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Profit from research presentations and current discussions in GSEM seminar series


The start of the academic year also marks the start of the Geneva School of Economics and Management’s seminar and workshop series.

Representing the School’s academic fields, the GSEM’ Research Institutes invite respected academics as well as GSEM faculty members, researchers, and Ph.D. students, to present their latest research and work in the fields of Economics, Econometrics, Management, Statistics, and Finance.

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Institute of Management

The Brown Bag Seminars resume Thursday 23 September with Anouk Bergner, University St Gallen, and her presentation: "Machine Talk: How AI-Based Conversational Interfaces Enhance Brand Intimacy and Impact Behavioral Brand Outcomes".

Research Center for Statistics
The focus of these seminars can be either methodological or applied. They will commence on Friday 24 September with the webinar: “Identification through Sparsity in Factor Models: the l1-Rotation Criterion”, offered by Simon Freyaldenhoven, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, USA.

Geneva Finance Research Institute

The Institute's faculty is a diverse, international team of professors and researchers who regularly engage in knowledge transfer activities such as weekly seminars. Their program continues Thursday 23 September with guest speaker Professor Paul Smeets, Maastricht University.

Institute of Economics and Econometrics

Professor Jake Bradley, University of Nottingham, will present his lecture: “Worker-Firm Screening and the Business Cycle” on Wednesday 22 September.

In addition, the Institute of Economics and Econometrics participates in the organization of the Geneva Trade and Development Workshops, which are dedicated to sharing frontier research in international trade and development. The 4 October meeting features Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, from the University of Chicago.
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Co-organized by GSEM Professor Giacomo De Giorgi, and supported by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, the Virtual Development Economics Seminar Series gathers internationally recognized scholars in Development Economics. The meeting on 21 September features Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale University, speaking about “The Causes and Consequences of Ethnic Violence in Myanmar”.
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These seminars are held in person and online. Seminars are open to all. Please note, due to the new measures decided by the Federal Council, all public events organized by the University of Geneva are subject to the compulsory presentation of the COVID certificate.

September 21, 2021
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