Dr. Patrick Chardonnens

Completion of the doctorate: 2023

Topic: Detecting Earnings Management



Dr. Vladimir Anic

Completion of the doctorate: 2020

Topic: Essays on Structured Financial Products




Dr. Christoph Iseli

Completion of the doctorate: 2019

Topic: Der Home Bias: Erklärungsansätze, internationales Kapitalmarktgleichgewicht und erwartete Renditen



Dr. Nicolas Guerry

Completion of the doctorate: 2015

Topic: Three Essays on Financial Economics of Banking – Bank Diversifcation, Asset Returns, and Earnings Management


  • Valuation of diversified banks – New evidence, in: Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 80, 2017, p. 203-214, with M. Wallmeier.


Dr. Lukas von Arx

Completion of the doctorate: 2015

Topic: Using Long-Term Tendencies of ROE in Equity Valuation Analysis and Investment Strategies for the European Market


Dr. Jan-Philipp Matthewes

Completion of the doctorate: 2014

Topic: Financial Analysts and Information Processing on Financial Markets


Dr. Kathrin Tauscher

Completion of the doctorate: 2014

Topic: Essays on stock market anomalies in Europe


  • Kapitalkostenbestimmung unter Berücksichtigung von Defined Benefit Plans, in: Controlling & Management, Vol. 56(6), 2012, S. 430-455, with H. Förster.

  • A Note on the Impact of Portfolio Overlapping in Tests of the Fama and French Three-Factor Model, with M. Wallmeier.  Available on http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfmabstract_id=2169398.


Dr. Patrick Bosch

Completion of the doctorate: 2013

Topic: Fair is foul, and foul is fair? Informations- und Bewertungsaspekte der Fair Value-Bilanzierung


  • Value Relevance of the Fair Value Hierarchy of IFRS 7 in Europe – How reliable are mark-to-model Fair Values?, Working Papers SES 439, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Fribourg (Switzerland). Available on RERO DOC: http://doc.rero.ch/record/30782?ln=en.
  • Fair Values in der Bankbilanz – Erfüllen europäische Banken die erweiterten Offenlegungspflichten nach IFRS?, Schweizer Treuhänder 8/2013, 458-464, with F. Imhof and M. Wallmeier.


Dr. Martin Diethelm

Completion of the doctorate: 2012

Topic: Exploring the Smile with Vanillas and Exotics – Essays on Pricing, Hedging and Trading Strategies


  • Market Pricing of Exotic Structured Products – The Case of Multi-Asset Barrier Reverse Convertibles in Switzerland, in: Journal of Derivatives, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2009, S. 59-72, with M. Wallmeier.
  • Multivariate Downside Risk – Normal versus Variance Gamma, Journal of Futures Markets 32 (2012), 431-458, with M. Wallmeier.
  • Market Pricing of Exotic Structured Products – The Case of Multi-Asset Barrier Reverse Convertibles in Switzerland, with M. Wallmeier. Available on SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1095772.
  • Multivariate Downside Risk – Normal Versus Variance Gamma , with M. Wallmeier. Available on SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1594267.
  • "Hohe Coupons haben ihren Preis", in: NZZ v. 26.8.2008, p. SB3, with M. Wallmeier.


Dr. Philippe Masset

Completion of the doctorate: 2012

Topic: Four essays on the empirical properties of stock market volatility

Publications: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1003123


Dr. Marc Tetzlaff

Completion of the doctorate: 2009

Topic: Aktives Rentenportfoliomanagement – Eine vergleichende Analyse von Publikumsfonds und Fixed-Income Arbitrage Hedgefonds


Dr. Florian Zainhofer

Completion of the doctorate: 2008

Topic: Life Cycle Investing and Occupational Old-Age Provision in Switzerland

Publications: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=505898


Dr. Thomas Bühner

Completion of the doctorate: 2004

Topic: Unternehmensabspaltungen als Wertsteigerungsinstrument