Prof. Dr. Alexander F. Wagner

Associate Professor of Finance
Faculty Member, Swiss Finance Institute
PLM-317, Plattenstr. 14, 8032 Zürich
+41 44 634 39 63
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2005: Ph.D. in Political Economy and Government, Harvard University
2001: Ph.D. in Economics, University of Linz
2000: Mag. iur. (J.D./LL.M.) in Law, University of Linz
1998: Mag. rer. soc. oec. (B.A./M.A.) in Economics, University of Linz

Research Interests

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Author Page on SSRN

  • Corporate and public governance
  • Corporate finance
  • Political economy
  • Law, finance, and regulation


  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Contract economics

Executive Teaching

  • Corporate finance and financial management

Other professional activities

  • Member of the Board of Trustees, SWIPRA