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Bastian von Beschwitz

Education

  • Ph.D., Finance, INSEAD, 2014
  • M.Sc., Accounting and Finance, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2009
  • B.Sc., Business, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2008
Current Research Topics
  • Short Selling
  • Hedge Funds
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2017 - present
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2014 - 2017
  • von Beschwitz, Bastian (forthcoming). "Cash Windfalls and Acquisitions," Journal of Financial Economics.
  • von Beschwitz, Bastian, Oleg Chuprinin, and Massimo Massa (2017). "Why Do Short Sellers Like Qualitative News?" Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 645-675.
  • von Beschwitz, Bastian (2016). "Cash Windfalls and Acquisitions," International Finance Discussion Papers 1159. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • von Beschwitz, Bastian, Oleg Chuprinin, and Massimo Massa (2015). "Why Do Short Sellers Like Qualitative News?" International Finance Discussion Papers 1149. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • von Beschwitz, Bastian, and Daniel Foos (2016). "Banks' Equity Stakes and Lending: Evidence from a Tax Reform," International Finance Discussion Papers 1183. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • von Beschwitz, Bastian, and Conor T. Howells (2016). "Are Euro-Area Corporate Bond Markets Irrelevant? The Effect of Bond Market Access on Investment," International Finance Discussion Papers 1176. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Keim, Donald B., Massimo Massa, and Bastian von Beschwitz (2015). "First to 'Read' the News: News Analytics and Institutional Trading," CEPR Discussion Papers 10534. Centre for Economic Policy Research.
  • Massa, Massimo, and Bastian von Beschwitz (2015). "Biased Shorts: Stock Market Implications of Short Sellers' Disposition Effect," CEPR Discussion Papers 10535. Centre for Economic Policy Research.
  • von Beschwitz, Bastian and Massimo Massa (2015). "Biased Shorts: Short sellers' Disposition Effect and Limits to Arbitrage," International Finance Discussion Papers 1147. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • conference

    December 21, 2015

    Christmas Conference of German Economists Abroad

    First to "Read" the News: News Analytics and High Frequency Trading

  • conference

    December 17, 2015

    Paris December 2015 Finance Meeting (Eurofidai)

    First to "Read" the News: News Analytics and High Frequency Trading

  • conference

    June 2015

    Inquire conference at Warwick Business School

    Biased Shorts: Short Sellers' Disposition Effect and Limits to Arbitrage

  • discussion

    May 24, 2015

    Financial Intermediation and Research Society 2015 Meeting

    Did Saving Wall Street Really Save Main Street? The Real Effects of TARP on Local Economic Conditions

  • conference

    December 21, 2014

    Christmas Conference of German Economists Abroad

    Biased Shorts: Short Sellers' Disposition Effect and Limits to Arbitrage

  • conference

    December 19, 2014

    Annual conference of the German Finance Association

    Media-Driven High Frequency Trading: Evidence from News Analytics

  • discussion

    December 19, 2014

    Annual conference of the German Finance Association

    Financial intermediaries in the midst of market manipulation: Did they protect the fool or help the knave?

  • conference

    October 24, 2014

    Bocconi Carefin conference

    Banks' Equity Stakes and Lending: Evidence from a Tax Reform

  • conference

    August 29, 2014

    European Finance Association 2014 Meeting

    Biased Shorts: Stock Market Implications of Short Sellers' Disposition Effect

  • discussion

    August 29, 2014

    European Finance Association 2014 Meeting

    Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choices

  • conference

    June 18, 2014

    Western Finance Association 2014 Meeting

    Biased Shorts: Stock Market Implications of Short Sellers' Disposition Effect

  • conference

    June 1, 2014

    Financial Intermediation and Research Society 2014 Meeting

    Banks' Equity Stakes and Lending: Evidence from a Tax Reform

  • conference

    June 1, 2014

    Financial Intermediation and Research Society 2014 Meeting

    Media-Driven High Frequency Trading: Evidence from News Analytics

  • conference

    May 21, 2014

    SFS Cavalcade 2014

    Biased Shorts: Stock Market Implications of Short Sellers' Disposition Effect

  • conference

    December 6, 2013

    NBER Microstructure Meeting 2013

    Media-Driven High Frequency Trading: Evidence from News Analytics

Awards
  • 2013

    Australasian Finance and Banking Conference

    BankScope Prize for the Best Paper in Banking

Referee
  • Journal of Empirical Finance
Last update: November 20, 2017