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. He was visiting National University of Singapore, University of Texas at Austin, Tilburg University, Coppead Business School, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. 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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Examination Board Business Administration  ("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

"Virtual Issue: Politics and International Finance" of the Review of Finance

EFA 2010, AFA 2011



Financial Incentives and Loan Officer Behavior: Multitasking and Allocation of Effort Under an Incomplete Contract, with P. Behr, A. Drexler, and R. Gropp, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 55 (2020), 1243-1267.

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, Journal of Monetary Economics (2019), forthcoming

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


Selected Working Papers

Competition between arm's length and relational lenders: Who wins the contest?, with A. Drexler, D. Paravisini, and A.A. Taskin

SFS Cavalcade NA 2019, Knut Wicksell Conference on Financial Intermediation 2019, AFA 2020, SGF 2020



Aggregate Insider Trading and Equity Premium Predictability: Evidence from the U.S. and Europe, with P. Hable, P. Launhardt, and F. Miebs




Prof. Dr. Andre Guettler
room:    205
phone: +49 (0) 731/50 31030
e-mail:   andre.guettler (at)


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