Past semesters

The Economics Lunch provides an excellent opportunity for doctoral students of the WWZ and for young researchers from other institutions to present their own research (ideas and possible results) and advance it productively through discussions with other doctoral students and professors.

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)

Program for the Spring Term 2018

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


Presenter and Topic

Feb 28, 2018

Zornitsa Todorova (External PhD)-"Monetary Policy through International Supply Chains: Evidence from Europe"(abstract)

March 7, 2018

Joséphine Molleyres-"Central Clearing: Effects on Corporate Credit Risk" (abstract)

March 14, 2018

Stephanie Armbruster- "The effects of flood events on land and housing value: Evidence from the Swiss real estate market" (abstract)

March 21, 2018

Beaumont Schoeman- "The Effect of Unconditional Cash Transfers on Labour Supply, Bargaining Power, and Welfare in a Developing Country Setting" (abstract)

March 28, 2018

April 4, 2018

Samuel Häfner - "Risk-Aversion and Misperceived Winning Probabilities in Discriminatory Share Auctions."(abstract)

April 11, 2018

Bich Diep Nguyen-"Youth Decision Making Autonomy and Educational Attainment" (abstract)

April 18, 2018

Prof. Meredith Fowlie, PhD - "Mitigating Emissions Leakage in Incomplete Carbon Markets" (abstract)

Room S 13

April 25, 2018

Adrian Ettlin - "Dynamic Modeling of Peer-to-Peer Power Market Making" (abstract)

May 2, 2018

Aurelio Perucca- "Impact of technological development in the audit market on earnings transparency" (abstract)

May 9, 2018

Heiko Sorg- "On the Functional Modelling of Risk-neutral Inflation Densities" (abstract)

May 16, 2018

Romina Ruprecht- "Negative Interest Rates as an Exchange Rate Targeting Tool" (abstract)

May 23, 2018

Moritz Schillinger- "Bidding into Balancing Markets in a hydro-dominated Electricity System" (abstract)

May 30, 2018

Anne Schertenleib- "How to Achieve The Switch From Private Car Use To Sustainable Transport Options In Leisure Travel" (abstract)

Program for the Autumn Term 2017

Usually, presentations take place on Wednesdays from 12.30 to 1.15 pm in the seminar room S 15 (WWZ).


Presenter and Topic

September 20, 2017

September 27, 2017

Lukas Fabian Eckert- "Stay don't run away:Hospital reimbursement schemes and patients' length of stay." (abstract)

October 4, 2017

October 11, 2017

Dragan Filimonovic-"Income Decline and Consumption:Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Serbia" (abstract)

October 18, 2017

Anja Roth- „How the Provision of Childcare Affects Attitudes towards Maternal Employment“. (abstract)

October 25, 2017

Lukas Altermatt- "Savings, asset scarcity, and monetary policy"(abstract)

November 1, 2017

November 8, 2017

November 15, 2017

Nicolas Schreiner-"Direct Democracy and Political Extremism" (abstract)

November 22, 2017

Lukas Hohl- "Breaking-up: An experiment on international economic integration" (abstract)

November 29, 2017

Laura Hahn-"The Effects of Changes in the Exchange Rate on Labour Supply from Abroad" (abstract)

December 6, 2017

Flokarta Dzambazoska-"Accounting for market research activities"(abstract)

December 13, 2017

Annabelle Dörr-"The effects of asking for an invoice- Evidence from a large-scale natural field experiment" (abstract)

December 20, 2017