Organizers and Speakers


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



Johannes Brumm

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Mannheim

Professor of Macroeconomics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Department of Economics


Philipp Eisenhauer

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Mannheim

Postdoc, Institute for Applied Microeconomics, University of Bonn


Fedor Iskhakov

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Oslo

Senior Lecturer at Research School of Economics, Australian National University, Canberra


Felix Kübler

Ph.D. in Economics, Yale University

Professor of Financial Economics, University of Zurich


Todd Munson

Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Computational Scientist and Senior Fellow, University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory


John Rust

Ph.D. in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor of Economics, Georgetown University


Bertel Schjerning

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Copenhagen

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen


Simon Scheidegger

Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics, University of Basle

Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Senior Research Associate, Department of Banking and Finance, chair Prof. Felix Kübler



Karl Schmedders

Ph.D. in Operations Research, Stanford University

Professor of Quantitative Business Administration, University of Zurich


Stefan Wild

Ph.D. in Operations Research, Cornell University

Computational Mathematician, University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory