Chair of Finance

Chair of Finance

Welcome to the homepage of the Chair of Finance at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. The Chair offers a variety of courses, ranging from introductory courses in finance to advanced courses in corporate finance, capital markets, and banking.

The main research areas of the chair of finance are risk management and different applications of contingent claims analysis in corporate finance and financial markets. Recent research projects deal with the management of commodity price risk, the liquidity and volatility of financial markets, valuation of derivatives, executive compensation with stock option plans, portfolio management, and the determination of the cost of capital.