Malte Schlosser wins “Best Quantitative Finance Master's Thesis Award 2023 – sponsored by Robeco”.
Markus Leippold has been honored with the Best Academic Paper award at MAIAs 2023 for his exceptional research titled "Sustainable Finance Literacy and the Determinants of Sustainable Investing."
Our PhD Student Ana Mão de Ferro won the Best Discussant Doctoral Award, which is awarded to PhD students for an outstanding discussion of a paper presented at the SFI Research Days. She discussed the paper "ESG and bond market resilience: Evidence from the Covid crisis".
The research paper "Performance of microfinance institutions in Europe—Does social capital matter?" authored by Annette Krauss, along with two co-authors, has been awarded the EMN Research Award 2023. The award-winning paper, published in Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, was recognized for its contributions to the field of microfinance.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Urban Ulrych has been awarded the PLEXUS Advancement Award for Artificial Intelligence in the Financial Sector. The recognition is based on his doctoral thesis titled "Applications of Statistical Learning in Quantitative Finance."
Inquire Europe has announced that the prize for the best paper presented at its Joint Spring Seminar 2023 has been awarded to Dr. Felix von Meyerinck for his paper "Inflation and Individual Investors’ Behavior: Evidence from the German Hyperinflation."
We are proud to present the new "DBF award for Excellence in Teaching" for extraordinary teaching efforts by our PhD students in the past academic year. Daniel Grosshans was awarded for the fall term 21, and Alexander Smirnow, Urban Ulrych and Patrick Matei Lucescu for the spring term 22. Congratulations to you all!
Vincent Wolff receives the SFI Best Paper Doctoral Award 2022 at the SFI Research Days for his paper entitled "Multi-Market Effects of Financial Transaction Taxes"
Among the research papers presented at the conference, one stood out as the winning paper: "Cheap talk in corporate climate commitments: the role of active institutional ownership, signalling, materiality, and sentiment," co-authored by Julia Bingler, Mathias Kraus, Markus Leippold, and Nicolas Webersinke.
Stefano Ramelli recently won the 2022 SDG Impact Award for his excellent dissertation entitled "Finance in the Climate Crisis: Preferences, Policies, and Prospects". With his research, he makes an active contribution to the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals SDG 7 "Affordable and Clean Energy" and SDG 13 "Climate Action".