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Prof. Dr. Michel Habib - Supervised theses

Professor of Finance

@bibah.lehcimbf.uzh.ch
PLM-H 320, Plattenstr. 14, 8032 Zürich
+41 44 634 25 07
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Dissertations (9)

Three Essays on Managerial Compensation
Elisabeth Megally
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2017.


Financial Markets, Innovation, and Acquisitions
Diego Ostinelli
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Three essays on corporate finance: Dual class share structure, parmalat fraud, and earnings management and compensation
Lorenzo Brandi
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Per Östberg
University of Zurich, 2013.


Three essays on capital structure and structured finance
Gabriel Neukomm
Supervisor(s): Alexander F. Wagner, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2012.


Self-Serving Behavior by Investment Bankers, Controlling Shareholders, and Managers in M&A, Dual-Class Shareholding and IPO
Evgeny Plaksen
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Alexander F. Wagner
University of Zurich, 2011.


Essays in corporate finance
Florian S Peters
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Alexander F. Wagner
University of Zurich, 2008.


Three essays on payout policy
Leon Bogdan Stacescu
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Alexander F. Wagner
University of Zurich, 2008.


Corporate financial reporting and disclosure. A behavioral finance perspective
Kremena Bachmann
Supervisor(s): Thorsten Hens, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2007.


Master Theses (34)

The effect of changes in corporate tax rates on the leverage ratio of Swiss listed firms
Li Wan
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Yushi Peng
University of Zurich, 2017.


The Negative Interest Rates Environment: What Impact on the Asset Allocation to Real Estate by the Swiss Pension Funds?
Kevin Derek
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Jacqueline Haverals
University of Zurich, 2017.


Benchmark study of real estate valuation methods
Roxane Montagner
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Jacqueline Haverals
University of Zurich, 2017.


The plastic problem in South East Asia – case study of Indonesia and its way to a more sustainable waste management
Margaux Frey
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Jacqueline Haverals
University of Zurich, 2017.


Wealth Losses and the Exit from Private Companies
Florian Tunger
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2017.


Startup Ecosystem Switzerland
Samira Eilinger
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2017.


Zurich’s financial institutions in the 18th century and the crises of 1798: Analysis on Leu & Company’s foreign investments strategy
Julian Müller
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2017.


Negative Interest Rate Policy: How Negative Interest Rate Policy Affected the Trade Balance Between the Eurozone and the United States
Eirini Rapti
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Empirical Evidence of the Risk and Returns of Venture Capital Investments in Swiss Portfolio Firms
Manuel Burbano Bermudez
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Comparative Analysis of Taxation Law in Poland, Romania, and Czech Republic
Yatin L. Shah
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Commodity Futures and their Diversification Potential for a Swiss Investor - With an Application to the Glencore/Xstrata Merger
Tim Luginbühl
Supervisor(s): Jakub Rojcek, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Mario Draghi, Euro-zone Creditor Countries’ Friend or Foe?
Rami Tageldin
Supervisor(s): Elisabeth Megally, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Comparing Common Valuation Methods on Internet Firms before the Dot-Com Crash and Today
Ida Weber
Supervisor(s): Fulvia Fringuellotti, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Share Repurchase Programs in Switzerland: Different Buyback Methods and Market Reaction
Louis L. Lehmann
Supervisor(s): Diego Ostinelli, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Biased issuer-paid credit ratings and alternative credit measures of corporate default risk
Dzemo Fazli
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Base Erosion and Profit Shifting through Controlled Foreign Companies
Daniel Jungen
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


The Impact of Corporate Disclosures on the Implied Cost of Capital
Zhen Qin
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


The Safe-Haven Status of the Swiss Franc and its Current Overvaluation against the Euro
Sabrina Realini
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


International Stock Portfolios and the Role of Foreign Exchange Risks
Robert Karl Erbe
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Impact of R&D Expenditures on the Valuation of US and European Comapnies
Olga Peters
Supervisor(s): Diego Ostinelli, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Stock Returns: An Analysis of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Matteo Pianta
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Examining the Impact of Transfer Pricing on Tax Avoidance and Capital Retention
Guillaume Ruch
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Liquidity of Syndicated Loans
Jovan Samardzic
Supervisor(s): Jakub Rojcek, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


The CAGE framework and the influence of market potential in a world where differences still matter
Ivan Sabato
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Jacqueline Haverals
University of Zurich, 2015.


Advisor's Choice and M&As Performance
Andrea Rubrichi
Supervisor(s): Diego Ostinelli, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2015.


Measuring Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) with a Difference-In-Difference Empirical Study
Sara Radulovic
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2015.


The Impact of the Basic Erosion and Profit Shifting Action Plan from OECD on Multinational Enterprises with Digital Businesses
Yvonne Arnold
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2015.


OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project (Potential implications of Action 9 for the insurance industry)
Ricarda Riedesser
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2015.


The Evolution of Gold's Role in International Monetary Policy And Financial Markets
Francesco Schaerer
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2015.


Valuation of Listed OSNs: Are Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter Still Worth a "Like"?
Christian Arico
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2015.


Explaining the Price Disparity of Chinese A and H Shares
Yang Li
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Elisabeth Megally
University of Zurich, 2015.


The Reaction of Stock Markets to the Swiss National Bank Communication on the Euro Franc Peg
Marina Murashko
Supervisor(s): Elisabeth Megally, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2015.


How much does the new top income tax rate in France affect share prices of French companies?
David Alexander Jäggi
Supervisor(s): Jacqueline Haverals, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2014.


Bachelor Theses (10)

What makes M&A transactions a success? - An empirical study
Yannick Bühlmann
Supervisor(s): Elisabeth Megally, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2017.


An analysis of the Politecnico of Turin and the Politecnico of Milan spin-off companies
Francesco Demajo
Supervisor(s): Fulvia Fringuellotti, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Management overconfidence as a determinant of capital structure
Jakob Raphael
Supervisor(s): Jakub Rojcek, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Assessment of the Current Start-up Financing Situation in Switzerland
Stéphane Meyer
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


How does Diversification Affect the Value of a Multisegment Company
Sergey Keller
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2016.


Volkswagen vs Porsche - An Event Study on the Takeover Battle that Turned into a Merger
Dominique Burgherr
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Elisabeth Megally
University of Zurich, 2015.


The Effect of Technological Investments on Firm Value: An Examination of the Global Electronics Industry
Maximilian Schuster
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Diego Ostinelli
University of Zurich, 2014.


The Credit Crunch and its Impact on Bank Lending to Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)in Switzerland and Italy
Anna Ricci
Supervisor(s): Elisabeth Megally, Michel Habib
University of Zurich, 2014.


Disclosure Quality and its Effect on Swiss Firms' Cost of Capital
Simon Hepp
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Kim Schartz
University of Zurich, 2014.


Valuation of European Football Clubs
Robin Born
Supervisor(s): Michel Habib, Kim Schartz
University of Zurich, 2014.