Burgenlandseminar 2018

Continuing the tradition, several members of the Allianz Endowed Chair of Finance at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, the Chair of Banking and Financial Control at the University of Bamberg, and other members of the Finanznetzwerk für Deutschland e.V. happily followed the Finanznetzwerk für Deutschland e.V.’s invitation to the doctoral seminar at Hotel Nationalpark in Illmitz in Austria. The seminar took place from 10 to 12 July, 2018

Seminar participants were Professor Dr. Markus Rudolf, Professor Dr. Matthias Muck, Professor Dr. Hartmut Leser, Professor Dr. Dr. Otto Loistl, three doctoral students of the University of Bamberg as well as nine doctoral students related to the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. Seminar objectives were the presentation of the doctoral students’ research projects, the provision of constructive feedback to those projects and the exchange of research ideas among the seminar participants.

The seminar started with the arrival at Hotel Nationalpark and a dinner at the hotel. On the second day, some seminar participants (listed below) presented their research and enjoyed to answer the questions of the audience. The debate was lively. The second day ended with a dinner at Das Fritz. Prior to the return journey on the third day, some seminar participants engaged in a team activity, which was sailing at Neusiedler See.

  • Nabil Alkafri, Robust Portfolio Optimization Techniques: A Discussion
  • Andreas Kranz, Do Opinion Polls Move Stock Markets? Evidence from the US Presidential Election in 2016
  • Gerhard Kosinowski, Cooperative Member Value
  • Rene Maler, Analysis of long-term Research Productivity for Researchers in Finance
  • Tobias Meyer, Fiscal Action and Green Investments
  • Marc Wierzbitzki, Experimental Finance – Setup and Results

Group photo of seminar participants