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Dr. Christian Hugo Hoffmann

Assistenzprofessor
Lehrstuhl für Finance
Tätigkeit
Research Fields

  • Fintech
API economy
Future of banking
Insurtech
Proptech
Cryptocurrencies

  • Risk Management
Real-time risk management
Risk-return optimization
AI and Machine Learning in risk management, particularly Bayesian methods and causal modelling
Tail / extreme risks
Stress testing

  • Complexity Theories and Systems Thinking in Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Risks
  • Austrian Economics for Investing
Werdegang
seit 2020

Member Of The Board Of Advisors, Incrementum AG

seit 2019

Co-Founder of Syntherion, a B2B software/FinTech startup in Zurich

2018 — 2019

Postdoc at the ETH Risk Center (Prof. Didier Sornette), ETH Zurich

2017 — 2018

Head of Finance at Verity Studios AG (Robotics)

seit 2016

Fellow at the Mises Institute and Santa Fe Institute

2013 — 2017

PhD at the University of St. Gallen and Yale University

Portrait
  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2020). Thinking about Theory and Practice - What it Means to Reach Effective Risk Management Decisions in Banking. Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions, 13(1), 1-10.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H., & Djordjevic, C. (2020). Complexity, Power Laws and a Humean argument in Risk Management: The fundamental inadequacy of probability theory as a foundation for modeling complex risk in banking. Homo Oeconomicus.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2019). Unpacking the black box of systemic risks in banking: How causal loop modeling helps overcome rigid risk sharing and categorization. Kybernetes, 49(6), 1675-1690.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H., & Dahlinger, A. (2019). How capitalism abolishes itself in the digital era in favour of robo-economic systems: socio-economic implications of decentralized autonomous self-owned businesses. Foresight, 22(1), 53-67.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2019). Reflexionen über Theorie und Praxis. Was es bedeutet, effektive Risikomanagement-entscheidungen im Bankwesen zu treffen. Risiko Manager.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2019). Economic Rationality, the Transaction Cost Theory, and Morality. An Extended Approach. Journal for Business, Economics & Ethics, 20(1), 31-51.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H., & Hahn, B. (2019). Decentered ethics in the machine era and guidance for AI regulation. AI & Society: Knowledge, Culture and Communication, 35, 635–644.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2018). On conceptualizing risk: breaking the dichotomy between Knightian risk and uncertainty. Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, 21(3), 209–245.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2018). Die Kunst der Vorhersage. Buchbesprechung "Prediction machines. The simple economics of Artificial Intelligence". Springer Spektrum.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2017). Structure-based Explanatory Modeling of Risks. Towards Understanding Dynamic Complexity in Financial Systems. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 34(6), 728-745. (ABDC_2016: A; ABDC_2019: A; ABS_2018: 2; ISI_2016: 0.86; ISI_2018: 1.052)

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2017). Logik-basiertes Risikomanagement. Ein Paradigmenwechsel für Banken zur Überwindung von Finanzkrisen. Risiko Manager.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2017). Assessing Risk Assessment: Towards Alternative Risk Models for Complex Financial Systems. Berlin: Springer.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2020). Klugheits- versus Metaklugheits- und moralischen Überlegungen anhand eines Umweltspiels. Was das Modell des Gefangenendilemmas über Kooperation bei Fragen des Klimawandels lehrt. Forum Wirtschaftsethik.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H., & Ryll, L. (2020). A Global AI in Financial Services Survey. Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2020). The digital era is the era of risk management for banks Make risk management the profit driver of tomorrow and gain totally new insights. Geneva WealthTech Forum.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2020). Erfolgreicher Finanzplatz: Die Menge an Innovationen gibt nicht den Ausschlag. Fintechnews.ch.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2020). Regulierung Künstlicher Intelligenz: Ein praktischer Ratgeber für die Praxis. Digitale Welt.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2020). How to foster entrepreneurship. A liberal's critique of the status quo in Switzerland. Startups.ch.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2020). Fintech: Banks, Beware! Why Banks have a difficult time innovating. Fintechnews.ch.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2019). Interview mit Marleen van de Camp von Business Insider, #Deutschland2030: Statussymbole wie Autos und teurer Schmuck sterben aus - in zehn Jahren wird Luxus etwas völlig anderes bedeuten. Business Insider Deutschland.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2019). Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities in the Fintech Ecosystem. indivio.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2019). The Future of Banking and Fintech - Fixing a Broken System and the Quantum Age. Fintechnews.ch.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2019). MoneyPark, der Bankenschreck im Schweizer Hypothekarmarkt?. indivio.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H., & Spindler, C. (2019). Datenlogistik und Künstliche Intelligenz in Versicherungen und im Risikomanagement. Handlungsempfehlungen aus einer Studie für eine Branche im Umbruch. Schweizer Versicherung.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H., & Müller, F. (2019). Aussichten für den Zukunftsmarkt. Eine moralkritische und innovationssensible Analyse. Markenartikel-Magazin.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2019). Interview: "Aus Finanzplätzen werden Tech-Cluster". Finews.ch.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2019). Interview: Innovation - le futur visage de la fintech se précise. AGEFI.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H., & Spindler, C. (2019). Data logistics and AI in insurance risk management. Swiss Alliance for Data Intensive Services.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H., & Spindler, C. (2019). Harnessing the Power of Data Logistics & Artificial Intelligence in Insurance and Risk Management. SwissCognitive.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H., & Müller, D. (2019). Why data science projects fail revisited. Perspectives of Machine Learning hedge funds and avoiding oversimplification. Towards Data Science.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2019). Free the entrepreneurs. The next stage of human society as the (only) path to prosperity. Free Private Cities.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H., & Heide, F. (2018). Modern risk and regulatory management in the digital era. Syntherion's impact on stress testing. HSG Trend Monitor.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2018). Kann künstliche Intelligenz moralisch denken?. NZZ Feuilleton.

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  • Hoffmann, C. H. (2018). Ist die menschliche Autonomie bald nur noch eine Nostalgie?. NZZ Feuilleton.

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