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Former Ph.D.-Students
Promotion as Dr. rer. pol. at the University of Fribourg

 

USCHI ANTHAMATTEN, Dr. rer. pol.

   Uschi Anthamatten   Uschi Anthamatten
E-mail: uschi.anthamatten(at)unifr.ch   

Employer:
Staatssekretariat für Wirtschaft
Direktion für Wirtschaftspolitik
Holzikofenweg 36, 3003 Bern

as: Scientific Collaborator

Title of thesis:
DIE THEORIE DER EINKOMMENSVERTEILUNG - HISTORISCHE ENTWICKLUNG UND GEGENWÄRTIGE RELEVANZ

Graduated: 2013

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Jean-Jacques Friboulet, University of Fribourg
Prof. Heinrich Bortis, University of Fribourg
Prof. Sergio Rossi, University of Fribourg

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KRISZTINA BEER-TOTH, Dr. rer. pol.

   Krisztina Beer-Toth   Krisztina Beer-Tóth
E-mail: krisztina.beer(at)infraconsult.ch
http://www.infraconsult.ch/

Employer:
IC Infraconsult AG, Bern
Eigerstrasse 60, 3007 Bern

as: Project Manager / Project Collaborator

Title of thesis:
LOCAL FINANCIAL AUTONOMY IN THEORY AND PRACTICE
THE IMPACT OF FISCAL DECENTRALISATION IN HUNGARY

Graduated: 2009

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Bernard Dafflon, University of Fribourg
Prof. George Guess, American University, Washington D.C.
Prof. Reiner Eichenberger, University of Fribourg    

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MICHEL HUGO BLUM, Dr. rer. pol.

   Michel Hugo Blum   Michel Blum
E-mail: michel.blum(at)etat.ge.ch

Employer:
Administration cantonale genevoise
Département de la solidarité et de l'emploi (DSE)
Direction générale de l'action sociale (DGAS)
Boulevard Georges-Favon 26
1211 Genève 11

as:  Director in charge of social insurances and handicap

Title of thesis:
LE PILOTAGE DES SERVICES MÉDICO-SOCIAUX AUX PERSONNES AGÉES FRAGILISÉES UNE APPROCHE DE POLITIQUE ÉCONOMIQUE

Graduated:  2008

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Bernard Dafflon, University of Fribourg
Prof. René Knüsel, University of Lausanne
Prof. Jean-Jacques Friboulet, University of Fribourg    

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SANDRA DAGUET, Dr. rer. pol.

   Sandra Daguet   Sandra Daguet
E-mail: sandra.daguet(at)efv.admin.ch
http://www.unifr.ch/finpub/fr/team/sandra-daguet   

Employer:
Administration fédérale des finances
Conseil et analyse économique

as: Economist 

Title of thesis:
ENVIRONMENTAL TAXES: INSTITUTIONS, IMPLEMENTATION AND USE OF REVENUES

Graduated: 2012

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Bernard Dafflon, University of Fribourg
Prof. Beat Bürgenmeier, University of Geneva
Prof. Fabio Padovano, Universities of Roma Tre and Rennes

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CHRISTINE FALKEN-GROSSER, Dr. rer. pol.

 

 Christine Falken-Grosser

  Christine Falken-Grosser
E-mail: christine.falken-grosser(at)bmwi.bund.de 
http://www.bmwi.de/   

Employer:
Bundesministerium für Wirschaft und Technologie, Berlin, Germany

as: Referentin, nationale und internationale Industriepolitik

Title of thesis:
AUFGABENORIENTIERUNG IN DER FINANZBEDARFSBESTIMMUNG IN KOMMUNALEN FINANZAUSGLEICH

Graduated: 2010

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Bernard Dafflon, University of Fribourg
Prof. Thomas Lenk, University of Leipzig
Prof. Reiner Eichenberger, University of Fribourg

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PASCAL FESSARD † (1976-2016), Dr. rer. pol.

   Pascal Fessard   Pascal Fessard   

Title of thesis:
VISION DU MONDE & THÉORIE ÉCONOMIQUE. UNE APPROCHE ÉPISTÉMOLOGIQUE ET HISTORIQUE DU CIRCUIT MONÉTAIRE DE FRANCOIS QUESNAY   

Graduated: 2009

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Heinrich Bortis, University of Fribourg
Prof. Jean-Jacques Friboulet, University of Fribourg
Prof. Ramon Tortajada, University Pierre Mendès France

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MICHAEL FUNK, Dr. rer. pol.

   Michael Funk   Michael Funk
E-mail: michael.funk(at)weko.admin.ch

Employer:
Wettbewerbskommission WEKO
Dienst Infrastruktur
Monbijoustrasse 43
3003 Bern

as: Administrator

Title of thesis:
INFORMATION, REPUTATION, AND PROMOTION IN POLITICAL MARKETS

Graduated: 2010

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Bruno Jeitziner, University of Fribourg
Prof. Reiner Eichenberger, University of Fribourg
Prof. Charles B. Blankart, Humboldt University of Berlin 

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SIMON LAPOINTE, Dr. rer. pol.

      Simon Lapointe
E-mail: simon.lapointe(at)vatt.fi
http://simonlapointe.net/

Employer:
VATT Institute for Economic Research
Arkadiankatu 7, 00101 Helsinki, Finland

as: Post-Doctoral Researcher

Title of thesis:
FOUR ESSAYS ON FISCAL DECENTRALISATION AND SECESSIONS

Graduated: 2016 

Thesis Committee:
Philippe De Donder, Toulouse School of Economics (France)
Nicolas Gravel, Aix-Marseille School of Economics (France)
Prof. Martin Huber, University of Fribourg
Marko Köthenbürger, ETH Zürich
Sonia Paty, GATE-LSE, University of Lyon-2, (France)
Enrico Spolaore, Tufts University  

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TJASA MAILLARD-BJEDOV, Dr. rer. pol.

  Tjasa Maillard Bjedov   Tjasa Maillard-Bjedov
E-mail: tjasa.maillard-bjedov(at)unidistance.ch
http://www.unidistance.ch/   

Employer:
Universitäre Fernstudien Schweiz
Formation Universitaire à distance, Suisse
Ueberlandstrasse 12
Postfach 265
3900 Brig

as: Professeure Associée

Title of thesis:
THREE ESSAYS IN PUBLIC ECONOMICS: FISCAL DECENTRALIZATION, COORDINATION AND SECESSIONS

Graduated: 2015

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Thierry Madiès, University of Fribourg
Marie Claire Villeval, University of Lyon 2 (France)
David Masclet, University of Rennes 1 (France)
Prof. Sonia Paty, University of Lyon 2 (France)
Prof. Yvon Rocaboy, University of Rennes 1 (France)
Prof. Mark Schelker, University of Fribourg
Prof. Marc Willinger, University of Montpellier 1 (France)

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JULIE MICHEL, Dr. rer. pol.

   Julie Michel   Julie Michel
E-mail: julie.michel(at)pue.admin.ch
http://www.monsieur-prix.ch/

Employer:
Surveillance des prix
Energie et télécommunication
Effingerstrasse 27
3003 Bern

as: Scientific Advisor

Title of thesis:
INVESTISSEMENTS DIRECTS A L'ETRANGER DANS LES ACTIVITES DE RECHERCHE ET DEVELOPPEMENT - FONDEMENTS THEORIQUES ET APPLICATION AUX ENTREPRISES SUISSES

Graduated: 2009

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Philippe Gugler, University of Fribourg
Prof. Joseph Deiss, University of Fribourg
Prof. Jean-Jacques Friboulet, University of Fribourg

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PETER MISCHLER, Dr. rer. pol.

   Peter Mischler   Peter Mischler
E-mail: peter.mischler(at)fdk-cdf.ch
http://www.fdk-cdf.ch/

Employer:
Konferenz der kantonalen Finanzdirektorinnen und Finanzdirektoren
Conférence des directrices et directeurs cantonaux des finances
Speichergasse 6
Postfach, 3000 Bern 7

as: Deputy Secretary


Title of thesis:
FISKALISCHE DISPARITÄTEN UND LASTENAUSGLEICH: ÖKONOMISCHE BEURTEILUNG EINES POLITIKINSTURMENTS AM BEISPIEL DER GEMEINDEN DES KANTONS FREIBURG

Graduated: 2009

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Bernard Dafflon, University of Fribourg
Prof. Gebhard Kirchgässner, University of St.Gallen
Prof. Reiner Eichenberger, Unviersity of Fribourg    

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ENTELA MYFTARI, Dr. rer. pol.

   Entela Myftari   Entela Myftari
E-mail: entela.myftari(at)finma.ch   

Employer:
Autorité fédérale de surveillance des marchés financiers FINMA
Surveillance instituts et produits
Division Asset Management
Laupenstrasse 27
3003 Bern

as: Experienced Specialist

Title of thesis:
STABILITE MONETAIRE ET STABILITE FINANCIERE: LES NOUVELLES PERSPECTIVES DES BANQUES CENTRALES

Graduated: 2012

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Jean-Jacques Friboulet, University of Fribourg
Prof. Mario Seccareccia, University of Ottawa
Prof. Heinrich Bortis, University of Fribourg  
 

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MARIUS OSTERFELD, Dr. rer. pol.

  Marius Osterfeld   Marius Osterfeld
E-Mail: marius.osterfeld(at)swissstaffing.ch   

Employer:
swissstaffing
Stettbachstrasse 1
8600 Düdendorf

as: Economist

Title of thesis:
DETERMINANTEN DER STUDIENFACHWAHL

Graduated: 2015

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Volker Grossmann, University of Fribourg
Prof. Reiner Eichenberger, University of Fribourg
Prof. Mark Schelker, University of Fribourg

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FABIO PANZERA, Dr. rer. pol.

   Fabio Panzera   Fabio Panzera
E-mail: fabio.panzera(at)snb.ch   

Employer:
Swiss National Bank
Börsenstrasse 15
8022 Zürich 

as: Economist at Financial Market Analysis

Title of thesis:
FINANCIAL INSTABILITY, CENTRAL BANKING AND MACROPRUDENTIAL POLICY. HOW TO ACHIEVE FINANCIAL STABILITY

Graduated: 2015

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Sergio Rossi, University of Fribourg
Prof. Andrea Terzi, Franklin University Switzerland
Prof. Philippe Gugler, University of Fribourg

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MARCO PORTMANN, Dr. rer. pol.

   Marco Portmann   Marco Portmann
E-mail: marco.portmann(at)unifr.ch
http://perso.unifr.ch/marco.portmann/en   

Employer:
University of Fribourg
bd. de Pérolles 90
Office F408
CH - 1700 Fribourg
Tel.: 41 / 26 / 300 82 63
Fax: 41 / 26 / 300 96 78

as: Assistant Professor

Title of thesis:
PARLIAMENTARY REPRESENTATION OF CITIZENS' PREFERENCES: EXPLAINING THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PARLIAMENTARIANS' VOTES AND POPULAR REFERENDUM RESULTS

Graduated: 2013

Thesis Committee:
Prof. tit. Bruno Jeitziner, University of Fribourg
Prof. Reiner Eichenberger, University of Fribourg
Prof. Alois Stutzer, University of Basel

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MARK SCHELKER, Dr. rer. pol.

   Mark Schelker   Mark Schelker
E-mail: mark.schelker(at)unifr.ch
http://www.unifr.ch/finpub/fr/


Employer:
University of Fribourg
bd. de Pérolles 90
Office G424
CH - 1700 Fribourg
Tel.: 41 / 26 / 300 82 69
Fax: 41 / 26 / 300 96 78

as: Associate Professor

Title of thesis:
MAKING AUDITORS EFFECTIVE: THEORY, EVIDENCE, PERSPECTIVES

Graduated: 2007

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Reiner Eichenberger, University of Fribourg
Prof. Andrei Shleifer, Harvard University
Prof. Bruno S. Frey, University of Zurich

Personal Webpage 

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SIMON SCHNYDER, Dr. rer. pol.

   Simon Schnyder   Simon Schnyder
E-mail: simon.schnyder(at)univ-lorraine.fr
www.beta-umr7522.fr/-SCHNYDER-Simon   

  
Employer:
BETA
University of Lorraine
13 place Carnot
CO n°26
F - 54035 Nancy Cedex 

as: Assistant Professor 

Title of thesis:
ESSAYS ON POLITICAL AGENCY: TERM LIMITS, YARDSTICK COMPETITION AND POLITICAL BUDGET CYCLES

Graduated: 2011

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Thierry Madiès, University of Fribourg
Prof. Yvon Rodaboy, University of Rennes 1
Prof. Hubert Kempf, ENS Cachan
Prof. Alain Trannoy, EHESS
Prof. Marius Brülhart, University of Lausanne
Prof. Volker Grossmann, University of Fribourg
Prof. Fabio Padovano, Universities of Rennes 1 and Rome 3

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ARBESA SHEHU GREMAUD, Dr. rer. pol. 

   Arbesa Shehu   Arbesa Shehu Gremaud
E-mail: arbesa.shehu(at)unifr.ch   

Employer
Regional Research Promotion Programm (RRPP)
Western Balkans   
Interfaculty Institute for Central and Eastern Europe (IICEE)
University of Fribourg
Bd de Pérolles 90
1700 Fribourg

as: Grant Administrator

Title of thesis:
LES RELATIONS ENTRE LES ONG SUISSES ET LA DDC: UNE APPROCHE PRINCIPAL-AGENT

Graduated: 2013

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Jean-Jacques Friboulet, University of Fribourg
Prof. Gothier Pirotte, University of Liège
Prof. Bernard Dafflon, University of Fribourg

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EVA SPRING, Dr. rer. pol.

  Eva Spring   Eva Spring
E-mail:info(at)swissdrg.org
http://www.swissdrg.org/   

Employer
SwissDRG AG
Haslerstrasse 21
3008 Bern

as: Economist

Title of thesis:
DOES CULTURAL PROXIMITY AND BILATERAL TRUST AFFECT INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND MIGRATION?

Graduated: 2014

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Reiner Eichenberger, University of Fribourg
Prof. Volker Grossmann, University of Fribourg
Prof. Thierry Madiès, University of Fribourg

 

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DAVID STADELMANN, Dr. rer. pol.

   David Stadelmann   David Stadelmann
E-mail: david.stadelmann(at)unibayreuth.de
www.unifr.ch/ecopol/en/studies/doctorate/dr.-rer.-pol.     
www.crema-research.ch/fellowseiten/stadelmann.htm

Employer:
University of Bayreuth
Chair of Development Economics
Universitätsstrasse 30
D - 95447 Bayreuth

as: Professor   

Title of thesis:
EFFECTS OF FISCAL POLICIES ON HOUSE PRICES: NEW EVIDENCE, PERSISTENCE, CONSEQUENCES

Graduated: 2009

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Volker Grossmann, University of Fribourg
Prof. Reiner Eichenberger, University of Fribourg
Prof. Fabio Padovano, University of Rome III
Prof. Marius Brülhart, University fo Lausanne


  

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ALICE STORELLI BENZONI, Dr. rer. pol.

   Alice Benzoni   Alice Storelli Benzoni
E-mail: alice.benzoni(at)gmail.com   

Employer:
Amministrazione cantonale
Dipartimento delle finanze e dell'economia
Ufficio tassazione delle persone giuridiche
Viale S. Franscini 6
6500 Bellinzona   

as: Ispettrice fiscale   

Title of thesis:
TITRISATION DES CRÉDITS INSTABILITÉ FINANCIÈRE ET RÉGLEMENTATION BANCAIRE: ANALYSE HISTORIQUE ET INSTITUTIONELLE

Graduated: 2014   

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Jean-Jacques Friboulet, University of Fribourg
Prof. Sergio Rossi, University of Fribourg
Prof. Philippe Gugler, University of Fribourg

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XAVIER TINGUELY, Dr. rer. pol.

   Xavier Tinguely   Xavier Tinguely
E-mail: xavier.tinguely(at)gmx.com
and/or: xavier.tinguely(at)swissre.com  

Employer:
Swiss Re
Corporate Solutions

as: Vice President, Senior Corporate Development Manager  

Title of thesis:
CLUSTERS, COMPETITIVENESS AND THE NEW GEOGRAPHY OF INNOVATION: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS AND EVIDENCE FROM PATENT DATA IN SWITZERLAND

Graduated: 2013

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Philippe Gugler, University of Fribourg
Prof. Joseph Deiss
Prof. Dirk Morschett, University of Fribourg

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STÉPHANIE TORCHE, Dr. rer. pol.

   Stéphanie Torche   Stéphanie Torche
E-mail: stephanie.torche(at)gmail.com

Employer:
Office fédéral de la statistique
Espace de l'Europe 10
2010 Neuchâtel

as: Scientific Collaborator (financement de la culture)

Title of thesis:
LES LOGIQUES ÉCONOMIQUES ET CULTURELLES DES FESTIVALS DE FILMS: ANALYSE ET REPRÉSENTATION

Graduated: 2009

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Jean-Jacques Friboulet, University of Fribourg
Prof. Xavier Greffe, Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne, France
Prof. Louis Bosshart, University of Fribourg   

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MALGORZATA WASMER, Dr. rer. pol.

   Malgorzata Wasmer   Malgorzata Wasmer
E-mail: malgorzata.wasmer(at)bag.admin.ch
www.bag.admin.ch/evaluation   

Employer:
Office fédéral de la santé publique OFSP
Unité de direction Politique de la santé
Evaluation et recherche
Hessstrasse 27e, Postfach
3003 Berne

as: Scientific Collaborator

Title of thesis:
AGEING, PRODUCTIVITY AND EARNINGS: ECONOMETRIC AND BEHAVIOURAL EVIDENCE

Graduated: 2011

Thesis Committee:
Prof. Thierry Madiès, University of Fribourg
Prof. Marie-Claire Villeval, University of Lyon 2
Prof. Rafael Lalive, University of Lausanne
Prof. François-Charles Wolff, University of Nantes
Prof. Volker Grossmann, University of Fribourg
Prof. Stéphane Robin, University of Lyon 2 

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NADIA YERLY, Dr. rer. pol.

   Nadia Yerly   Nadia Yerly
E-mail: nadia.yerly(at)blw.admin.ch
http://www.blw.admin.ch/      

Employer:
Eidgenössisches Departement für
Wirtschaft, Bildung und Forschung WBF
Bundesamt für Landwirtschaft BLW
Mattenhofstrasse 5
CH-3003 Bern

as: Scientific Collaborator 

Title of thesis:
THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF BUDGET RULES IN THE TWENTY-SIX SWISS CANTONS: INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS, PREFERENCES AND PERFORMANCES

Graduated: 2013

Thesis Commitee:
Prof. Bernard Dafflon, University of Fribourg
Prof. Thomas Lenk, University of Leipzig
Prof. Laurent Donzé, University of Fribourg   

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