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  • March 2018: Present­a­tion of the pa­per “Sys­tem­atic Risk Premia in EM Bond Mar­kets” at the 17th Col­loquium on Fin­an­cial Mar­kets – As­set Man­age­ment in Co­logne.

  • March 2018: Con­fer­ence ac­cept­ance of “Cur­rency Risk Premia in Emer­ging Mar­kets” at the 25th GFA 2018 in Paris.

  • Feb­ru­ary – March 2018: Con­fer­ence ac­cept­ances of “Sys­tem­atic Risk Premia in EM Bond Mar­kets” at the 27th EFMA 2018 in Mil­ano, the 35th AFFI 2018 in Paris and the 25th MFS 2018 in Bud­apest.

  • Janu­ary 2018: “WIN­NER” Best Pa­per Award 2018, Call for Pa­pers

    To pro­mote ap­plied re­search in the fields of em­pir­ical as­set pri­cing and as­set man­age­ment the EUR 10’000 prize will be awar­ded. This year the prize fo­cuses on for­eign ex­change again (FX risk premia, FX strategies, FX valu­ation, FX and mon­et­ary policy, Emer­ging Mar­ket cur­ren­cies, cur­rency pegs, etc.).
    Call for pa­pers.

  • Novem­ber 2017: "WIN­NER" Best Pa­per Award Ce­re­mony 2017. The video from the ce­re­mony can be found
    Pro­gram
     Video

  • Novem­ber 2017: Present­a­tion of the pa­per “Sys­tem­atic Risk Premia in EM Bond Mar­kets” at the 32nd AWG 2017 work­shop in Ober­gurgl.

  • May 2017: Josef Zech­ner was ap­poin­ted head of the re­search in­sti­tute along with Stefan Bogner as vice head.

  • April 2017: The head of the in­sti­tute, En­gel­bert Dock­ner, passed away on April 16, 2017. En­gel­bert Dock­ner was the driv­ing force in found­ing the Re­search In­sti­tute for Cap­ital Mar­kets.
    ob­it­u­ary (in Ger­man).

  • Janu­ary 2016: Present­a­tion of the pa­per “A Nat­ural Ex­per­i­ment in Port­fo­lio Man­age­ment” at the 76th AFA 2016 con­fer­ence in San Fran­cisco, USA.

  • May 2015: Present­a­tion of the pa­per “A Nat­ural Ex­per­i­ment in Port­fo­lio Man­age­ment” at the 77th VHB 2015 con­fer­ence in Vi­enna.

  • Novem­ber 2012: WU Best Pa­per Award from the city of Vi­enna for the pa­per In­ter­me­di­ated In­vest­ment Man­age­ment (2011), Neal Stoughton, Youchang Wu and Josef Zech­ner, Journal of Fin­ance, 66, 947-980. In the pic­ture: Prof. Josef Zech­ner (left), Prof. Neal Stoughton (second to left), Prof. Hubert Chris­tian Ehalt (second to right) and WU Vice-Rector Prof. Bar­bara Sporn (right).

  • April 2012: Prof. Neal Stoughton presen­ted his pa­per "Stra­tegic Mu­tual Fund Tour­na­ments" at the 11th Köll­ner Fin­an­zmark­tkolloquium. The pa­per was awar­ded the "Out­stand­ing Pa­per Award" at the con­fer­ence. In the pic­ture: Prof. Neal Stoughton (left) and Prof. Al­ex­an­der Kempf (right).