Business, Economics and Informatics

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  • The new UZH Center for Crisis Competence (CCC) opened its doors this week with a public launch event. Alexander Wagner, professor of finance and co-head of the CCC, tells us about the center’s ...

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  • Global trade policy has become more unpredictable, says the recently appointed Chief Economist of the World Trade Organization (WTO), UZH’s Ralph Ossa. We interviewed him to find out more.

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  • Learning is itself a skill that must be learned. The best ways to do this and the requirements for success are current topics of research at UZH. The new UZH Magazin examines how our ability to learn ...

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  • At the World Biodiversity Forum in Davos this week, the focus is on how to slow down species loss and protect ecosystems. The UZH-organized conference aims to inspire action by bringing together ...

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  • Private banks across Europe are meeting more client demands, new regulations and pressure from stakeholders with better qualified advisors. A new study carried out at the University of Zurich shows ...

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  • As part of the national Open Research Data Action Plan, swissuniversities is providing CHF 32 million for projects in the area of open research data. UZH vice presidents Elisabeth Stark and Christian ...

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  • Buying a car? Blockchain promises greater transparency and a revolution in business models. All you need is faith in the technology. Liudmila Zavolokina studies how users trust – or mistrust – these ...

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  • Why do some young men turn to crime, while others don’t? An international study shows that preferences such as risk tolerance, impatience and altruism as well as self-control can predict who will ...

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  • Onicio Leal is a startup founder and public health researcher in one. He wants to help improve the health of children growing up in Malawi.

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  • PolygonSoftware develops smart software solutions and relies on gifted programmers. The startup’s staff is made up entirely of students or alumni of the UZH Department of Informatics. The fledgling ...

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