Nicolas Webersinke, M.Sc.

Nicolas Webersinke, M.Sc.

Research assistant
Raum: Raum LG 4.425
Lange Gasse 20
90403 Nuremberg
Germany
Consultation Hour

By appointment

Research Areas
  • Sustainable Finance
  • Natural Language Processing for Finance
  • Performance Analysis
Short CV
  • 2019-2021: M.Sc. in International Information Systems (IIS), University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, majors: Business Analytics
  • Since 2018: Research assistant and doctoral candidate, Chair of Finance and Banking, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2016: Studies abroad at Turku School of Economics/University of Turku, Finland
  • 2015-2018: M.Sc. in Finance, Auditing, Controlling, Taxation (FACT), University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, majors: Finance
  • 2014-2017: Internships (among others: TeamBank AG, Ernst & Young GmbH)
  • 2012-2015: B.A. in Business Administration and Economics, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
Publications
  • Cheap talk and cherry-picking: What ClimateBert has to say on corporate climate risk disclosures
    Finance Research Letters, forthcoming 
    (with Julia Anna Bingler, Mathias Kraus, and Markus Leippold)
    Abstract and download
Working Papers
  • Cheap talk in corporate climate commitments: The role of active institutional ownership, signaling, materiality, and sentiment
    Working Paper, Zürich and Nürnberg, 2022 (with Julia Anna Bingler, Mathias Kraus, and Markus Leippold)
    Abstract and download
    Accepted for presentation:
    • Monash-Warwick-Zurich Text-As-Data Workshop [Virtual], February 17-18, 2022
    • Alan Turing AI for Sustainable Finance seminar [Virtual], May 23, 2022
    • SFI Research Days 2022, June 13-14, 2022
    • 1st Sustainable Finance Summer Workshop by Sciences Po and Banque de France, Paris, June 20-21, 2022
  • Towards Climate Awareness in NLP Research
    Working Paper, Copenhagen, Nürnberg, and Zürich, 2022 (with Daniel Hershcovich, Mathias Kraus, Julia Anna Bingler, and Markus Leippold)
    Abstract and download
  • ClimateBert: A Pretrained Language Model for Climate-Related Text
    Working Paper, Nürnberg and Zürich, 2021 (with Mathias Kraus, Julia Anna Bingler, and Markus Leippold)
    Abstract and download
    Website: climatebert.ai
  • Permutation Tests for Stock Index Performance: Evidence from ESG Indices
    Working Paper, Nürnberg 2022 (with Benjamin Hübel and Hendrik Scholz)
    Accepted for presentation:
    • Southwestern Finance Association 2020 Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, March 11-14, 2020
    • Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research, PhD Poster Session, Zurich, April 3, 2020
    • 28th Global Finance Conference [Virtual], May 27-29, 2021
    • GRASFI 2021 PhD Workshop [Virtual], August 31, 2021
    • 2021 FMA Annual Meeting [Virtual], October 20-22, 2021
Teaching
  • Financial Engineering & Structured Finance (Übung)
  • Kapitalmarktanalyse mit Refinitiv Workspace
  • Bachelorarbeit mit Seminar
  • Seminar Finanzierung und Banken
  • Workshop Finance
  • Workshop Capital Markets Research
  • Hauptseminar Finance
  • Masterarbeit