Welcome to the Finance Research (FiRe) Platform Graz!

FiRe Graz is a loosely organized research platform, affiliated with the University of Graz. Founded and operated by the Department of Banking and Finance and the Department of Finance, the platform is open to all finance researchers with a connection to the University of Graz and is intended to reach out across organisation boundaries. Its main research areas are empirical and experimental research in finance.


  • Successful grant application A joint grant application by Thomas Stöckl (MCI Management Center Innsbruck, serving as principal investigator) and Stefan Palan (FiRe, University of Graz) has received funding by the Austrian National Bank ...
    Posted Jul 27, 2018, 7:21 AM by Stefan Palan
  • University of Graz reports on FiRe research The University of Graz recently picked up on research by FiRe members Alexander Brauneis, Roland Mestel and Stefan Palan. The University saw the recent policy discussion about a price floor ...
    Posted Jun 25, 2018, 4:57 AM by Graz FinanceResearch
  • First research day 2018 On June 14, 2018, the platform held its first biannual research day. Attended by 17 researchers, the program featured six presentations by speakers from the Universities of Graz, Mannheim and ...
    Posted Jun 15, 2018, 12:50 AM by Graz FinanceResearch
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