Roland Füss is Professor of Real Estate Finance at the University of St.Gallen and Member of the Board of the Swiss Institute for Banking and Finance s/bf-HSG and of the School of Finance. 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, Germany, from which he also obtained his doctoral degree and «habilitation». Roland Füss teaches courses in Statistics, Financial Econometrics, Real Estate Economics, and Real Estate Finance. His main research topics are in the field of empirical asset pricing, real estate finance and economics, risk management, and applied financial econometrics. His research has been published in economics and finance journals such as Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.