March 13th 2017

Thomas Stöckl awarded MCI professorship

The Entrepreneurial School® in Innsbruck awarded PD Dr. Thomas Stöckl with a professorship

In recognition of his achievements in teaching, research and dissemination of knowledge MCI recently awarded PD Dr Thomas Stöckl a professorship. Thomas Stöckl is a finance market economist with a research focus on experimental finance market research. He has profound scientific qualifications, excellent teaching skills and has made substantial contributions to the development of the Entrepreneurial School®.

After finishing his studies in business administration and political economics and his dissertation in social and economic sciences at the Leopold Franzens University Innsbruck there followed as assistantship and post-doc years at the Department of Banking and Finance at Innsbruck University, headed by Univ. Prof. Jürgen Huber and Univ. Prof. Dr. Michael Kirchler, as well as research and teaching appointments at the renowned California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena/California and at the University of Aarhus in Denmark. In 2015 this was followed by his habilitation with the venia docendi in business administration. Since 2015 Thomas Stöckl has been employed to teach and research at MCI and has devoted his energy to the development of the nascent department “business administration online”-

Curriculum Vitae FH-Prof. PD Dr.Thomas Stöckl

In the presence of family, friends, colleagues and students, Thomas Stöckl held his inaugural lecture and demonstrated his research and teaching credentials. The focus of his inaugural lecture was based on the research paper co-authored with Stefan Palan entitled “When chasing the offender hurts the victim: the case of insider legislation”, an exponential study on the influence of insider legislation on trading behaviour, achieved profits and market performance. Subsequently, the head of the faculty Univ.Prof.FH Prof.Dr.Franz Pegger and MCI rector Andreas Altmann jointly presented him with the letter of appointment

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