smarter Consumers Get Better Advice? An Analytical Framework and Evidence from German Private Pensions
30.10. Daniel Smith Preferences over Sequences
6.11. David Becker New Insights on the Repayment of Household Arrears
13.11. Christian Ehm Which mutual fund fee structure do private investors prefer?
20.11. Ulrich Seubert Interest Rate Expectations - A Survey Study
27.11. Philipp Schreiber Time Inconsistent Preferences and the Decision to Annuitize - Survey Results
4.12. Justus Heuer Intentionality Bias and the Mutual Fund Investment Puzzle
11.12. Tobias Regele Skewness and Momentum (Crashes)

Spring Semester 2012

21.02.201215.15-16.45Ulrich SeubertAktuelle Fragestellungen bei der Anschlussfinanzierung
28.02.201215.15-16.45Daniel SmithAn Empirical Analysis of Satiation and Habituation Effects
13.03.201215.15-16.45Philipp SchreiberDoes Hyperbolic Discounting Prevent Investors from Insuring Longevity Risk?
20.03.201215.15-16.45Claire CelerierWhat Drives Financial Innovation: A look into the Retail Structured Product Market.
27.03.201215.15-16.45Justus HeuerAssessing Mutual Fund Performance
17.04.201215.15-16.45Christian EhmWhen risk and return are not enough: the role of loss aversion in private investors' choice of mutual fund fee structures
24.04.201215.15-16.45Dr. Heiko JacobsMedia Makes Momentum


Fall Semester 2011

06.09.201115:15 - 16:45Dr. Sebastian MüllerStyle-Driven Earnings Momentum
13.09.201115:15 - 16:45Heiko JacobsThe Law of One Price and Investor Attention Shifts - Evidence From Twin Stocks

15:15 - 16:45

Dr. Carsten SchmidtDouble or Nothing - Results from a Field Experiment on Risk Aversion
29.11.201115:15 - 16:45Dr. Sascha SteffenAnalyzing Systemic Risk of the European Banking Sector


Spring Semester 2011

15.03.201115:15 - 16:45

Christian Ehm

Does Risk Taking Depend on the Risk-Return Profile Given?
22.03.201115:15 - 16:45Heiko JacobsLosing sight of the trees for the forest? Pairs trading and attention shifts

15:15- 16:45

Christoph MerkleDo Investors put their money where their mouth is? Stock Market Expectation and Trading Behavior


15:15- 16.45

Daniel SmithExploring Happiness under Satiation and Habituation

15:15- 16:45

Dr. Sascha SteffenGovernment guarantees and bank risk taking incentives

15:15- 16:45

Dr. Sebastian MüllerDoes Fundamental Risk explain Size and Value? - Evidence from Mutual Fund Investors' Aggregate Portfolio Choices.

15:15- 16:45

Christoph MerkleFinancial Overconfidence Over Time - Foresight, Hindsight and Insight of Investors