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How to win the World Cup

The football world cup is in its final stage and everyone is wondering: Who is going to win the trophy? Especially when you’ve participated in a betting pool, you would like to find criteria on which team to bet. Econometric… Continue Reading →

Do Investors Profit from Prior Work Experience? Paper Accepted at Review of Financial Studies Provides an Answer

How does prior work experience affect investment choices? This question is crucial for our understanding of financial markets – especially the investment industry. We are proud to announce that the paper “The Investment Value of Mutual Fund Managers’ Experience outside… Continue Reading →

Women in Economics – Author Bias in Top Conferences

The University of Hohenheim celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2018 with a wide range of activities – check out the program here. One exibition introduces famous women in Hohenheim. Among them is Margarete von Wrangell, the first female professor in… Continue Reading →

Are You on the Guest List? Conferences as Private Parties

Are conferences private parties, and is it worth the effort to break in? In this post, we discussed the relation between attending the right conference and subsequent publication success. Recall that attending prestigious conferences improves the likelihood of publication in… Continue Reading →

Where Should I Present My Paper? Conference Choice and Publication Success

Dissemination is a major point in resesarch. You examine a specific research question from a (you hope!) unique perspective, you get interesting results – of course you want to share this with the rest of the world! Or, at least,… Continue Reading →

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