Team

Prof. Martin Brown

Martin Brown is professor of banking at the University of St. Gallen. His research is focused on money & banking, household finance, and payment behavior.

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Prof. Matthias Fengler

Matthias Fengler is professor of Econometrics at the University of St. Gallen. He works in financial econometrics, asset pricing, volatility modeling, and risk management.

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Prof. Rafael Lalive

Rafael Lalive is professor of economics at the University of Lausanne. He works on questions related to social economics and labor economics, and how Covid-19 affects these areas of research.

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Prof. Winfried Koeniger

Winfried Koeniger is professor of economics at the University of St. Gallen. His research is focused on macroeconomics, financial economics, consumption, labor economics as wells as decisions under uncertainty.

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Dr. Robert Rohrkemper

Robert Rohrkemper is a senior data scientist and distinguished expert at Worldline. He implements machine learning and AI capabilities to enhance fraud detection and to enable novel data-driven use cases in the electronic payments industry. 

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Dr. Thomas Spycher

Thomas Spycher is partner and co-founder at the data analytics company Novalytica. He focuses on the analysis and modeling of local-level data for clients in real estate and marketing. 

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Maximilian Behrendt

Maximilian Behrendt is a research assistant at the Swiss Institut for Banking and Finance at the University of St. Gallen. For questions and suggestions about our project, don’t hesitate to send an Email.

Jonas Huwyler

Jonas Huwyler is a research assistant at the Swiss Institut for Banking and Finance at the University of St. Gallen. For questions and suggestions about our project, don’t hesitate to send an Email.

Former Collaborators

Matthias Spichiger

Matthias Spichiger was a research assistant at the Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics.