Activities & News

Adair Turner (UK House of Lords and member of the Group of Thirty), Alberto Alesina (Harvard University), Hans-Werner Sinn (Ifo Institute), George Alogoskoufis (Athens University and former Greek finance minister), Axel Weber (UBS), Kemal Dervis (Brookings Institution, former Turkish minister of the economy), Guido Tabellini (Bocconi University), and many more. Link

The Department of Economics at the University of Zurich is bringing back Swiss talent with David Dorn who is leaving the CEMFI Madrid for a professorship in Zurich. In addition, the renowned professor Andrei Levchenko has accepted a guest professorship at the University of Zurich for one year. Both professors will be affiliated with the UBS Center. Press release of the Econ Department

The UBS Center welcomes six new advisory board members: Prof. Raquel Fernández (New York University), Prof. Rachel Griffith (University of Manchester), Prof. Yingyi Qian (Tsinghua University), Prof. Klaus Schmidt (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), Prof. Kjetil Storesletten (University of Oslo), and Prof. Harald Uhlig (University of Chicago). Link

The newest Working Papers offer current research results on two very different topics: "Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party" and "Parenting with Style: Altruism and Paternalism in Intergenerational Preference Transmission" Link

With this newsletter, we would like to take the opportunity to share some of our recent highlights with you and to look ahead at upcoming activities. Link

In the second Public Paper, Prof. Joachim Voth presents the latest academic insights into the history of financial crises. Link

The Gutenberg Research Award honours distinguished academics who have decisively shaped their fields of research. Link

The WZB Distinguished Lectures in Social Sciences aim to showcase the work of leading social scientists. Link

Videos
Jean-Claude Trichet on the UBS Center's aspiration to connect academia, business, policy makers and society.

Jean-Claude Trichet on the UBS Center's aspiration to connect academia, business, policy makers and society.