Simon Business School

Faculty Profile

Urs Waelchli
Visiting Faculty
Assistant Professor of Finance


Urs Waelchli has been involved with the Rochester-Bern Executive Programs since 2008. He teaches corporate finance in various programs in Europe, Asia, and the United States. His current research focuses on the implications of limited managerial capacity on corporate policies such as innovation, investment, and survival.

Teaching Interests

Corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, international finance

Research Interests

Empirical corporate finance

Professional History

Visiting Faculty
Simon Business School, University of Rochester
2015 -
Assistant Professor of Finance
University of Bern, Switzerland
2008 -
Visiting Associate Professor
Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
2011 - 2014
Visiting Scholar
Stern School of Business, NYU
- 2009
Visiting Scholar
The Wharton School
- 2007


University of Bern, Switzerland - 2008
Ph D
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