Patrick Launhardt

Doctoral candidate

After graduating from the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz, Patrick Launhardt successfully completed the the Advanced Studies Program in International Economic Policy Research offered by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).

His research interests comprise:

  • forecasting
  • behavior of financial markets
  • insider trading
  • credit ratings
  • sovereign defaults

Working Paper

  • Aggregate Insider Trading and the Prediction of Corporate Credit Spread Changes, joint work with Patrick Hable.

  • Aggregate Insider Trading and Equity Premium Predictability: Evidence from the U.S. and Europe, joint work with Andre Guettler, Patrick Hable, and Felix Miebs.
  • The Predictive Content of the Implied Cost of Capital: Evidence from Index Options, joint work with Felix Miebs.


Summer 18: Asset Pricing Seminar
Winter 17/18: Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre
Winter 16/17: Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre; Banking Seminar
Summer 16: Asset Pricing Seminar
Winter 15/16: Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre
Summer 15: Research in Finance
Winter 14/15: Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre
Summer 14: Finanzierung
Winter 13/14 Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre