Chair of Finance

Radboud University, Nijmegen

The Chair in Finance focuses on research in behavioral finance, experimental finance and behavioral decision making. Members of the chair have recently published in the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, American Economic Review, Management Science and Review of Finance. Close connections exist to the Society for Experimental Finance.

The chair offers teaching courses in all area of finance and on all levels. These include risk management, financial regulation, corporate finance, the functioning of financial markets (price formation etc.), financial innovation, and of course behavioral and experimental finance. All members of the chair regularly supervise bachelor and master theses.

News/Upcoming events

2019-08: We welcome Sven Nolte as new assistant professor in our team!

2019-06: Jiangyan Li successfully defended her doctoral thesis. We congratulate!

2019-06: New publication: Weitzel, U., Huber, C., Huber, J., Kirchler, M., Lindner, F., Rose, J. (forthcoming). Bubbles and financial professionals. Review of Financial Studies.

2019-06: New publication: Füllbrunn, S., Luhan, W. (forthcoming). Responsibility and Limited Liability in Decision Making for Others - An experimental consideration, Journal of Economic Psychology.

2018-11: We are hiring! Tenure-track assistant professor in finance, details and application procedure.

2018-11: New publication: Rigtering, C., Muehlfeld, K., Weitzel, U. (2019). Increasing Quantity Without Compromising Quality: How Managerial Framing Affects Intrapreneurship. Journal of Business Venturing.

2018-10: New publication: Bradbury, M., Hens, T., Zeisberger, S. (2019). How Persistent are the Effects of Experience Sampling on Investor Behavior? Journal of Banking & Finance

2018-08: New publication: Füllbrunn, S. and Carin van der Cruijsen (2018), Zahlungsverhalten in den Niederlanden – eine Fallstudie. In: Lempp J., Pitz T., Sickmann J. (eds) Die Zukunft des Bargelds. Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden.

2018-07: New publication: Füllbrunn, S., Janssen, D.-J., & Weitzel, U. (2019). Risk Aversion and Overbidding in First Price Sealed Bid Auctions: New Experimental Evidence, Economic Inquiry

2018-07: Zhi Wang successfully defended his doctoral thesis. We congratulate!

2018-06: Utz Weitzel is elected Managing Director, Stefan Zeisberger is elected Treasurer, and Sascha Füllbrunn is elected Secretary of the Society for Experimental Finance (SEF).

2018-04: Workshop "Decision Making for Others" taking place on July 2nd and 3rd 2018 at Radboud University with exciting talks. More info and Program.

2018-04: New publication: Janssen, D.-J., Füllbrunn, S. & Weitzel, U. (forthcoming). Individual Speculative Behavior and Overpricing in Experimental Asset Markets, Experimental Economics

2018-02: New publication: Kirchler, M., Lindner, F., & Weitzel, U. (forthcoming). Rankings and risk-taking in the finance industry. Journal of Finance

2017-10: New publication: Grosshans, D., & Zeisberger, S. (2018). All’s well that ends well? On the importance of how returns are achieved. Journal of Banking & Finance

Recent past events (selection)

In July 2018 the Nijmegen School of Management organized a conference on Decision Making for Others. 40 researchers from all over the world participated in a multidisciplinary exchange of ideas and experiences. The conference served as a good start to advertise the special issue on Decision Making for Others at the Journal of Economic Psychology, to be published in 2019.

More information: DMfO Conference

In June 2015 Radboud University was hosting the Experimental Finance conference in Nijmegen in cooperation with the Society for Experimental Finance. Keynote speakers were Bruno Biais and Nobel Prize winner Vernon Smith.