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Department of Economics

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Baromètre conjoncturel (conjoncture romande et suisse) - n°97
Juillet 2020 | Evolution jusqu'au troisième trimestre 2020
Professor Dominic Rohner appointed Associate Editor at the Economic Journal (EJ)
Dominic Rohner, professor in the Department of Economics at HEC Lausanne (UNIL), has just been appointed Associate Editor at the Economic Journal.
La pandémie de coronavirus fait chuter le PIB vaudois de 5,5%
Mai 2020 | L’économie vaudoise n’échappe pas aux conséquences de la pandémie de coronavirus.
Covid-19 crisis: Survey on the financial and psychological consequences for self-employed...
We still know very little about the effects of the coronavirus crisis on self-employed workers. A survey carried out at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) by Professors Rafael Lalive and Marius Brülhart, in the context of Enterprise for Society and the KOF Institute at ETHZ with over 1,000 self-employed workers and business owners show that in some cases, the lockdown has resulted in a massive loss of sales and psychological problems. Self-employed workers who have had to close down their business, in particular, have reported a significant decline in income and are fearful for their economic survival.
Two economists from HEC Lausanne on the National Covid-19 Science Task Force
On 31 March, the Swiss federal government announced the creation of the National Covid-19 Science Task Force, with a select group of academic researchers – including Prof. Marius Brülhart and Prof. Rafael Lalive from HEC Lausanne (UNIL) – making their expertise in the field and in science and research available to the political and federal authorities.
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Recent publications
D. Rohner, M. Thoenig. Networks in Conflict. Econometrica.
Dogan B. How to control controlled school choice. American Economic Review.
Berman N., Couttenier M., Rohner D., Thoenig M. This mine is mine! American Economic Review.
Working papers
20.05 Johannes C. Buggle and Stephanos Vlachos
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Campaign Speeches: Evidence from the First National Speaking Tour - September 2020
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20.04 Bettina Klaus, Panos Protopapas
On strategy-proofness and single-peakedness: median-voting over intervals- July 2020
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20.03 Romain Espinosa, Bruno Deffains, Christian Thöni
Debiasing preferences over redistribution: An experiment - February 2020
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