La dette suisse est-elle trop faible?
Depuis dix ans, la dette publique suisse n’a cessé de baisser, et l’excédent budgétaire de 2,8 milliards pour l’année 2017 ne fait que confirmer cette tendance. Doit-on s’en réjouir ou au contraire le déplorer?
Dr. Antoine Missemer wins the 2017 Marcel Boiteux Prize for Energy Economics
Antoine Missemer, who holds a PhD in Economics from HEC Lausanne and is currently working at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris (CIRED laboratory), has been awarded the 2017 Marcel Boiteux Prize for Energy Economics for his book Les Économistes et la fin des énergies fossiles (1865-1931). The prize is awarded by the French Association of Energy Economics (FAEE), affiliated to the IAEE, which brings together thousands of experts from all over the world.
Academic excellence: honoring 2017’s award-winning theses
Seven PhD graduates from HEC Lausanne were awarded prizes in 2017. Their theses were rewarded for their contribution to academic excellence and the innovative nature of their research fields. The Dean’s Office warmly congratulates the researchers concerned and wishes them every success in their future academic careers.
Best teachers rewarded at HEC Lausanne
The Deanship of the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne recently presented its ten “HEC Lausanne Best Teacher Awards”, singling out teachers for the success of their courses as rated by students.
Ten projects approved by the SNSF in 2017
Projects involving 11 researchers from the Faculty of Business and Economics at UNIL were selected for grant funding by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) in 2017. In total, the SNSF will provide over CHF 1.7 million in funding for the new projects, spread over several months or years, enabling the researchers to create a team and launch their project.
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
17.17 - Madhav Raghavan
Serial Priority in Project Allocation: A Characterisation - December 2017
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17.16 - Philippe Bacchetta
The Sovereign Money Initiative in Switzerland: An Economic Assessment - September 2017
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17.15 - Kenza Benhima
Booms and Busts with dispersed information - June 2014
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