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Florian Weigert

Professor of Financial Risk Management University of Neuch√Ętel

Florian Weigert is Professor of Financial Risk Management at the University of Neuchâtel. His 
research focuses on empirical asset pricing, hedge funds, mutual funds, behavioral finance, and 
risk management. His research projects investigate, among others, the determinants of the 
cross-section of stock returns, performance measurement for hedge- and mutual funds, and the 
impact of investors’ behavioral biases. His work has been presented at leading academic 
conferences (such as the AFA, EFA, and FIRS meetings) and published in top finance journals 
(such as the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Finance, and the Journal of 
Financial & Quantitative Analysis).
Florian Weigert obtained his Ph.D. in Finance with Summa Cum Laude from the University of 
Mannheim. Before joining the faculty of Neuchâtel, he was an Assistant Professor at the 
University of St. Gallen. He was a Visiting Scholar at New York University, Georgetown 
University, the University of Texas at Austin, and Georgia State University



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