Benjamin Hübel

Benjamin Hübel, M.Sc.

  • Tätigkeit: Research assistant
  • Telefonnummer: +49 911 5302-405
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  • Adresse:
    Lange Gasse 20
    90403 Nuremberg
    Raum LG 4.426

Consultation Hour
Tue, 09.30-10.30 a.m.


Research Areas

Empirical Asset Pricing, Sustainable Finance, Performance Analysis


Short CV

  • Since October 2016: Research assistant and doctoral candidate, Chair of Finance and Banking, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2016: Master of Science in Finance, Auditing, Controlling, Taxation (FACT), University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, majors: Finance, Insurance and Econometrics, thesis „Empirical Analysis of the Performance of Selected Equity Funds: A Comparison of Performance Measures Based on Returns and Portfolio Weights“ with HUK-COBURG Asset Management
  • 2011-2016: Studies of Business Administration at University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany), Deakin University Melbourne (Australia), and California State University San Marcos (USA)
  • 2011-2014: Internships (among others: HypoVereinsbank – UniCredit Bank AG, HUK-COBURG Asset Management)



  • Inquire Prize for best paper, Inquire Autumn Seminar 2018 on „ESG and portfolio construction“, Budapest (with Hendrik Scholz)
  • Best doctoral student paper in investments, SWFA 2018 Annual Conference, Albuquerque (with Hendrik Scholz)


Working Papers

  • Integrating sustainability risks in asset management: The role of ESG exposures and ESG ratings
    Working paper, Nürnberg 2018. (with Hendrik Scholz)
    Former title: Performance of socially responsible portfolios: The role of CSR exposures and CSR ratings
    Abstract and download (pdf)

    Conference presentations:
    • Inquire Europe Autumn Seminar, Budapest, Hungary, Sep 30 – Oct 2, 2018. Winner of the Inquire Prize.
    • International Ph.D Seminar in Banking and Finance, Hagen, Germany, July 05-07, 2018.
    • Summer Conference on Financial Implications of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, Nice, France, June 22, 2018.
    • Green Summit 2018 University of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein, June 12, 2018.
    • Southwestern Finance Association 2018 Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, March 07-10, 2018. Best doctoral student paper in investments.
  • ESG and corporate credit spreads
    Working Paper, Nürnberg 2019 (with Florian Barth and Hendrik Scholz)
    Abstract and download (pdf)
    Conference presentations:
    • 36th Annual Conference of the French Finance Association (AFFI), Ph.D. Workshop, Québec, Canada, June 17, 2019.
    • EEF Research Seminar, University of Groningen, Netherlands, March 20, 2019.