Biography

I am a PhD candidate in Economics at ETH Zurich and a Consultant at the European Central Bank, where I am part of the Price-setting Microdata Analysis (PRISMA) network.

I hold a Master’s degree (MSc) in International and Monetary Economics from the University of Basel and the University of Bern, and a Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Mathematics and Philosophy from the University of Basel. My academic performance was honored with multiple awards.

My previous professional experience covers positions in the public sector, academia as well as a management position in the private sector.

Interests
  • Empirical macroeconomics
  • Monetary economics
  • Price setting
Education
  • PhD in Economics, present

    ETH Zurich

  • MSc in International and Monetary Economics, 2017

    University of Basel, University of Bern

  • BA in Mathematics and Philosophy, 2015

    University of Basel

Research

Education

 
 
 
 
 
ETH Zurich
PhD candidate in Economics
ETH Zurich
Sep 2019 – Present
 
 
 
 
 
London School of Economics and Political Science
Tools for Macroeconomists: The Essentials & Advanced Tools
London School of Economics and Political Science
Jul 2019 – Aug 2019
Numerical methods for analysing and estimating macroeconomic models (DSGE models, models with heterogeneous agents, continuous-time models)
 
 
 
 
 
University of Basel, University of Bern
Master of Science (MSc) in International and Monetary Economics
University of Basel, University of Bern
Dec 2017 – Feb 2015
Grade: summa cum laude
Thesis: Expectation Formation and Monetary Policy in an Agent-Based Model (with distinction)
 
 
 
 
 
University of Basel
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mathematics and Philosophy
University of Basel
Feb 2012 – Dec 2014
Grade: summa cum laude (Philosophy) and insigni cum laude (Mathematics)
Thesis: Deduction between Moral Law and Freedom. On Immanuel Kant’s Attempt of a Moral Foundation in his Critique of Practical Reason (in German)

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
European Central Bank, Directorate General Research
Consultant
European Central Bank, Directorate General Research
Sep 2021 – Present Frankfurt
 
 
 
 
 
European Central Bank, Directorate General Research
PhD Trainee
European Central Bank, Directorate General Research
Sep 2020 – Aug 2020 Frankfurt
 
 
 
 
 
ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Doctoral Researcher
ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Jul 2019 – Present Zurich
 
 
 
 
 
Swiss National Bank, Inflation Forecasting
Intern
Swiss National Bank, Inflation Forecasting
May 2018 – Apr 2019 Zurich
 
 
 
 
 
University of Basel, Computational Economics and Finance
Research Assistant
University of Basel, Computational Economics and Finance
Sep 2017 – Apr 2018 Basel
 
 
 
 
 
University of Basel, Practical Philosophy
Teaching Assistant
University of Basel, Practical Philosophy
Aug 2014 – Jan 2015 Basel
 
 
 
 
 
Manor AG
Online Merchandise Manager
Manor AG
Jan 2015 – Apr 2017 Basel

Academic awards & grants

Research grant
Research grant to study the impact of low interest rates on firms' investment activity (CHF 130,000)
Award for the best Master’s thesis 2017/2018
Winner of the 2014 essay competition
The dignity of embryos. On the moral status of prenatal life and the social significance of the discussion about its recognition
Basler Maturandenpreis der Novartis
Novartis has been awarding the Basler Maturandenpreis since 1969 to one graduate student per school and year for his or her outstanding academic performance, excellent social skills and exceptional commitment during his or her time at school.
Maturandenpreis Basel-Landschaft
Graduation award for a grade point average of 5.8 / 6.0

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