Dr. Patrick Launhardt

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). He currently works in the risk management department of PSA Bank Deutschland.

His research interests comprise:

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

Working Paper & Publications

  • Aggregate Insider Trading and the Prediction of Corporate Credit Spread Changes, joint work with Patrick Hable, accepted at Financial Markets and Portfolio Management.
  • Aggregate Implied Cost of Capital, Option-Implied Information and Equity Premium Predictability, joint work with Felix Miebs, accepted at Finance Research Letters
  • Aggregate Insider Trading and Equity Premium Predictability: Evidence from the U.S. and Europe, joint work with Andre Guettler, Patrick Hable, and Felix Miebs.