In 2019, our Faculty founded the UZH Competence Centre on Blockchain. Now, the University of Zurich ranks fourth in this year's Blockchain ranking of 230 schools worldwide. In Europe, UZH is even the best university in the field of Blockchain.
What's the next crisis? How should you prepare for it? And what does research tell us about what worked (and what didn't) in past crises? Such questions are addressed by the newly founded UZH Center for Crisis Competence (CCC). It aspires to a leading role in advancing, and sharing scientific insights for the management of crises of all kinds.
Around 100 professors teach and do research at our Faculty. But who are they, what motivates them and what are the questions they want to find answers to? In a new series, we introduce various professors and their research. In the second portrait, it's Christian Ruff's turn.
Florian Scheuer erhält in diesem Jahr den Gossen-Preis für seine Forschung auf dem Gebiet der Steuertheorie und verwandter Gebiete der Finanzwissenschaft sowie der angewandten Mikroökonomie. Der Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS), eine deutschsprachige Ökonomievereinigung, zeichnet jährlich herausragende deutsche Wirtschaftswissenschaftler unter 45 Jahren aus.
Howe, Lauren; Carr, Priyanka B; Walton, Gregory M (2021). Working-Together Normative Appeals: Normative appeals motivate people to contribute to collective action problems more when they invite people to work together toward a common goal. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 121(2):215-238.
You are warmly invited to the inaugural lectures of Prof. Andrea Giuffredi-Kähr about «Consumer-Brand Interactions in the Digital Economy – Challenges and Opportunities» and of Prof. Marek Pycia about «Market Design». The lecture is public, no reservation is needed. Please note: In order to attend the event, a Covid certificate (vaccinated, tested or recovered) is required for admission.
Rohner, Shauna L; Bernays, Florence; Maercker, Andreas; Thoma, Myriam V (2021). Salutary mechanisms in the relationship between stress and health: The mediating and moderating roles of Sense of Coherence-Revised. Stress and Health:Epub ahead of print.