Jin Lei was a visiting researcher in the ZEW Research Department “International Finance and Financial Management” from 2 to 30 July 2010. At the time of his visit, Mr Lei was a research fellow at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada where his doctoral advisor was Professor Richard Deaves, who has collaborated intensively with ZEW over the years. Mr Lei’s research interests include expectation formation and empirical financial market analysis. During his research visit at ZEW, Lei worked on a joint research project with the head of the research department PD Dr. Michael Schröder analysing risk premiums and expectation formation on the German stock market.
Rajeev K. Goel was a visiting researcher in ZEW's Research Department “Industrial Economics and International Management” from 14 June to 14 July 2010. He is a professor of economics at Illinois State University, where he conducts research in the fields of industrial economics, the economics of regulation and applied econometrics. His research at ZEW focused particularly on the economics of technological change.