News & Events @SEPS We are happy to provide you with information on our events, current topics and regularly held seminars. EVENTS: Autumn Semester 2022 Economics Networking Event 22 November HSG Main Campus, Aula English Inaugural Lecture: Prof. David Preinerstorfer "Econometric methods for big data and other contemporary challenges" 15 November HSG Main Campus, Senate Room English Masters International Affairs: Alumni Konvent 28 October HSG Main Campus & SQUARE English International Affairs Lecture with Guest Professor Soo Yeon Kim 20 October HSG Main Campus English DIA Ph.D. Day 20 October SQUARE English Inaugural Lecture: Prof. Paolo Piacquadio "The art of Economics: fixing the moral compass" 11 October HSG Main Campus, Senate Room English Masters Graduation DayCongratulations to all our MIA, MECon & MiQE/F students! 8 October OLMA GPEF Ph.D Day Keynote lectures on "empirical analyses of networks" (Bryan Graham, University of California Berkeley) and "monetary policy in a pandemic" (Honorary Doctorate, Silvana Tchreyro, London School of Economics) 5 October HSG SQUARE English Bachelors Graduation Day Congratulations to all our BIA and VWL students! 1 October OLMA Modern China: Black, White or Shades of Grey? A discussion with the SQUAREs Personality in Residence: Uli Sigg and Prof. Christoph Frei 27 September HSG SQUARE English Inaugural Lecture: Prof. Dominik Sachs "Okonomi:innen als Ingenieur:innen des Sozialstaats" 20 September HSG Main Campus, Senate Room German NEWS June 2022 Charles Gottlieb awarded Mundell Prize. The 2021 Robert Mundell Prize for the best article written by a young author(s) in the Canadian Journal of Economics was awarded to Maren Froemel and Charles Gottlieb for their paper “The Earned Income Tax Credit: Targeting the Poor But Crowding Out Wealth” published in February 2021 (Volume 54, Issue 1). May 2022 Prof. Dr. Silvana Tenreyro, Professor of Monetary Policy and International Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and an external member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Economic Sciences by the School of Economics and Political Science (SEPS-HSG). Silvana Tenreyro is a leading academic in macroeconomic disciplines and a role model for the fact that top-level academic performance can be reconciled with an active involvement in economic policy bodies. She participated virtually in the award ceremony. January - March 2022 Prof. James Davis appears on national and international media programmes providing his expertise on the Russian-Ukrainian War. NZZ published article "Diplomatie und Gewalt: Realpolitik und die Ukraine-Krise (26 Jan 2022) Blue News "Alle früheren Sowjet-Republiken haben Grund nervös zu werdern" (23 Feb 2022) Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung published article "Frisst an der Seele Was geschieht wenn" (24 Feb 2022) Blick interview "Leider erwarte ich einen blutigen Konflikt" (25 Feb 2022) Sendung "Zur Sache" on TVO (2 March 2022) Schaffhauser Nachrichten "Die Idee war damals radikal: Stabilität durch Nuklearwaffen" (3 March 2022) December 2021 Prof. Beatrix Eugster received the Swiss Prize for Education Research together with Simone Balestra and Helge Liebert. They were honored for their work on the subject of school integration of pupils with special educational needs. December 2021 Prof. Martin Kolmar publishes new book "Border crossings: On meaning, the successful life and our dealings with nature" October 2021 HSG takes the number 8 spot in the Handelsblatt VWL Ranking after coming in at 10 in 2019, 9 in 2017 and 11 in 2015.