Sturm & Drang Prize

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Recent Winner

Andrej Gill was awarded the “Sturm & Drang-Preis” 2016 for his publication “Incentive-based capital requirements” (joint with Christian Eufinger). He analyzes in a formally elegant way a mechanism to indirectly control risk taking in banks by linking equity requirements to the (performance-related) salary structure – given the continuous difficulties with respect to assessing the effective risk of a bank portfolio a very topical and important research contribution.

More information about the winner.
Laudatory speech (German)
Link to the publication

Jury

Prof. Dr. Roman Inderst
Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
Prof. Matthias Schuendeln, Ph.D.

About the Prize

Since 2012, the "Sturm & Drang Prize" has been awarded for the best publication by a young researcher of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.

Outstanding publications are a crucial for an academic career. This prize is given in recognition of outstanding publications by young researchers, and provides them with an effective public platform for presenting their research results. With this prize, the opportunities and high potential of young researchers at Goethe University are made visible.

The "Sturm & Drang Prize" comes with EUR 1,500 in prize money and is awarded once a year.


Previous Winners

2015

André Gröger was awarded the "Sturm & Drang-Prize" 2015 for his publication "Internal Labor Migration as a Shock Coping Strategy: Evidence from a Typhoon" (co-author: Yanos Zylberberg). His innovative investigation into this topic of economic and societal importance is based on a natural experiment and the meticulous analysis of panel data.  

More information about the winner.
Laudatory speech by Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld (German)
Link to the publication

Jury

Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
Prof. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Ph.D.
Prof. Dr. Jan Pieter Krahnen


2014

Ctirad Slavik: „Machines, buildings, and optimal dynamic taxes“ (co-author: Hakki Yazici), Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 66, 2014, 47–61.

Link to the publikation

Laudatory speech by Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld (German)

Jury

Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
Prof. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Ph.D.
Prof. Dr. Jan Pieter Krahnen


2013

Dr. Shafik Hebous: „Estimating the Effects of Coordinated Fiscal Actions in the Euro Area“, European Economic Review, Vol. 58, 2013, 110-121 (co-author: Tom Zimmermann).

Link to the publication

Laudatory speech by Prof. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Ph.D. (German)

Jury

Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
Prof. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Ph.D.
Prof. Dr. Helmut Gründl


2012

Adrian Buss and Grigory Vilkov: „Measuring Equity Risk with Option-Implied Correlations“, Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 25, 2012, 3113-3140.

Link to the publication

Jury

Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
Prof. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Ph.D.
Prof. Dr. Jan Pieter Krahnen

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