Department of Economics

PIB vaudois: lente sortie de la crise du COVID-19 en perspective
Novembre 2020 | Si la situation conjoncturelle s’est détendue cet été, le ciel s’est à nouveau assombri en automne avec la deuxième vague de l’épidémie de COVID-19 et de nouvelles mesures de protection.
Prévisions pour l'économie suisse en 2020-2022
Novembre 2020 | Après la chute en 2020, l'économie suisse aura de la peine à se stabiliser et il faudra attendre 2022 pour une croissance plus robuste
Prof. Adrian Bruhin elected to the Board of Directors of Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB)
The Zurich Cantonal Parliament has elected Professor Adrian Bruhin from HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, to the Board of Directors of Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB), starting on 1 November 2020.
Academic excellence: thesis prizes winners 2020
Six PhD graduates from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Lausanne were awarded prizes this Fall semester 2020. The Dean’s Office warmly congratulates the researchers concerned.
Ethno-linguistic diversity: an indicator of urban evolution
Insights into research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – Urbanization has a significant impact on social and economic growth and prosperity, but it is difficult to predict the shape of urban change. Recent research carried out by Prof. Dominic Rohner, however, shows that the level of ethno-linguistic diversity is a significant indicator of the way a region’s urban areas are likely to evolve.
Recent publications
D. Rohner, M. Thoenig. Networks in Conflict. Econometrica.
Dogan B. How to control controlled school choice. American Economic Review.
Berman N., Couttenier M., Rohner D., Thoenig M. This mine is mine! American Economic Review.
Working papers
20.05 Johannes C. Buggle and Stephanos Vlachos
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Campaign Speeches: Evidence from the First National Speaking Tour - September 2020
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20.04 Bettina Klaus, Panos Protopapas
On strategy-proofness and single-peakedness: median-voting over intervals- July 2020
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20.03 Romain Espinosa, Bruno Deffains, Christian Thöni
Debiasing preferences over redistribution: An experiment - February 2020
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