Academic Curriculum vitae

Dr. Heiko Jacobs  

Education

since 02/2012 University of Mannheim, Assistant Professor (Habilitand) at the Chair of Banking and Finance (Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Martin Weber)
10/2013-12/2013 Visiting Scholar, UNSW Business School, University of New South Wales
11/2011 University of Mannheim, Graduation as Dr. rer. pol ("summa cum laude"); Dissertation title: "Empirical Essays on the Stock Market Impact of Limited Investor Attention"
09/2007-01/2012 University of Mannheim, Academic staff member as well as PhD student at the Chair of Banking and Finance (Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Martin Weber)
2/2007-8/2007 University of Technology Sydney, Studies in Business Administration
2002-2006 Saarland University, Degree in Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann) with specialization in Finance and Information Systems
2001 Ludwigsgymnasium Saarbrücken, Abitur

Research Grants/Awards/Honors

11/2016 SUERF/UniCredit & Universities Foundation Research Prize (Topic: "Asset Management at Crossroads")
10/2016 Research Grant (with S. Müller), INQUIRE Europe
10/2016 Research Award IQ-KAP (Private Institute for Quantitative Capital Market Research at DekaBank; Second Prize)
09/2016 Asia Asset Management - CAMRI Prize in Asset Management
09/2016 Research award, ACATIS Value Preis (first prize) for research relevant to investment professionals
06/2016 Best paper award, Bundesverband Alternative Investments (German umbrella association of banks, investment companies, hedge funds and private equity funds)
11/2015 Finanzkompass - Innovationspreis des Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V. (second prize, with A. Hillert und S. Müller) (Award for Innovation, association of businesses in the Hamburg financial community, second prize)
09/2015 Research award, ACATIS Value Preis (first prize, with A. Hillert und S. Müller) for research relevant to investment professionals
05/2015 Young Talent Award, German Academic Association for Business Research (with A. Hillert und S. Müller, "Nachwuchspreis", Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft)
08/2014 Research award, ACATIS Value Preis (third prize)
05/2014 Best paper award, Bundesverband Alternative Investments
12/2013 Research award, BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre (at Singapore Management University)
09/2012 Research award, ACATIS Value Preis (first prize, with M. Weber)
06/2012 Best paper award (with M. Weber), Bundesverband Alternative Investments
04/2012 PhD Thesis Award (first prize), Deutsches Aktieninstitut (Umbrella organization of German exchange-listed firms)
12/2010 Research Grant, Börsen Hamburg und Hannover
07/2011 Selected as young researcher, 4th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in Economic Sciences 
01/2010 American Finance Association Travel Grant
12/2006 Graduated top of class (GPA 1.1/4.0, Diplom-Kaufmann)
6/2001 Graduated best in class (GPA 1.0/4.0, Abitur)

Teaching (University of Mannheim)

FSS 2016 Investments and Asset Pricing (Finanzwirtschaft I) (in English)
FSS 2016 Stata Tutorium (in English)
HWS 2015 Lecture "Stock Market Anomalies and Trading Strategies" (in English)
FSS 2015 Lecture "Stock Market Anomalies and Trading Strategies" (in English)
HWS 2014 Lecture "Stock Market Anomalies and Trading Strategies" (in English)
FSS 2014 Exercise Course "Behavioral Finance" (in English)
HWS 2013 Lecture "Stock Market Anomalies and Trading Strategies" (in English)
FSS 2013 Lecture "Behavioral Finance" (in English)
FSS 2013 Lecture "Stock Market Anomalies and Trading Strategies" (in English)
HWS 2012 Student Seminar "Mutual Funds" (in English and German)
FSS 2012 Exercise Course "Behavioral Finance" (in English)
FSS 2011 Bachelor's Theses
FSS 2010 Exercise Course "Behavioral Finance" (in English)
HWS 2009 Exchange Student Seminar "Empirical Capital Market Research" (in English)
HWS 2009 Seminar "Aktuelle Erkenntnisse der Empirischen Kapitalmarktforschung"
FSS 2009 Bachelor's Theses
HWS 2008 Exercise Course "Aktienmarkt und Börse, Behavioral Finance"
FSS 2008 Seminar "Aktuelle Fragestellungen zur Bank- und Kapitalmarktforschung"
HWS 2007 Exercise Course "Aktienmarkt und Börse, Behavioral Finance"

Selected talks (excluding presentations by co-authors)

201744th Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association, Mannheim
2017TU Munich
2017Humboldt University of Berlin
2017 SUERF/UniCredit & Universities Foundation Workshop on Asset management at crossroads, WU Wien (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
2017University of Luxembourg
2016 Asia Asset Management – CAMRI, Singapore
2016 EUROFIDAI - AFFI - ESSEC 14th Paris December Finance Meeting (Scheduled)
2016 5th Luxembourg Asset Management Summit
2016 23rd Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF), Bonn
2016 Invesco Quantitative Strategies, Frankfurt 
2016 Citi Annual Global Quant Conference, Barcelona (Invited Presentation)
2016 Tilburg University (Invited Seminar Presenation)
2016 DFG Scientific Network "Textual Analysis in Economics and Finance", Berlin (Presentation)
2015 42nd Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association (EFA), Vienna (Presentation and Discussion)
2015 3rd European Retail Investment Conference, Stuttgart (Presentation and Discussion)
2015 American Finance Association Annual Meeting (AFA), Boston (Presentation)
2014 21th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF)/13th Symposium on Finance, Banking, and Insurance, Karlsruhe (Presentation and Discussion)
2014 41st Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association (EFA), Lugano (Presentation)
2014 Invited Seminar Presentation at Humboldt University of Berlin /ESMT
2014 Invited Seminar Presentation at Deutsche Bundesbank
2014 76th Annual Conference of the German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB), Leizpig (Presentation)
2013 26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney (Presentation)
2013 Third Helsinki Finance Summit on Investor Behavior (Presentation, acceptance rate: 12%)
2013 20th annual meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF), Wuppertal (Presentation)
2013 Invited seminar presentation (brown bag) at the University of New South Wales
2013 8th Financial Intermediation Research Society Conference (FIRS), Dubrovnik (Presentation)
2012 Second Helsinki Finance Summit on Investor Behavior (Presentation and Discussion)
2012 European Financial Management Symposium on Asset Management, Hamburg (Presentation and Discussion
2012 19th annual meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF), Hannover (Presentation and Discussion)
2012 Invited seminar presentation at LMU Munich
2012 Invited seminar presentation at WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
2012 The Role of Expectations in Financial Markets, Center for European Economic Research, Mannheim
2012 15th Conference of the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research, Zurich (Presentation and Discussion)
2011 2011 Financial Research Association Meeting, Las Vegas (Presentation)
2011 18th annual meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF), Regensburg (Presentation and Discussion)
2011 4th Meeting in Economic Sciences, Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings (selected as young researcher)
2011 First Helsinki Finance Summit on Investor Behavior (Presentation and Discussion)
2011 14th Conference of the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research, Zurich (Presentation and Discussion)
2010 17th annual meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF), Hamburg (Presentation)
2010 Summer School in Behavioral Finance (lecturer: Harrison Hong), CEMFI, Madrid
2010 9th Finanzmarktkolloquium 'Asset Management', Cologne (Presentation and Discussion)
2010 Annual Meeting of the American Finance Assocation, Atlanta (Student Travel Grant)
2009 16th annual meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF), Frankfurt (Discussion)
2008 Microeconometrics Summer School, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
2008 15th annual meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF), Münster (Presentation and Discussion)

 

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