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Wolfgang Kappel

Born and raised in Vi­enna, Wolfgang stud­ied Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion (spe­cial­iz­a­tion In­vest­ment Ana­lysis and Bank­ing) at the Uni­versity of Vi­enna and gradu­ated with dis­tinc­tion. In ad­di­tion he fo­cused on stat­ist­ics and psy­cho­logy.

Dur­ing the last two years of his stud­ies Wolfgang worked as a quant­it­at­ive ana­lyst for a fund of hedge funds. His cur­rent re­search deals with cor­por­ate bond and CDS mar­kets. Other fields of in­terest are mar­ket mi­cro struc­ture and bank reg­u­la­tion.

Edu­ca­tion:
  • Since 2008: PhD stu­dent at the Vi­enna Gradu­ate School of Fin­ance
  • Since 2008: Re­search Assist­ant at WU (Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness), Chair Prof. Zech­ner
  • Mas­ter in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion, Uni­versity of Vi­enna, 2006-2008
  • Bach­elor in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion, Uni­versity of Vi­enna, 2003-2006

Work­ing Pa­pers:
  • Is there an Inde­pend­ent Com­mon Factor in the Cor­por­ate Bond Mar­ket?
  • An Evalu­ation of Cap­ital Struc­ture Ar­bit­rage Strategies

Teach­ing:
  • In­ter­na­tional Fin­an­cial Man­age­ment (Fin­ance course for Bach­elor and Mas­ter stu­dents in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion).
Mohammad Khodadadi
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