Dr. Florian Barth

Former research assistant
Lange Gasse 20
90403 Nuremberg
Research Areas

Empirical Finance, Performance Analysis, Fixed Income

Short CV
  • November 2018: Dissertation „Empirical essays on corporate bond and credit default swap markets“
  • Since June 2014: Research assistant and doctoral candidate, Chair of Finance and Banking, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2014: Master of Science in Business Administration, University of Passau, topic of thesis „Evaluation and risk analysis of executive stock options“
  • 2011-2014: Studies in Business Administration, University of Passau
  • 2012: Studies abroad at Oulu Business School, Oulu, Finland
  • 2011: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Passau, topic of thesis „Evaluation of intellectual property according to IDW S5 as part of IFRS 3“
  • 2008-2011: Studies in Business Administration and Economics, University of Passau, majors: Accounting, Finance and Taxation
  • 2009-2013: Internships (among others: Ernst & Young, Transaction Advisory; Deloitte Consulting, CFO-Services)
Articles in Refereed Journals
  • Momentum in the European corporate bond market: The role of bond-specific returns
    Journal of Fixed Income, Vol. 27 (3), 2018, S. 54-70. (with Hendrik Scholz and Matthias Stegmeier)
    Abstract and Download als PDF-File
    Accepted for presentation:
    • Multinational Finance Society 2016 Annual Conference, Stockholm, June 26 – 29, 2016.
    • 14th HypoVereinsbank-UniCredit Group Doctoral Seminar Southern Germany, Ammersee, June 03 – 04, 2016.
    • Eastern Finance Association 2016 Annual Meetings, Baltimore, April 06 – 09, 2016.
    • Southwestern Finance Association 2016 Annual Conference, Oklahoma City, March 09 – 12, 2016.
Working Papers
  • Spillover effects from the Volkswagen emissions scandal: An analysis of stock, corporate bond, and credit default swap markets
    Working paper, Nürnberg 2020. (with Christian Eckert, Nadine Gatzert and Hendrik Scholz)
    Abstract and download (pdf)
    Accepted for presentation:
    • 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Risk and Insurance Association in Chicago, 05 – 08 August, 2018.
    • 80. Pfingsttagung des Verbandes der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft, Magdeburg, May 23 – 25, 2018.
    • Eastern Finance Association 2018 Annual Meetings, Philadelphia, April 11 – 14, 2018.
  • ESG and corporate credit spreads
    Working Paper, Nürnberg 2020 (with Benjamin Hübel and Hendrik Scholz)
    Abstract and download (pdf)
    Accepted for presentation:
    • 18th International Conference on Credit Risk Evaluation, Venedig, Italy, Sep 26-27, 2019.
    • 26th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF), Poster Session,  Essen, Germany, Sep 27-28, 2019.
    • 2nd Annual Conference of the Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment (GRASFI), Ph.D. Workshop, University of Oxford, UK, Sep 03-05, 2019.
    • Summer School on Sustainable Finance, Joint Research Center of the European Commission, Ispra, Italy, July 01-03, 2019.
    • 36th Annual Conference of the French Finance Association (AFFI), Ph.D. Workshop, Québec, June 17th, 2019.
    • EEF Research Seminar, University of Groningen, Netherlands, March 20, 2019.