Economics Lunch

Economics Lunch

The Economics Lunch provides an excellent opportunity for doctoral students at the Faculty of Business and Economics to present their research and advance it productively through discussions with fellow students and professors. All Ph.D. students at the Faculty of Business and Economics must present in the Economics Lunch at least once before finishing their doctorate. Depending on availability, the Economics Lunch is also open for professors, and for doctoral students from other institutions. See Information about the Economics Lunch for more details.

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Program for the Autumn Term 2018

Usually, presentations take place on Wednesdays from 12.30 to 1.15 pm in the seminar room S15 (WWZ).


September 19, 201812:30S 15
September 26, 201812:30S 15

Dr. Steve Heinke, Faculty of Psychology, Center of Economic Psychology: "Active and Passive Information Acquisition: Application to Financial Markets" (abstract)

October 3, 201812:30S 15Hamza Mirza: "Audit Market Concentration and
Regulatory Reforms" (abstract)
October 10, 201812:30S 15Kumar Rishabh: "Bank as a Venture Capitalist" (abstract)
October 17, 201812:30S 15
October 24, 201812:30S 15Dr. Anton Bondarev: "Games without winners: Catching-up with the leader under asymmetric spillovers" (abstract)
October 31, 201812:30S 15Dr. Matthias Krapf: "The Joint Distribution of Wealth and Income Risk: Evidence from Bern" (abstract)
November 7, 201812:30S 15Cancelled
November 14, 201812:30S 15Anja Roth joint with Dr. Michaela Slotwinski: "Gender norms and income misreporting within households" (abstract)

November 21, 2018

12:30S 15Istvàn Hegedüs: "Autonomy, Monitoring and Performance" (abstract)
November 28, 201812:30S 15
December 5, 201812:30S 15Dr. Tsz-Ning Wong: "Evidence acquisition under private information: When do test monitoring and mandatory disclosure improve market information" (abstract)
December 12, 201812:30S 15David Gallusser: "Size, sorting or returns? Decomposing the association of financial sector pay and the rise in Swiss wage inequality" (abstract)
December 19, 201812:30S 15Maja Zarkovic: "Combining Climate Policy Instruments: How the Swiss do it and what it delivers" (abstract)