Ulrich Matter

Assistent Wirtschaft und Politik
ulrich.matter-at-unibas.ch

Büro 4.41
University of Basel
Faculty of Business and Economics
Peter Merian-Weg 6
CH-4002 Basel

Tel.
+41 (0)61 267 33 03
Fax
+41 (0)61 267 33 40

Research Interests

Political and Public Economics, Law and Economics, Empirical Legal Studies, Computational Social Science

 

Writings

Do Lawyer-Legislators Protect Their Business? Evidence from Voting Behavior on Tort Reforms. WWZ Discussion Paper 2013/09, University of Basel, 2013. (with Alois Stutzer) [link]

A Short Introduction to Survival Analysis. 2012. [script]

 

Software

pvsR: An R package to interact with the Project Vote Smart API for scientific research. R package version 0.1. http://CRAN.R-project.org/package=pvsR (first release: 2013-05-29)

 

CV


Education

09.2011 – today         PhD studies, University of Basel

09.2009 – 07.2011     Master of Science in Business and Economics, University of Basel

10.2006 – 09.2009     Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of
                                Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland

08.2005 – 06.2006     Business A Levels/Berufsmaturität,  Handelsschule KV Basel


Summer Schools

07.2010    Barcelona Summer School in International Politics
               
Institut Barcelona D'Estudis Internationals/IBEI, Barcelona

                Courses:
                 -"Development and Democracy in Today's World"
                 (Prof. Carles Boix, Princeton University/IBEI)
                 -"The World Economy and International Politics"
                 (Prof. Helen Milner, Princeton University)

06.2010    Barcelona Labor Economics Sommer School
               
Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Barcelona
                Course: "Incentives in Organizations"
                (Prof. Ghazala Azmat, Universitat Pompeu Fabra)


Scholarships/Awards

Johann-Jakob Speiser-Scholarship 2012 of the Speiser-Bär Foundation


Experience

07.2011–today       Assistant to Prof. Dr. Alois Stutzer, Faculty of Business and
                            Economics, University of Basel, Basel

10.2006–06.2009    Assistant to the Head of Finance and Human Resources (Temporary
                            assignment at different points in time),
Redtoo AG, Reinach

08.2005–10.2006    Assistant to the Head of Finance and Human Resources,
                            Redtoo AG, Reinach

08.2003–05.2005    Apprentice Supervisor, MST Consulting GmbH, Basel

08.2000–07.2003    Commercial Clerk (Apprenticeship), WF Werba Fair AG and
                             CM Verlag AG, Basel

                                        

Aktuelle Publikationen

Matter, Ulrich und Alois Stutzer. 2013. ”Do Lawyer-Legislators Protect Their Business? Evidence from Voting Behavior on Tort Reforms”.
(Abstract / Download)

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Letzte Änderung: 14.06.2013



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