Research
Working Papers

Working Papers

The Memory of Beta (Link)
(J. Becker, F. Hollstein, M. Prokopczuk and P.Sibbertsen)

Predicting the Equity Premium: Comprehensive Evidence from a Large Sample (Link)
(F. Hollstein, M. Prokopczuk, B. Tharann and C. Wese Simen)

Conscientiousness and Performance: The Influence of Personality on Investment Decisions
(T. Lauter, M. Prokopczuk and S. Trueck)
accepted for presentation at:
- Financial Management Association (FMA), New York City, 2021

The Long Memory of Equity Volatility and the Macroeconomy: International Evidence (Link)
(L. Draeger, D.B.B. Nguyen, M. Prokopczuk and P. Sibbertsen)

How do bond investors measure performance? Evidence from mutual fund flows (Link)
(T.D. Dang, F. Hollstein and M. Prokopczuk)
accepted for presentation at:
- German Finance Association, Essen, 2019
- Vietnam International Conference in Finance, Danang, 2019
- Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds and Factor Investing Conference (Poster), Lancaster, 2019

Anomalies in Commodity Futures Markets: Risk or Mispricing? (Link)
(F. Hollstein, M. Prokopczuk and B. Tharann)
- German Finance Association, Essen, 2019
- Commodity and Energy Markets Association (CEMA) Annual Meeting, Rome, 2018

The Dynamics of Commodity Return Comovements (Link)
(M. Prokopczuk, C. Wese Simen, and R. Wichmann)
accepted for presentation at:
- German Finance Association, Trier, 2018
- International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) Conferences, Porto, 2018
- Commodity and Energy Markets Association (CEMA) Annual Meeting, Rome, 2018

Predictability in Commodity Markets: Evidence from more than a Century (Link)
(F. Hollstein, M. Prokopczuk, B. Tharann and C. Wese Simen)
accepted for presentation at:
- Swiss Society for Financial Market Research (SGF), Zurich, 2018
- Commodity and Energy Markets Association (CEMA) Annual Meeting, Oxford, 2017


What Makes the Market Jump? (Link)
(M. Prokopczuk and C. Wese Simen)
accepted for presentation at:
- FIRN Meeting, Uluru, 2017
- European Finance Association, Oslo, 2016
- World Finance Conference, New York, 2016
- British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), Bath, 2016
- German Finance Association, Leipzig, 2015
- World Congress of the Econometric Society, Montreal, 2015
- Society of Financial Econometrics Conference, Aarhus, 2015
- Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society, Manchester, 2015
- Financial Management Association (FMA), Nashville, 2014
- Northern Finance Association (NFA), Ottawa, 2014
- French Finance Association, Aix-en-Provence, 2014

The Determinants of Convenience Yields (Link)
(M. Prokopczuk and Y. Wu)
accepted for presentation at:
- International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics, London, 2015
- Eastern Finance Association, Pittsburg, 2014
- Conference on Energy and Commodity Finance, Oslo, 2013
- International Conference on Futures and other Derivatives Markets, Beijing, 2013

Electricity Spot and Derivatives Pricing when Markets are Interconnected (Link)
(R. Füss, S. Mahringer and M. Prokopczuk)
accepted for presentation at:
- EURO Working Group Commodities and Financial Modelling, Ankara, Turkey, 2015
- SIRE Conference on Finance and Commodities, St. Andrews, 2013


Commodity Forward Curve Dynamics with Inventory Information (Link)
(M. Prokopczuk and S. Vicedom)
accepted for presentation at:
- World Finance Conference, New York, 2016
- German Finance Association, Leipzig, 2015
- Commodity Markets Workshop, Oslo, 2015
- Financial Management Association (FMA), Orlando, 2015
- International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS), Hangzhou, 2015
- French Finance Association, Cergy, 2015

Rising and Volatile Food Prices: Are Index Fund Investors to Blame? (Link)
(M. Prokopczuk, L. Symeonidis and T. Verlaat)

Systemic Risk: Is the Banking Sector Special? (Link)
(M. Prokopczuk and W. Bühler)
accepted for presentation at:
- German Finance Association, Dresden, 2007
- German Economic Association, Munich, 2007
- Australasian Finance & Banking Conference, 2007