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Call for Papers: 2nd Workshop on Publishing Your Research in Top Finance Journals, May 10-11, 2019

We would like to invite you to submit your papers to our 2nd Workshop on Publishing Your Research in Top Finance Journals at the Finance Group at the University of Bonn. This workshop is a highly recommendable event for all junior researchers in finance who want to improve their publication success by listening and talking to great experts from the field.

Submission deadline: March 1, 2019

Call for Papers



November 7, 2018 - The German Council of Economic Experts, of which Isabel Schnabel is a member since 2014, presented its Annual Report 2018/19 to the German federal government.

For further information, please see here 

September 4, 2018 - Gustav Stolper Prize 2018 awarded to Isabel Schnabel. The prize is awarded to outstanding scientists whose research has influenced the public discussion on economic policy and who have made important contributions to the understanding of current economic questions as well as their solutions. For further information, please see here

August 1, 2018 - We are very happy to welcome our newest postdoctroal researcher Oliver Rehbein to our institute. 

July 20, 2018 - 7th Research Workshop in Financial Economics (Junior Edition). For further information, please see here

April 18, 2018 - The article “How do banks react to catastrophic events? Evidence from Hurricane Katrina” by Ulrich Schüwer, Claudia Lambert and Felix Noth is now available online at the Review of Finance.

January 17, 2018 - a group of prominent French and German economists, including Isabel Schnabel, presented a report on the reform of the euro area, entitled "Reconciling risk sharing with market discipline: A constructive approach to euro area reform". The article proposes six important reforms to improve the euro area’s political and financial stability. See also VoxEU and Ökonomenstimme

Finance / CRC TR 224 Seminar

Tuesday, 12:15-13:30 in the Faculty Lounge (more details)

October 16, 2018 - Enrico Perotti

October 30, 2018 - Oliver Rehbein

November 6, 2018 - Björn Richter

November 13, 2018 - Sascha Steffen

November 20, 2018 - Dmitry Kuvshinov

December 11, 2018 - Antonis Kotidis

December 18, 2018 - José-Luis Peydro

January 15, 2019 - Martin Brown

January 22, 2019 -  Deyan Radev

January 29, 2019 - Alexander Popov



Special Lecture

Vortragender: Sebastian Doerr (University of Zurich)
Titel: "No Risk, No Growth: The Effects of Stress Testing on Entrepreneurship and Innovation". 
Termin: Freitag, 11. Januar, 12:00 – 14.00 Uhr
Ort: Faculty Lounge (Juridicum) 

Vortragender: Kilian Rieder (University of Oxford)
Titel: "Should Monetary Policy Lean Against the Wind? Quasi-experimental Evidence from Federal Reserve Policies in 1920-21".
Termin: Montag, 21. Januar, 12:00 – 14.00 Uhr
Ort: Faculty Lounge (Juridicum)

Vortragender: Katharina Bergant (Trinity College)
Titel: "Valuation Effects and Capital Flows - Security Level Evidence from Euro Area Investors". 
Termin: Wednesday, January 23, 10:00 a.m. -12.00 p.m.
Ort:  Faculty Lounge
Abstract: We use confidential microdata on security holdings of all euro area investors to analyze portfolio rebalancing patterns in response to valuation changes. Our empirical findings pro- vide evidence for “momentum investment” as investors show larger net purchases of securities which experience relatively higher valuation gains. This pattern is stronger for institutional investors (banks, investment funds, and insurance companies and pension funds) than for households or non-financial corporations and particularly pronounced in euro area countries less affected by the recent financial crisis. For securities denominated in foreign currency (i.e. non-euro), momentum investment is significantly stronger and driven by valuation gains from exchange rate dynamics rather than changes in market prices. Our analysis is consistent with a decreasing share of home currency holdings in euro area investors' portfolios, albeit from high levels, driven by rebalancing towards the US dollar and other foreign currencies over the past five years.

Vortragende: Isha Argaval, Cornell University
Titel: t.b.a.
Termin: Montag, 11. Februar, 12:00 – 13:30 Uhr
Ort: Faculty Lounge (Juridicum)