GIWM Annual Workshop: Recent Trends in Wealth Management

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM [WEST]

Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve 40, Geneva, Geneva, 1205, Switzerland

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Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM [WEST]

University of Geneva, Uni Mail MS130, Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve 40, Geneva, Geneva, 1205, Switzerland.

Recipients of the 2019 GIWM research awards will present the outcome of their projects on January 21st, 2020. This event, «Recent Trends in Wealth Management », will take place at the University of Geneva - Uni Mail room MS130 from 1:30pm to 6pm.
The presentations will be followed by a cocktail where guest will have the opportunity to discuss recent research development in wealth management with our guest speakers:
  • Prof. Magnus Dhalquist (Stockholm School of Economics)
  • Prof. Enrichetta Ravina (Kellogg School of Management)
  • Prof. Simon Scheidegger (HEC Lausanne).
  • Prof. Clemens Sialm (McCombs School of Business)
  • Prof. Fabio Trojani (Geneva Finance Research Institute)

Marylaure Bloch

The Geneva Institute for Wealth Management (GIWM) is a non–profit foundation created in 2016 by the University of Geneva and Geneva Financial Center to promote international partnerships in post-graduate education, executive education, research and knowledge transfer in wealth management. GIWM provides financial support for academic research project with expected impact in the field of wealth management. Grants are made directly to the researchers. Completed research projects are expected to be presented at the yearly GIWM research workshop.


Magnus Dahlquist
Professor of Finance

Magnus Dahlquist is the Peter Wallenberg Professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE). Dahlquist is also a Research Fellow with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London, and with the Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement (NETSPAR) in the Netherlands. Dahlquist’s research interests lie in asset management, asset pricing, and international finance. His current research focuses on (i) individuals’ and institutions’ investment behavior and the design of pension plans, (ii) trading strategies in the bond and currency markets and their relation to fundamentals, and (iii) performance evaluation and practical issues related to asset management.
Clemens Sialm
Professor of Finance

Clemens Sialm is a Professor of Finance and Economics at the University of Texas at Austin. He holds the Texas Commerce Bankshares Centennial Professorship and is the Director of the AIM Investment Center. He is also a Research Associate in the Asset Pricing and Public Economics programs of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a Senior Fellow at the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Reserach, and an Independent Contractor at AQR Capital Management. Sialm's research interests are in the areas of investments, retirement savings, and taxation.
Enrichetta Ravina
Visiting Associate Professor of Finance

Enrichetta Ravina is a Visiting Associate Professor of Finance at the Kellogg School of Management. Professor Ravina's research focuses on Household Finance, Behavioral Finance, and Corporate Finance.
Simon Scheidegger
Assistant Professor of Finance

CURRENT POSITION Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, HEC Lausanne, Switzerland RESEARCH OVERVIEW Interests in computational economics and finance, machine learning, high-performance computing Publications in economics and finance Publications in computational science
Fabio Trojani
Professor of Finance

Fabio Trojani is a full professor of Finance at the University of Geneva since September 2015, a Senior Chair of the Swiss Finance (SFI) Institute and an Adjunct Professor of Finance at University Bocconi in Milan. He is director of several research projects of the Swiss National Science foundation and a co-editor of the Journal of Financial Econometrics. His research covers topics in Finance, Econometrics, and Statistics, areas in which he has published widely and is a regular speaker at international conferences.