Alexander Bechtel

Resume


Education

2016 – Present

University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

PhD in Finance

2018

Stanford University, USA

Visiting Student Researcher

Host: Arvind Krishnamurthy

2013 – 2016

University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Master (M.A.) in Quantitative Economics & Finance

2011 – 2012

EDHEC Business School, France

Exchange student

University of Bayreuth, Germany

B.Sc. in Economics

B.A. in International Economics & Development

Professional Experience

2016 – Present

University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Teaching and Research Assistant

2017 – 2018

European Central Bank, Germany

External Consultant

Monetary Policy Strategy Division

2013

German Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany

Internship

Financial Markets Department

2010 – 2013

University of Bayreuth, Germany

Teaching Assistant

2012

Eurex AG (Deutsche Börse Group), Germany

Internship

Executive Office

Honors and Awards

2019

Swiss Finance Institute

Best Discussant Doctoral Award 2019

2019

AFA Travel Grant

AFA Annual Meeting 2019, Atlanta, USA

2017

Fondation Banque de France Research Grant

Together with Angelo Ranaldo and Jan Wrampelmeyer

2016

LGT Award

Best master’s degree in Quantitative Economics & Finance

2011 – 2016

Scholarship

German Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

2013

Award Bachelor Degree

Best bachelor’s degree in Economics

2013

Award Bachelor’s degree

Best bachelor’s degree in International Economics & Development