Grants

Ongoing research projects

Funds are regularly obtained by GSEM faculty to conduct research projects. The current ongoing projects are the following:


Institute of ECONOMICS AND ECONOMETRICS

Prof. Jérémy Lucchetti
New Tools to Prevent Civil Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa: Empirical Evidence and Policy Implications
CHF 525’079 - InnoSuisse
01.09.2017 - 31.08.2020

 

Prof. Michele Pellizzari
Social Interactions, Endogenous Networks, and Production
CHF 250’823 - Swiss NSF 165618
01.10.2016 - 30.09.2020

 

 Prof. Marcelo Olarreaga
Trade and Labor Market Outcomes in Developing Countries
CHF 439’459 - Swiss NSF 147718
01.02.2014 - 31.01.2021

 

Prof. Stefan Sperlich (co-applicant)
Minimizing Longevity and Investment Risk While Optimizing Future Pension Plans
GBP £ 1’150’000
01.01.2016 - 31.12.2021

 

Prof. Tobias Müller
On the Move
CHF 315’000 - NCCR
01.06.2018 - 31.05.2022

 

Prof. Jérémy Lucchetti and Prof. Frédéric Robert-Nicoud (co-applicants)
Multinational Corporations: On the relation between the complexity of the knowledge base and the geographical and functional structure of the business group
CHF 608’345 - Swiss NSF 176445
01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022

 

Prof. Giacomo de Giorgi
Households' Risk through Deep Data Analysis: Mobility, Credit, Consumption, Mortality, and Voting
CHF 504’661 - Swiss NSF 182243
01.12.2018 - 30.11.2022

 

Prof. Salvatore Di Falco
Forecasting Behaviour under Risk and over Time: A Hierarchical Bayesian Preference Imputation Model
CHF 723'661 - Swiss NSF 182206
01.03.2019 - 28.02.2023

 

Prof. Michele Pellizzari
Education Expansion, Skills and Labour Market Success
CHF 413’170 - Swiss NSF 182228
01.03.2019 - 28.02.2023

 

Prof. Julien Daubanes
With Dr. Saraly Andrade de Sá, GSEM (co-applicant)
The Oil and Gas Industry’s Behavior in Front of Climate Policy

CHF 409'774 - Swiss NSF 192578
01.04.2020 - 31.03.2023

 

Prof. Salvatore Di Falco
Effects of Large Volcanic Eruptions on Climate and Societies: Understand the Impacts of Past Events and Related Subsidence Crises to Evaluate Potential Risks in the Future
CHF 2’792’035 - Swiss NSF Sinergia CALDERA 183571
01.08.2019 - 31.07.2023 

 

Prof. Stefan Sperlich (co-applicant)
Dependent risks: modeling and application
EUR € 38'115
01.06.2020 - 31.05.2024


Prof. Aleksey Tetenov
Bringing Empirical Welfare Maximization Methods to Practice
CHF 438'818 - Swiss NSF
01.08.2020 - 31.07.2024

 

Prof. Stefan Sperlich
Uniform- and Post-selection inference for Mixed Parameters
CHF 270'674 - Swiss NSF
01.01.2021 - 31.12.2024

 

Institute of Management

Prof. Sebastian Raisch
Developing a European Forum on Paradox and Pluralism
CHF 95’747 - Horizon 2020 EU FORPP (856688)
01.09.2019 - 31.08.2022

 

Prof. Markus Menz
The Executive Chair: Studies of an Unexplored Strategic Leadership Position
CHF 392’817 - Swiss NSF 185173
01.10.2019 - 30.09.2022

 

Prof. Judith Schrempf-Stirling
Corporate Social Responsibility: The Role of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in building Democracy in post-Conflict Countries
CHF 255'121 - Swiss NSF 189100
01.01.2020 - 31.12.2023

 

Prof. Sebastian Raisch
Paradox Theory in the Digital Age: Human Actors, Intelligent Machines, and the Emerging Tensions They Create
CHF 775'417 - Swiss NSF 185164
01.11.2020 - 31.10.2024

 

Research Center for statistics

Prof. Davide La Vecchia
Accurate and Reliable Asymptotics for Pooled Cross-Sectional and Time Series Data
CHF 188’112 - Swiss NSF 169559
01.08.2017 - 31.07.2020

 

Prof. Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser
Out-of-Sample Prediction Estimation to Accurately Predict Response to Immunotherapy Drugs in Metastatic Melanoma
AUD 39’893
01.09.2019 - 31.08.2020

 

Prof. Stéphane Guerrier
DRONING - Towards the Next Generation of Self-Localization and Orientation of Micro Drones
CHF 310’039 - Swiss NSF 182072
01.04.2019 - 30.09. 2022

 

Prof. Stéphane Guerrier
New Challenges for Statistical Methods in Large and Complex Data Settings: Analysis of Dependent Data and Model Selection
CHF 1'633'470 - Swiss NSF 176843
01.01.2019 - 31.12.2022

 

Prof. Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser
Simulation based fast inference for complex models
CHF 701'746 - Swiss NSF 182684
01.07.2019 - 30.06.2023


Prof. Sebastian Engelke
Graph structures, sparsity and high-dimensional inference for extremes
CHF 1'492'033 - Swiss NSF 186858 - Eccellenza
01.09.2020 - 31.08.2025

 

geneva Finance Research Institute

Prof. Harald Hau
Fintech at Alibaba: What automated firm credit reveals about the inefficiency of Chinese banking?
CHF 454’120 - Swiss NSF 176387
01.12.2017 - 31.01.2021

 

Prof. Martin Hoesli
With Louis Johner, GSEM Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant (co-applicant)
Real Estate Portfolio Diversification across U.S. Gateway and Non-Gateway Markets
Real Estate Research Institute (RERI) grant
18.05.2020 - 30.04.2021

 

Prof. Kerstin Preuschoff
With Prof. Brian Knutson, Stanford University (co-applicant)
Understanding heterogeneity in individuals' portfolio choice: a neural and behavioural investigation
CHF 1’770’000 - P&K Pühringer Charitable Foundation
01.05.2016 - 30.04.2021

 

Prof. Jean-Charles Rochet
With Prof. Bernd Balkenhol and Prof. Rajna Gibson Brandon, GSEM (co-applicants)
New Approaches to Sustainable Finance
CHF 764’102.- NRP 73
01.07.2018 - 30.06.2021


Prof. Olivier Scaillet
A two-pass penalised cross-sectional regression framework for conditional non-linear factor models in large equity and equity derivative data sets
CHF 478'224 - Swiss NSF 182582
01.01.2019 - 31.12.2021


Prof. Harald Hau
OTC Markets and Corporate Hedging
CHF 168'498 - Swiss NSF 197775
01.12.2020 - 30.11.2022


Prof. Fabio Trojani
New methods for asset pricing with frictions
CHF 858'124 - Swiss NSF
01.12.2020 - 30.11.2023


Prof. Philipp Krüger
Climate-related Risks and Pension Investing
250'000 - Netspar
01.01.2021 - 31.12.2024

 

Information Science Institute

Prof. Dimitri Konstantas
H2020 GHOST project: Safe-Guarding Home IoT Environments with Personalised Real-time Risk Control
CHF 822’498 - EU Research & Innovation programme
01.05.2017 - 30.04.2020

 

Prof. Gilles Falquet and Claudine Metral, responsables
Impulse - SUBSURFACE: Efficient data expoloitation in urban subsurface planning
CHF 251’473
01.05.2019 - 30.10.2020

 

Prof. Dimitri Konstantas
InnoSuisse : Impulse: Smart Factory: Cognitive Services and Assisted Reality for Human Performance Augmentation in Industrial Settings
CHF 420’231
01.05.2019 - 30.10.2020

 

Prof. Dimitri Konstantas
Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) : CoachMyLife (CoachMyLife)
CHF288’408
01.04.2019 - 31.03.2022

 

Prof. Dimitri Konstantas
Autonomous Vehicles to Evolve to a New Urban Experience (AVENUE) / SC - Smart, green and integrated transport
CHF 2’049’250 - Horizon2020
01.05.2018 - 30.04.2022

 

 Prof. Dimitri Konstantas
InnoSuisse : Impulse: Smart Factory: Cognitive Services and Assisted Reality for Human Performance Augmentation in Industrial Settings
EUR 530’625 - Horizon2020
01.05.2019 - 30.04.2022


Dr. Thomas Maillart
Impact Hackathons Asia Pacific
CHF 300'000 - Swiss Development Cooperation
01.07.2020 - 30.06.2022


Dr. Thomas Maillart
Technology Forecasting and Market Monitoring for Cyber-Defence
CHF 293'698
02.08.2020 - 31.07.2022

 

Prof. Dimitri Konstantas
LIFEBOTS Exchange - creating a new reality of care and welfare through the inclusion of social robots (LIFEBOTS Exchange) / MSCA - Research and Innovation Staff Exchanges (RISE)
EUR 23’000 - Horizon2020
01.04.2019 - 31.03.2023

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