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Main research

  • Empirical Finance
  • Asset Management
  • Behavioral Finance


Working Papers

Work In Progress

  • The Rise of Populism and Investor Behavior (with C. Peitzmeier and F. Sonnenburg)
  • Peer Effects in Financial Markets: Evidence from Conference Calls (with D. Metzger, S. Weibels and T. Zimmermann)
  • Investments and Voting Behavior of U.S. Members of Congress (with P. Limbach and D. Schoch)



  • "International Financial Management" WS 2017/18, 2018/19, 2020/21
  • "Asset Management" SS 2017

Exercise Sessions

  • "International Financial Management" WS 2017/18, 2019/20, 2020/21
  • "Asset Management" SS 2017
  • "Investition und Finanzierung" WS 2012/13

Main Seminars

  • "Financing for Entrepreneurs" WS 2019/20
  • "Topics in International Finance" SS 2018
  • "What's Hot in Mutual Fund and Hedge Fund Research?" WS 2017/18
  • "Portfoliotheorie im Wandel" SS 2012

Bachelor Seminars

  • "Politics & Finance" WS 2020/21
  • "Start-Up-Finanzierung" WS 2018/19
  • "Fondsmanager vs. Fondsfamilie" WS 2016/17

Supervised Theses

A first overview of past thesis topics can be found here.

Grants, Honors, and Awards

Junior Start-Up Grant for the project “Homophily in Fund Managers' Investment Decisions” (with Peter Limbach), awarded by C-SEB, University of Cologne, 2016.