Examples of Recent Graduates


Name: Vladimir Krasnogorskiy
Year of graduation: 2019
First position after graduation: PhD in Macroeconomics, University of Bern

 

The MIME is an ideal choice for students who pursue a career in macroeconomics. The majority of my fellows have continued with PhD studies or have started internships with central or commercial banks. The curriculum is very demanding with outstanding and internationally renowned professors. 

Name: Milen Arro
Year of graduation: 2019
First position after graduation: Milen started an internship at the Swiss National Bank. 

 

The MIME is a great program for students interested in macroeconomics and monetary policy. It provides a motivating atmosphere to develop your analytical reasoning, quantitative skills, and critical thinking.

Name: Cristian Botezat
Year of graduation: 2018
First position after graduation: Wealth Management Graduate Program at Credit Suisse 

 

If you want to understand the economy in the current uncertain environment, the MIME program will be a great step towards your goal. Challenges that you will face during this degree will help you strengthen your critical reasoning, enrich your quantitative skills and improve your independent analysis. In addition, the Master's in International and Monetary Economics will be of a huge support in your career path, be it in the public or private sector. 

Name: Oliver Pfäuti
Year of graduation: 2018
First position after graduation: PhD in Economics, Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences, Mannheim.

 

For students with an interest in macroeconomics and monetary policy, the MIME is a top choice. The mix of theory and empirics enables the graduates to conduct independent research and provides them with a broad set of quantitative tools. Often, the classes are small which encourages the interaction between professors and students.

Name: Mariacarla Capillo
Year of graduation: 2018
First position after graduation: Mariacarla started an internship in the Economic Analysis unit of the Swiss National Bank. 

 

The MIME allows students to specialize in macroeconomics and quantitative methods. The program is demanding, but the familiar atmosphere among the students and the professors evokes an excellent learning environment. The possibility to attend courses both in Bern and in Basel enables students to gain an insight into various different macro-related fields.

Name: Fabienne Schneider
Year of graduation: 2017
First position after graduation:
After graduation, Fabienne first worked as an intern at the Statistics unit of the Swiss National Bank. Currently, Fabienne is a PhD student at the University of Bern and an assistant at the Study Center Gerzensee (Foundation of the Swiss National Bank) 

 

The MIME program teaches you the skills needed to understand and discuss macroeconomic phenomena and current issues in a coherent and systematic manner. The high willingness of the professors to support you during your master's studies is a strong motivational driver.

Name: Teodoro Bevilacqua
Year of graduation: 2019
First position after graduation: PhD in Applied Macroeconomics, University of Neuchâtel
 

 

The MIME program provides a deep background on important topics in macroeconomics and allows students to choose among three different specializations. The high quality of teaching and the cooperation between students create an excellent learning environment. The quantitative tools acquired during the program are ideal to pursue a PhD in applied or theoretical macroeconomics. 

Name: Florence Hartmann
Year of graduation: 2016
First position after graduation: After graduating from the MIME, Florence did a summer internship in the Economic Research department at Credit Suisse, where she subsequently started into a Career Start Program in the Global Macroeconomic Research team.

 

If your main interests lie with macroeconomics, the MIME is definitely the right choice. The program gives you a solid toolkit in both macroeconomic theory and quantitative methods. The small size of the classes allows for close interaction with professors and assistants. 

Name: Lorenz Driussi
Year of graduation: 2018
First position after graduation:
 Lorenz Driussi joined the Study Center Gerzensee as a teaching assistant in August 2018 and successfully finished the Swiss Program for Beginning Doctoral Students in Economics in September 2019. He is a PhD student at the University of Bern.

 

 

The MIME teaches you state of the art monetary macroeconomics and is a superb preparation for any PhD program in economics. The curriculum allows for individual specialization in your field of interest. One of the main merits of the program are the relatively small class sizes which stimulated thought-provoking discussions with the professors and incentivized peer collaboration with my fellow students.

Name: Isabel Hanisch
Year of graduation: 2015
First position after graduation: After graduating from the MIME, Isabel completed the Advanced Studies Program at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. After this, she continued with a Ph.D. in Economics at University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA.

 

The MIME combines the strengths of both faculties - Basel & Bern - in Monetary Economics and Macroeconomics. It does not only teach all the tools, methods and models necessary for economists but also focuses on real time problems in the world economy. Highly recommended. 

Name: Diego R. Känzig
Year of graduation: 2015
First position after graduation: After graduating from the MIME, Diego did an internship in the Inflation Forecasting unit of the Swiss National Bank. Subsequently, he moved to England to work on his PhD in Economics at London Business School.

 

The MIME is an excellent master program for students who wish to specialize in the field of applied macroeconomics. The program equips students with the tools necessary to engage in cutting-edge research. Courses are taught by leading scholars and the faculty-student ratio is very high - enabling close interaction between students and professors. The great facilities at the institute and the collegial atmosphere among students provide an excellent environment to study and thrive. I truly benefited a lot from this program and can only recommend it.

Name: Benjamin Studer
Year of graduation: 2015
First position after graduation:

After an internship at the Economic Analysis unit of the Swiss National Bank, Benjamin joined BAK Basel Economics AG. He contributes to studies in macroeconomics and is responsible for one of the forecasting models.

 

 

After completing the MIME program, students are excellently prepared for a position in a central bank, an economic research institute, or for PhD studies. I truly enjoyed the small class sizes and the great support from professors and assistants. To sum up, I absolutely recommend this Master’s program to everyone who is interested in theoretical and empirical macroeconomics.