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Josef Zechner

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WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Department of Finance, Accounting and Statistics

Josef Zechner has been Professor of Finance and Investments at the Vienna University of Business and Economics at the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance since February 2008. Between 1993 and 2008 he was full Professor for Banking and Finance at the University of Vienna and was Assistant and Associate Professor (with tenure) at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada between 1985 and 1993. Furthermore Professor Zechner is a member of the Austrian Academy of Science, the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), the renowned Financial Economists’ Round Table and has an honorary Doctorate from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich.

Zechner is an internationally recognized specialist in the areas of capital market research, portfolio management, valuation of securities and corporate bonds and risk management. His publications are in renowned journals such as the Journal of Finance,  Journal of Political Economy and the Review of Financial Studies. His work relating to the valuation of company equity and debt belongs to the European Economists most quoted by international scientific journals. From 1997 to 2000 Dr. Zechner was crucially involved in the development and implementation of a market risk management system (Risk Vantage). Furthermore, he has been a consultant for banks, insurance companies, supervisory bodies and regulated companies for many years.

Josef Zechner is a founding partner of IQAM (now part of IQAM Invest) and a member of the scientific board of IQAM Invest, an asset management firm.



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