Patrick Leisibach completed his Master studies in Economics at the University of Bern in 2016. Previously, he received his Bachelor's degree in Political Economics from the University of Lucerne. Before and during his studies, he worked for a Swiss bank. Since September 2016, Patrick Leisibach is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Economics and Management. He is writing his dissertation in the field of public economics and public finance under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Christoph A. Schaltegger.