Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi

University of Mannheim - Department of Finance

Assistant Professor of Finance

Mannheim, 68131

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Sex Matters: Gender Bias in the Mutual Fund Industry

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2017
Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Stefan Ruenzi
University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance
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Mutual Funds; Investor Behavior; Gender Bias; Implicit Association Test

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What is in a Name? Mutual Fund Flows When Managers Have Foreign-Sounding Names

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2015
Alok Kumar, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Oliver G. Spalt
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Business School
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The Impact of Work Group Diversity on Performance: Large Sample Evidence from the Mutual Fund Industry

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Michaela Baer, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Stefan Ruenzi
University of Cologne, Centre for Financial Research (CFR), University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance
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Diversity, Teams, Gender, Mutual Funds, Performance

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The Impact of Firm Prestige on Executive Compensation

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2016
Florens Focke, Ernst G. Maug and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance, University of Mannheim Business School and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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CEO compensation, firm prestige, social status, career benefits

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In-Group Bias in Financial Markets

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2020
Sima Jannati, Alok Kumar, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Justin Wolfers
University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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In-group bias; analyst forecasts; gender bias; investor behavior; market reaction

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Local Investors and Corporate Governance

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2012
Vidhi Chhaochharia, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Alok Kumar
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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As California Goes, So Goes the Nation? Board Gender Quotas and the Legislation of Non-Economic Values

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2021
University of St. Gallen - School of Finance, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Gender quota, Regulation, Economic policy uncertainty

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Mutual Fund Shareholder Letters: Flows, Performance, and Managerial Behavior

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 16 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2020
Alexander Hillert, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Stefan Ruenzi
Goethe University Frankfurt - Department of Finance, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance
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Fund Flows, Textual Analysis, Shareholder Letters, Fund Performance

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The Impact of Investor Sentiment on the German Stock Market

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2010
Philipp Finter, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Stefan Ruenzi
University of Cologne - Department of Finance, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance
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Investor Sentiment, Stock Returns, German Stock Market

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Public Opinion and Executive Compensation

Management Science, 58 (7): 1249-1272, July 2012
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 May 2010 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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executive compensation, public opinion, media coverage

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Corporate Fraud Risk and Stock Market Performance

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
Lena Jaroszek, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Stefan Ruenzi
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Finance, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance
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Corporate Fraud, Earnings Overstatements, Stock Returns

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The Impact of Role Models on Women's Self-Selection in Competitive Environments

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
Kristina Meier, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Stefan Ruenzi
University of Mannheim - Department of Finance, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance
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Gender, Competition, Role models, Stereotype threat

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Local Bankruptcy and Geographic Contagion in the Bank Loan Market

Review of Finance, Volume 24, Issue 5, September 2020, Pages 997–1037
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2020
Jawad M. Addoum, Alok Kumar, Nhan Le and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
Cornell University, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, Australian National University and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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Corporate bankruptcy, geographic contagion, bank loans

Low Risk and High Return – Affective Attitudes and Stock Market Expectations

This is the accepted version of the following article: Kempf, A., Merkle, C. and Niessen-Ruenzi, A. (2014), Low Risk and High Return – Affective Attitudes and Stock Market Expectations. European Financial Management, 20: 995–1030, which has been published in final form at doi: 10.1111/eufm.12001.
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2016
Alexander Kempf, Christoph Merkle and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
University of Cologne - Department of Finance & Centre for Financial Research (CFR), Aarhus University and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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Emotions, Risk and Return Expectations, Behavioral Finance, Affect Heuristic

Low Risk and High Return – Affective Attitudes and Stock Market Expectations

European Financial Management, Vol. 20, Issue 5, pp. 995-1030, 2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Alexander Kempf, Christoph Merkle and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
University of Cologne - Department of Finance & Centre for Financial Research (CFR), Aarhus University and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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affective attitudes, risk and return expectations, behavioural finance, affect heuristic

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Stock Repurchasing Bias of Mutual Funds

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2021
Mengqiao Du, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Terrance Odean
University of Mannheim - Department of Finance, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Stock Repurchasing, Mutual Funds, Performance, Behavioral Bias

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The Early News Catches the Attention: On the Relative Price Impact of Similar Economic Indicators

Paris December 2007 Finance International Meeting AFFI-EUROFIDAI Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2010
Dieter Hess and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
University of Cologne - Department of Corporate Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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Bayesian Learning, Macroeconomic Announcements, Information Processing

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A Friendly Turn: Advertising Bias in the News Media

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Mar 2016
Florens Focke, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Stefan Ruenzi
University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance
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Media, Advertising Bias, Newspapers, Commercial Bias, Computer Linguistics

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Public Child Care Provision and the Motherhood Penalty

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 31 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2021
Vidhi Chhaochharia, Suman Ghosh, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Christoph Schneider
University of Miami - Department of Finance, Florida Atlantic University - Department of Economics, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and Universität Münster
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Child care, Motherhood penalty, Gender pay gap

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The Impact of Direct Cash Payments on Whole Blood Supply

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2018
David Becker, Harald Klüter, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Martin Weber
University of Mannheim, Heidelberg University, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of Banking and Finance
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Blood donations, altruism, monetary incentives

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Information Effects of the Basel Bank Capital and Risk Pillar 3 Disclosures on Equity Analyst Research – An Exploratory Examination

CIFR Paper No. 70/2015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Oct 2015
Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi, Jerry T. Parwada and Stefan Ruenzi
University of Mannheim - Department of Finance, UNSW Business School and University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance
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The Gender Pension Gap in Germany

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Christoph Schneider
University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and Universität Münster
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Gender pension gap, gender equality, retirement savings

The Long-Lasting Effects of Living under Communism on Attitudes towards Financial Markets

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 25 Feb 2020
Christine Laudenbach, Ulrike Malmendier and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
University of Bonn, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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Capital markets, Communism, Memory, Emotional tagging, Stock-market participation

The Long-Lasting Effects of Living Under Communism on Attitudes Towards Financial Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w26818
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2021
Christine Laudenbach, Ulrike Malmendier and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
University of Bonn, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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Does Mandatory Risk Information Disclosure Affect Bank Debt Design? Cross-Country Evidence from Yankee Bond Covenants

CIFR Paper No. 107/2016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi, Jerry T. Parwada, Stefan Ruenzi and Eric K. M. Tan
University of Mannheim - Department of Finance, UNSW Business School, University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
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Do Counter-Stereotypical Female Role Models Impact Women's Occupational Choices?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Mar 2021
Vidhi Chhaochharia, Mengqiao Du and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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Female Role Models, Occupational Choice, Gender Gap, Labor Supply

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The Long-Lasting Effects of Experiencing Communism on Attitudes Towards Financial Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14939
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 29 Jun 2020
Christine Laudenbach, Ulrike Malmendier and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
University of Bonn, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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Capital Markets, Communism, Life-time experiences, positive versus negative emotional tagging, Stock-market participation

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How Do Commodity Futures Respond to Macroeconomic News?

Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 127-146, 2008
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Dieter Hess, He Huang and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
University of Cologne - Department of Corporate Finance, University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance

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Commodities, Macroeconomic announcements, Business cycle