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Prof. Dr. Roman Kräussl

Roman Kräussl

Full professor in Finance

Academic Area(s) Finance
Research Topics Alternative Investments
Faculty or Centre Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Postal Address Campus Kirchberg, Université du Luxembourg
6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi
L-1359 Luxembourg
Campus Office F 110
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 5442
Speaks Dutch, English, German
Research Stays in Belgium, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, USA, Israel

Dr. Roman Kräussl is Professor at the Luxembourg School of Finance and Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He studied Economics at the University of Bielefeld and got his PhD in Financial Economics at the Center for Financial Studies (CFS) at Goethe-University, Frankfurt. As Head of Quantitative Research at Cognitrend GmbH, a spin-off from Deutsche Bank specialized in behavioural finance and the development of mathematical trading models, he was closely involved with the financial industry. Dr. Kräussl also holds a position as Adjunct Professor at Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Atlanta, and is Fellow at the CFS and Research Fellow at the Emory Center for Alternative Investments. His research focuses on Alternative Investments, including private equity and infrastructure. He regularly writes for Manager Magazin, the leading German monthly business magazine, on passion investments and the psychology of collecting. He presents his findings at key academic conferences and is regularly asked to chair international summits. Dr. Kräussl publishes his academic research in leading economic journals such as Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Strategic Management Journal. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes' Annual Investment Guide, Fortune, Guardian and on CNBC. He has taught numerous Executive MBA courses at the Amsterdam School of Finance and Goizueta Business School. Recently, Dr. Kräussl developed in cooperation with Christie's Education the Art & Finance Executive Program






Last updated on: Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Last updated on: 31 Mar 2020

Does it pay to invest in art? A selection-corrected returns perspective, with A. Korteweg and P. Verwijmeren, Review of Financial Studies 29(4)1007-1038, 2016.

Risk and expected returns of private equity investments: Evidence based on market prices, with N. Jegadeesh and J. Pollet, Review of Financial Studies 28(12), 3269-3302, 2015.

The subsidy to infrastructure as an asset class, with A. Andonov and J. Rauh, NBER Working Paper No. w25045, 2018.


Last updated on: 26 Sep 2018