Core electives and specialisation The MiQE/F core elective pillar consists of three sub-pillars. 1. Field courses Finance / Econometrics (8 ECTS) 2. Field courses Economics (4 ECTS) 3. Other core Electives (4 ECTS) 4. PEF seminars (optional) Students have to choose 2 out of 5 field courses from Finance/Econometrics and 1 out of 4 courses in Economics. In the pillar Other Core Electives courses to the amount of 4 ECTS must be chosen. They can be derived from additional courses from the two field courses pillars or from a list of courses that are offered as Other Core Electives. 1. Field courses Finance / Econometrics (8 ECTS in total) Course ECTS Lecturer Term Quantitative Risk Management 4 Ola Mahmoud, PhD Autumn Asset Pricing 4 Prof. Matthias Fengler, PhD Spring Microeconometrics 4 Prof. Dr. Michael Lechner, Prof. Anthony Strittmatter PhD Spring Time Series Econometrics 4 Prof. Matthias Fengler, PhD Spring Financial Volatility 4 Prof. Francesco Audrino, PhD Spring Note: 2 out of 5 field courses Finance/Econometrics must be chosen. 2. Field courses Economics (4 ECTS) Course ECTS Lecturer Term Public Economics - The Economics of Taxation (MEcon) 4 Prof. Dr. Christian Keuschnigg Spring Labor Economics: Theory and Applications (MEcon) 4 Beatrix Eugster, PhD Spring Industrial Organization (MEcon) 4 Prof. Dr. Stefan Bühler Autumn Political Economics 4 Prof. Dr. Roland Hodler Autumn Note: 1 course out of 4 in "Economics" must be chosen. Entrepreneurial Finance, Venture Capital and Economic Performance 3. Other core electives Course ECTS Lecturer Term Advanced Macroeconomics I: Growth and Fluctuations (MEcon) 4 Prof. Dr. Reto Föllmi Autumn Advanced Microeconomics I: Firms, Households & Markets (MEcon) 4 Prof. Dr. Christian Keuschnigg Autumn Bayesian Econometrics: Applications in Economics and Finance (no course in autumn 16) (MiQE/F) 4 Daniel Buncic, PhD Autumn Behavioural Game Theory (MiQE/F) 4 Prof. Claudia Neri, PhD Autumn Debt and Fiscal Policy (MEcon) 4 Jochen Mankart, PhD Autumn Economics in Action: An integrated perspective on Economics (MEcon) 2 Prof. Dr. Simon Evenett Autumn Economics of Central Banking (MEcon) 4 Dr. Nicolas Cuche-Curti Autumn Economics of European Strategy (MEcon) 4 Prof. Dr. Peter Moser Autumn Energy Finance (MBF) 4 Prof. Dr. Michael Gratwohl Autumn Fixed Income Instruments (MBF) 2 Stephan Süss, PhD Autumn International Macroeconomics (MEcon) (no course in autumn 16) 4 Prof. Dr. Guido Cozzi Autumn Mechanism Design (MiQE/F) 4 Prof. Alia Gizatulina, PhD Autumn Pension Finance (MBF) 2 Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Wolter Autumn Selected Topics in Swiss Public Finance (MEcon) 4 Prof. Dr. Christoph Schaltegger Autumn Theory of Risk and Insurance (MBF) 4 Prof. Dr. Hato Schmeiser Autumn Advanced Macroeconomics III (MEcon) 4 Prof. Dr. Guido Cozzi Spring Advanced Microeconomics III (MEcon) 4 Prof. Claudia Neri PhD Spring Asset Liability Management for Insurance Companies (MBF) 4 Prof. Dr. Hato Schmeiser Spring Corporate Financial Management (MBF) 4 Prof. Dr. Markus Schmid Spring Derivatives (MBF) 4 Prof. Dr. Manuel Ammann, Prof. Dr. Nic Schaub Spring Econometric Methods for Financial Instruments (MiQE/F) 4 Prof. Dr. Matthias Fengler Spring Financial Econometrics (MBF) 4 Prof. Dr. Paul Söderlind Spring Financial Modeling Workshop: Asset Allocation (MBF) 4 Dr. Stephan Kessler Spring Financial Risk Management (MBF) 4 Prof. Dr. Angelo Ranaldo Spring International Finance (MBF) 2 Heinrich von Wyss, PhD Spring International Trade (MEcon) 4 Stefan Legge, PhD, Dr Ulrich Schetter Spring Market Microstructure (MBF) 4 Prof. Dr. Angelo Ranaldo Spring Monetary Policy and Financial Markets (MBF) 2 Prof. Dr. Angelo Ranaldo Spring Real Estate Economics (MiQE/F) 4 Prof. Dr. Roland Füss Spring Real Estate Finance (MBF) 4 Prof. Dr. Roland Füss, Prof. Zeno Adams, PhD Spring Risk Management and Insurance 4 Prof. Dr. Hato Schmeiser, Prof. Dr. Alexander Braun Spring Schweizerische Pensionskassen: Risiken und ökon. Herausforderungen (MEcon) 4 Dr. David Schiess, Dr. Roger Baumann Spring The Economics of Strategy (MEcon) 4 Prof. Dr. Dennis Gärtner Spring Judgement and Decisions: Theory and Evidence 4 Prof. Claudia Neri, PhD Spring Quantitative Asset Management 4 Prof. Dr. Axel Kind, Dr. Ralf Seiz Spring Mathematical Methods in Finance 4 Prof. Enrico De Giorgi, PhD Spring Computational Statistics 4 Prof. Francesco Audrino, PhD Spring Advanced Microeconometrics 4 Prof. Dr. Markus Frölich Spring Entrepreneurial Finance, Venture Capital and Economic Performance 4 Keuschnigg, Christian, Prof. Dr. Spring Beyond Homo Oeconomicus: Decision Making and Wellbeing in Economics 4 Kolmar, Martin, Prof. Dr. Spring MPEF Research Seminar 4 Audrino, Francesco, Prof. Ph.D., Lechner, Michael, Prof. Dr. Spring Dynamic Macroeconomics: solution methods and applications to models with incomplete markets 4 Koeniger, Winfried, Prof. Dr. Spring Notes: The information contained in this table shows the situation according to our current knowledge and plans. It is, however, not binding. Please refer to the official lecture programme of the University. In the case of courses that do not take place until a later semester, the course descriptions from earlier semesters will be shown.