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Günter Franke

Günter Franke, German international finance educator. Member European Finance Association (president 1978), German Finance Association (president 2001), American Finance Association, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Franke, Günter was born on May 4, 1944 in Wiedenbrück, Germany. Arrived in Switzerland, 1984. Son of Christian and Helga (Brökelmann) Franke.

  • Education

    • Diploma, University Saarbrücken, Germany, 1967. Doctor in Economics, University Saarbrücken, 1970. Habilitation, University Saarbrücken, 1975.

      Doctor of Philosophy (honoris causa), University Mannheim, 2006.

    Career

    • Research assistant University Saarbrücken, 1967-1970, assistant professor, 1972-1975. Visiting associate professor Pennsylvania State University, 1971. Professor finance University Giessen, Germany, 1975-1983.

      Professor international finance University Konstanz, Germany, since 1983. Head Center of Financial and Econometrics, University Konstanz, since 1998, head research group, price, liquidity and credit risks.

    Works

    • Author: Derivate-Risikomanagement, 1995. Co-author: (with H. Hax) Finanzwirtschaft des Unternehmens und Kapitalmarkt, 16th edition, 2007. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member European Finance Association (president 1978), German Finance Association (president 2001), American Finance Association, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences.

    Personality

    Interests

    Piano, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Gudrun Allmann (deceased). Children: Christian, Cosima. Married Angela Brecher.
    • father: Christian Franke
    • mother: Helga (Brökelmann) Franke
    • spouses: Gudrun Allmann
    • Angela Brecher.
    • children: Christian Franke
    • Cosima Franke
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    Born May 4, 1944
    (age 73)
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    • 1967
      University Saarbrücken
    • 1970
      University Saarbrücken
    • 1975
      University Saarbrücken
    • 2006
      University Mannheim
    • 1971
      visiting associate, professor Pennsylvania State University
    • 1975 - 1983
      professor, finance University Giessen
      Germany
    • 1983
      professor, international finance University Konstanz
      Germany
    • 1998
      head, Center of Financial and Econometrics
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