Congratulations to our Graduates
On December 6th, 2018 the Ph.D. students of the Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF) who graduate between 2015 and 2018 received the academic title of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The ceremony is held every three years and it is a gathering event for the entire VGSF community.
The ceremony keynote address was given by Marti G. Subrahmanyam, Charles E. Merrill Professor of Finance, Economics and International Business at NYU Stern (US). He has a long time relationship with Austria, which dates back to 1980 when he met Prof. Josef Zechner, who at the time was completing his PhD studies. Prof. Subrahmanyam addressed the graduates by giving seven lessons learnt over his five decades of academic life. His advices covered not only research and teaching, but they also addressed private life and relationship with the outside academia world.
Congratulations to our graduates and we wish them a successful career!
- Nikolay Dinev is working at CUDOS Capital as Senior Investment Manager. He graduated with the dissertation “Essays in Finance”
- Roman Goncharenko is working at KU Leuven as Assistant Professor. He graduated with the dissertation “The Adverse Effects of Bank Regulation: CoCos and Stress Testing”
- Marlene Haas is working at Cornerstone Research as Associate. She graduated with the dissertation “Price Discovery and Multimarket Trading”
- Li He is working at Erasmus University Rotterdam as Assistant Professor. She graduated with the dissertation “Payroll and Financial Leverage”
- Juraj Hledik is working at the European Central Bank. He graduated with the dissertation “Correlated Assets and Contagious Defaults”
- Akos Horvath is working at Federal Reserve Board of Governors as Economist in the Supervision and Regulation Department. He graduated with the dissertation “Supporting SMEs in the Post-Crisis Economy: Empirical Evidence of Soft Loans in Hungary”
- Nagler Florian is working at Bocconi University as Assistant Professor. He graduated with the dissertation “Credit and Liquidity Risk in Corporate Bond Markets”
- Roberto Pinto is working at Lancaster University Management School as Assistant Professor. He graduated with the dissertation “Levered Employees”
- Thomas Rauter is working at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business as Assistant Professor. He graduated with the dissertation “Disclosure Regulation, Corruption, and Investment: Evidence from Natural Resource Extraction”
- Julia Reynolds is working at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI Lugano) as Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. She graduated with the dissertation “In for the Long Haul: Activist Hedge Funds and Fragility Risk”
- Angel Tengulov is now working at Vanderbilt University as Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: He graduated with the dissertation “Essays in Corporate Finance”
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