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War & Peace: is power sharing a way of curbing violence between rival factions? Published at 03.07.18
War & Peace: is power sharing a way of curbing violence between rival factions?
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL | At a time when conflicts between rival factions are raging in numerous countries and regions, what are the levers we can use to combat the resulting violence? Can power sharing save lives? That’s what Prof. Dominic Rohner from HEC Lausanne is trying to establish in his latest research.
Prof. Dominic Rohner receives an Excellence in Refereeing Award Published at 29.06.18
Prof. Dominic Rohner receives an Excellence in Refereeing Award
Dominic Rohner, Professor at HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne), has just been awarded the Excellence in Refereeing Award 2017 by the Review of Economic Studies. The School congratulates Professor Rohner on his numerous contributions, which have enhanced academic research in the field of political economics and development.
Nurseries and crèches: what impact do they have on the development of children under three? Published at 14.05.18
Nurseries and crèches: what impact do they have on the development of children under...
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL | An ever-increasing number of mothers with young children are returning to work. Governments are investigating the advantages and disadvantages of nurseries compared with home-based care, in the light of future investments in child-care facilities. A response from Prof. Rafael Lalive, HEC Lausanne (UNIL), and his co-author, in a study published on the HECimpact website.
La dette suisse est-elle trop faible? Published at 16.02.18
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 Published at 19.01.18
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 Published at 11.01.18
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 Published at 21.12.17
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 Published at 05.12.17
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.

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