Prof. Dr. Andre Guettler

Director of the Institute

Andre Guettler holds a doctoral degree from Goethe University Frankfurt. Before joining Ulm University in April 2013, he was Assistant Professor and Heisenberg Scholar at EBS Business School. During that time he visited National University of Singapore, University of Texas at Austin, Tilburg University, and Coppead Business School. His research concentrates on Financial Intermediation as well as Quantitative Asset Management. The German Science Foundation (DFG) has been supporting three research projects and his Heisenberg Scholarship. Since June 2016, he has been appointed as Research Professor at the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH).

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"Prüfungsausschuss Wirtschaftswissenschaften"

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Selected Publications

Gender and Banking: Are Women Better Loan Officers?, with T. Beck and P. Behr, Review of Finance 17 (2013), 1279-1321

VoxEU column, NY Times Economics Blog, The Wall Street Journal Economics Blog


The Impact of Public Guarantees on Bank Risk Taking: Evidence from a Natural Experiment, with R. Gropp and C. Gruendl, Review of Finance 18 (2014), 457-488 (lead article)

VoxEU column, Ökonomenstimme column (in German)

Best paper award - Conference of the German Finance Association 2010

EFA 2010, AFA 2011


Working Papers

Financial Incentives and Loan Officer Behavior: Multitasking and Allocation of Effort Under an Incomplete Contract, with P. Behr, A. Drexler, and R. Gropp

EFA 2014, AFA 2015

Semifinalist best paper award in the category financial markets and institutions, Financial Management Association 2016 



Public Guarantees and Allocative Efficiency, with R. Gropp and V. Saadi

EFA 2015, Day-Ahead Conference of the Fed San Francisco 2016, FIRS 2016, BHC/BoE/CEPR/CFM conference on Finance, Investment and Productivity 2016; Chicago Financial Institutions Conference 2017,  MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy Conference 2017

German Research Foundation, grant number 3596/3-1


European versus Anglo-Saxon Credit View: Evidence from the Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis, with M. Altdörfer, C. De las Salas, and G. Löffler.

  EconoMonitor column

International Conference on Credit Analysis and Risk Management 2017 

German Research Foundation, grant number GU 984/3-1


Do Firms Benefit from their Relationships with Credit Unions during dire Times?, with L. Aghabarari, M. Naeem, and B. Van Doornik.

SGF 2018


Prof. Dr. Andre Guettler
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phone: +49 (0) 7 31/50-3 10 30
e-mail:   andre.guettler (at)


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