Curriculum Vitae


April 2018 Ph.D. in Economics. University of Basel, Switzerland.
Dissertation title: Four Essays on Expectation Formation in Monetary Economics and Macroeconomics.
Advisor: Heinz Zimmermann (University of Basel).
February 2017 Visiting Ph.D. Candidate. Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel.
June 2016 Barcelona CREI Macroeconomics Summer School. Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain.
January 2016 Swiss Program for Beginning Doctoral Students in Economics (full program). Study Center Gerzensee, Switzerland.
October 2013 MSc in International and Monetary Economics. University of Bern and University of Basel, Switzerland.
October 2011 BSc in Economics. University of Bern, Switzerland.

Academic Honors and Grants

October 2016 Werenfels-Fonds, Basel.
April 2014 Junior Research Award in Economics 2014 sponsored by Private Bankers of Basel, 3rd Prize (Nachwuchsfoerderpreis “Wirtschaft” der Basler Privatbanken 2014).

Professional Experience

September 2013 to present Economist, Swiss National Bank, Zurich.
June 2010 to August 2013 Staff member, PPCmetrics AG, Zurich, an investment consulting company.


Heinz Zimmermann

Professor of Finance

University of Basel

Faculty of Business and Economics

Peter Merian-Weg 6

CH-4002 Basel

+41 61 267 33 16

heinz.zimmermann (at)

Cyril Monnet

Professor of Economics

University of Bern

Department of Economics

Schanzeneckstrasse 1

CH-3001 Bern

+41 31 631 47 47

cyril.monnet (at)

Alex Cukierman

Professor of Economics

Interdisciplinary Center Herzlyia and Tel-Aviv University (emeritus)



alexcuk (at)

Macel Savioz

Head of Research Coordination and Economic Education

Swiss National Bank

Börsenstrasse 15

CH-8022 Zurich

+41 58 631 00 00

marcel.savioz (at)