Prof. Alberto Rascón

Profile

Prof. Alberto Rascón Dozent

  • Contact hours Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday afternoon
    Friday
  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    Business
    Abteilung Methoden und Grundlagen
    Brückenstrasse 73
    3005 Bern

Activities

  • Teaching Finance, Economics and Taxes

  • Coordination of the International Tax Week for the BFH

  • Teaching Business at the Wood Department of the BFH

Teaching

  • BBA; BBA IP; MSc.BA, Master in Wood Technology

  • MBF2 - Derivatives - Specialization

  • IBF2 - M&A and related transactions - Specialization

  • IMD1 - International Economy - Specialization

  • IBF4 - Alternative Investments (Behavioral Finance) - Specialization

  • MBM4 - Negotiating in Multicultural Environments - Specialization

  • USTR - Restructuring

  • iRES - Restructuring

  • CGWS - Corporate Governance: Wall Street goes to Hollywood

  • INSU - The World of Insurance

  • NGTS - Negotiations

  • iTAX - Tax Law

  • iESP - Economic and Social Policy

  • MBF1 - Security Analysis

  • iEC2 - Macroeconomics 2

  • iEC4 - Economics 4

  • IEFI - Environment of the international firm

  • DIFG - Digital Finance - Foundation

  • Finance and Legal

CV

  • July 2011 - Present Professor of Finance, Economics and Taxes BFH
  • July 2017 - 2019 Lecturer of Finance and Derivatives HES-SO Vaud
  • Aug 2011 - Aug 2015 Professor of Finance , Director of the Diploma of Financial Management HES-SO Fribourg
  • Oct 2007 – July 2011 Senior Researcher and Lecturer BFH
  • April 2006 – Aug 2007 Energy Management Advisor CEMEX
  • Jan 2003 – Mar 2006 Desk agent Europcar, (AMAG Services SA)
  • Aug 1999 – Sep 2002 Regulatory Executive AT&T
  • Sep 1998 – Apr 1999 Commercial Director’s Assistant Banca AFIRME S.A.
  • Sep 1996 – Feb 1998 Economist ING Barings (Mexico)
  • Jan 1996 - Sep 1996 Economist Banca Serfin
  • 2019 Zertifikat fur Hochschuldidaktik BFH
  • 2015 Certificate of didactic qualifications HES – SO. University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland
  • 2004 - 2006 Master of Business Administration MBA (Post-graduate) HEC – University of Lausanne
  • 1999 – 2000 Diplomado en Telecomunicaciones Alcatel University Mexico
  • 1993 - 1998 Degree in Economics (Honours) (Licenciatura) Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico (ITAM)
  • 1993 - 1997 Studies of Mathematics (non diploma) Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM)
  • RYERSON Polytechnical Institute. Multimedia Courses

Publications

  • Neuroni Alessia, Spichiger Andreas, Rascón Alberto, Riedl Reinhard et al., Konzept eines homogenen Berechnungsmodells zur Ermit­tlung der Wirtschaftlichkeit und des qualita­tiven Nutzens von E­Government­Vorhaben, Haute école spécialisée bernoise, 2009.

  • Alessia Neuroni, Alberto Rascon, Andreas Spichiger, and Reinhard Riedl. 2010. Assessing and evaluating value and cost effectiveness of e-government initiatives: focusing the step of the financial evaluation. In Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Digital Government Research Conference on Public Administration Online: Challenges and Opportunities (dg.o '10). Digital Government Society of North America 105-111.

  • Rascon, Alberto “Life Insurance Products and research on Age : new topics and challenges” Präsenz Magazin des Fachbereichs Wirtschaft (August 2013)

  • Rascon, Alberto “Modigliani and Miller and the new Banking Regulations – a teacher’s Approach” Präsenz Magazin des Fachbereichs Wirtschaft und Verwaltung (April 2011)

  • Meyer, Olaf, Rascon Alberto. „Transmission der Kreditmarktkrise in die «reale Welt»“ Präsenz Magazin des Fachbereichs Wirtschaft und Verwaltung (März 2009)

  • Martín, S., Rascon Alberto. “Mexican Pension Funds: A new game in Town” Emerging markets weekly report. Fixed-Income Research. ING BARINGS (6 June 1997)

Memberships

  • Fachgruppe Accounting, Finance, Tax

  • American Economic Association

Supervised theses

  • Burri Jan Otto BLOCKCHAIN & CLIMATE CERTIFICATES A way to trade climate certificates over an upcoming technology 2020

  • Zumsteg Marc Urs Does the certified pre-owned market business harm or add value to Bucherer? 2020

  • Holmberg Martin Lars-Erik The way to pay, a theoretical analysis of the payment differences between Sweden and Switzerland 2020

  • Ryden Jesper Nils Johan Theoretical analyse of China’s Belt and Road initiative 2020

  • Reinhard Larissa Comparison of pension systems of the Netherlands and Switzerland 2020

  • Sägesser Corrie Diane The Argentinian economic crisis: economic or societal roots? 2020

  • Schenk Nils Anthony The impact high skilled migrant workers have on the Swiss economy 2020

  • Burri-Ho Pui Lei How do people pay today? 2019

  • Kipfer Johannes Introduction and Application of Debt Rating Methods: The Case of Anheuser Busch InBev SA 2019

  • Kukulu Nzeno-Wendie WOMEN ON CORPORATE BOARDS – CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ANALYSIS OF THE SENATE BILL NO. 826 AND APPLICABILITY ANALYSIS FOR SWITZERLAND 2019

  • Nguyen Trung Kien A Comparison Study about pension system effectiveness in Switzerland and Vietnam 2019

  • Nikiforov Nikolai Option Strategies: A New Guideline for Small Investors 2019

  • Ramirez Juan-Carlos Which language will be the most important one in the European Union after the Brexit? Will there be a “Lingua Franca”? 2019

  • Romero Vargas Laura Maria "Pension system comparison between Colombia and Switzerland” Analysis of the sustainability 2019

  • Savioz Nicolas "Does the Consumer Price lndex constitute an accurate representation of inflation for the whole Swiss population?" 2019

  • Schirrapa Anna Confidence and its influence on the economic cycles 2019

  • Schopfer Michael Samuel Evaluation of Swatch Group 2019

  • Töyrä Ossian Ilkka Financial Evaluation of a Public Firm, Theory and Practise: Nokia Corporation 2019

  • Vonäsch Roman Marc Valuation of Logitech 2019

  • Barrie Mohamed Sanusi Relatioship between Sustainability and Profitability in Firms 2019

  • Bigler Mariana Microcredits in Mexico - A Comparison of interest rates beween a Mexican and a Swiss Bank 2019

  • Bobrova Mariia Empirical Validation of the Time Series Momentum Effect for financial purposes 2019

  • Niederegger Stéphanie Desirée The Relationship Between UBS Switzerland’s Personal Banking Strategy and its Television Communication – An Analysis Covering the Years 2000 to 2017" 2018

  • von Siebenthal Michael Thomas Swiss Retail Banking and Service Excellence A Comparative Study 2018

  • Vafoyon Sanjar Financial System of Uzbekistan: Past, Present and Future 2018

  • Tran Selina Microcredits: Investment opportunity for pension funds? 2018

  • Bytyqi Avdyl, Le Kieu Anh Financial Evaluation of a Public Firm, Theory and Practice: FINNAIR 2018

  • Makhanava Uluana Should Belarus get rid of Belarussian rubble? 2018

  • Drenkelforth Jacques Pascal How different are illicit activities in the Dark Net compared to the real world? 2018

  • Niederhauser Sarah Marissa Comparison of the Swiss and Danish Pension system 2018

  • Barickman Sarah Maryse Evaluation of Microcredits: Research of Microcredit Institutions in Developing Countries 2018

  • Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh Comparison of tax incentives in Vietnam and Switzerland 2018

  • Wu Xian Comparison of health insurance systems in Switzerland and in China 2018

  • Mfumu-Kanda Dhi Statistical approach to technical analysis: application to the foreign exchange market 2017

  • Duktaktsang Tsering Dekyi Pension in Switzerland and the reform “pension 2020” Comparison with Swedish pension system 2017

  • Moghaddami Ramin „Jährlich erhöhte Krankenkassenprämien. Haben Politik, Verwaltung und Leistungserbringer versagt?“ 2017

  • Guggisberg Timon Daniel “Comparison of two sustainability indices with respect to the underlying notion of sustainable investing.” 2017

  • Kajtazi Meier, Doruntina Fabian Valuation of Emmi Corporation 2017

  • Do Le Minh Tuan Then, Now and Future of Vietnamese Remittance 2017

  • Unterschütz Lukas Thomas Financial Valuation of Tesla Motors 2017

  • Adriaensen Benjamin Valuation of iRobot Corporation: Theory and Practice 2015

  • Donat Nicolai "Can the investments into microfinance funds contribute to an enhanced risk/return profile of a typical fixed income fund?" 2015

  • Herren Marc Do the United States of America benefit from the worldwide oil trade in USD? 2015

  • Kamalanathan Nathipan Stock Market manipulation in penny stocks and the big boards 2015

  • Leiser Kevin Luca Testing some strategies of Technical Analysis in the Stock Market 2015

  • Sbai Amina Positive effects of the abolition of the banking secrecy 2015

  • Vaucher Lionel La régulation de la ROHMA et ses conséquences sur l’industrie des matières premières en Suisse. 2015

  • Stüdeli Fabian Financial valuation of a public firm, theory and practice: Swatch 2015

  • Adam Nora Comparison of the Libor and FX scandals: Causes and consequences 2016

  • Basda Selin Valuation of a public company – Givaudan Group 2016

  • Cardoso Thais Capital flows in Brazil: how are foreign investors affected by capital control regulations? 2016

  • Dibba Saikou O. lnditex: Financial valuation theory and praxis 2016

  • Enders Maria Detecting real estate bubbles in Switzerland and Russia: practical approach 2016

  • Kurzmeyer Michael Investing in the Biotech Sector – Developing and testing a Strategy 2016

  • Poffet Marc Analysis of Joel Greenblatt’s Magic Formula 2016

  • Vujovic Nikola Aleksandar A short and a long term comparison of the stock performance of the parental company and the development of its financial key ratios after the execution of the spin-off. 2016

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • Spanish - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • English - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • French - Full professional proficiency
  • German - Limited working proficiency
  • Mexico
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Spain
  • Canada