Events and News

News, events, and important dates

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  • Gazi Kabas wins the FIRM Research Award 2022 with his PhD thesis "Essays on Household Finance and Empirical Banking". Congratulations!
  • We offered two online Q&A sessions for prospective PhD applicants at the end of November. If you missed those and have any concrete questions, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Wikus.
  • Congratulations to PhD candidate Philip Berntsen. He won the "Best Paper Award" on joint work with Prof. Markus Leippold on "The monetary benefit of tokenizing renewable energy" at the 4th International FinTech, InsurTech & Blockchain Forum.
  • Congratulations to Philipp Lentner who defended his thesis in August 2021. He will join WU Vienna (Austria) on October 1st as an Assistant Professor.
    Yushi Peng will join the London School of Economics (UK) as a Postdoctoral Researcher, with a grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation. Congratulations! We wish them both the best of success in their future endeavors!
  • Congratulations to our PhD students Gianluca De Nard and Michele Pelli. Gianluca won a FAN Fellowship to support his post-doctoral research, and Michele was successful with a FAN grant to fund his research stay abroad. Congratulations to both of them!

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