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Dominik Walter

Dominik Walter
Asset Pricing, Market Efficiency and Behavioral Finance

Be­fore pur­su­ing a PhD de­gree at VGSF, I ac­quired basic quant­it­at­ive and fin­an­cial know­ledge throughout my Bach­elor de­gree at the Uni­versity of Man­nheim. Given my in­terest in con­trib­ut­ing to aca­demic puzzles, I fur­ther en­hanced my re­search and cod­ing skills by earn­ing a Mas­ter de­gree in Fin­ance from the Uni­versity of Man­nheim. Two semester abroad – one at the Uni­versity of Ed­in­burgh and one at the Nor­we­gian School of Eco­nom­ics (NHH) – fur­ther con­trib­uted to my in­ter­cul­tural and team­work skills.

The re­search throughout my mas­ter thesis fur­ther mo­tiv­ated me to be­come a re­search stu­dent at VGSF. Par­tic­u­larly, I ana­lyzed the most re­cent ra­tional and be­ha­vi­oral as­set pri­cing mod­els and ad­ded fur­ther proof to the dy­nam­ics of the be­ha­vi­oral three-­factor model of Daniel, Hirsh­leifer and Sun (2018). Dur­ing my spare time, I like to hike in the moun­tains, travel and en­joy time with friends.

Edu­ca­tion:
  • Since 2019: PhD Stu­dent, Vi­enna Gradu­ate School of Fin­ance (VGSF)
  • 2019: MSc in Fin­ance at the Uni­versity of Man­nheim

  • 2018: Semester abroad at the Nor­we­gian School of Eco­nom­ics NHH

  • 2016: BSc in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion at the Uni­versity of Man­nheim

  • 2015: Semester Abroad at the Uni­versity of Ed­in­burgh

Work ex­per­i­ence:
  • 2019: Train­ee­ship pro­gram at Genève In­vest: Port­fo­lio man­age­ment of fixed in­come and equity
  • 2017: In­tern­ship at DZ Bank AG in the area of equity sales for in­sti­tu­tional cli­ents
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