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Department of Finance

Beat Affolter

Beat Affolter, prof. Dr.

  • Professor at ZHAW School of Management and Law


  • Ph.D. in Banking and Finance, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Zurich, 2012
  • MSc UZH (dipl. inform.), University of Zurich, 2007
  • Exchange Student, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2007

Research Interest

  • Capital Budgeting and Downside-Risk
  • Real Options
  • Capital Structure
  • Student Involvement and Student Achievement (E-Learning)


  • Lecture: Corporate Finance II (Bachelor Level)
  • Seminar: Finance with Excel (Bachelor Level)
  • Seminar: Business & Finance Game (Bachelor Level)
  • Lectures in Corporate Finance at other institutions


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