About me:
I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at Goethe University Frankfurt.
In my research, I focus on Household Finance and Text-Analyses.


The research paper "Why do households leave money on the table? The case of subsidized pension products" (with Tobias Meyll and Andreas Walter) was accepted for publication in the Journal of Behavioral Finance. You can find the paper here.

From August 01 to August 02, the second Personal Finance Seminar, which I jointly organized with Goethe University Frankfurt (Prof. Dr. Andreas Hackethal), Justus-Liebig University Gießen (Prof. Dr. Andreas Walter, Prof. Dr. Christina Bannier and the GGS) took place.  You can find more information here.

The paper "The gender gap in over-indebtedness" with Tobias Meyll was accepted for Publication at Finance Research Letters. The paper bases on Tobias' distinguished master-thesis and can be found here.

Thomas Pauls receives the Justus-Liebig-University Gießen Dissertation Award for his dissertation "Five Essays in Empirical Finance". You can find press release here (German).

The paper "Content analysis of business communication: introducing a German dictionary" with Christina Bannier and Andreas Walter was accepted for Publication at the Journal of Business Economics. You can find the paper here.

Thomas Pauls
Assistant Professor of Finance

House of Finance, Goethe University Frankfurt (Main)
Campus Westend 
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 3
60323 Frankfurt am Main

E-Mail: Pauls[ad]finance.uni-frankfurt.de