ERIC 2011

The European Retail Investment Conference (ERIC)

The 1st European Retail Investment Conference was hosted at Boerse Stuttgart, Germany during February 23rd-25th 2011. The conference chairs invited to participate and discuss empirical and theoretical research that investigates retail investor products and services, the impact of technology on retail investors, investors’ decision-making, investor protection schemes, and market microstructure. The keynote was held by Professor Terrance Odean from the University of California, Berkeley who was talking about “The behavior of individual investors”.

You will find an overview of the program and the conference brochure with the abstracts of all presented papers here.

Prof. Hans-Peter Burghof
Conference Chair

Prof. Ryan Riordan
Conference Chair

Prof. Bruce Weber
Conference Chair


Organizational Details

The first European Retail Investment Conference (ERIC) was sponsored by Boerse Stuttgart, Europe’s leading stock exchange organization for investment and leverage certificates, focusing on the needs of individual investors. The conference was hosted at the stock exchange in Stuttgart’s city center. Stuttgart is located in the south of Germany and is easily reachable by air, rail, or road. The chairs of the conference were Professor Hans-Peter Burghof (University of Hohenheim), Professor Ryan Riordan (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), and Professor Bruce Weber (London Business School).