Finance Research Seminar

The Finance Research Seminar is hosted by the Institute for Finance and has the objective to present current research ideas and research projects, in order to defend them in front of an expert audience and get professional feedback. By implementing various methodical approaches, the seminar contributes to the qualification of the scientific staff.

Target Audience

The seminar is intended for research assistants and scientific staff from the Institute for Finance, for PhD and Master‘s students of the University of Liechtenstein as well as interested employees from companies situated in the Principality of Liechtenstein and in its surrounding area.



Presentations will be held by a mix of faculty members of the University of Liechtenstein as well as researchers from other leading universities. Employees from other companies are also welcome to hold presentations if they are involved in research.

If you are interested in holding a presentation, please contact:

Ass.-Prof. Dr. Sebastian Stöckl (phone +423 265 11 53,



External participants are kindly requested to registerfor the Seminar.
For registration and any questions concerning the organization, please contact : 
Anna-Maria Meyer (phone +423 265 13 49,

Internal participants do not have to register.


The Finance Research Seminar will take place on Tuesdays from 5.00 – 6.00 pm during the lecture weeks.


Summer term 2021


Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Speaker:  tba
Topic:  tba
Host: tba

Tuesday, 09 March 2021
Speaker:  Emmanouil Platanakis (University of Bath)
Topic:  Dynamic Portfolio Management with Machine Learning
Host: Sebastian Stöckl / Chair in Finance

Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Speaker:  tba
Topic:  tba
Host: tba

Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Speaker:  tba
Topic:  tba
Host: tba

Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Speaker:  Gianluca De Nard (University of Zurich/NYU Stern)
Topic:  Using, Taming or Avoiding the Factor Zoo? Double-Shrinkage Estimation of Factor Models for Portfolio Selection in Large Dimensions
Host: Sebastian Stöckl / Chair in Finance

Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Speaker:  Prof. Dr. Vitaly Orlov, University of St. Gallen (HSG) 
Topic: tba
Host: Sebastian Stöckl / Chair in Finance

Tuesday, 25 May 2021
Speaker:  Tim Kroenke, Université Neuchâtel
Topic:  Recessions and the Stock Market
Host: Sebastian Stöckl / Chair in Finance

Tuesday, 1 June 2021
Speaker:  Radu Tunaru, Professor in Finance and Risk Management, University of Sussex, School of Business
Topic: The return to gaussian returns before the subprime crisis
Host: Sebastian Stöckl / Chair in Finance


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