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The Centre for Financial Research (CFR) is a research institute at the University of Cologne and conducts independent, cutting-edge research of practical relevance in the area of financial markets. We offer talented students and graduates the opportunity to participate in our research, so that, given adequate abilities and interests, their way into international research may become easier. As a competence centre for finance, the CFR is finding resonance in academia and practitioners. We invite you to be part of the process!

 

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We congratulate the "CFR-Juniorprofessor" Dr. Peter Limbach very warmly on his call as professor at Bielefeld University. Professor Limbach holds the Chair for Corporate Finance and Governance there since mid-May.
Journal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisThe CFR Working Paper No. 21-06 "Political Uncertainty and Household Stock Market Participation" by Vikas Agarwal, Hadiye Aslan, Lixin Huang and Honglin Ren has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Accounting ReviewThe CFR Working Paper No. 16-11 "CEO Tenure and Firm Value" by Francois Brochet, Peter Limbach, Markus Schmid and Meik Scholz-Daneshgari has been accepted for publication in the Accounting Review.
Journal of Banking and FinanceThe CFR Working Paper No. 19-01 "Till Death (or Divorce) Do Us Part:
Early-life Family Disruption and Investment Behavior" by André Betzer, Peter Limbach, P. Raghavendra Rau and Henrik Schuermann has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Banking and Finance.
Journal of Corporate FinanceThe CFR Working Paper No. 20-14 "Are hedge funds’ charitable donations strategic?" by Vikas Agarwal, Yan Lu and Sugata Ray has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Corporate Finance.




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CFR Research Seminar

The program for the Research Seminar in the summer term 2021 is scheduled. The seminar takes place via Zoom. Information on the program can be found here.

Data and Programs on "Open Source Cross Sectional Asset Pricing"

In CFR Working Paper 20-04, Prof. Tom Zimmermann and Prof. Andrew Y. Chen compile an extensive data set to reproduce 315 cross-sectional stock return predictors. The data set and the associated programs can be downloaded here: https://github.com/OpenSourceAP/CrossSection/

CFR Working Paper Series

Bild CFR Working Paper21-06
Political Uncertainty and Household Stock Market Participation

Vikas Agarwal, Hadiye Aslan, Lixin Huang, Honglin Ren

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