What role did malaria play in the spread of slavery in the United States?
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – The introduction and spread of slavery in the United States are a controversial period of US history that has prompted numerous debates. In her latest research, Professor Elena Esposito from HEC Lausanne (UNIL) has tackled this sensitive issue by trying to understand whether there was a link between the spread of malaria and the increase in slavery in the United States.
Best teacher awards: ten professors 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.
Baromètre conjoncturel (conjoncture romande et suisse) - n°92
Décembre 2018 | Évolution jusqu'au premier trimestre 2019
HEC Lausanne: Twenty-six research projects secure funding in 2018
Twenty-six projects involving researchers from HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne were selected for grant funding in 2018. The total support will amount to over CHF 20 million, spread over several months or years, and will enable the researchers to create teams while working on their projects. This funding recognizes the excellence of the scientific research carried out at HEC Lausanne.
HEC Lausanne research ranked in the top 100 in Europe: ten professors stand out
Ten professors from the Faculty of Business and Economics at UNIL are listed among the researchers who are most often cited in academic publications in the European Union and Switzerland, according to the InCites ranking for October 2018. These excellent results place the University of Lausanne in the top 100, more specifically in 76th position, in the “Business & Economics” field out of 1,763 universities, institutes or research centers. These results reflect the excellence and high academic impact of the Faculty’s research.
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
18.08 - Dominic Rohner
Success Factors for Peace Treaties: A Review of Theory and Evidence - December 2018
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18.07 - Elena Esposito
Side Effects of Immunity: The Rise of African Slavery in the US South - November 2018
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18.06 - Christian Basteck and Bettina Klaus and Dorothea Kuebler
How Lotteries in School Choice Help to Level the Playing Field - August 2018
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