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Tackling health crises without paying the high price of social instability Published at 24.03.21
Tackling health crises without paying the high price of social instability
Insights into research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL - In the current context of the COVID pandemic, the research by Prof. Elena Esposito at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) on the response to the public health crisis caused by the Ebola epidemic offers many lessons. The researcher and her co-author highlight the risk of possible social instability that could persist for several years and threaten the success of recovery policies.
Three professors at HEC Lausanne have received the Decennial Article Award from the journal The Leadership Quarterly Published at 12.01.21
Three professors at HEC Lausanne have received the Decennial Article Award from the...
John Antonakis, Samuel Bendahan and Rafael Lalive, who are all professors at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) and Philippe Jacquart (EM Lyon Business School and a former student at HEC Lausanne), have received an award recognising the impact of one of their articles over the last 10 years. The prize was awarded by The Leadership Quarterly, one of the leading journals in the field of leadership, management and applied psychology.
PIB vaudois: lente sortie de la crise du COVID-19 en perspective Published at 24.11.20
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 Published at 23.11.20
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) Published at 18.11.20
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 Published at 13.11.20
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 Published at 05.11.20
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.
Nobel Prize in Economics 2020 - two American economists rewarded for their work on auctions Published at 13.10.20
Nobel Prize in Economics 2020 - two American economists rewarded for their work on...
The 2020 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, commonly known as the 'Nobel Prize in Economics', has just been awarded to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson (Stanford) for their work to improve auction theory and the invention of new auction formats. This news has inspired the economists at HEC Lausanne who are working on market design, an approach applied by the two laureates.
Baromètre conjoncturel (conjoncture romande et suisse) - n°98 Published at 09.10.20
Baromètre conjoncturel (conjoncture romande et suisse) - n°98
Octobre 2020 | Evolution jusqu'au quatrième trimestre 2020

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