Awards & Distinctions

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2022

Awards & prizes


Alissa Bentele, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant
received a Case Teaching Scholarship from The Case Centre


Federica Braccioli
, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant
received the UNIGE Subside Tremplin 2022


Ane Casajús, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant
received a Case Writing Scholarship from The Case Centre


Kateryna Fomina, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant
was a Behavioral Strategy IG Best Proposal Finalist at the Strategic Management Society 42nd Annual Conference for the article, "When Artificial Intelligence Solves Problems: A Technology-Based Theory of Organizational Search" (with Professor Sebastian Raisch)


Professor Martin Hoesli
received the IRES "Bert Kruijt” Service Award from the International Real Estate Society
received the David Ricardo Medal from the American Real Estate Society


Valentin Jouvenot
, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant
received the Prix William Rappard for the best thesis in the field of sustainability


Professor Markus Meierer
received the Rigor and Relevance Research Award from the Swiss Academy of Marketing Science


Cesare Miglioli, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant
received the Best Paper Award at SC22 - The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis


Professor Monika Mrázová
received the Kateřina Šmídková Award from the Czech Economic Society


Professor Sebastian Raisch
received the Outstanding Bridge Reviewer Mentor award from the Academy of Management Review
was a Behavioral Strategy IG Best Proposal Finalist at the Strategic Management Society 42nd Annual Conference for the article, "When Artificial Intelligence Solves Problems: A Technology-Based Theory of Organizational Search" (with Kateryna Fomina)


Professor Olivier Scaillet
received the Best Asset Pricing Paper Award at the 38th International Conference of the French Finance Association


Dr. Katherine TatarinovPostdoctoral Researcher 
received the 2022 Peter J. Buckley and Mark Casson AIB Dissertation Award for her thesis: Managing, Structuring and Scaling Innovation in International Organizations


Alexandra Telychko
, Lecturer
received the UNIGE Subside Tremplin 2022

Nominations


Professor Tina Ambos
has been appointed board member of the European International Business Academy


Professor Giacomo De Giorgi
has been appointed a Panel member of Economic Policy


Professor Rajna Gibson Brandon
has been elected to the Bank Council of the Swiss National Bank


Professor Diego Kuonen
has been elected to the Swiss Digital Initiative’s Label Expert Committee

Professor Monika Mrázová
has been awarded the Kenen Fellowship from Princeton University


Professor Sebastian Raisch
has been reappointed to the Academy of Management Journal Editorial Review Board

Professor Olivier Scaillet
has been nominated Programme Chair "Econometrics and Empirical Economics" for the European Economic Association - Econometric Society European Meeting 2024

Professor Judith Schrempf-Stirling
has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the Business and Human Rights Journal, Cambridge University Press


Professor Fabio Trojani
has been elected a Fellow of The Society of Financial Econometrics (SoFIE)


Professor Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser
has been awarded the title of Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute

 

 

2021

Awards & prizes

 

Ursa BernardicPh.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Management
received the UNIGE Subside Tremplin 2021


Gaëlle Cotterlaz-Rannard
, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Management
obtained an Early Postdoc.Mobility fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) - Swiss SNF 200121


Professor Giacomo De Giorgi
received the Premio Citibanamex de Economía 2019 for his research work on “The extension of credit and the externalities of sequential banking”
has been appointed international expert for the World Bank


Professor Sebastian Engelke
received the Johann Heinrich Lambert Award 2021 for his contributions in the fields of extreme value theory and graphical models


Professor Gilles Falquet
received the ESRI Outstanding Paper in 3D Data Management Award at the 16th 3D GeoInfo Conference and 3D Cadastres Workshop, for the paper "Knowledge graph construction for subsurface objects including uncertainty and time variation" (with Dr. Claudine Métral)


Professor Michel Ferrary
received the Best Paper Award at the 31st AGRH conference for the paper “Is the research bet enough to be a prestigious university? A Bourdieusian perspective on the business models of nonprofit organizations"


Dr. Julien Forbat, Lecturer at the Institute of Economics and Econometrics
obtained a Postdoc.Mobility fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)


Nicola Gnecco, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Statistics
obtained a Doc.Mobility fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) - Swiss SNF 199452


Sofonias Alemu Korsaye, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Finance
obtained a Doc.Mobility fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) - Swiss SNF 195068


Professor Philipp Krueger
received the Best Paper Prize at the 4th Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment Conference for the paper "The Effects of Mandatory ESG Disclosure around the World"
received the Best Conference Paper Award Runner Up at the European Finance Association Annual Meeting


Professor Jérémy Lucchetti
received the GSEM Teaching Award, following a survey conducted among Bachelor students


Dr. Claudine Métral

received the ESRI Outstanding Paper in 3D Data Management Award at the 16th 3D GeoInfo Conference and 3D Cadastres Workshop, for the paper "Knowledge graph construction for subsurface objects including uncertainty and time variation" (with Prof. Gilles Falquet)


Professor Judith Schrempf-Stirling
received the 2020 BHRJ Annual Reviewer Award from the Business and Human Rights Journal, Cambridge University Press


Dr. Katherine Tatarinov, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Management
received the William Rappard Prize for the best thesis in the field of sustainability
received the 2021 GSEM Young Researcher Award


Professor Katarzyna Wac
received the Technical Achievement Award in Sensor Systems or Networks – Early Career, from the IEEE Sensors Council


Haotian Xu, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Statistics
obtained a Postdoc.Mobility fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)


Yuming Zhang, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Statistics
received the UNIGE Subside Tremplin 2021


Nominations

 

Professor Tina Ambos
has been invited to lead a track in the Organizing for Good campaign, a joint initiative of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Organizational Design Community (ODC)


Professor Dorothée Baumann-Pauly
has been selected for the #ThinklistImpact, from the Centre for Business, Organisations and Society at the University of Bath
has been appointed co-editor of the Practice in Business Ethics section of the Journal of Business Ethics
has been elected to the advisory group for the Swiss National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights
has been invited to co-chair the PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) Working Group on Business and Human Rights, an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact
has been invited to join the International Gender Champions, Geneva


Professor Rajna Gibson Brandon
has been nominated for election to the Bank Council of Swiss National Bank (SNB)
has been appointed Member of the Academic Research Committee of the Gender Lens Initiative for Switzerland launched by the Sustainable Finance Geneva
has been appointed Member of the Academic Advisory Board of RepRisk


Professor Jaya Krishnakumar
has been elected to the International Advisory Board for the project Multidimensional Biodiversity Index (MBI) of the UN Environment Programme - World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)


Professor Diego Kuonen
has been appointed a member of the Advisory Board of Swissmedic 4.0
has been appointed ad interim Head of Unit of the Competence Network in Artificial Intelligence of the Federal Statistical Office
has been invited to join the Advisory Board of digiVolution
has been invited to join the Board of the International Statistical Engineering Association

 

2020

Awards & prizes

Monika Avila Marquez, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Econometrics
received the UNIGE Subside tremplin 2020


Professor Michelle Bergadaà
received the Grand Prize for pedagogical innovation 2019 of the Conférence internationale des Dirigeants des institutions d’Enseignement supérieur et de recherche de Gestion d’Expression Française (CIDEGEF), the Fondation nationale pour l’enseignement de la gestion des entreprises (FNEGE) and the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)


Professor Tony Berrada
received the Best Discussion Award at the 8th HEC-McGill Winter Finance Research Workshop


Jean-Christophe Delfim, Ph.D. Student in Finance
received the 2020 Nick Tyrrell Research Prize for the paper “Real Estate in Mixed-Asset Portfolios for Various Investment Horizons” (with Prof. Martin Hoesli)
received the Special Award from the Association Française des Investisseurs Institutionnels (Af2i) for the same article (with Prof. Martin Hoesli)


Professor Rajna Gibson Brandon
received the 2020 ICPM Research Award for the paper “Responsible Institutional Investing Around the World” (with Prof. Philipp Krüger)


Professor Martin Hoesli
received the 2020 IRES Service Award from the International Real Estate Society
received the David C. Lincoln Fellowships in Land Value Taxation
received the 2020 Nick Tyrrell Research Prize for the paper “Real Estate in Mixed-Asset Portfolios for Various Investment Horizons” (with Jean-Christophe Delfim)
received the Special Award from the Association Française des Investisseurs Institutionnels (Af2i) for the same article (with Jean-Christophe Delfim)


Professor Philipp Krüger
received the PVH Thought Leadership Grant of USD 5’000 from the Fordham Gabelli School of Business
received the 2020 ICPM Research Award for the paper “Responsible Institutional Investing Around the World” (with Prof. Rajna Gibson Brandon)
was ranked #1 in Business Administration based on A+ publications (age 40 or below) by Forschungsmonitoring.org


Professor Jérémy Lucchetti
received the GSEM Teaching Award, following a survey conducted among Bachelor students


Clemente Pignatti, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Economics
received the "Carlo Dell’Aringa" Young Labor Economists Award 2020 for his paper "Compliance with Labour Legislation in Informal Labour Markets"


Jean-Marc Solleder, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Economics
received the 2020 GSEM Young Researcher Award for his paper “Market power and export taxes”, published in the European Economic Review

 

Nominations

Professor Giacomo De Giorgi
has been elected Fellow of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development


Professor Sebastian Engelke
has been elected as a member of the International Statistical Institute


Professor Diego Kuonen
has been invited to join the ICT Advisory Committee of Statistics Netherlands


Professor Markus Menz
has been invited to join the Journal of Management Editorial Review Board


Professor Sebastian Raisch
has been invited to renew his 3-year term as a member of the Journal of Management Studies Editorial Review Board


Professor Olivier Scaillet
has been elected Fellow of the International Association for Applied Econometrics
has been invited to renew his 3-year term as Associate Editor at The Econometrics Journal



2019

Awards & prizes

Professor Martin Hoesli
received the 2019 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Best Paper Award on valuation and sustainable development for the paper “Heterogeneous Households and Market Segmentation in a Hedonic Framework”, at the 24th Asian Real Estate Society International Conference


Sebastian Krakowski, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Management
received the Best Proposal Award for the Behavioral Strategy Interest Group Track at the annual Strategic Management Society (SMS) conference 2019, for the paper “Algorithms and their impact on decision-making performance: Experimental evidence from the pharmaceutical industry” (with Prof. Sebastian Raisch)


Dr. Emmanuel Milet, Lecturer at the Institute of Economics and Econometrics
received the Best Referee Award 2018 of the Journal of Economic Geography


Professor Monika Mrazova
her paper “Selection Effects with Heterogeneous Firms” is part of the Journal of the European Economic Association (JEEA) Editor’s Choice Collection
received the GSEM Young Researcher Award (with Dr. Jonathan Schad)


Steffen Nauhaus, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Management
received the SMS Best Conference PhD Paper Prize for the paper "Decision-Making in the Digital Age: Performance Aspirations, Stakeholder Sentiment, and Firm Risk Taking" (with Prof. Sebastian Raisch)


Professor Marcel Paulssen
received the Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching


Professor Sebastian Raisch
received the Academy of Management Journal Best Reviewer Award
received the Journal of Management Studies Best Reviewer Award
received the Best Proposal Award for the Behavioral Strategy Interest Group Track at the annual Strategic Management Society conference 2019, for the paper “Algorithms and their impact on decision-making performance: Experimental evidence from the pharmaceutical industry” (with Sebastian Krakowski)
received the SMS Best Conference PhD Paper Prize for the paper "Decision-Making in the Digital Age: Performance Aspirations, Stakeholder Sentiment, and Firm Risk Taking" (with Steffen Nauhaus)


Professor Jean-Charles Rochet
received the 2019 Maurice Allais Prize for Economic Science of the Fondation Maurice Allais for the paper "Sovereign Debt Sustainability in Advanced Economies"


Dr. Jonathan Schad,Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Management
received the GSEM Young Researcher Award (with Prof. Monika Mrazova)


Professor Fabio Trojani
received a Best Paper Award from the Northern Finance Association for the paper "The Price of the Smile and Variance Risk Premia"

 

Nominations

Professor Tina Ambos
has been appointed member of the UNAIDS Health Innovation Exchange


Professor Eva Cantoni
has been appointed member of the Federal Statistics Commission


Professor Julien Daubanes
has been appointed External Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research


Professor Michel Ferrary
has been invited to join the High Council for Gender Equality of the French Republic


Professor Jaya Krishnakumar
has been appointed member of the Statistical Advisory Panel for United Nations Development Programme’s Human Development Report
has been appointed member of the United Nations Global Compact SDG platform Advisory Group


Professor Diego Kuonen
has been invited to join the Editorial Board of Data & Policy


Professor Jérémy Lucchetti
has been appointed member of the Research and Policy Network on Preventing Conflict: Policies for Peace of the Center for Policy Research


Professor Markus Menz
has been invited to join the Corporate Governance: An International Review Editorial Board


Professor Sebastian Raisch
has been named member of the Academy of Management Journal Editorial Review Board
has been named Editorial Review Board Member of the Strategic Management Journal


Professor Olivier Scaillet 
has been awarded the International Francqui Chair
has been named Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Econometrics


Professor Stephan Sperlich
has been named member of the board of directors of the European Regional Section (ERS) of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC)


Professor Fabio Trojani
has been named Editor of the Journal of Financial Econometrics

 

2018

Awards & prizes

Professor Dimitri Konstantas
received the Best Paper Award for the paper "Gait Recognition with Smart Devices Assisting Postoperative Rehabilitation in a Clinical Setting", from the IEEE Computer Society


Professor Philipp Krüger
received the 2018 Call For Research on Climate Change for the paper "The Importance of Climate Risk for Institutional Investors", from The International Centre for Pension Management


Nominations


Professor Markus Menz 
has been invited to join the Editorial Board of the Journal of Management


Professor Elvezio Ronchetti
has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics

 

2017

Awards & prizes

Professor Giacomo De Giorgi 
received the Excellence in Refereeing Award 2017 from the American Economic Review


Professor Salvatore Di Falco 
received the Best Contributed Paper Award at the XV EAAE (European Association of Agricultural Economists) Congress for the paper "Time Variant Risk Preferences In Agriculture: Evidences From Italy", co-authored with two ETHZ Professors: Martina Bozzola and Robert Finger


Professor Rajna Gibson Brandon
received the Best Quantitative Paper Prize at the PRI Academic Network Conference for the paper "The sustainability footprint of institutional investors" (with Prof. Philipp Krueger)


Professor Martin Hoesli 
received the Manuscript Prize in the Real Estate Market Analysis category for the paper “Revisiting the House Price-Income Relationship”, from the American Real Estate Society


Professor Philipp Krüger
received the Best Quantitative Paper Prize at the PRI Academic Network Conference for the paper "The sustainability footprint of institutional investors" (with Prof. Rajna Gibson Brandon)


Elisabeth Pröhl, Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant in Finance
received the James B. Ramsey Prize for the best doctoral paper in econometrics for the paper "Discretizing the Infinite-Dimensional Distribution Space to Approximate Markov Equilibria with Ex-Post Heterogeneity and Aggregate Risk", at the 25th Symposium of the Society of Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics


Nominations


Professor Martin Hoesli 
has been elected President of the International Real Estate Society


Professor Jaya Krishnakumar 
has been invited to serve on the Advisory Panel for the 2017 Human Development Report


Professor Frédéric Robert-Nicoud 
has been appointed Editor of the Journal of Economic Geography


ProfessorOlivier Scaillet 
has accepted the position of Associate Editor of the Journal of Econometrics

 

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