Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi

University of Mannheim - Department of Finance

Assistant Professor of Finance

Mannheim, 68131

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

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
Downloads 897 (17,015)

Abstract:

Diversity, Teams, Gender, Mutual Funds, Performance

2.

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
Downloads 863 (19,961)

Abstract:

CEO compensation, firm prestige, social status, career benefits

3.

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 - School of Business Administration, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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4.

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, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Miami - School of Business Administration
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Citation 6

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5.

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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Citation 2

Abstract:

Investor Sentiment, Stock Returns, German Stock Market

6.

Sex Matters: Gender Bias in the Mutual Fund Industry

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Stefan Ruenzi
University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance
Downloads 467 (26,019)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Gender Differences, Mutual Funds, Customer-Based Discrimination, Prejudice, Implicit Association Test

7.

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 and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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Citation 5

Abstract:

executive compensation, public opinion, media coverage

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), University of Mannheim - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
Downloads 253 (93,191)

Abstract:

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), University of Mannheim - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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Abstract:

affective attitudes, risk and return expectations, behavioural finance, affect heuristic

9.

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
Downloads 223 (102,446)

Abstract:

Bayesian Learning, Macroeconomic Announcements, Information Processing

10.

Corporate Fraud Risk and Stock Market Performance

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2016
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
Downloads 100 (97,319)

Abstract:

Corporate Fraud, Earnings Overstatements, Stock Returns

11.

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

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2016
Alexander Hillert, 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
Downloads 85 (113,669)

Abstract:

Fund Flows, Textual Analysis, Shareholder Letters, Investment Styles, Form N-CSR, Fund Performance

12.

Local Bankruptcy and Geographic Contagion in the Bank Loan Market

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2016
Jawad M. Addoum, Alok Kumar, Nhan Le and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
Cornell University, University of Miami - School of Business Administration, Australian National University and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
Downloads 60 (169,444)

Abstract:

Corporate bankruptcy; geographic contagion; bank loans; local business cycles

13.

In-Group Bias in Financial Markets

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2016
Sima Jannati, Alok Kumar, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Justin Wolfers
University of Miami, University of Miami - School of Business Administration, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Ingroup Bias, Analyst Forecasts

14.

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 Kian M. E. Tan
University of Mannheim - Department of Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance, University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance and University of Otago - Department of Accountancy and Finance
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15.

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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Citation 1

Abstract:

Media, Advertising Bias, Newspapers, Commercial Bias, Computer Linguistics

16.

Do Direct Cash Payments Increase Whole Blood Supply?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2016
Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi, Martin Weber and David M. Becker
University of Mannheim - Department of Finance, University of Mannheim - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of Banking and Finance
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Abstract:

Blood donations, altruism, crowding out effects, non-monetary incentives

17.

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 Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance
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18.

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

Abstract:

Commodities, Macroeconomic announcements, Business cycle