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Günter Franke

international finance educator

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.

Interests

  • Other 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