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The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics recognises a revolution in development economics Published at 15.10.19
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics recognises a revolution in development economics
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019, commonly known as the “Nobel Prize in Economics”, has just been awarded to Abjijit Banerjee (MIT), Esther Duflo (MIT) and Michael Kremer (Harvard), three researchers who have contributed to the renewal of development economics by using randomised experiments. According to Professor Dominic Rohner and Professor Mathias Thoenig from HEC Lausanne (UNIL), the research carried out by these three exceptional winners has had a profound impact on their field of study and more generally, on social sciences research.
The Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award awarded to Prof. Camille Terrier Published at 14.10.19
The Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award awarded to Prof. Camille Terrier
Camille Terrier, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, has been given an award for the best article presented at the CESifo Area Conference on the Economics of Education 2019 in Munich.
Baromètre conjoncturel (conjoncture romande et suisse) - n°95 Published at 20.09.19
Baromètre conjoncturel (conjoncture romande et suisse) - n°95
Septembre 2019 | Évolution jusqu'au quatrième trimestre 2019
The economic cycle of fear: will panic fuel the next global recession? Published at 19.09.19
The economic cycle of fear: will panic fuel the next global recession?
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – An historic bull market at the tail of end, an ongoing trade war, a bond bubble and gloomy economic indicators are all signs of an imminent recession. In such a climate there is a widespread fear that may well contribute to triggering the economic crisis itself. The research conducted by Prof. Philippe Bacchetta and his co-author on the causes of the 2008 crisis is therefore very topical!
PIB vaudois : croissance robuste malgré l’environnement international Published at 11.07.19
PIB vaudois : croissance robuste malgré l’environnement international
Juillet 2019 I Les dernières prévisions de croissance pour l’économie vaudoise témoignent toujours des effets sur le canton du ralentissement de l’économie mondiale
Baromètre conjoncturel (conjoncture romande et suisse) - n°94 Published at 09.07.19
Baromètre conjoncturel (conjoncture romande et suisse) - n°94
Juillet 2019 | Évolution jusqu'au troisième trimestre 2019
Peace policies: Prof. Dominic Rohner appointed head of a new research network dedicated to conflict prevention at the CEPR Published at 21.06.19
Peace policies: Prof. Dominic Rohner appointed head of a new research network dedicated...
Recognised as one of the world’s leading research centres for economics, the Centre for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) has just launched a research network dedicated to conflict prevention and peace policies. The head of the new centre of competence, Prof. Dominic Rohner, from HEC Lausanne (UNIL), manages a group of around 30 experts, whose task is to increase the visibility of research in this field among a wide audience.
Prévisions pour l'économie suisse en 2019-2021 Published at 31.05.19
Prévisions pour l'économie suisse en 2019-2021
Mai 2019 | L'économie suisse devrait se replier nettement en 2019 avant d'accélérer, d'abord modestement en 2020 et plus fortement en 2021.
The quality of financial research recognized in the CFAR ranking Published at 08.05.19
The quality of financial research recognized in the CFAR ranking
HEC Lausanne (UNIL) has obtained an excellent ranking in the WFA Center for Finance and Accounting Research (CFAR) ranking of the Olin Business School at the University of Washington. It is indeed in the top 50 in the world.

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