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Member Testimonial

Member Testimonial

Harald Lohre has been involved with Inquire Europe since 2010 and has been a member of the Research Committee for over 3 years. What keeps him involved?

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Webinar: Inquire Europe sponsored research

Webinar: Inquire Europe sponsored research

Benjamin Hübel will be presenting his research “ESG and Corporate Credit Spreads”.

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In case you missed it - 'Income-hedging motives of market participation'

In case you missed it - 'Income-hedging motives of market participation'

For those who were unable to attend, we compiled the key takeaways of the webinar featuring professor Giovanna Nicodano from the University of Torino.

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Q&A with Peter Oertmann

Q&A with Peter Oertmann

We asked Peter Oertmann, Chairman of the Research Committee to provide some insight into the work of the Research Committee.

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Inquire UK webinar

Inquire UK webinar

On June 2nd Inquire UK will host Dr Xi Li  for a webinar on Shareholder Engagements on ESG and you are invited to join.

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Call for research proposals Autumn 2021

Call for research proposals Autumn 2021

We are looking for proposals that are early stage, covering European issues, using data derived in Europe, conducted by researchers affiliated with European universities. 

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Webinar: Inquire Europe sponsored research

Webinar: Inquire Europe sponsored research

Giovanna Nicodano (University of Torino) will present her research ‘The Income-hedging motive of stock market participation’. 

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In case you missed it – Spring seminar keynote II

In case you missed it – Spring seminar keynote II

For those who were unable to attend, we compiled the key takeaways of the webinar featuring professor Ludovic Phalippou of the University of Oxford Saïd Business School.

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In case you missed it - Spring seminar keynote I

In case you missed it - Spring seminar keynote I

For those who were unable to attend, we compiled the key takeaways of the webinar featuring Per Strömberg of the Stockholm School of Economics.  

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Speaker Testimonial

Speaker Testimonial

This month, Ludovic Phalippou will appear as an Inquire Europe speaker for the sixth time. What keeps him coming back? 

 

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Webinar: Spring seminar keynote II

Webinar: Spring seminar keynote II

Ludovic Phalippou (University of Oxford) will present his research: 'An Inconvenient Fact: Private Equity Returns & The Billionaire Factory'.

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In case you missed it - Pension Funds and Drivers of Heterogeneous Investment Strategies

In case you missed it - Pension Funds and Drivers of Heterogeneous Investment Strategies

For those who were unable to attend, we compiled the key takeaways of the webinar featuring Dr. Kristy Jansen, of Tilburg University and De Nederlandsche Bank.  

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Webinar: Spring seminar keynote I

Webinar: Spring seminar keynote I

Per Strömberg (Stockholm School of Economics) will present his research on private equity and discuss its implications for institutional investors.

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Q&A with Peter Oertmann

Q&A with Peter Oertmann

What themes that have become more prevalent in quant investing as a consequence of the pandemic? Peter Oertmann, board member of Inquire Europe, shares his insights. 

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In case you missed it - Direct Construction through Reinforcement Learning and Interpretable AI

In case you missed it - Direct Construction through Reinforcement Learning and Interpretable AI

For those who were unable to attend, we compiled the key takeaways of the webinar featuring professor Lin William Cong (Cornell University). 

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Webinar: Inquire Europe sponsored research

Webinar: Inquire Europe sponsored research

Dr. Kristy Jansen (Tilburg University, De Nederlandsche Bank) will present on heterogeneity in the investment strategies of pension funds with similar objectives.

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Nostalgic research: Do Smart Investors Outperform?

Nostalgic research: Do Smart Investors Outperform?

The next installment in our Nostalgic Research series is ‘Do Smart Investors Outperform Dumb Investors?’, published in 2009.

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In case you missed it - ‘Individuals prefer more sustainable investments'

In case you missed it - ‘Individuals prefer more sustainable investments'

For those who were unable to attend, we compiled the key takeaways of the presentation given by Professor Paul Smeets.  

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Joint Webinar with Inquire UK

Joint Webinar with Inquire UK

Professor Lin Cong will present on how to optimize investment objectives by using reinforcement learning. 

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Q&A with Hans Fahlin

Q&A with Hans Fahlin

How does interest rate equilibrium impact institutional investors? Hans Fahlin, Chairman of Inquire Europe, shares his insights. 

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In case you missed it – ‘Long-term modeling for investors’

In case you missed it – ‘Long-term modeling for investors’

For those who were unable to attend, we compiled the key takeaways of the presentation given by Hens Steehouwer, Head of Research at Ortec Finance. 

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Webinar: Inquire Europe sponsored research

Webinar: Inquire Europe sponsored research

Dr. Paul Smeets will present on what motivates people to behave pro-socially through sustainable investments.

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In case you missed it - ‘Disaster Risks in the Age of Climate Change’

In case you missed it - ‘Disaster Risks in the Age of Climate Change’

For those who were unable to attend, we compiled the key takeaways of the presentation given by Harrison Hong, professor of Economics at Columbia University. 

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Webinar: Long-term scenario modeling for investors

Webinar: Long-term scenario modeling for investors

For the third installment of our webinar series we are pleased to welcome Hens Steehouwer, Head of Research at Ortec Finance.

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October marks the 30th anniversary of Inquire Europe.

October marks the 30th anniversary of Inquire Europe.

What will the coming three decades bring?

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In case you missed it - 'Macroeconomics of Covid-19'

In case you missed it - 'Macroeconomics of Covid-19'

For those who were unable to attend, we compiled the key takeaways of the presentation given by Lukasz Rachel, Affiliate of the London School of Economics.

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Q&A with Marie Brière

Q&A with Marie Brière

How can investors cope with volatility risk and inflation hedging in these unprecedented times? Marie Brière, Board Member of Inquire Europe, provides her in- depth insight. 

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Webinar: Climate Finance

Webinar: Climate Finance

Inquire Europe will host the second installment of their webinar series on 5 October.

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Nostalgic Research: Flight to Safety

Nostalgic Research: Flight to Safety

The next installment in our Nostalgic Research series is Flight to Safety, published in 2013.

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Webinar: Macroeconomics of Covid-19

Webinar: Macroeconomics of Covid-19

We are pleased to announce that Lukasz Rachel will present the first webinar in a new series hosted by Inquire Europe. 

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An advocate for factor investing

An advocate for factor investing

Hans Fahlin, Chairman of Inquire Europe, lends his insight to Dutch trade outlet ‘Pensioen Pro’.

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Q&A with Raul Leote de Carvalho

Q&A with Raul Leote de Carvalho

Does the quant investment industry need to consider reforms? Raul Leote de Carvalho, board member of Inquire Europe, provides his perspective in a new, extensive Q&A.

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Nostalgic Research: Why Invest in Emerging Markets?

Nostalgic Research: Why Invest in Emerging Markets?

The next installment in our Nostalgic Research series is Why Invest in Emerging Markets? The Role of Conditional Return Asymmetry, published in 2014.

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Q&A with Peter Oertmann

Q&A with Peter Oertmann

The COVID19 pandemic has ignited a global economic crisis. Peter Oertmann, Chairman of the Research Committee of Inquire Europe, took some time to provide his perspective on what is unfolding.

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Nostalgic research: Liquidity in 2007

Nostalgic research: Liquidity in 2007

In 2007, the global markets were about to embark on the last financial crisis. What are the parallels we can draw from past research?

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Erratic beta puzzles investors

Erratic beta puzzles investors

Many institutional investors had hoped that their defensive, low-beta strategies would weather the corona crisis better than they have. 

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'Stay ahead of the crowd'

'Stay ahead of the crowd'

What will the coming decade bring for quant investors? Igor Tulchinsky, founder of the hedge fund WorldQuant, believes that "only firms with a truly unique approach to discovery and decision-making will set themselves apart and stay ahead of the crowd...

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Presence on LinkedIn

Presence on LinkedIn

Inquire Europe has launched a community page at LinkedIn As from this week we will be regularly posting announcements and industry insights. It will serve as a new channel to remain informed of all Inquire Europe activities, insights, and more importantly - the research that we endorse.

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Henri Servaes Prize Winner Autumn Seminar 2019

Henri Servaes Prize Winner Autumn Seminar 2019

The prize committee of Inquire Europe decided to award the prize for the Autumn Seminar 2019 seminar to Henri Servaes (London Business School), for his presentation entitled “The Costs and Benefits of Performance Fees in Mutual Funds”.

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David Rapach Prize Winner Joint Spring Seminar 2019

David Rapach Prize Winner Joint Spring Seminar 2019

The prize committee of Inquire Europe decided to award the prize for the Joint Spring Seminar 2019 seminar to David Rapach (Saint Louis University), for his presentation entitled “Sparse Macro Factors”.

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Benjamin Hübel Prize Winner Autumn Seminar 2018

Benjamin Hübel Prize Winner Autumn Seminar 2018

The prize committee of Inquire Europe decided to award the prize for the Autumn Seminar 2018 seminar to Benjamin Hübel (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg).

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Research Published in Top Finance Journals

Research Published in Top Finance Journals

Since 2000 a total of 111 research projects were sponsored by Inquire Europe. We are very proud that about 60% of our sponsored research projects has been published in academic literature.

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Guest Invitations Inquire seminars

Guest Invitations Inquire seminars

We stimulate our members to invite guests to the seminar. This helps us to promote Inquire, it’s research and activities. Do you want to invite a guest to join you at the seminar? 

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Stanislava Nikolova Prize Winner Joint Spring Seminar 2018

Stanislava Nikolova Prize Winner Joint Spring Seminar 2018

The prize committee of Inquire Europe decided to award the prize for the Joint Spring Seminar 2018 seminar to Stanislava Nikolova (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), for her presentation titled "The Bond Pricing Implications of Rating-Based Capital Requirements"

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Martin Martens Prize Winner Autumn Seminar 2017

Martin Martens Prize Winner Autumn Seminar 2017

The prize committee of Inquire Europe decided to award the prize for the Autumn 2017 seminar to Martin Martens (Robeco), for his presentation titled "Carry investing on the yield curve"

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Zhongjin Lu and Scott Murray Prize Winners Joint Spring Seminar 2017

Zhongjin Lu and Scott Murray Prize Winners Joint Spring Seminar 2017

The joint prize committee of Inquire Europe and Inquire UK have decided to award the prize for the Spring 2017 seminar to Zhongjin Lu (University of Georgia) and Scott Murray* (Georgia State University) for the presentation titled “Bear Beta”.

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Magnus Dahlquist  Prize Winner Autumn Seminar 2016

Magnus Dahlquist Prize Winner Autumn Seminar 2016

The prize committee of Inquire Europe decided to award the prize for the Autumn 2016 seminar to Magnus Dahlquist (Stockholm School of Economics), for his presentation titled "On Asset Allocation of a Default Pension Fund"

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Video registrations Autumn Seminar now available

Video registrations Autumn Seminar now available

From 2 - 4 October 2016 the Autumn Seminar 2016 was held at Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt. The video registrations and all seminar materials are available, for Inquire Europe member companies only, on our website.

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Young Professionals to join the Autumn Seminar 2016

Young Professionals to join the Autumn Seminar 2016

To create a mix of "juniors" and "seniors" at the seminar members are given the opportunity to have a “Young Professional” within their organization to join a seminar of Inquire Europe. Do you want to bring a "young professional" to the Autumn Seminar?

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Gonçalo Faria Prize Winner Joint Spring Seminar 2016

Gonçalo Faria Prize Winner Joint Spring Seminar 2016

The joint prize committee of Inquire Europe and Inquire UK have decided to award the prize for the Spring 2016 seminar to Gonçalo Faria for his presentation titled “The correlation risk premium term structure”. 

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Video registrations Joint Spring Seminar now available

Video registrations Joint Spring Seminar now available

From 13 - 15 March 2016 the Joint Spring Seminar 2016 was held at the Okura in Amsterdam. The video registrations and all seminar materials are available, for Inquire Europe & UK member companies only, on our website.

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Pierre Collin-Dufresne Prize Winner Autumn Seminar 2015

Pierre Collin-Dufresne Prize Winner Autumn Seminar 2015

The prize committee of Inquire Europe decided to award the prize for the Autumn 2015 seminar to Pierre Collin-Dufresne (Swiss Finance Institute, EPFL), for his presentation titled "Do prices reveal the presence of informed trading?"

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Video registrations Autumn Seminar now available

Video registrations Autumn Seminar now available

From 4 - 6 October we celebrated our 25th anniversary in Athens. The video registrations and all seminar materials are available, for Inquire Europe member companies only, on our website.

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Inquire anniversary seminar

Inquire anniversary seminar

Inquire Europe was funded 1990. The Group was established to bring together investment professionals interested in understanding and developing quantitative solutions to financial and investment problems. From 4 - 6 October we will celebrate our 25th anniversary in Athens with a seminar on "Liquidity & Trading". The program and invitations for the anniversary seminar will be available in July 2015.

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 Semyon Malamud Prize Winner Joint Spring Seminar 2015

Semyon Malamud Prize Winner Joint Spring Seminar 2015

The joint prize committee of Inquire Europe and Inquire UK have decided to award the prize for the Spring 2015 seminar to Semyon Malamud for his presentation titled “Portfolio Selection with Options”. 

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CQA Seminars

CQA Seminars

Inquire Europe is affilited with Chicago Quantitative Alliance -  The primary goal of the CQA is to facilitate the interchange of ideas between leading quantitative professionals.

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Kris Jacobs Prize Winner Autumn Seminar 2014

Kris Jacobs Prize Winner Autumn Seminar 2014

It’s with great pleasure that we announce the Autumn 2014 prize winner. The prize was awarded to Kris Jacobs for the paper “Macroeconomic Variables and the Term Structure: Long-Run and Short-Run Dynamics”.

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