Prof. Joachim Voth
from Pompeu Fabra, joins the the University of Zurich as Chair in Economics of Development and Emerging Markets
Prof. Joachim Voth, a leading specialist in the history of financial markets, has been appointed chair in "Economics of Development and Emerging Markets" at the Department of Economics. The new chair will be affiliated with the UBS Center.
Public lecture, Zurich, March 20, 2014, 18:30 to 19:45
Innovation, Creative Destruction, and the Smart State
Prof. Philippe Aghion, Harvard University
Why is it important to create a culture of innovation? Can institutions and economic policies foster innovation? What is the benefit of state incentive programs? Please join us to hear Philippe Aghion elaborate on the importance of innovation for the modern state. To the event
China’s Great Convergence and Beyond
The first UBS Center Public Paper is available now
The ascent of China is one of the most important features in today’s global economic and political landscape. In this public paper, two globally leading specialists on the Chinese economy, Prof. Kjetil Storesletten and Prof. Fabrizio Zilibotti, present the latest academic insights into what lies behind China’s fast rise and discuss the factors which can sustain or jeopardize its future growth.
Read on to download or order this public paper
Forum for Economic Dialogue 2013
Fair and Efficient Rules for Capitalism
Video clips of speeches and sessions available now
Watch international specialists from academia, the public and the private sector debate about the future of western "capitalism". Hear topnotch speakers such as Alan Krueger (Princeton), Martin Wolf (FT), Axel Weber (UBS), Martin Hellwig (Max Planck Institute), Luigi Zingales (Chicago), Anne Héritier Lachat (FINMA), and many more.
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Innovation, Creative Destruction, and the Smart State Prof. Philippe Aghion
New Affiliated Professor Prof. Joachim Voth, a leading specialist in the history of financial markets, has joined the University of Zurich as chair in "Economics of Development and Emerging Markets".