Scientific Advisory Board

Aleksander Berentsen, Prof. Dr.

Aleksander Berentsen is currently Professor of Economics at the WWZ of the University of Basel and guest professor for monetary economics at the University of Zurich. The topics of his latest publications where money, credit and banking, the efficiency in search models of money and the distribution of money holdings and the non-neutrality of money. Member of the commission for «Geldtheorie und Geldpolitik» of the «Verein für Socialpolitik», the board of the «Vereinigung Basler Ökonomen», the European Economic Association, the Society of Economic Dynamics and the Econometric Society.

Dominique Foray, Prof. Dr.

Dominique Foray is professor at EPFL, where he heads the Chair of Economics and Innovation Management. He specialises in the microeconomics of innovation, knowledge and related institutions. He has worked as a researcher at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique CNRS in Lyon, Professor at the Ecole Centrale de Paris, Research Director at the CNRS and Chief Analyst at the OECD.

Peter Kugler, Prof. Dr.

Peter Kugler is currently Professor of Economics at the WWZ of the University of Basel, President of the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics, Chairman of the Research Commitee on Monetary Economics of the «Verein für Socialpolitik» and external advisor to the SNB research department. The topics of his research are mostly in the fields of Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics and Applied Econometrics.

Urs Müller, Prof. Dr.

He completed his studies at the Universities of Basel and Harvard (Cambridge MA, USA), was junior economist at BAK Economics AG from 1981-1984 and senior assistant at the University of Basel from 1985-1989, from 1989-1996 deputy director of BAK, from 1996-2005 head of the financial administration of the Canton of Basel-Stadt, from 2005-2007 deputy director of BAK and from 2007-2012 chief economist and director of BAK Economics. Urs Müller is also Professor of Economics at the University of Basel (since 1998) and teaches empirical economic research and public finance. Since March 2012, he has been Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Swiss Cantonal Banks (ASCB).

Peter Stalder, Prof. Dr.

Peter Stalder teached various courses at University of Zurich and ETH Zurich (Topics: Econometrics, Labor Market, Macroeconomics).

Attilio Zanetti, Dr.

Attilio Zanetti is Head of the Economic Analysis at the Swiss National Bank and a lecturer in monetary macroeconomics at the University of Basel. He has been a member of various group of experts on policy issues at the national level.