Recent blog posts

  • Ice cream study generates media feedback My joint paper with Michael Kirchler, "Immaterial and Monetary Gifts in Economic Transactions. Evidence from the Field. " has been accepted at Experimental Economics. In it, we explore the effect of ...
    Posted Aug 18, 2017, 2:07 AM by Stefan Palan
  • Article on insider trading research in "Die Presse" "Die Presse", one of Austria's leading daily newspapers, recently published an article on my and Thomas Stöckl's research into insider trading legislation, mainly referring to our forthcoming paper ...
    Posted Jul 24, 2017, 12:55 AM by Stefan Palan
  • "The Case for Anarchy", by David Friedman David D. Friedman recently visited the University of Graz and gave a talk on his ideas about a society without government. Hosted by the Economics Club Graz and the Austrian ...
    Posted Jun 7, 2017, 12:47 PM by Stefan Palan
  • Good news for the 'dismal science' In a recent article, the Economist picked up on the results of a replication study in experimental economics, published in Science. It favorably compares experimental economics to other experimental disciplines ...
    Posted Jul 7, 2016, 12:58 AM by Stefan Palan
  • GIMS cited in Science Since its publication in 2015, my asset market software GIMS ("Graz-Innsbruck Market System") has been downloaded several times and I have helped a number of researchers get started using ...
    Posted Jul 11, 2017, 10:24 AM by Stefan Palan
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Conferences and research stays

Conference/InvitationDateActivity
Research Day, Finance Research Group, Graz, Austria 2017-12 Presentation of "Catch me if you can. Can human observers identify insiders in markets?" 
Research Seminar of the School of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Graz, Austria 2017-12 Presentation of "Does Investor Risk Perception Drive Asset Prices?" 
32nd Austrian Working Group on Banking and Finance, Obergurgl, Austria 2017-11 Presentation of "Does Investor Risk Perception Drive Asset Prices?" 
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Accepted and published books and papers

TitleAuthorsPublication outletYearDescription
Immaterial and Monetary Gifts in Economic Transactions. Evidence from the Field. Kirchler, M. | Palan, S. Experimental Economics Forthcoming Experimental study on the impact of compliments and tips, given prior to service provision. 
When chasing the offender hurts the victim: The case of insider legislation Palan, S. | Stöckl, T. Journal of Financial Markets 35, 104-129 2017 Experimental study on the impact of insider trading and financial market authority oversight on trader behavior and market performance. 
Collaborative decision systems in economics and in complex societal and environmental applications Fleiß, J. | Palan, S. Central European Journal of Operations Research 23(2), 279-282 2015 Editorial for a special issue. 
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Work in progress

Project/paper titleAuthorsDescriptionWorking paper
Is there a premium for socially responsible investments? Freundt, J. | Lange, A. | Nicklisch, A. | Palan, S. Study investigating the pricing of socially responsible investments in a market context.  
Who inflates the bubble? Analysts and traders in experimental asset markets. Giamattei, M. | Huber, J. | Lambsdorff, J. | Nicklisch, A. | Palan, S. Study of the interaction between analysts and traders and its impact on market quality.  
Information Aggregation Huber, J. | Palan, S. Horserace of different information aggregation mechanisms for harnessing the wisdom of crowds.  
Does Investor Risk Perception Drive Asset Prices in Markets? Experimental Evidence Huber, J. | Palan, S. | Zeisberger, S. Investigation into investors' perception of risk in a market context. Link 
The impact of correlated news reports on financial markets Kirchler, M. | Palan, S. | Razen, M. Experimental investigation of the effects of correlated information about asset value on market efficiency and profits.  
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