Monika Bütler

Monika Bütler

Monika Bütler

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.
Director SEW-HSG (50 % unpaid leave)
Büro 06-103
Varnbüelstrasse 14
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses
  • Social security
  • Job market
  • Political Economics
  • Information Economics
Fields of research
  • Public Policy
  • Social Insurance
Further fields of research Political Economy
Professional Career

Decan of the "School of Economics and Political Science SEPS" (2009-2013)
Researcher University of St.Gallen (1996-1997)
Visiting Professor, University of New South Wales, Sydney (2008, 2011 & 2014)
Visiting Professor, University of Auckland (2014)
Full Professor, Université de Lausanne (2001-2004)
Assistant Professor, Université de Lausanne (1999-2001)
Assistant Professor (tenure track), CentER & Department of Economics, Tilburg University, the Netherlands (1997-2001)
Visiting Scholar; University of Virginia USA & Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (1995-1996, sponsored by SNF)


CESifo (Center for Economic Studies), München (2001-)
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), University of New South Wales, Australia
Ausschuss Socialpolitik, Verein für Socialpolitik
President Steering Committee Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research, SIAW-HSG (2011-)
Executive Education Committee of the University of St.Gallen (Executive School, 2011-)
Advisory Board, Center for Disability and Integration CDI-HSG (2009-)


Doctor honoris causa in Econometrics, University Luzern, 2018
Thünen Lecture, Verein für Socialpolitik, 2017 

Editorial Board Senior Editor, Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Cambridge University Press 
Additional Information

Twitter: @batzmonika

Sponsored academic visits:
University of New South Wales (2011), Dutch Central Bank (2009), Cerge Economic Institute Prague (2006), CESifo Institute Munich (2001), Marschall School University of Southern California (1999)

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