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News & Activities


  • A paper analysing bookmakers' adjustments in response to the reduced home advantage during the COVID-19 pandemic, co-authored by Marius, was accepted for publication in Applied Economics.
  • A paper analysing foraging niches of Galápagos sea lions, led by our colleagues from the biology SFB and co-authored by Sina and Roland, was accepted for publication in Oecologica.
  • Sina and Marius have another new preprint on the arXiv, in which they analyse >100K free throws taken in the NBA to once and for all decide if there is a hot hand effect.
  • We have a new preprint on the arXiv, in which we propose and discuss a very general class of state-space models formulated in continuous time.
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  • We have a new group member, Peter Pütz, who joins the group as a postdoc.
  • Roland will be a PI within EPOC ("Economic Policy in Complex Environments"), a new Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network across the EU, with partner universities in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Paris, Venice and Milano.


  • Roland was a guest editor of a METRON special issue on HMMs — here is the editorial giving an overview of the papers.
  • Sina won the best student presentation award at the IWSM 2019 in Guimarães.