Thomas Cauthorn M.Sc.

Research Assistant/Doctoral Student

Thomas Cauthorn M.Sc.
Henschelstr. 4
34127 Kassel
Building: K33
Room: 1104
Phone: +49 561 804-7269
E-Mail: Thomas.Cauthorn[at]uni-kassel[dot]de
Office Hours: Only with an appointment


Scientific Career

  • May 2020-Present
    Research Assistant/Doctoral Student at the Business School's Chair of Sustainable Finance, Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Kassel


  • October 2018 - April 2020
    Master's degree in Business Studies at the Universität Kassel with a focus on: FACT
  • March 2010 – March 2014
    Bachelor's degree in History at the University of Oregon with a focus on: the Modern Era

Current Research Projects

  • Sustainable Finance Research Platform (WPSF)

Completed Projects

  • Investment Funds for low-carbon Infrastructure (IF)


Cauthorn, T., Drempetic, S., Hoepner, A.G.F., Klein, C., Morse, A., 2024. Climate Postures. SSRN Electronic Journal TBD.
Cauthorn, T., Dumrose, M., Eckert, J., Klein, C., Zwergel, B., 2023. Rating changes revisited: New evidence on short-term ESG momentum. Finance Research Letters 2023, 103703.
Cauthorn, T., Klein, C., Remme, L., Zwergel, B., 2023. Portfolio Benefits of Taxonomy Orientated and Renewable European Electric Utilities. Journal of Asset Management TBD.
Rochell, J., Cauthorn, T., Höck, A., Zwergel, B., 2020. Drivers of Socially Responsible Investments Across Europe. Credit and Capital Markets 53, 493–512.