Patrick Thöni

Patrick Thöni

PhD candidate in Finance

Copenhagen University

I am a doctoral candidate in finance at Copenhagen University. My research interests lie mainly within the field of financial microstructure, both theoretical and empirical. Additionally I am also interested in topics involving asset pricing and high-frequency econometrics. I will be available for interviews during the 2021-2022 job market.


  • Theoretical and Empirical Financial Microstructure
  • Asset Pricing
  • High Frequency Econometrics


  • PhD in Finance, 2022 (Expected)

    Copenhagen University

  • MS in Finance and Economics, 2017

    University of Southern Denmark

  • BA in Economics, 2014

    Univesitá degli Studi di Verona


Advanced Empirical Finance

TA: Spring 2021

  • Estimation and Testing of Asset Pricing Factor Models
  • Machine Learning Methods in Empirical Finance
  • Asset Allocation and Risk Management with High-Frequency Intraday Data

Advanced Microeconometrics

TA: Fall 2018

  • Linear unobserved effects panel data models
  • Estimation methods and numerical tools for non-linear parametric models (NLS, MLE, GMM, …)
  • Discrete-outcome models and models for demand
  • Traditional semi-/non-parametric methods and introduction to machine learning