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 4.425



Consultation Hour

Tue, 09.30-10.30 a.m.


Research Areas

Empirical Asset Pricing, Sustainable Finance, Performance Analysis


Short CV

  • Since Oct 2016: Research assistant and doctoral candidate, Chair of Finance and Banking, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2014-2016: M.Sc. in Finance, Auditing, Controlling, Taxation (FACT), University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, thesis „Performance of Equity Funds: A Comparison of Performance Measures based on Returns and Portfolio Weights“ with HUK-COBURG Asset Management
  • 2015: Visiting student at Deakin University, Melbourne
  • 2011-2014: B.A. in Business Administration, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, thesis „Momentum Strategies for Multi-Asset Portfolios“
  • 2013: Visiting student at California State University, San Marcos
  • 2011-2014: Internships (among others: HypoVereinsbank – UniCredit Bank AG, HUK-COBURG Asset Management GmbH)



  • FiVeG Award 2019 for the best junior presentation at the 10th CEQURA Conference on Financial and Insurance Risk Management
  • Research grant by Institute for Quantitative Investment Research (INQUIRE) Europe, 2019
  • Inquire Prize for best paper presentation, INQUIRE Autumn Seminar 2018 on „ESG and portfolio construction“
  • Best doctoral student paper in investments, SWFA 2018 Annual Conference, Albuquerque


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.
    • 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.
  • ESG and corporate credit spreads
    Working Paper, Nürnberg 2019 (with Florian Barth and Hendrik Scholz)
    Abstract and download (pdf)
    Conference presentations:
    • 26th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF), Poster Session, Essen, Germany, Sep 27-28, 2019.
    • 18th International Conference on Credit Risk Evaluation, Venice, Italy, Sep 26-27, 2019.
    • 10th CEQURA Conference on Advances in Financial and Insurance Risk Management, Munich, Germany, Sep 23-24, 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, Canada, June 17, 2019.
    • Research Seminar, University of Groningen, Netherlands, March 20, 2019.


Reviewer for refereed journals

  • Journal of Asset Management