Organizers and Speakers


Kenneth Judd, Hoover Institution on war, revolution and peace, Stanford University
Paul H. Bauer Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace

Fellow of the Econometric Society; Elected, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2003

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1980
Research Interests: Economics of taxation, tax policy, antitrust issues, imperfect competition, and mathematical economics and developing computational methods for economic modeling

Felix Kübler, University of Zurich, Department of Banking and Finance
Professor of Financial Economics, since 2008
Swiss Finance Institute Senior Chair

Fellow of the Econometric Society

Ph.D., Yale University, 1999
Research Interests: Computation of equilibria, General equilibrium theory, Risk-Sharing Portfolio choice

Karl Schmedders, University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration
Professor of Quantitative Business Administration
Head of Knowledge Center, Swiss Finance Institute

L.G. Lavengood Professor of the Year, 2002

Ph.D., Stanford University, 1996

Research Interests: Computational Economics, General Equilibrium Theory, Asset Pricing, Portfolio Choice

Che-Lin Su, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Associate Professor, Operations Management

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2005

Research Interests: Computational economics; mathematical programming methods for structural estimation, optimal income taxation, executive compensation design and dynamic principal-agent problems



Fedor Iskhakov
Senior Research Fellow ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), University of New South Wales, Australia

Ph.D. Economics, University of Oslo, Norway, 2009

Kenneth Judd
Hoover Institution on war, revolution and peace, Stanford University

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Larry Kotlikoff
William Fairfield Warren Professor of Economics, Boston University

Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University

Todd Munson
University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory

PhD in Computer Science, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Harry J. Paarsch
Self-employed applied economist and data scientist

PhD, Stanford University

John Rust
Professor of Economics, Georgetown University

PhD in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Simon Scheidegger
PostDoc at the Department of Banking and Finance, chair Prof. Felix Kübler

PhD in Theoretical Physics, University of Basle

Olaf Schenk
Associate Professor of Computational Science Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering&Information Technology (Dr. sc. techn.) ETH Zurich

Bertel Schjerning
Associate Professor Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen

PhD in Economics, University of Copenhagen

Stefan Wild
University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory

PhD in Operations Research, Cornell University