Department of Accounting and Control (DAC)

Strategic partnership launched for Sino-Swiss cooperation
The China Economics and Finance Center (CEFC) at University of Lausanne (Unil) and SIX signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a collaboration in research and executive education. This MoU enters into effect on 1 September 2020.
New appointment at HEC Lausanne: Prof. Garen Markarian
Professor Garen Markarian joined the Department of Accounting and Control at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) on August 1, 2020, as a Full Professor.
New appointment at HEC Lausanne: Prof. Nicolas Rudolf
Professor Nicolas Rudolf joined the Department of Accounting and Control at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) on August 1, 2020, as a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor.
Integrated reporting: the benefits of a clear and concise presentation
Insights into research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – Integrated Reporting (IR) combines financial, environmental and social information in a way that allows companies to present a comprehensive view of their activities and show how they value their human, social, intellectual, environmental, manufacturing and financial capital. Better still, a recent research project carried out by Prof. Gaia Melloni, HEC Lausanne (UNIL) and her co-authors, shows that a clear and concise presentation, as recommended by international guidelines, brings economic benefits.
What makes financial analysts so optimistic about their forecasts?
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – It is commonly recognized that financial analysts tend to be too optimistic when forecasting stock prices, but why is it the case? That’s the question Prof. Alain Schatt from HEC Lausanne (UNIL) and his co-authors decided to tackle in a recent research project.
Accounting and Control Department
Anthropole, office 3035
Fabienne Hanlon
Tel. +41 21 692 33 12
Anthropole - CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel. +41 21 692 33 12
Fax +41 21 692 33 05
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