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September 2023 News:
[1] I joined the editorial board of the Journal of Climate Finance as Associate Editor. 

[2] Special Issue in FRL in collaboration with the Southwestern Finance Association 2024 conference: "Redefining the Future" - with L. Ballester, L. Gonzalez, and I. Pavlova-Stout - Call for Papers and more info: Southwestern Finance Association 

October 2022 NEWS:
Special Issue in FRL: "Explainable Artificial Intelligence (xAI) in Finance" - with M. Cummins and T. Walther - Call for Papers. Call closed 

I am an Associate Professor in Finance at Queen's Management School, Queen's University Belfast, UK. In 2022, I was a Visiting Professor at the University of Barcelona School of Economics, Department of Econometrics, Statistics and Applied Economics.

I hold a PhD in Finance (2017) and a Master's degree in Financial Mathematics (2013) from Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany. I attended San Diego State University in 2010 and The University of Memphis as visiting scholar in 2016. In 2019, I was a visiting scholar with the University of Barcelona, School of Economics in the Econometrics and Risk Management Group.

I am ranked in the recent 2022 Wirtschafts Woche/Handelsblatt ranking of the most research-intensive business economists under 40 years ("forschungsstärkste Betriebswirte unter 40") in German-speaking countries (Austria, Germany, Switzerland). 

My research interests include econometric modeling and machine learning within the fields of finance and economics, energy & carbon economics, the financialization of commodity markets and connectedness to financial markets such as equity and fixed-income markets and volatility forecasting with application in financial risk management and portfolio optimization.  

I am a member of the Royal Economic Society (RES), the British Academy of Management (BAM), the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), the European Finance Association (EFA), the Commodity & Energy Markets Association (CEMA), the German Finance Association (DGF), and the German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB) as well as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). 

I am a Senior Editor for Finance Research Letters and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Climate Finance. I regularly serve as reviewer for several journals. 

Current Working Papers: Research

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