Simon Scheidegger was a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, and senior research associate at the University of Zurich.
His research focuses on developing computational methods for high-dimensional dynamic stochastic economic modeling and applying them to optimal tax policy, macroeconomics, monetary policy and option pricing.
He currently is a principal investigator of a variety of projects related to high-performance computing as well as co–principal investigator on a PASC project (platform for advanced scientific computing) in Switzerland.
Dr. Scheidegger was a credit risk modeler at Credit Suisse from 2010-2012.
Simon received a BSc, a MSc in physics, and a PhD in theoretical physics, summa cum laude, from the University of Basel.