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.

Upcoming meetings:


  • FiRe represented at the Financial Planner Forum 2019 The sixth Austrian Financial Planner Forum took place on May 6 and 7 at the Marriott Hotel Vienna. FiRe was represented by two of its platform members. Roland Mestel gave ...
    Posted May 15, 2019, 3:56 AM by Stefan Palan
  • Viktoria Steffen joins research platform Viktoria Maria Steffen recently joined the research platform as a PhD student under the supervision of Roland Mestel and Erik Theissen. Viktoria is empirically evaluating the impacts of technological and ...
    Posted Apr 8, 2019, 11:59 AM by Stefan Palan
  • Funding for research into post-earnings-announcement drift The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) has decided to fund the joint grant application of platform members Stefan Palan and Erik Theissen, titled "Experiments on the post-Earnings-Announcement Drift". In ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2019, 3:56 AM by Stefan Palan
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For inquiries, please contact fire.graz@uni-graz.at.