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Curriculum vitae

since 2016Assistant Professor at the Department of Business Administration and Finance, Professorhip for Investments at Centre for Financial Research (CfR)
2012-2016Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair of Banking and Finance of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
2008-2012Scientific Assistant and Doctoral Candidate at the chair of Banking and Finance of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
2011Visiting Ph.D., Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Netherlands (Host: Prof. Abe de Jong)
2011Conferral of the doctorate rer. pol.: "The Role of Reputation in Corporate Finance: Evidence from Corporate Bonds, Delegated Monitoring, and Corporate Name Changes" at the Karslruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
(Supervisor: Prof. Martin Ruckes, Prof. Werner De Bondt)
2002-2007Study of Economics at the University of Bonn

Main research

  • CEOs and Corporate Governance
  • Intersection of Asset Management and Corporate Finance
  • Law and Finance
  • Reputation

Publications

In international refereed journals:

In german refereed journals:

Other publications:

Working Papers:

  • Does CEO Fitness Matter?
    CFR Working Paper 14-12, Western Finance Association meeting (WFA) 2016, FMA Las Vegas 2016, German Finance Association (DGF) 2016, 2nd Edinburgh Corporate Finance Conference, Swiss Finance Association (SGF) 2015 (with Florian Sonnenburg)

Work in Progress:

  • Do Financial Advisors Matter for M&A Pre-Announcement Returns?
    (with Jasmin Gider and André Betzer)
  • The Role of Reputation in Investment Banking: A Survey
    (with Christian Andres, André Betzer and William L. Megginson)
  • Where do Investor Relations Matter the Most? Evidence from Germany and the U.K.
    (with Dmitry Bazhutov, André Betzer, Francois Brochet and Markus Doumet)

 

 

     

     

Teaching

Lectures

  • "Corporate Governance" SS 2017 (Evaluation: 1,2)

Main Seminars

  • "Leaders in Business and Finance: Who they are, why they differ, and how they matter" SS 2017 (Evaluation: 1,2)
  • "Leaders in Business and Finance: Who they are, why they differ, and how they matter" WS 16/17