“Too big to fail”: what if electricity companies were to follow suit?
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – What would happen today if the leading players in the electricity sector went into bankruptcy? In their latest research project, Prof. Ann van Ackere (HEC Lausanne) and her co-authors Sebastian Osorio (a former PhD student at HEC Lausanne) and Erik R. Larsen are ringing the alarm bell, by demonstrating that the electricity sector could well face the same challenge as the banks.
Prof. Suzanne de Treville appointed co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Operations...
Suzanne de Treville, professor in the Department of Operations in the Faculty of Business and Economics (UNIL) has been appointed co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Operations Management, one of the world’s most prestigious academic journals in the discipline. Previously Department Editor and Associate Editor, she took up her new role, working alongside Tyson Browning, on January 1, 2018.
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.
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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