Prof. Dr. Rafael Weißbach

Professor and Head

Office hours

Room 240, Ulmenstraße 69
+49 381 498-4428
Thursday 11-12 h 

Brief CV

  • born on 16/04/1971 in Haan, Rhineland 
  • 1997: Diploma in Mathematics at the University of Göttingen 
  • 2001: Doctorate in Statistics at the University of Dortmund 
  • 2001 - 2004: Risk analyst and portfolio manager in investment banking 
  • 2007: Postdoctoral qualification in Econometrics at the University of Dortmund 
  • Teaching and research at the Universities of York, Canada; Göttingen; Oslo, Norway; Bochum; Erlangen-Nuremberg, Mannheim and Dortmund
  • Offer of a Professorship at Universities Kiel (CAU), Brussels (VUB) and Bielefeld
  • Reviewer for MetrikaGerman Economic ReviewTESTStatistical PapersApplied Stochastic Models in Business and IndustryJournal of Nonparametric StatisticsCommunity Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, Computational Statistics in Economics and Finance, Biostatistics, Journal of Statistical Computation and Stimulation, Mathematical Finance, Statistics, Kredit und Kapital, Journal of Credit Risk, Methods of Information in Medicine, Demographic Research, Statistics and Probability Letters, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Economics and Statistics

Research Interests

  • Credit Risk
  • Event History