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WU matters. WU talks. "The Cost of Destroying the Death Star"

The De­part­ment of Fin­ance, Ac­count­ing and Stat­ist­ics is or­gan­iz­ing the pub­lic lec­ture "The Cost of Des­troy­ing the Death Star” on Tues­day, Janu­ary 8th, 2019 at 6 pm at the Fest­saal 1 at the WU Vi­enna....

WU Best Paper Awards - award for Christian Laux

The WU Best Pa­per Awards, provided by the WU An­niversary Fund of the City of Vi­enna, are presen­ted to honor the best scien­ti­fic pub­lic­a­tions of the year. At this year’s WU Best Pa­per Awards,...

VGSF Job Market Candidates

The Vi­enna Gradu­ate School Fin­ance (VGSF) has four can­did­ates on the job mar­ket. Check out their pro­files here.

Michael Theil new head of WU Top League

Mi­chael Theil has been ap­poin­ted head of WU Top League. This 3-year pro­gram is in­ten­ded for ex­cep­tion­ally well-per­form­ing bach­elor stu­dents. It of­fers a broad range of off-­cur­riculum form­a­tion, ...

New research project funded by OeNB

Birgit Rud­loff will start in March 2019 a new re­search pro­ject fun­ded with € 170.000 Euro by OeNB. Over a period of four years she will work, to­gether with Chris­tian Diem and Zach Fein­stein, on...

New research project funded by OeNB

Rüdi­ger Frey will start in Feb­ru­ary 2019 a new re­search pro­ject fun­ded with ap­prox. € 120.000 by OeNB. Over a period of al­most two years he will work, to­gether with Suhan Altay, on "Op­timal...

Alexander Mürmann new co-Editor-in-Chief of The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review

Al­ex­an­der Mürmann, Pro­fessor for Risk Man­age­ment and In­sur­ance at the WU-De­part­ment of Fin­ance, Ac­count­ing and Stat­ist­ics and Pro­gram Dir­ector of the Vi­enna Gradu­ate School of Fin­ance (VGSF), has been...

European Winter Finance Summit 2019 is open for paper submission

15th European Win­ter Fin­ance Sum­mit­Call For Pa­persMarch 17-20, 2019, Zürs, Aus­triaOVER­VIEW: The European Win­ter Fin­ance Sum­mit is a lead­ing European Fin­ance con­fer­ence jointly or­gan­ized by the...

1st International Conference on Data Science in Finance with R (DSF-R)

Vi­enna, Aus­tria - 13. & 14. Septem­ber 2018

Award for Prof. Frühwirth-Schnatter

Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnat­ter has been awar­ded Elec­ted Fel­low of the In­ter­na­tional So­ci­ety for Bayesian Ana­lysis 2018.These fel­low­ships are awar­ded on a bi-an­nual basis since 2012. Sylvia...