Research at our Department

Research Focus and Mission

Financial markets are fascinating complex social systems and they play an important role in the well-functioning of modern economies and societies. A major role of financial markets is their allocative function. Scarce resources are supposed to be channelled to their best use. In particular, the allocation of risk has become a major driving force in the evolution of financial markets [more...]

List of Publications

See the comprehensive list of scientific publications, where researchers of our department were involved [more...]

 

Research Seminar

Within the research seminar, speakers from academic institutions are invited to present and discuss their recent work. Topics cover a broad range of up-to-date research questions. Seminars are organized on a regularly basis during the semester time. PhD students and advanced Master students are expected to attend the seminars in order to get in touch with recent research. Seminars are open to the interested audience [more...]

Workshop Systemic Risk (2016)

The past year's workshop of the research group on "Financial Risk" by the Austrian Research Association (Österreichische Forschungsgemeinschaft, ÖFG) was organized by our department. The workshop's topic was "Regulation as a Factor of Systemic Risk" [more...]

 

Research Center

Financial markets are fascinating complex social systems and they play an important role in the well-functioning of modern economies and societies. Inhowfar financial markets and financial innovation contribute to a sustainable improvement of our economies and even societies is not a settled issue [more...]

Data Terminals

Our department has access to the databases of two leading providers of financial data. Students and researchers, who study or work at the University of Innsbruck, can freely access these databases on the corresponding workstations [more...]