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The illegal toxic waste market in Italy – a tale of entrepreneurial talent falling into the wrong hands Published at 07.05.19
The illegal toxic waste market in Italy – a tale of entrepreneurial talent falling...
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – Can entrepreneurial ingenuity become toxic? And how can a criminal organisation successfully develop and perfect a real illegal business over the decades? These are the questions that Prof. Guido Palazzo, professor in business ethics at HEC Lausanne-UNIL proposes to answer in his recent research into the scandal of illegal toxic waste in Italy.
Olivier Cadot: An Exceptional Academic and Colleague Published at 26.03.19
Olivier Cadot: An Exceptional Academic and Colleague
HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, has lost one of its brightest stars: Olivier Cadot, Professor of Strategy and Vice-Dean of the faculty, passed away on 20 March 2019, aged only 61. Professor Cadot was an internationally renowned expert in trade policy and development economics and the co-director of the CREA Institute (Institute of Applied Economics of HEC Lausanne). According to Jean-Philippe Bonardi, the Dean of HEC Lausanne, "Olivier was extremely attached to the University of Lausanne, to our faculty and more generally to his work as a researcher and teacher. This is obviously a great loss for all of us, but I am sure today that he rests in peace".
Tax incentives: how does a country optimise the value of tax incentives offered to foreign businesses? Published at 12.02.19
Tax incentives: how does a country optimise the value of tax incentives offered to...
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – The challenge for host countries in a highly mobile global economy is persuading investing firms to remain once tax incentives are lowered or removed. Which businesses will then be mostly likely to stay? This is the question Prof. José Mata, HEC Lausanne, and his co-author, explored in their latest research project.
HEC Lausanne: Twenty-six research projects secure funding in 2018 Published at 18.12.18
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 Published at 06.11.18
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.
Prof. Annamaria Conti nominated expert for big data analysis at the European Commission Published at 02.11.18
Prof. Annamaria Conti nominated expert for big data analysis at the European Commission
Annamaria Conti, Professor at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, will advise the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation on the use of big data for the monitoring and assessment of research and innovation.
Kateryna Chepynoga received the “Best poster presentation award” at the 10th Young Researchers’ Forum Published at 08.12.17
Kateryna Chepynoga received the “Best poster presentation award” at the 10th Young...
Department member Kateryna Chepynoga obtained the “Best poster presentation award” at the 10th Young Researchers’ Forum which was held in the context of the 10th European Public Health (EPH) Conference in Stockholm in November, 2017.

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