Prof. Dr. Matthias Pelster


Prof. Dr. Matthias Pelster

LB 140
+49 203 37-92651
+49 203 37-91245
Consultation Hour:
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University of Duisburg-Essen
Mercator School of Management
Finance and Banking

LB 140
Lotharstr. 65
D-47057 Duisburg

Curriculum Vitae:

since March 2023Professor for Finance and Banking, University of Duisburg-Essen, Mercator School of Management
Sept. 2020 - Feb. 2023Professor for Finance, Paderborn University
Sept. 2019 -March 2020Visiting Research Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University
Dec. 2017 -Sept. 2020Assistant Professor for Finance (Tenure-Track), Paderborn University
Dec. 2014 -Nov. 2017Assistant Professor for Finance, Leuphana University of Lueneburg.

Fields of Research:

Ten selected publications in peer-reviewed journals

Arnold, M.; Pelster, M.; Subrahmanyam, M.G. (2022): 'Attention triggers and investors' risk-taking', Journal of Financial Economics 143, 846-875. (a Financial Times 50 journal; Latest thinking video)

Crépellière, T.; Pelster, M.; Zeisberger, S. (2022): 'Arbitrage in the Market for Cryptocurrencies', Journal of Financial Markets, 100817.

Deng, J.; Yang, M.; Pelster, M.; Tan, Y. (2023) 'Social trading, communication, and networks', Information Systems Research, forthcoming. (a Financial Times 50 journal)

Koester, H.; Pelster, M. (2017): 'Financial penalties and bank performance', Journal of Banking and Finance 79, 57-73. (Latest thinking video)

Mutschmann, M.; Hasso, T.; Pelster, M. (2022): 'Dark triad managerial personality and financial reporting manipulation', Journal of Business Ethics 181, 763-788. (a Financial Times 50 journal)

Ortmann, R.; Pelster, M.; Wengerek, S.T. (2020): 'COVID-19 and investor behavior', Finance Research Letters 37, 101717.

Pelster, M. (2024): 'Leverage constraints and investors' choice of underlyings', Journal of Banking and Finance 162, 107150.

Pelster, M.; Hofmann, A. (2018): 'About the fear of reputational loss: Social trading and the disposition effect', Journal of Banking and Finance 94, 75-88.

Pelster, M.; Hofmann, A.; Klocke, N.; Warkulat, S. (2023): 'Dark triad personality traits and selective corporate hedging', Journal of Business Ethics 182, 261-286. (a Financial Times 50 journal)

Pelster, M.; Val, J. (2023): 'Can ChatGPT assist in picking stocks?', Finance Research Letters, 104786.