Sturm & Drang Prize

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The closing date for applications for the prize 2021 was 31 August.

The prize is traditionally awarded during the course of the Dies Academicus event. The prize-winner must be a member of the Goethe University Frankfurt at the time of submission and the Dies Academicus.

Winner in 2020

Simon Heß, Ph.D. was awarded the "Sturm & Drang Prize" 2020 for his publication "Development Projects and Economic Networks: Lessons from Rural Gambia". (co-authors: Dany Jaimovich, Ph.D. and Prof. Matthias Schündeln, Ph.D.)

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Laudation by Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
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Jury

Prof. Dr. Oliver Hinz
Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
Prof. Dr. Thomas Otter


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.

Outstanding publications are crucial for an academic career. This prize is given in recognition of exceptional publications by young researchers, and provides them with an effective public platform for presenting their research results. Furthermore, the prize draws attention to the opportunities and high potential of young researchers at Goethe University.

 

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


Previous Winners

2019

Jun.-Prof. Simone Wies, Ph.D., “Can Advertising Investments Counter the Negative Impact of Shareholder Complaints on Firm Value?” (co-authors: Jaakko Aspara, Arvid Hoffmann and Joost Pennings)

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Laudatory speech by Prof. Dr. Bernd Skiera
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Jury
Prof. Dr. Alexander Hillert
Prof. Dr. Thomas Otter
Prof. Dr. Maik Schmeling
Prof. Dr. Bernd Skiera


2018

Dr. Tobin Hanspal  "Once bitten, twice shy: The power of personal experiences in risk taking". (co-authors: Steffen Andersen, Kasper Meisner Nielsen)

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Laudatory speech
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Jury

Prof. Guido Friebel, Ph.D.
Prof. Dr. Oliver Hinz
Prof. Dr. Thomas Otter


2017

Dr. Florian Hett “Bank Rescues and Bailout Expectations: The Erosion of Market Discipline During the Financial Crisis” (co-author Alexander Schmidt).

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Laudatory speech by Prof. Roman Inderst
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Jury

Prof. Dr. Roman Inderst
Prof. Dr. Christian Schlag
Prof. Dr. Thomas Otter


2016

Andrej Gill was awarded the 2016 “Sturm & Drang Prize” for his publication “Incentive-based capital requirements” (co-author: Christian Eufinger). 

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Laudatory speech by Prof. Roman Inderst 

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Jury

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


2015

André Gröger was awarded the 2015 "Sturm & Drang Prize" for his publication "Internal Labor Migration as a Shock Coping Strategy: Evidence from a Typhoon" (co-author: Yanos Zylberberg). 

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

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.

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Jury

 

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

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