Doctoral Consortium

ERIC welcomes Ph.D. students to submit working papers or preliminary drafts of one of their Ph.D. essays to the doctoral consortium that took place on April 10th, 2019 at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany. Presentations are 20 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of open questions and discussion. Ph.D. students accepted to the doctoral consortium are also invited to stay for the main conference.

Doctoral student best paper award
Doctoral students are encouraged to submit research papers and participate in the program. A best paper award of 600 EUR and a second best paper award of 400 EUR were awarded to the best doctoral papers. The awards were gratefully sponsored by Sparkassen Finanzgruppe Wissenschaftsförderung, an initiative of the German Savings Bank Finance Group to promote science and education.

Participating Senior Researchers
Prof. Albert J. Menkveld (VU Amsterdam)

Prof. Ryan Riordan (Queen's University)


ERIC Doctoral Consortium

Wednesday, May 17, 2017


11:30 – 12:00

Registration and welcome coffee at Boerse Stuttgart


12:00 – 12:45

Bus transfer to the University of Hohenheim


12:45 – 13:30

Welcome lunch at Denkbar


Paper Presentations – Part 1


13:30 – 14:05

The Smart Money Effect in Germany – Do Investment Focus and Bank-Affiliation Matter?
Kim J. Weilmünster* (1), Florian Röder (1)* (1)
(1): University of Giessen, Germany

14:05 – 14:40

When Paper Losses Get Physical: Domestic Violence and Stock Returns
Vesa Pursiainen* (1), Tse-Chun Lin (2)
(1): Imperial College London, United Kingdom & University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
(2): University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

14:40 – 15:15

A Surprise That Keeps You Awake: Overnight Returns After Earnings Announcements
Fabian Gamm* (1)
(1): University of Mannheim, Germany

15:15 – 15:45

Coffee break


Paper Presentations – Part 2


15:45 – 16:20

Regulatory Oversight and Mutual Fund Risk-Taking
Stig Xenomorph* (1)
(1): The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

16:20 – 16:55

Some Gains are Riskier than Others: Volatility Changes, Belief Revisions and the Disposition Effect
E.V. Vasudevan* (1)
(1): (1): Aalto University, Finland

16:55 – 17:30

Does Model Complexity Improve Pricing Accuracy? The Case of CoCos
S. Weitz* (1)
(1): University of Tübingen, Germany


Bus transfer to Boerse Stuttgart 


Wine reception at Boerse Stuttgart


*Presenting author