Prof. Dr. Roland Füss is Full Professor of Real Estate Finance at the University of St.Gallen and Member of the Board of the Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance s/bf-HSG and of the School of Finance.
Prior to joining the University of St.Gallen Roland Füss was Professor of Finance at the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany, where he held the Professorship of Asset Management. In addition, he is a Research Associate at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, Germany. He studied economics at the University of Freiburg from which he also obtained his doctoral degree and «habilitation». Currently, Prof. Füss is also a member of the editorial board of several academic journals.
His main research topics are in the field of real estate finance and investments, real estate economics, real estate securitization, risk management, and applied financial econometrics. His current research projects are related to the price discovery process of real estate investment trusts (REITs), sources of risk spillovers among REITs, risk decomposition of securitized real estate returns, spatial and temporal diffusion of house price trends, and common factors in commercial real estate.
Prof. Füss has authored numerous articles in economics, finance, and real estate journals such as "Review of Finance", "Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis", "Journal of Money, Credit and Banking", "Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control", "Journal of Banking and Finance", "Public Choice", and "Real Estate Economics".