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Financial Markets

Finance and Commodity Markets

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Overview

Our research and teaching focuses on empirical financial market research, the analysis of commodity markets, derivative financial instruments, risk management of banks and companies as well as financial decisions of private households.

Teaching

In teaching, we provide basic knowledge in the field of finance. Based on that, in the following semesters we deal with derivatives and the teaching of practically relevant knowledge, such as programming in finance or portfolio management. In the subsequent semesters, we deepen the students' knowledge in the field of theoretical financial markets. We also offer seminar papers and theses on all of these topics.

Research

  • Asset Pricing
  • Commodity Markets
  • Derivatives 
  • Risk Management
  • Market Microstructure
  • Household Finance
  • Sustainable Finance

The Institute of Finance and Commodity Markets conducts research in various fields. The focus is on empirical financial market research, the analysis of commodity markets, derivative financial instruments, risk management of banks and companies, as well as financial decisions of private households.

Research results have been published in the journals Review of Economic Studies, Management Science, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Asset Pricing Studies and Journal of Banking and Finance.

Office

Executive Director

Prof. Dr. Marcel Prokopczuk
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Professors

Prof. Dr. Marcel Prokopczuk
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Research Staff

M.Sc. Daniel Klöckner
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M.Sc. Victoria Voigts
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Doctoral Candidates

M.Sc. Thuy Duong Dang
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Administrative/Technical Staff

Susanne Müller-Garbe