Tatjana Puhan

  University of Mannheim
  Business School
  Adjunct Faculty

  Swiss Life Asset Managers
  General-Guisan-Quai 40
  CH-8022 Zurich (Switzerland)
  Email: tatjana.puhan(at)swisslife.ch
  Web: https://sites.google.com/site/txpuhan/


Current Position

Head Equity & Asset Allocation at Swiss Life Asset Managers, Zurich, Switzerland (since 12/2015)

Adjunct Faculty (since 02/2015)

Portfolio Manager Asset Allocation & Equity at Swiss Life Asset Managers, Zurich, Switzerland (since 08/2014)

Research Interests

- Financial Markets: Investments, Options, Liquidity, Market Microstructure.

- Asset Pricing: Empirical.

- Corporate Finance: Empirical and Theory.


- Arnold, Marc, D. Hackbarth, and Tatjana Xenia Puhan, 2017, Financing Asset Sales and Business Cycles, forthcoming in: Review of Finance.

- Vogel, Rick, Tatjana Xenia Puhan, Edlira Shehu, Doron Kliger, and Henning Beese. Funding Decisions and Entrepreneurial Team Diversity: A Field Study. Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization (JEBO), Vol. 107 Part B, 595-613, 2014.

- Puhan, Tatjana Xenia and Rick Vogel. Solving the Innovation Dilemma by Creating Organizational Think Tanks. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 11(4), 2009.

- Puhan, Tatjana Xenia. Balancing exploration and exploitation by creating organizational think tanks. Gabler Verlag, ISBN: 3834909351, 2008.


09/2009 - 10/2014

Swiss Finance Institute, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
Ph.D. in Finance, (excellent with highest honors)

08/2012 - 09/2013

Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management (USA)
Visiting Predoctoral Research Fellow

10/2007 - 07/2009

University of Hamburg (Germany), Department of Economics and Business Administration
Ph.D. Student

Working Experience

2005 - 2007

M.M.Warburg & CO KGaA (Hamburg, Germany), 2005-2007:
private banking inhouse consultant and relationship manager