Winner in 2021

Sturm & Drang Prize

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About the Prize

Since 2012, the "Sturm & Drang Prize" has been awarded for the best publication by a young researcher of the Faculty of Economics and Business.

Outstanding publications are crucial for an academic career. This prize is given in recognition of exceptional publications by young researchers, and provides them with an effective public platform for presenting their research results. Furthermore, the prize draws attention to the opportunities and high potential of young researchers at Goethe University.

The "Sturm & Drang Prize" comes with EUR 1,500 in prize money and is awarded once a year. 

"It’s a great honor to get awarded the Sturm & Drang Prize. I am very thankful that the decision committee has honored this study on the social cost of carbon and thus acknowledged the importance for the fight against climate change.

I would like to express my gratitude to my co-authors Holger Kraft and Eduardo S. Schwartz for the joint work on this project, and I very much believe that it´s been worth the effort."

Dr. Christoph Hambel was awarded the "Sturm & Drang Prize" 2021 for his publication „The Social Cost of Carbon in a Non-cooperative World“. (co-authors: Prof. Holger Kraft and Prof. Eduardo S. Schwartz)

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Laudation by Prof. Simone Wies, Ph.D.
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Jury
Prof. Dr. Thomas Otter
Prof. Simone Wies, Ph.D.
Prof. Michael Haliassos, Ph.D.


2020

Simon Heß, Ph.D., "Development Projects and Economic Networks: Lessons from Rural Gambia". (co-authors: Dany Jaimovich, Ph.D. and Prof. Matthias Schündeln, Ph.D.)

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Laudation by Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
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Jury

Prof. Dr. Oliver Hinz
Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
Prof. Dr. Thomas Otter


2019

Jun.-Prof. Simone Wies, Ph.D., “Can Advertising Investments Counter the Negative Impact of Shareholder Complaints on Firm Value?” (co-authors: Jaakko Aspara, Arvid Hoffmann and Joost Pennings)

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Laudatory speech by Prof. Dr. Bernd Skiera
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Jury
Prof. Dr. Alexander Hillert
Prof. Dr. Thomas Otter
Prof. Dr. Maik Schmeling
Prof. Dr. Bernd Skiera


2018

Dr. Tobin Hanspal  "Once bitten, twice shy: The power of personal experiences in risk taking". (co-authors: Steffen Andersen, Kasper Meisner Nielsen)

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Laudatory speech
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Jury

Prof. Guido Friebel, Ph.D.
Prof. Dr. Oliver Hinz
Prof. Dr. Thomas Otter


2017

Dr. Florian Hett “Bank Rescues and Bailout Expectations: The Erosion of Market Discipline During the Financial Crisis” (co-author Alexander Schmidt).

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Laudatory speech by Prof. Roman Inderst
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Jury

Prof. Dr. Roman Inderst
Prof. Dr. Christian Schlag
Prof. Dr. Thomas Otter


2016

Andrej Gill was awarded the 2016 “Sturm & Drang Prize” for his publication “Incentive-based capital requirements” (co-author: Christian Eufinger). 

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Laudatory speech by Prof. Roman Inderst 

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Jury

Prof. Dr. Roman Inderst
Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
Prof. Matthias Schuendeln, Ph.D.



Previous Winners

2015

André Gröger was awarded the 2015 "Sturm & Drang Prize" for his publication "Internal Labor Migration as a Shock Coping Strategy: Evidence from a Typhoon" (co-author: Yanos Zylberberg). 

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Laudatory speech by Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld (German; abridged)
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Jury

Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
Prof. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Ph.D.
Prof. Dr. Jan Pieter Krahnen

2014

Ctirad Slavik: “Machines, buildings, and optimal dynamic taxes” (co-author: Hakki Yazici), Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 66, 2014, 47–61.

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Laudatory speech by Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld (German)

Jury

 

Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
Prof. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Ph.D.
Prof. Dr. Jan Pieter Krahnen


2013

Dr. Shafik Hebous: “Estimating the Effects of Coordinated Fiscal Actions in the Euro Area”, European Economic Review, Vol. 58, 2013, 110-121 (co-author: Tom Zimmermann).

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Laudatory speech by Prof. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Ph.D. (German)

Jury

 

Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
Prof. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Ph.D.
Prof. Dr. Helmut Gründl


2012

Adrian Buss and Grigory Vilkov: “Measuring Equity Risk with Option-Implied Correlations”, Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 25, 2012, 3113-3140.

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Jury

 

Prof. Dr. Michael Kosfeld
Prof. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Ph.D.
Prof. Dr. Jan Pieter Krahnen

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