Research Seminar

Research Seminar

The research seminar is a platform where invited researchers present their work. All lectures are open to the public and address economists and graduate students (MA level). Ph.D. students are expected to regularly attend the research seminar.

If would like to receive regular information on the research seminar, please contact Yvonne Mery at forschungsseminar-wwz-at-unibas.ch.

Responsible faculty members AT 2019: Prof. Ulf Schiller, Prof. Aya Kachi, and Prof. Conny Wunsch

Administration: Yvonne Mery

Program Autumn Term 2019

All seminars are open to the public and ususally take place on Tuesdays from 12:30 pm to 13:45 pm (seminar room S 15).

Date

Time

Place

Invited speaker

Host

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

12:30

S 15

Leonardo Gambacorta, PhD, Bank for International Settlements

"How do machine learning and non-traditional data affect credit scoring? New evidence from a Chinese fintech firm"

Y. Lengwiler

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

12:30

S 15Prof. Steven Ongena, University of Zurich

"Household Inequality, Entrepreneurial Dynamism and Corporate Financing"
Y. Lengwiler

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

12:30

S 15Prof. Christoph Schaltegger, University of Lucerne

"Social mobility in Switzerland since 1490 using the example of the University of Basel"
Y. Lengwiler

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

12:30

S 15

Prof. Thorsten Hens, University of Zurich

"Escaping the backtesting illusion"

Y. Lengwiler

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

12:30

S 15

Prof. Nick Netzer, University of Zurich

"Time will tell - Recovering Preferences when Choices are Noisy"

G. Nöldeke

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

12:30

S 15

Prof. Lisa R. Goldberg, University of California, Berkeley

"Sustainable Investing and the Cross-Section of Maximum Drawdown"

O. Mahmoud

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

12:30

S 15Prof. Aude Pommeret, Université Savoie Mont Blanc

"Energy transition with variable and intermittent renewable electricity generation"
F. Krysiak, P. Dato

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

12:30

S 15

Prof. Nicola Pavoni, Bocconi

"Optimal Delegation and Information Transmission under Limited Awareness"

C. Wunsch

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

12:30

S 15Prof. Alain Cohn, University of Michigan School of Information

"Why do the rich oppose redistribution? An experiment with America’s top 5%"
O. Mahmoud

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

12:30

S 15

Prof. Patricia Funk, Università della Svizzera Italiana

"Does Scarcity of Female Instructors Create Demand for Diversity among Students? Evidence from
Observational and Experimental Data"

C. Wunsch

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

12:30

S 15

Prof. Willem Smit, Asia School of Business and an International Faculty Fellow at MIT Sloan

"Global Portfolios of Brand Equities: Discriminant and Nomological Validity of a new Measurement in Global Branding."

M. Brendl

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

12:30

S 15

Prof. Phillip C. Stocken, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

"Regulatory Standards, Auditor Industry Specialization, and Audit Quality"

U. Schiller

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

12:30

S 15Prof. Joao Montez, Université de Lausanne

"Generics and early entry agreements"
C. Roux, G. Nöldeke
Tuesday, December 17, 201912:30S 15

Prof. Sebastian Siegloch, Universität Mannheim

"Efficiency and Equity Effects of Place-Based Policies: Evidence from Capital Subsidies in East Germany"

K.Schmidheiny