Alexander Zureck

Alexander Zureck
FOM Hochschule für Oekonomie & Management gGmbH | FOM · Institute for Strategic Finance (isf)

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Our goal is to examine the efficiency of different intraday electricity markets and if any of their price prediction models are more accurate than others. This paper includes a comprehensive review of Germany, France, and Norway’s (NOR1) day-ahead and intraday electricity market prices. These markets represent different energy mixes which would all...
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Token offerings, such as initial coin offerings (ICOs) and security token offerings (STOs), are an increasingly popular method to raise funds. This applies especially to small and medium-sized enterprises as these financing options entail low access barriers and minimal friction costs. For this paper, an investigation into whitepaper-based success...
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Current crises such as the global Corona crisis (Sars-COV-19) can mean that citizens are increasingly looking for secure forms of investment to cope with crises as well as digital payment options to avoid contact with pathogens for payment transactions. One possibility for this can be digital currencies. The origin of digital money lies in the digi...
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We investigate the determinants, which have a positive impact on the likelihood of successful security token offerings (STOs). In doing so, the objective is the estimation of the success probability by introducing a logistic regression model. The quantitative research analyses data from 183 STOs that raised capital between 2017 and 2020. Since secu...
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On account of the current low interest rate phase, which is most likely to continue in the coming years, the average yields to be achieved in the bond, time deposit and savings product sectors are declining, so that risk-averse investors in particular have few opportunities to generate return-oriented retirement provisions. This scientific article...
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The range of study programs in finance and the ways how to study due to place, time, and focus has increased in recent years. Students can choose what and how they want to learn. If someone finds an appropriate program he must decide to study face-to-face, online, or in a hybrid format. Finance is often a duty in business administration or related...
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Financial Literacy hat seit dem Jahr 2005 zunehmend an Bedeutung gewonnen, ohne dass das Bewusstsein für diese Eigenschaft in den Köpfen der Bevölkerung präsent ist. Hierbei handelt es sich um den Fachterminus zur Messung der finanziellen Bildung von Schülern bzw. von Erwachsenen. Der Artikel dient der Beantwortung der Frage: „Was bedeutet Financia...
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Critical analysis of the influence of a migration background on investment behavior in selected categorie Abstract This scientific article analyzes the investment behavior of people with and without a migration background in Ger-many. Similarities and differences in the categories "Advice on financial matters, financial products, investment goals a...
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This study investigates the determinants of the number of television spectators of German soccer. The largest share of sales generated by soccer clubs is from media and TV rights and is determined by the number of TV viewers. The higher the number of TV viewers, the higher the media and TV revenues are for soccer clubs. It is therefore interesting...
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General financial education, the so-called financial literacy, plays an essential role in private retirement provisions. A study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in 2015 shows that financial literacy is not prevalent in Germany. The aim of this scientific paper is to underline the importance of financial literacy...
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Die Finanzierung eines Unternehmens ist in jeder Unternehmensphase von Bedeutung. Ein Unternehmen kann ohne eine solide finanzielle Basis weder gegründet noch geführt und weiterentwickelt werden. Die Finanzierung hat maßgeblichen Einfluss auf viele Entscheidungen im Unternehmen. Im engeren Sinne umfasst der Begriff Finanzierung alle Maßnahmen, die...
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The desire of audiences to consume content in a series format, independent of time and place has increased in recent years. Technological advancement has helped this trend progress. In this paper, series are considered as goods whose sales are linked to the degree of viewers’ attention. Thus, the good series operate on two interconnected levels, an...
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We investigate the disruption potential of robo-advice on the wealth management market in Germany. The special focus on the German market intends to close the gap of scarcely existing literature for this target country. Our qualitative research approach consists of 13 conducted expert interviews with top-management representatives from the financia...
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Corporate venture capital (CVC) is on the rise. About 300 investments carried out by Google show the current relevance of CVC. Existing literature is focused on specific topics influencing the success of CVC and on the objectives pursued with CVC. In this paper, these factors are concluded. It is described what should be the main drivers to invest...
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Sales of football, the world's most popular sport increased worldwide by nine percent from 2009-2013. In times of revenue growth, however, spending has increased disproportionately. Media, fans and even scientists are wondering how the future financial situation of football companies will look like at a time when a club like Paris Saint-German is p...
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The various impacts of the European Central Bank's monetary policy induce a necessity for new research approaches as the established theories provide only limited explanations to the new cause and effect relationships. First empirical studies on the topic of an investor's risk stability in a low interest rate environment provided valuable insights...
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The more differentiated we explore learning materials in terms of financial literacy, the more diverse are the ways to remember and retain. The reminder rate increases significantly the more senses are involved in the learning process. Audio recordings can be useful in addition to classroom teaching and can be used at any time, any place, and any p...
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The desire of audiences to consume content in a series format, independent of time and place has increased in recent years. Technological advancement has helped this trend progress. In this paper, series are considered as goods whose sales are linked to the degree of viewers' attention. Thus, the good series operate on two interconnected levels, an...
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The selection and mandate of capable partners in a syndicate loan transaction is essential to a successful realization. However, financial managers have not only to decide which banks but also how many banks should be involved in the transaction at hand to generate an optimal cost-benefit-ratio. While other studies have investigated the impact of a...
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More than 20 percent of in Germany living people have a migration background. From the economic point of view and in terms of customer protection, the group of people is noteworthy. Within this paper, the group of people with migration background is compared to people without migration background due to financial advisory, investment objectives, an...
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2018 Research Leap/Inovatus Services Ltd. All rights reserved. The purpose of this paper is to investigate socioeconomic development condition and convergence evaluation in the EU-28 states in the context of the EU policy goals. The aim of this research is to estimate socioeconomic disparities and convergence problems in the European states by appl...
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To ensure refinancing opportunities for SMEs, answers for bridging the information gap between investor and company are needed; in this context, capital markets are becoming increasingly important. Alexander Zureck focuses on patents as an example of intangible assets and on their importance for the financial communication between SMEs and the capi...
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Chapter four is directly linked to the main problem. Firstly, the different types of patents are presented. After it, the German patent application process is described. In the last part of this chapter, patents as an example of intangible assets are presented.
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Chapter 2 is the theoretical section of this work. Based on the problems described in Chapter 1, Chapter 2 stresses the theoretical background of the mentioned problems. Therefore, the chapter starts with a complete overview of the New Institutional Economics. Following this, there is a closer look at the principal-agent approach for analyzing the...
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Regarding the main problem, Chapter 3 gives an overview of the special characteristics of German small and medium-sized enterprises. Therefore, the general financing conditions of these companies are presented. It is followed by requirements which are important due to the changes brought about by the financial crisis.
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Chapter five includes the empirical analysis of this work. That is why the chapter starts with an introduction in current research as well as in the methodology of this research. At the end, there are different findings due to the hypotheses set up at the beginning.
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The general question of this work was to find out whether there is a significant relation between patent publication and share’s performance in small and medium-sized companies. With regard to this general question, it is possible to draw a clear conclusion. Patents have a significant impact on the short-term share price performance of SMEs.
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The appointment of a new coach is often a turning point in the development of a football club’s game. However, apart from the development of its game, the change affects the club’s economic prospects as well. For investors, the coach is the club’s manager who is responsible for its sporting and financial performance. Other studies have intensively...
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Verletzliche Verbraucher, das können Bezieher von Sozialleistungen, Angehörige bildungsferner Schichten, ältere Menschen, Kinder und Jugendliche oder Migranten sein. Die Beiträge des zweiten Bandes rücken detailliert und doch verständlich die besonderen Anforderungen dieser Verbrauchergruppe ins Blickfeld von Wissenschaft und Politik: Die Autoren w...

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The research project aims to assess the acceptance among private persons to use a digital SSI-wallet, which saves the personal data in the mobile application. We intend to find out more details about the number of digital identities as well as the number of digital certifications of Germans. Moreover, we aim to determine the characteristics of private persons, which are likely to use such a digital wallet solution.