Prof. Dr. Olaf Korn

Short Biography

  • 1986-1992 Studies of Statistics and Economics at the Universities of Dortmund and Sheffield (MSc in Statistics)
  • 1992-1999 Researcher at the University of Basle and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim. PhD in Finance from the University of Mannheim
  • 1999-2005 Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Mannheim. Habilitation degree in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim
  • 2005-2007 Full Professor of Finance at WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
  • Since 2007 Full Professor of Finance at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Research Fellow of the Centre for Financial Research (CFR) at the University of Cologne
  • Member of the advisory board of the Frankfurter Institute for Risk Management and Regulation FIRM
  • Research stays at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow), the University of New South Wales (Sydney), the University of Oklahoma and Macquarie University (Sydney)


Field of Research