16th Annual Conference of the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research
Zurich, SIX Swiss Exchange ConventionPoint, April 12, 2013

Keynote Speech by Dr. Andreas Schlatter, Head of UBS Global Asset Management Switzerland.

Please find the conference program available for download.

We would like to thank our distinguished reviewers. Without their support, the SGF Conference 2013 could certainly not have taken place:

Manuel Ammann (University of St. Gallen) • Christian Andres (WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management) • Panagiotis Andrikopoulos (De Montfort University Leicester) • Martin Angerer (University of Liechtenstein) • Katrin Assenmacher-Wesche (Swiss National Bank) • Sven Balder (University of Duisburg-Essen) • Matthias Bank (University of Innsbruck) • Christina Bannier (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management) • Rainer Baule (University of Hagen) • Tobias Berg (Humboldt University Berlin) • Wolfgang Bessler (Justus Liebig University Giessen) • André Betzer (University of Wuppertal) • Nicole Branger (University of Münster) • Alexander Braun (University of St. Gallen) • Michael Brennan (UCLA Anderson School of Management) • Wolfgang Breuer (RWTH Aachen University) • Hans-Peter Burghof (University of Hohenheim) • Thomas Burkhardt (University of Koblenz-Landau) • Min Byoung-Kyu (University of Neuchâtel) • Ines Chaieb (University of Geneva) • An Chen (University of Ulm) • Gabriella Chiesa (University of Bologna) • Jens H. E. Christensen (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco) • Mariano Croce (UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School) • Thomas Dangl (Vienna University of Technology) • Andras Danis (Georgia Tech) • Francois Degeorge (University of Lugano) • Francois Derrien (HEC Paris) • Alexis Derviz (Czech National Bank) • Stephan Dieckmann (University of Pennsylvania) • Maik Dierkes (University of Münster) • Thomas Dimpfl (University of Tübingen) • Gregor Dorfleitner (University of Regensburg) • Wolfgang Drobetz (University of Hamburg) • John Duca (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas) • Fabian Echterling (University of Bamberg) • Brigitte Eierle (University of Bamberg) • Jean-Francois Emmenegger (University of Fribourg) • Oliver Entrop (University of Passau) • Carsten Erner (University of Münster) • Robert Fäßler (University of Bamberg) • Robert Faff (University of Queensland) • Ralf Fendel (WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management) • Isabel Catalina Figuerola-Ferretti (Carlos III University of Madrid) • Daniel Foos (Deutsche Bundesbank) • Nils Friewald (Vienna University of Economics and Business) • Michael Frömmel (Ghent University) • Mathieu Gatumel (CERAG - University of Grenoble) • Markus Glaser (LMU Munich) • Peter Gomber (University of Frankfurt) • Yalin Gündüz (Deutsche Bundesbank) • Marc Gürtler (TU Braunschweig) • André Güttler (European Business School) • Michel Habib (University of Zurich) • Andreas Hackethal (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main) • Lars Helge Hass (Lancaster University) • Thorsten Hens (University of Zurich) • Michael Herold (University of Bamberg) • Steffi Höse (TU Dresden) • Florian Ielpo (Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne) • Gerhard Illing (LMU München) • Dusan Isakov (University of Fribourg) • Sandrine Jacob Leal (ICN Business School) • Rainer Jankowitsch (Vienna University of Economics and Business) • Christoph Kaserer (TU München) • Karl Keiber (Europa University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)) • Young Han Kim (Nanyang Technological University) • Axel Kind (University of Basel) • Christian Klein (University of Hohenheim) • Olaf Korn (Georg-August University Göttingen) • Christian Koziol (University of Tübingen) • Philipp Koziol (Deutsche Bundesbank) • Holger Kraft (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main) • Jörg Laitenberger (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg) • Niklas Lampenius (University Hohenheim) • Thomas Langer (University of Münster) • Gabriele M. Lepori (Copenhagen Business School) • Sebastian Lobe (University of Regensburg) • Claudio Loderer (University of Bern) • Gunter Löffler (University of Ulm) • Otto Loistl (Vienna University of Economics and Business) • Ferdinand Mager (European Business School) • Antje Mahayni (University of Duisburg-Essen) • Marcel Fischer (Copenhagen Business School) • Iwan Meier (HEC Montréal) • Peter Meier (Zurich University of Applied Sciences) • Christoph Memmel (Deutsche Bundesbank) • Christoph Merkle (University of Mannheim) • Tobias Michalak (University of Bochum) • Mads Stenbo Nielsen (Copenhagen Business School) • Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi (University of Mannheim) • Thomas Nitschka (Swiss National Bank) • Lars Norden (Erasmus University Rotterdam) • Andreas Oehler (Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg) • David Oesch (University of St. Gallen) • Pietro Perotti (University of Graz) • Andreas Pfingsten (University of Münster) • Stefan Pichler (Vienna University of Economics and Business) • Christian Pierdzioch (Helmut Schmidt University) • Marcel Prokopczuk (Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen) • Stefano Puddu (University of Neuchâtel) • Christian Putz (University of Bamberg) • Peter Raupach (Deutsche Bundesbank) • Marc Oliver Rieger (University of Trier) • Klaus Röder (University of Regensburg) • Daniel Rösch (Leibniz University Hannover) • Martin Ruckes (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)) • Stefan Ruenzi (University of Mannheim) • Astrid Salzmann (RWTH Aachen University) • Olivier Scaillet (HEC Geneva) • Klaus Schäfer (University of Bayreuth) • Andrea Schertler (University of Groningen) • Felix Schindler (Center for European Economic Research) • Christian Schlag (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main) • Markus Schmid (University of St. Gallen) • Alexander Schmidt (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main) • Bryan P. Schmutz (Roger Williams University) • Hendrik Scholz (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg) • Denis Schweizer (WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management) • Norman Seeger (University of St. Gallen) • Volker Seiler (University of Paderborn) • Ralf Seiz (University of St. Gallen) • Oleg Shibanov (London Business School) • Paul Söderlind (University of St. Gallen) • Leopold Sögner (Vienna University of Technology) • Georg Stadtmann (European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)) • Richard Stehle (Humboldt University Berlin) • Olaf Stotz (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management) • Laurens Swinkels (Erasmus University Rotterdam) • Erik Theissen (University of Mannheim) • Alireza Tourani-Rad (Auckland University of Technology) • Tereza Tykvova (Center for European Economic  Research) • Marliese Uhrig-Homburg (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)) • Mark van Achter (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University) • Grigory Vilkov (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main) • Urs von Arx (Suisse Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) • Rico von Wyss (University of St. Gallen) • Niklas Wagner (University of Passau) • Urs Wälchli (University of Bern) • Martin Wallmeier (University of Fribourg) • Andreas Walter (Justus Liebig University Giessen) • Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg) • Stefan Weisheit (University of Bamberg) • Gregor Weiss (TU Dortmund) • Simone Westerfeld (University of St. Gallen) • Marco Wilkens (University of Augsburg) • Yvonne Zahr (University of Bamberg) • Stefan Zeisberger (University of Zurich)