Winter Term 2018/19


17 January 2019, Thursday, 12:30-15:45 hr

12.30-13.30 hrNenad Ćurčić      Does the combination of models predicting the US equity premium lead to better out-of-sample performance?
13.30-14.30 hrSyed Wasif Hussain

Forecasting Stock Returns using Machine Learning for Emerging Markets

14:30-14:45 hr                   Coffee break

14.45-15.45 hr     

Marc Altdörfer

A Global Study of Credit Ratings Consistency


Location: Helmholtzstraße 22, room 2.22


Additional talk by Prof. Dr. Eric Nowak (USI) entitled "If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again – Contagion effects of serially defaulting board members in Switzerland" (joint work with Matteo Garzoli, Virginia Gianinazzi, and Alberto Plazzi) on January 31 at 15.00 hr.

Please contact Mahvish Naeem in case you have any questions.