Economics Lunch

The Economics Lunch provides an excellent opportunity for doctoral students and Postdocs 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.

Click here for detailed information on the Economics Lunch for presenters. In order to register for a slot, please send an email to 

Without notice to the contrary, the Economics Lunch will take place in hybrid format with the speaker present. The Zoom-Link will be provided with the invitation to the seminar. Non-members of the faculty please contact:


Spring Term 2023

February 22, 202312:15S14 and Zoom  13:10 
March 1, 202312:15 Basler Fasnacht
No Seminar
March 8, 202312:15S14  13:10 
March 15, 202312:15S14 and ZoomVéra Zabrodina"Discussion of the results of the PhD survey (group III only)"13:10 
March 22, 202312:15S14 and Zoom  13:10 
March 29, 2023
(joint with Research Seminar)
12:15S14 and ZoomProf. Vesa Pursiainen,
Universität St. Gallen
"Retail Customer Reactions to Private Equity Acquisitions"13:10 
April 5, 202312:15S14 and Zoom  13:10 
April 12, 202312:15S14 and ZoomAugustin Ignatov"European Highway Networks, Transportation Costs and Regional Income"13:10 
April 19, 202312:15S14 and Zoom  13:10 
April 26, 202312:15S14 and ZoomAndrea Ghisletta“Self-Interest, Voter Behavior and Political Attitudes: Evidence from a Swiss Pension Reform”13:10 
May 3, 202312:15S14 and ZoomAndrea Blum"Unveiling Bank Run Behavior: The Impact of Deposit Insurance Knowledge and Credibility on Withdrawals - Evidence from Swiss Survey Data"13:10 
May 10, 202312:15S14 and ZoomPatrick Arnold"Common Ownership and Quality Competition"13:10 
May 17, 2023
(joint with Research Seminar)
12:30 - 13:45S15 and ZoomProf. Gene M. Grossmann, Princeton University"Supply Chain Resilience: Should Policy Promote International Diversification or Reshoring?"  
May 24, 202312:15S14 and ZoomChristian Nolde“Green technology adaptation: State-owned enterprises versus second-best taxation”13:10 
May 31, 202312:15S14 and ZoomMuhammad Maladoh Bah

"Early nuclear power plant phase-out and nuclear decommissioning funds in the U.S."