Head of Department

Prof. Dr. Christian Klein

Chairholder
Address Universität Kassel
FB 07 Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Henschelstr. 4
D-34127 Kassel (Postanschrift: 34109 Kassel)
Building: K33
Room 1114
Telephone +49 561 804-7565
Telefax +49 561 804-2879
E-mail address klein@uni-kassel.de
Office Hours:

During the lecture period: Wednesday 10:30 – 12:00 Outside of the lecture period: Only with an appointment

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Curriculum Vitae

  • 03/2013-Present Universität Kassel
    Professor of Corporate Finance at the Universität Kassel

  • 2012 Habilitation at the Universität Hohenheim
    Authorization to teach Business Administration

  • 2006– 03/2013 Universität Hohenheim    
    Academic Council and Habilitation at the Department of Accounting and Finance

  • SS 2011 Universität Konstanz     
    Vice-Chair of Corporate Finance

  • 2005 Doctorate at the Universität Augsburg
    Topic "Irrational Behavior on Capital Markets" (Note: Summa cum laude)

  • 2001 – 2006 Universität Augsburg
    Research Assistant at the Department of Statistics, Faculty of Business and Economics

  • 1999 – 2000 Siemens Munich   
    Siemens Munich, ICN, Marketing Division: Marketing Consultant

  • 1999 Universität Augsburg und European Business Management School, Swansea,UK   
    Diplom-Kaufmann (Study of Business Administration)

Prizes and awards    

  • Erich Gutenberg Prize for Young Scientists 2009

  • Hohenheim Teaching Award 2008

  • Lecturer of the Year 2006 – Elected by the Student Union WiWi of the University of Augsburg

  • Nomination for the "Prize for Good Teaching 2003" by the Bavarian State Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts by the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the University of Augsburg.

Memberships

  • American Finance Association
  • European Finance Association
  • Verband Hochschullehrer für BWL (VHB)     
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Finanzwirtschaft
  • Erich-Gutenberg-Arbeitsgemeinschaft
  • Gesellschaft für Operations Research
  • Scientific Advisory Board „Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlage" (FNG)
  • Scientific Advisory Board VfU. Verein für Umweltmanagement und Nachhaltigkeit in Finanzinstituten

Publications

  • Bauckloh, T, Klein, C & Schneeweiß, A 2018, 'Green Bonds: Emittenten und Additionalität auf dem Prüfstand', in Stapelfeldt, M, Granzow, M & Kopp, M Hrsg., Greening Finance, Logos, Berlin, S. 187-201. Link to Publication
  • Heinemann, K, Zwergel, B, Gold, S, Seuring-Stella, S & Klein, C 2018, 'Exploring the Supply-Demand-Discrepancy of Sustainable Financial Products in Germany from a Financial Advisor's Point of View', Sustainability, 10, S. 1-20. Link to Publication
  • Bauckloh, T, Klein, C & Zwergel, B 2017, ' Sustainable and conventional mutual funds: Do they really differ? ', Corporate Finance, 2017, S. 86-89. Link to Publication
  • Younas, Z, Klein, C & Zwergel, B 2017, ' The Effects of Ownership Concentration on Sustainability: A Case of Listed Firms from USA, UK and Germany ', Corporate Ownership & Control, 14, S. 113-121. Link to Publication
  • Gutsche, G, Ziegler, A, Zwergel, B & Klein, C 2017, ' Characterizing German (Sustainable) Investors ', Corporate Finance, 2017, S. 77-81. Link to Publication
  • Stellner, C, Zwergel, B & Klein, C 2015, 'Corporate social responsibility and Eurozone corporate bonds: The moderating role of country sustainability', Journal of Banking & Finance, 59, S. 538–549. Link to Publication
  • Klein, C & Stellner, C 2014, 'The systematic risk of corporate bonds: default risk, term risk, and index choice', Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, 28, S. 29-61. Link to Publication
  • von Wallis, M & Klein, C 2014, ' Ethical requirement and financial interest: a literature review on socially responsible investing ', Business Research, S. 1-38. Link to Publication
  • Klein, C, Wins, A & Zwergel, B 2014, 'Wer interessiert sich (nicht) für nachhaltige Anlageprodukte? Eine Kundenklassifizierung', in Faust M, S Hrsg., Nachhaltige Geldanlagen -- Produkte, Strategien und Beratungskonzepte, Frankfurt School Verlag, Frankfurt, S. 627-642. Link to Publication
  • Klein, C & Stellner, C 2014, 'Does sovereign risk matter? New evidence from eurozone corporate bond ratings and zero-volatility spreads', Review of Financial Economics, 23, S. 64-74. Link to Publication
  • Scheibel, M & Klein, C 2013, ' What Influences the Discount Applied to the Valuation for Controlling Interests in Private Companies?(An Analysis Based on the Acquisition Approach for Comparable Transactions of European Private and Public Target Companies) ', Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis, 8, S. 27-51. Link to Publication
  • Heiden, S, Klein, C & Zwergel, B 2013, 'Beyond Fundamentals: Investor Sentiment and Exchange Rate Forecasting', European Financial Management, 19, S. 558–578. Link to Publication
  • Klein, C 2012, ' Das Ende des Vertrauens? LIBOR-Referenzzinssatz ', Wirtschaftsdienst, 92, S. 504-505. Link to Publication
  • Klein, C & Scheibel, M 2012, ' The Private Company Discount from a European Perspective: An Analysis Based on the Acquisition Approach for Comparable Transactions of European Target Companies ', The Journal of Private Equity, 16, S. 74-82. Link to Publication
  • Michelsen, M & Klein, C 2011, ' “Privacy please!” The public to private decision in Germany ', Review of Managerial Science, 5, S. 49-85. Link to Publication
  • Beyer, B, Klein, C & Lampenius, N 2010, ' Diskontierung nach BilMoG ', Controlling & Management, 54, S. 54-58. Link to Publication
  • Klein, C 2009, ' Akquisitionen und der Winner’s Curse: Warum der Sieger oft der Verlierer ist. ', Controlling & Management, 53, S. 88-92. Link to Publication
  • Klein, C, Zwergel, B & Fock, H 2009, ' Reconsidering the impact of national soccer results on the FTSE 100 ', Applied Economics, 41, S. 3287-3294. Link to Publication
  • Kundisch, D & Klein, C 2009, ' Zur Preissetzung verschiedener Emittenten bei Indexzertifikaten auf den DAX ', Zeitschrift fur Bankrecht und Bankwirtschaft-ZBB, 21, S. 212. Link to Publication
  • Klein, C, Zwergel, B & Heiden, S 2009, ' On the existence of sports sentiment: the relation between football match results and stock index returns in Europe ', Review of Managerial Science, 3, S. 191-208. Link to Publication
  • Dorfleitner, G & Klein, C 2009, ' Psychological barriers in European stock markets: Where are they? ', Global Finance Journal, 19, S. 268-285. Link to Publication
  • Dühnfort, A, Klein, C & Lampenius, N 2008, 'Theoretical foundations of corporate governance revisited: A critical review', Corporate Ownership and Control, 6, S. 424-433. Link to Publication
  • Kundisch, D & Klein, C 2008, 'Der Tracking Error von indexnachbildenden Instrumenten auf den DAX-eine empirische Analyse des ETFs DAX EX sowie zehn Indexzertifikaten', Der Betrieb : Betriebswirtschaft, Steuerrecht, Wirtschaftsrecht, Arbeitsrecht, 2009, S. 1141-1145. Link to Publication
  • Klein, C & Kundisch, D 2008, ' Indexzertifikat oder ETF? Eine entscheidungstheoretische Analyse ', Zeitschrift für Planung & Unternehmenssteuerung, 19, S. 353-370. Link to Publication
  • Etschberger, S, Fock, H, Klein, C & Zwergel, B 2006, ' The classification of candlestick charts: laying the foundation for further empirical Research ', in Spiliopoulou M, K Hrsg., From Data and Information Analysis to Knowledge Engineering, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, S. 526-533. Link to Publication
  • Fock, H, Klein, C & Zwergel, B 2005, ' Performance of candlestick analysis on intraday futures data ', The Journal of Derivatives, 13, S. 28-40. Link to Publication
  • Klein, C 2005, ' Wochenend' und Sonnenschein-Der Wettereffekt in deutschen Aktienindizes ', ZEITSCHRIFT FUR BETRIEBSWIRTSCHAFT, 75, S. 1035. Link to Publication
  • Klein, C & Dorfleitner, G 2004, ' Renditen und Volatilität bei Ein-/Ausstiegsstrategien ', Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium: WiSt, 33, S. 582-589. Link to Publication
  • Dorfleitner, G & Klein, C 2003, Technical Analysis as a method of risk management , Universität Augsburg. Link to Publication
  • Bamberg, G & Klein, C 2003, ' Anreizkompatible Mechanismen zur Allokation von Schadstoff-Emissions-Rechten ', in Wagner, S, Kupp, M & Matzel, M Hrsg., Quantitative Modelle und nachhaltige Ansätze der Unternehmungsführung, Physica-Verlag, Heidelberg, S. 55-64. Link to Publication
  • Dorfleitner, G & Klein, C 2002, ' Kursprognose mit Hilfe der technischen Analyse—eine empirische Untersuchung ', Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, 16, S. 497-521. Link to Publication