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Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)

The Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK) is a cooperation between WU (Department of Finance, Accounting and Statistic), POK Pühringer Foundation, and ZZ Asset Management. The aim of the Research Institute is to develop strategies and study methods and instruments which contribute to successful asset management for university endowments. Typical research questions include:

  • The utilization of appropriate investment strategies for both asset and liability portfolio management

  • The relevance of long-term investment horizons

  • The implementation of dynamic asset and risk management strategies for the optimization of portfolio returns

  • The analysis of connections between macro-economic factors and the long term dynamic of the risk premia in different asset classes

  • Engagement in alternative asset

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Marco Pagano is Engelbert-Dockner-Fellow at the Institute for Capital Market Research (ISK)

We are pleased to welcome Marco Pagano, the Engelbert-Dockner-Fellow at the Research Institute for Capital Market Research (ISK). Professor Pagano will visit WU from August 28 to September 8.

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Vienna Symposium on Foreign Exchange Markets

The WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK) will organize the annual Vienna Symposium on Foreign Exchange Markets from August 22-23, 2022 in Vienna at Palais Coburg.

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Cars Hommes
Dockner Lectures 2022 - Cars Hommes

In memory of Prof. Engelbert Dockner, the University of Vienna, the Vienna University of Technology and the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration have founded the "Dockner Lectures".

In 2019, the first event of the Dockner Lectures started with Prof. Ngo Van Long (McGill University) at the Vienna University of Technology.

This year, the series continues at the University of Vienna with Prof. Cars Hommes (University of Amsterdam). He will give a talk on "Complex Economic Dynamics".

In 2023, an event at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration will follow.

To register for the Dockner Lectures 2022 with Cars Hommes use the following link - you will be forwarded to the homepage of the University of Vienna.

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