Prof. Dr. Heinz Zimmermann

Heinz Zimmermann is a Professor of Finance at the Faculty of Economics and Business (Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Zentrum, WWZ) at the University of Basel, Switzerland. His research interest includes empirical asset pricing, derivatives, and corporate finance. His book “Global Asset Allocation” (with W. Drobetz and P. Oertmann) was published by Wiley. Before joining the University of Basel, he was a professor at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), from 1989 to 2001. He studied economics at the University of Bern (Switzerland), from where he also earned his doctorate. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Rochester N.Y. and MIT. He is an Honorary Member of the Swiss Society for Finance Research. From 2004-05, and again for 2016-17, he serves as Co-President of the European Financial Management Association. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Financial Markets and Portfolio Management and the Journal of Derivatives. He was awarded with the Latsis Prize, the Award of Financial Innovation, and the Graham Dodd Award of the American Financial Analysts Association.

Prof. Dr. Heinz Zimmermann
Professor
Peter Merian-Weg 6
4002 Basel
Switzerland

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Most Recent Publications

[260] „Der Zusammenbruch der Solothurner Kantonalbank“, forthcoming in: Geschichte des Kantons Solothurn im 20. Jahrhundert (Ed. André Schluchter), 2018 

[259] “Explaining the high P/E ratios: The message from the Gordon model”, forthcoming: Journal of Investment Management 

[258] “BVG und Überobligatorium: Aufteilung und Bedeutung für das Einkommen im Alter", forthcoming: Die Volkswirtschaft 

[257] „Der Zusammenbruch der Solothurner Kantonalbank“, forthcoming in: Geschichte des Kantons Solothurn im 20. Jahrhundert (Ed. André Schluchter), 2018

[256] “BVG und Überobligatorium: Aufteilung und Bedeutung für das Einkommen im Alter", forthcoming: Die Volkswirtschaft

[255] "Permanent and transitory price shocks in commodity futures markets and their relation to speculation", forthcoming in: Empirical Economics (with Marco Haase and Yvonne Seiler Zimmermann)

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