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Institut für Betriebswirtschaftslehre Business and Personnel Economics

Team Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Uschi Backes-Gellner

Welcome to the Chair for Business and Personnel Economics!

The chair of Prof. Uschi Backes-Gellner is part of the Department of Business Administration, founded in January 2011.

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We carry out research in three main fields, namely, Business Studies, Education Economics and Industrial Relations. A special emphasis of our work is the empirical analysis of firm-level data. Our research is supported by third-party funds from the Swiss Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (Swiss Leading House Economics of Education, Firm Behaviour and Training Policies, together with Prof. Stefan Wolter, University of Berne), the Swiss National Science Foundation, the German National Science Foundation, the Volkswagen Foundation, the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the Jacobs Foundation.

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Lehrstuhl für BWL, insb. Empirische Methodik der Arbeitsbeziehungen und der Personalökonomik
Plattenstrasse 14
CH-8032 Zürich
Phone: + 41 (0)44 634 42 81
Fax: + 41 (0)44 634 43 70