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Professor Marcel Prokopczuk

Visiting Professor

Marcel Prokopczuk


Marcel is a Professor of Finance at Leibniz University Hannover and Visiting Professor of Finance at the ICMA Centre, Henley Business School.

He holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Mannheim, Germany and previously graduated from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany with a MSc in Business Engineering. He is a CFA charterholder and holder of the Professional Risk Manager (PRM) designation. Marcel’s main research interests are commodity markets, derivatives, and risk management.

Reference: Hollstein, F., Prokopczuk, M. and Wese Simen, C. (2020) Beta uncertainty. Journal of Banking & Finance. 105834. ISSN 0378-4266 doi: (In Press)
Reference: Prokopczuk, M. , Wese Simen, C. and Wichmann, R. (2020) The natural gas announcement day puzzle. Energy Journal. ISSN 1944-9089 (In Press)
Reference: Kang, B., Nikitopoulos, C. S. and Prokopczuk, M. (2020) Economic determinants of oil futures volatility: a term structure perspective. Energy Economics, 88. 104743. ISSN 0140-9883 doi:
Reference: Hollstein, F., Prokopczuk, M. and Würsig, C. (2020) Volatility term structures in commodity markets. Journal of Futures Markets, 40 (4). pp. 527-555. ISSN 1096-9934 doi:
Reference: Paschke, R., Prokopczuk, M. and Simen, C. W. (2020) Curve momentum. Journal of Banking & Finance, 113. 105718. ISSN 0378-4266 doi:

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