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DGF annual meeting

posted Sep 24, 2018, 12:34 AM by Graz FinanceResearch
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The 25th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF) took place at the University of Trier from September 21st to 22nd. The DGF meetings aim at bringing together researchers and practitioners alike to discuss the most recent research from all areas of finance, banking and insurance. Around 90 papers were accepted for publication (out of more than 220 submitted papers).

Fire-member Erik Theissen, who was honored by DGF for organizing and holding the PhD-Seminar preceding the meeting for ten years, presented two papers: Underpricing in the Eurozone Corporate Bond Market, co-authored by Tobias Rischen, is an empirical study investigating underpricing in the Eurozone bond market; Call of Duty: Designated Market Maker Participation in Call Auctions, co-authored by Christian Westheide, focuses on the role of designated market makers in call auctions.

FiRe-member Roland Mestel presented A High Frequency Analysis of Bitcoin Markets, a paper dealing with questions of integration, liquidity and structure of Bitcoin markets. The paper is co-authored by Ryan Riordan and FiRe members Alexander Brauneis and Erik Theissen.

FiRe members and PhD candidates Corinna Blasch, Lisa Kampl and Ines Wöckl also participated in the meeting.