Autoren

SNSF Ambizione Fellow, University of Zurich
Bruno Caprettini

Bruno Caprettini is a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Economics of the University of Zurich. He works on economic history and development economics. In August 2017, he received an SNF Ambizione grant for the project “Structural change- lessons from the present and from the past.” Structural change is the movement of labor out of agriculture. In his research, he studies episodes of structural change that happened in the past or in recent years.

Professorship of Globalization and Labor Markets, endowed by the UBS Center

David Dorn is Professor of Globalization and Labor Markets at the University of Zurich endowed by the UBS International Center of Economics in Society. Professor Dorn’s research connects the fields of labor economics, international trade, economic geography, and macroeconomics. In particular, he studies how globalization and technological innovation affect labor markets.

Direktor des UBS International Center of Economics in Society

Ernst Fehr ist Professor für Mikroökonomie und Experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung am Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre der Universität Zürich und Leiter des UBS International Center of Economics in Society. Zudem ist er Global Distinguished Professor der New York University. Zu den Forschungsinteressen von Ernst Fehr gehören die sozialen und biologischen Grundlagen der menschlichen Motivation, die Auswirkungen sozialer und wirtschaftlicher Anreize auf das menschliche Verhalten und die optimale Gestaltung von Verträgen und Institutionen.

Professor für Internationale Ökonomie & Direktor des SIAW-HSG, Universität St. Gallen
Prof. Reto Föllmi

Prof. Reto Föllmi ist Professor für Internationale Ökonomie sowie Direktor des SIAW-HSG an der Universität St. Gallen. Er ist Mitglied des Ausschusses für Makroökonomie des Vereins für Sozialpolitik, Research Affiliate am Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) und Mitglied der Programmkommission von Avenir Suisse. Das Forschungsinteresse von Prof. Dr. Reto Föllmi richtet sich auf die Gebiete Makroökonomik, Internationaler Handel, Wachstum und Industrielle Organisation. Insbesondere forscht er in den Bereichen der Handelspolitik und der Einkommensungleichheiten.

Professor of Economics, University of Zurich

Nir Jaimovich is a macroeconomist who specializes in studying business cycles and the dynamics of the labor market. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Monetary Economics and the Journal of Economic Theory, and a Research Associate in the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Economic Fluctuations and Growth program. Before joining the Univeristy of Zurich, Professor Jaimovich was on the faculty at the Marshall Business School at USC, Duke University, Stanford University, and University of California, San Diego.

Post-doctoral Researcher, University of St. Gallen
Dr. Isabel Z. Martínez

Isabel Z. Martínez holds a research position at the SIAW Institute at the University of St.Gallen and works as an economist for the Swiss Federation of Trade Unions SGB-USS. Since January 2018, she is a Member of the Swiss Competition Commission. Martínez is also a Fellow of the WID.world Project and a Junior Research Fellow at LISER in Luxembourg. Her main research field is Public Economics, with special focus on income and wealth inequality and the role of taxation.

Professor of Economics, University of Lausanne
Prof. Dominic Rohner

Dominic Rohner is Professor of Economics at the University of Lausanne. His research focuses on topics related to development, civil conflict and political economics.

Professor of Macroeconomics, University of Oslo
Prof. Kjetil Storesletten

Kjetil Storesletten ist Professor für Wirtschaftswissenschaften an der Universität Oslo. Zu seinen Forschungsinteressen gehören Heterogenität in Makroökonomie und Entwicklung, insbesondere die Wirkung von Risiko auf wirtschaftliche Allokation sowie die ökonomische Transformation Chinas. Er erhielt 2013 (zusammen mit Song und Zilibotti) den Sun Yefang Preis der Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Scientific Director of the UBS International Center of Economics in Society

Hans-Joachim Voth ist Professor für "Economics of Development and Emerging Markets" an der Universität Zürich und affiliierter Professor am UBS International Center of Economics in Society. Er ist Research Fellow am CEPR, Editor-in-Chief von "Explorations in Economic History" und Mitherausgeber des "Quarterly Journal of Economics". Voth ist Wirtschaftshistoriker, seine Forschungsschwerpunkte sind Finanzmarktkrisen, langfristiges Wirtschaftswachstum sowie politische Risiken und makroökonomische Instabilität.

Professor of Economics, University of Zurich
Prof. Roberto Weber

Roberto Weber is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Zürich. His research and teaching falls primarily within the areas of behavioral and experimental economics, decision making, and the study of organizations and institutions.

Professur für Entwicklung und Schwellenländer, Universität Zürich

David Yanagizawa-Drott is a Professor of Development and Emerging Markets at the Department of Economics, University of Zurich, and affiliated professor at the UBS International Center of Economics in Society. Previously he was Associate Professor (2014-2016) and Assistant Professor (2010-2014) at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. His research interests include political economics and economic development, with current focus on culture, conflict and globalization. Faculty affiliations include: Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), European Development Research Network (EUDN) and Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

Former Scientific Director and Deputy Director of the UBS International Center of Economics in Society
Prof. Fabrizio Zilibotti

Fabrizio Zilibotti is the Tuntex Professor of International and Development Economics at Yale University. He was Professor of Macroeconomics and Political Economy at the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich and both Scientific Director and Deputy Director of the UBS International Center of Economics in Society. He is the President of the European Economic Association and co-editor at Econometrica.
His research interests include economic growth and development, political economy, macro-economics, financial economics, and the Chinese economy.

Professor of Economics, University of Zurich
Prof. Josef Zweimüller

Josef Zweimüller is a Professor of Economics at the University of Zurich. His research interests are growth and inequality and the effects welfare state programs on the labor market.