Monika Bütler

Monika Bütler

Monika Bütler

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.
Director SEW-HSG (part time 62,5 %), Full Professor of Economics, Vice-President, Institutes & Executive Education
SEW-HSG
Büro 06-103
Varnbüelstrasse 14
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses
  • Social security
  • Job market
  • Political Economics
  • Information Economics
Fields of research
  • Public Policy
  • Social Insurance
Further fields of research Political Economy
Professional Career

Decan of the "School of Economics and Political Science SEPS" (2009-2013)
Ordinaria, Université de Lausanne (2001-2004)
Assistant Professor, Université de Lausanne (1999-2001)
Assistant Professor (tenure track), CentER & Department of Economics,
Tilburg University, the Netherlands (1997-2001)

Affiliations

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies), München (2001-)
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), University of New South Wales, Australia
Ausschuss Socialpolitik, Verein für Socialpolitik
President Steering Committee Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research, SIAW-HSG (2011-)
Executive Education Committee of the University of St.Gallen (Executive School, 2011-)
Advisory Board, Center for Disability and Integration CDI-HSG (2009-)

Awards
  • Thünen Lecture, Verein für Socialpolitik, 2017  
  • Doctor honoris causa in Econometrics, University Luzern, 2018
  • Ehrendoktorwürde der Universität Luzern, 2018
  • NZZ Ökonomen Ranking 2019: 7th rank
  • 10 einflussreichste Ökonomen der Schweiz, Tagesanzeiger, 2019
  • Prof. Hans Möller Medaille, Münchner Volkswirte Alumni, 2020 
  • NZZ Ökonomen Ranking 2020: 8th rank 
Talks

Selection:

2019:

  • OECD, Paris, France, 04. - 05.06.2019
  • IIPF, Glasgow, Scotland, 19. - 23.08.2019

2020:

  • ASSA, San Diego, USA, 03. - 05.01.2020 
  • Econometric Society Conference, online, 17. - 21.08.2020
  • Keynote Standortförderung Kanton Zürich "Standortdialog", Zurich, Switzerland, 18.11.2020 
Editorial Board Senior Editor, Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Cambridge University Press 
Additional Information

Twitter: @batzmonika

Sponsored academic visits:
University of New South Wales (2011), Dutch Central Bank (2009), Cerge Economic Institute Prague (2006), CESifo Institute Munich (2001), Marschall School University of Southern California (1999)

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