Nic received his Ph.D. in finance from the University of Mannheim in 2014. Prior to joining the WHU, Nic was an assistant professor of finance at the University of St. Gallen.
Nic’s research interests are in household finance, behavioral finance, and asset pricing. In some of his more recent work, he investigates whether and how new technology can help individual investors to make better investment decisions.
Financial Advice and Bank Profits, Review of Financial Studies, 2018, 31(11), 4447-4492 (co-authored with D. Hoechle, S. Ruenzi, and M. Schmid).
The Role of Data Providers as Information Intermediaries, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2018, 53(4), 1805-1838.
The Impact of Financial Advice on Trade Performance and Behavioral Biases, Review of Finance, 2017, 21(2), 871-910 (co-authored with D. Hoechle, S. Ruenzi, and M. Schmid).
Hedge Fund Liquidity and Performance: Evidence from the Financial Crisis, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2013, 37(3), 671-692 (co-authored with M. Schmid).