Winners 2014

We are pleased to announce that the sixth SIAF Award was presented on November 6th 2014 at the University of Zurich.


Dr. Verena Tiefenbeck

for her dissertation at ETH Zurich:

“Behavioral Interventions to Reduce Residential Energy and Water Consumption: Impact, Mechanisms, and Side Effects”

The price is with Fr. 10,000.- endowed. The SIAF Award, sponsored by Ernst & Young AG, honours outstanding doctoral thesis at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich. The work makes a scientific contribution to the understanding of political, economic, social and cultural relations in a global world.

In 2014, candidacies from the field of economics were evaluated by an independent jury (Prof. Dr. Georg Kohler, Prof. Dr. Georg von Krogh, Prof. Dr. Bernd Roeck, Prof. Dr. Stefanie Walter, Prof. Dr. Francis Cheneval and Dr. Andreas Hefti).