Professor Marcel Fischer

Marcel Fischer (born Marekwica) holds the Chair of Finance at the University of Konstanz since October 2014. Prior to joining the University of Konstanz, he was an assistant and associate professor (with tenure) at the Department of Finance at Copenhagen Business School, which he is still affiliated with. He has published in academic journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, and Review of Finance. He is ranked among the most productive researchers below the age of 40 in the Wirtschaftswoche ranking.

Selected Publications


Fischer, M. & Khorunzhina, N. (2019) Housing Decision with Divorce Risk,  International Economic Review, forthcoming.

Fischer, M. & Gallmeyer, M. (2017) Taxable and Tax-Deferred Investing with the Limited Use of Losses, Review of Finance, 21(5), 1847-1873.  

Fischer, M. & Gallmeyer, M. (2016) Heuristic Portfolio Trading Rules with Capital Gain Taxes, Journal of Financial Economics, 119(3), 611-625.

Fischer, M. & Jensen, B.A. (2015) Taxation, Transfer Income and Stock Market Participation, Review of Finance, 19(2), 823-863.

Fischer, M. & Stamos, M. (2013) Optimal Life Cycle Portfolio Choice with Housing Market Cycles, Review of Financial Studies 26(9), 2311-2352.

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