Prof. Dr. Alexander Hillert


+49 (69) 798-33714



HoF 1.14

Office hour:

upon appointment

Link to SAFE webpage


Main research interests:

  • Information Processing in Finance
  • Textual Analysis / Unstructured Data
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Empirical Corporate Finance


Selected publications:

  • "Stock Repurchases and Liquidity" (with E. Maug and S. Obernberger), Journal of Financial Economics, 2016, Vol. 119, pp. 186-209. Download here.
  • "Alphabetic Bias, Investor Recognition, and Trading Behavior" (with H. Jacobs), Review of Finance, 2016, Vol. 20, pp. 693-723. Download here.
  • "Media Makes Momentum" (with H. Jacobs and S. Müller), Review of Financial Studies, 2014, Vol. 27, pp. 3467-3501. Download here.