Heinz Zimmermann

University of Basel

Peter Merian Weg 6

Basel, 4002

Switzerland

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Corporate Governance and Expected Stock Returns: Evidence from Germany

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Feb 2003
Wolfgang Drobetz, Andreas Schillhofer and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Hamburg, Greenhill & Co. and University of Basel
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Corporate Governance, principal-agent theory, asset pricing

Corporate Governance and Expected Stock Returns: Evidence from Germany

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 May 2003
Wolfgang Drobetz, Andreas Schillhofer and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Hamburg, Greenhill & Co. and University of Basel
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corporate governance, principal-agent theory, asset pricing

Corporate Governance and Expected Stock Returns: Evidence from Germany

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jun 2004
Wolfgang Drobetz, Andreas Schillhofer and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Hamburg, Greenhill & Co. and University of Basel
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An Integrated Framework of Corporate Governance and Firm Valuation - Evidence from Switzerland

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Jan 2004
University of BaselUniversity of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Hamburg, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of Basel
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Corporate governance; Ownership structure; Firm valuation; Endogeneity

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Listed Private Equity

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
LPX GmbH, LPX GmbH, University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance and University of Basel
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Listed Private Equity, Private Equity

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Should Chairman and CEO Be Separated? Leadership Structure and Firm Performance in Switzerland

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2013
Markus Schmid and Heinz Zimmermann
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of Basel
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Leadership structure, Firm valuation, Corporate governance, Managerial Shareholdings

Hedge Fund Activism and Information Disclosure: The Case of Germany

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2015
Peter Weber and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance and University of Basel
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Shareholder activism, Hedge funds, Corporate governance

Hedge Fund Activism and Information Disclosure: The Case of Germany

European Financial Management, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 1017-1050, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Peter Weber and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance and University of Basel
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shareholder activism, hedge funds, corporate governance, mandatory disclosure

An Integrated Framework of Corporate Governance and Firm Valuation

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Aug 2005
University of BaselUniversity of Oxford - Said Business School, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, University of Hamburg and University of Basel
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Corporate governance, principal-agent problems, ownership structure, firm valuation, endogeneity

An Integrated Framework of Corporate Governance and Firm Valuation

European Financial Management, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 249-283, March 2006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 May 2006
University of BaselUniversity of Oxford - Said Business School, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, University of Hamburg and University of Basel
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Managerial Incentives and Firm Valuation - Evidence from Switzerland

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Aug 2005
Markus Schmid and Heinz Zimmermann
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of Basel
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Corporate governance, ownership structure, equity-based compensation, firm valuation, endogeneity

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The Impact of Speculation on Commodity Futures – A Review of the Findings of 100 Empirical Studies

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Feb 2016
Marco Haase, Yvonne Seiler Zimmermann and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, School of Business, Institute of Financial Services Zug, IFZ and University of Basel
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Credit Risk Transfer, Hedge Funds, and the Supply of Liquidity

LAW AND ECONOMICS OF RISK IN FINANCE, Peter Nobel and Marina Gets, eds., pp. 41-72, Schulthess, Zürich, 2007, U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2008-14
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 May 2008 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2008
Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel
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transfer of credit risk, hedge funds

The First- and Second-Hand Effect of Analysts' Stock Recommendations - Evidence from the Swiss Stock Market

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jan 2005
Philipp M. Schlumpf, Markus Schmid and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel - Department of Finance, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of Basel
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Stock recommendations, Second-hand information, Analysts, Price pressure and information hypotheses

The First- and Second-Hand Effect of Analysts' Stock Recommendations: Evidence from the Swiss Stock Market

European Financial Management, Vol. 14, Issue 5, pp. 962-988, November 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Oct 2008
Philipp M. Schlumpf, Markus Schmid and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel - Department of Finance, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of Basel
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Does Unobservable Heterogeneity Matter for Portfolio-Based Asset Pricing Tests?

Paris December 2018 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
Daniel Hoechle, Markus Schmid and Heinz Zimmermann
FHNW School of Business - Institute for Finance, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of Basel
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: Portfolio sorts, Cross-section of expected returns, Tests of asset pricing models, Random effects assumption

Does Unobservable Heterogeneity Matter for Portfolio-Based Asset Pricing Tests?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Apr 2020
Markus Schmid, Daniel Hoechle and Heinz Zimmermann
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, FHNW School of Business - Institute for Finance and University of Basel
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Portfolio sorts, cross-section of expected returns, tests of asset pricing models, random effects assumption

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On the Credibility of the Euro/Swiss Franc Floor: A Financial Market Perspective

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
Markus Hertrich and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance and University of Basel
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central banking, credibility, currency option, Euro/Swiss Franc floor, Vanna-Volga method, barrier

Trust and Success in Venture Capital Financing - An Empirical Analysis with German Survey Data

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2013
Stefan Duffner, Heinz Zimmermann and Markus Schmid
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., University of Basel and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance
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Venture Capital, Trust and success, Survey, Endogeneity

Trust and Success in Venture Capital Financing - An Empirical Analysis with German Survey Data

Kyklos, Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 15-43, February 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Stefan Duffner, Markus Schmid and Heinz Zimmermann
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of Basel
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Permanent and Transitory Price Shocks in Commodity Futures Markets and Their Relation to Storage and Speculation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Mar 2013
Marco Haase, Yvonne Seiler Zimmermann and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, School of Business, Institute of Financial Services Zug, IFZ and University of Basel
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Commodity futures prices, cointegration, temporary and permanent price shocks, speculation and storage

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The Cross-Section of Positively Weighted Portfolios

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Mar 2007
Daniel Niedermayer and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel and University of Basel
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asset pricing, CAPM, Roll Critique, mean-variance analysis, short-sale constraint, market proxy

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Does central clearing affect counterparty risk and liquidity risk in the sovereign CDS market?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2021
Josephine Molleyres and Heinz Zimmermann
Swiss National Bank (SNB) and University of Basel
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Credit default swaps, central counterparty clearing, sovereign credit risk, counterparty risk, liquidity risks

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Anomaly in Stock-Bond Correlations: The Role of Monetary Policy

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Dec 2015
Jonas Gusset and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel - Department of Finance and University of Basel
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bond-stock correlation, GARCH models, monetary policy

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Why Not Use SDF - Rather than Beta Models in Performance Measurement?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2012
Jonas Gusset and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel - Department of Finance and University of Basel
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Performance measurement, conditioning information, mutual funds

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Mean-Reversion in Commodity Futures Volatility: An Analysis of Daily Range-Based Stochastic Volatility Models

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Apr 2021
New York University - Stern School of Business, University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance, University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance and University of Basel
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Commodity futures volatility, historical price analysis, range-based volatility estimation, range-based GARCH models, structural volatility breaks

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Wheat Price Volatility Over 140 Years: An Analysis of Daily Price Ranges

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Apr 2021
Marco Haase, Heinz Zimmermann and Matthias Huss
University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance, University of Basel and University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance
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Commodity futures volatility, wheat futures, historical price analysis, structural volatility breaks, conditional autoregressive range model

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The Pricing of Volatility Risk in the US Equity Market

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Lukas Hitz, Ismail Mustafi and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance, University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance and University of Basel
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Pricing of Volatility Risk, Cross Sectional Asset Pricing, Macroeconomic vs. Fundamental Risk Factors, Evaluation of Portfolio Sort Technique

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The Development of Organized Commodity Exchanges in Africa: An Economic Analysis

Chapter in: “Africa’s Population: In search of a Demographic Dividend.”, ed. Hans Groth and John May, (2016) Springer, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Jun 2016
Heinz Zimmermann and Marco Haase
University of Basel and University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance
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organized commodity markets, futures markets, food security, emerging markets Africa

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Long-Run Implied Market Fundamentals: An Exploration

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Dec 2019
Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel
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Stock market valuation, multiples, Gordon model

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How Does Income and Financial Satisfaction Change with Retirement? Insights from Swiss Panel Data

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Yvonne Seiler Zimmermann and Heinz Zimmermann
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, School of Business, Institute of Financial Services Zug, IFZ and University of Basel
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Retirement income, pension system, financial satisfaction, pension regulation

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Cash-Flow and Discount-Rate News in REIT Returns

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Oct 2021
Valentin Séchaud and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Rochester and University of Basel
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Long-run risk of discount rates vs. expected growth, variance decomposition of stock returns and real estate returns (REITs), Dotcom bubble vs. Global Financial Crisis

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Is Board Size an Independent Corporate Governance Mechanism?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Sep 2004
University of BaselUniversity of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Hamburg, University of Bern - Institute of Economics and University of Basel
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Commodity Returns and Their Volatility in Relation to Speculation: A Consistent Empirical Approach

Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Marco Haase, Yvonne Seiler Zimmermann and Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, School of Business, Institute of Financial Services Zug, IFZ and University of Basel
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Speculation, commodity futures prices, lead-lag relationships

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Martingales and Portfolio Decisions: A User's Guide

Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 75-101, 2006
Posted: 04 Apr 2006
Heinz Zimmermann
University of Basel

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Dynamic portfolio selection, martingales, binomial framework

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Tracking Error and Tactical Asset Allocation

Posted: 29 Jun 2001
Manuel Ammann and Heinz Zimmermann
University of St. Gallen - School of Finance and University of Basel

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Interest Rate Risk of European Financial Corporations

Posted: 16 Nov 2000
Peter Oertmann, Christel Rendu de Lint and Heinz Zimmermann
University of St. Gallen, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Basel

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Interest rate risk, asset pricing, portfolio management

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Interest Rate Risk of Financial Corporations' Equity Returns: A European Perspective

Stern Working Paper Series S-96-51
Posted: 03 Sep 1997
Peter Oertmann, Christel Rendu de Lint and Heinz Zimmermann
University of St. Gallen, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Basel

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Arbitrage in Smi Stock Index Futures: An Intraday Study

Stern Working Paper Series S-96-47
Posted: 31 Jul 1997
Claudia Zogg-Wetter and Heinz Zimmermann
University of St. Gallen and University of Basel

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