Winners 2018

We are pleased to announce that the tenth SIAF Award was presented on 22 November 2018 at the University of Zurich.

Awarded


Dr. Judith Spirig

for her dissertation at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Zurich

“Like Cases Alike or Asylum Lottery ? – Inconsistency in Judical Decision Making at the Swiss Federal Administrative Court”

and

Dr. Jens Frankenreiter

for his dissertation at the Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences at ETH Zurich

“Judges, Politics and the Law – Empirical Studies on Judge Behavior with a Focus on the European Court of Justice”

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 2018, candidates who have have written a paper at the Faculty of Phlosophy of the University of Zurich or at the Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (D-GESS) of the ETH Zurich were judged by an independent jury.

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