What makes financial analysts so optimistic about their forecasts? Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – It is commonly recognized that financial analysts tend to be too optimistic when forecasting stock prices, but why is it the case? That’s the question Prof. Alain Schatt from HEC Lausanne (UNIL) and his co-authors decided to tackle in a recent research project.
Professor Daniel Oyon has been appointed to the board of the Federal Audit Oversight... Daniel Oyon, a Full Professor in the Department of Accounting and Control at HEC Lausanne, UNIL, has been appointed by the Federal Council to the board of the Federal Audit Oversight Authority (FAOA) for a further four years. Professor Oyon represents academic circles on the board.
Best teacher awards: nine professors rewarded at HEC Lausanne The Deanship of the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne recently presented its nine “HEC Lausanne Best Teacher Awards”, singling out teachers for the success of their courses as rated by students.
New appointment at HEC Lausanne: Gaia Melloni as an Assistant Professor Pr. Gaia Melloni joined the Department of Accounting and Control at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) on September 1, 2019, as an Assistant Professor. An expert and researcher in accounting and corporate sustainability, Prof. Melloni will notably teach these subjects in the "Research in Sustainablility Accounting" course of the Master's program in Accounting, Control and Finance.
Female Career Award 2019: Prof. Mary E. Barth recognized by HEC Lausanne for her... EQUALITY PROGRAM | On 17 September, Professor of Accounting Mary E. Barth, from Stanford University, will be on UNIL campus for the first day of the new academic year to receive the Female Career Award from the Equal Opportunity Committee of HEC Lausanne (UNIL). The School is delighted to recognize the outstanding career of a professor who has been a true source of inspiration for women’s academic careers.