News Archive 2008

  • CREATES fellow Torben G. Andersen, Northwestern University, has been elected Fellow of the Econometric Society.
  • PhD student Frank Nielsen, has received a two year post doctoral fellowship from the Danish Social Sciences Research Council (FSE). The scholarship amounts to 1.380.000 DKK.
  • Gilles Teyssiere, SAMOS Université Paris, has been granted 475.000 DKK from FSE for a one year visiting professorship at CREATES. See press release.
  • Associate Professor, Charlotte Christiansen, CREATES, has been granted 2.970.000 DKK from the Danish Council of Independent Research; to the Project "Empirical Modeling and Financial Markets during Turbulent Periods and Structural Change". See press release.
  • Assistant Professor, Olaf Posch, CREATES, has been awarded the 2008 Reinhard Selten Best Paper prize (Young Author Best Paper prize worth 1500 Euro) for the CREATES working paper #2008-04 from the German Economic Association (VfS) at their annual meeting in Graz.
  • Welcome to Martha Berdiin as the new CREATES Center Administrator.
  • Anders Rahbek, University of Copenhagen and CREATES, has been appointed full professor of econometrics at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen. He gives his inaugural lecture on 5 Sep 2008 (link).
  • Theis Lange, University of Copenhagen and CREATES, has acquired the PhD degree in mathematical economics.
  • CREATES welcomes cand.polit Yukai (Kevin) Yang as full-time research assistant, Paolo Santucci de Magistris (University of Pavia) as visiting PhD student, and oecon students Niels Dall-Hansen, Jeppe Overbeck, and Martin Busekist Andersen as junior fellows at CREATES.
  • CREATES welcomes Giuseppe Cavaliere, University of Bologna, as a visiting professor for the period 1 Aug. - 15 Sep.
  • CREATES welcomes Valeri Voev, University of Konstanz, and Christos Ntantamis, Mcgill University, as new assistant professors. Isabel Casas, Universidad Carlos ΙΙΙ de Madrid, and Robinson Kruse, Leibniz Universität Hannover, are welcomed as postdocs at CREATES.
  • CREATES welcomes Johannes Tang Kristensen, Stefan Holst Bache and Christian Bach Kristensen as new Phd students.
  • Tim Bollerslev, Duke University and CREATES, has received 'Rigmor og Carl Holst-Knudsens Videnskabspris'. Press release.
  • Isabel Casas, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; has been granted a 2-year postdoc position at CREATES by the Danish Social Sciences Research Council.
  • Mika Metiz, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Department of Economics, University of Oxford, visits CREATES from 19 May thru 15 June.
  • On Friday 23 May 2008 David Skovmand defends his PhD dissertation "Libor Market Models - Theory and Applications"; at 1:15 pm in Aud. 025, Bldg. 1324. The title of the defense is "Applications and Extensions of Libor Market Models".
  • Rickard Sandberg, Assistant Professor at Stockholm School of Economics, visits CREATES from 28 April thru May.
  • Mathias Vetter, Ruhr-University of Bochum, visits CREATES from 28 April to May 4.
  • On 14 March CREATES holds its first annual meeting with the Board of the Danish National Research Foundation.
  • CREATES welcomes PhD student Zhenjiang Qin.
  • Ganeshkumar Munnorcode, Tomoaki Nakatani and Cristina Amado, three graduate students from Stockholm School of Economics are visiting CREATES. Ganeshkumar from February thru June, Tomoaki in February, and Cristina from March thru June.
  • On Friday 22 February, 2008 at 1:15 pm in Aud. 011, Bldg. 1324, Jie Zhu will defend his PhD dissertation entitled "Essays on Econometric Analysis of Price and Volatility Behavior in Asset Markets" (also the title of the public defense).
  • On Monday 4 February, 2008 at 1:15 pm in Aud. 2, Bldg. 1441, Toke Lilhauge Hjortshøj will defend his PhD dissertation entitled "Essays on Empirical Corporate Finance - Managerial Incentives, Information Disclosure, and Bond Covenants"". The title of the public defense is "Managerial Incentives, Information Disclosure and Bond Covenants".
  • CREATES welcomes PhD student Mateusz Piotr Dziubinski.
  • Prof. Peter Christoffersen, McGill University and CREATES, employed as visiting professor 1 January-29 February, 2008.
  • The D-CAF/CREATES data office has opened.