Department of Finance

Socially responsible investment: what is the potential profitability compared with...
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – Is including environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in an investment strategy more or less profitable than a standard approach to investment? That’s the question researchers Prof. Fabio Alessandrini and Prof. Eric Jondeau at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) have examined in their latest study.
Prof. Boris Nikolov is appointed Research member of the European Corporate Governance...
Boris Nikolov, professor of finance at HEC Lausanne (UNIL), was appointed Research member of the ECGI (European Corporate Governance Institute) last month. He is thus helping provide new insights and avenues of exploration in matters of corporate governance to a public of scientists, professionals and political decision-makers. The school congratulates him for this appointment.
Professor Antoinette Schoar is awarded a doctorate honoris causa from the University...
The 2019 Dies academicus ceremony takes place this Friday, May 24 at the University of Lausanne. On this occasion, and on the proposal of HEC Lausanne, Professor Antoinette Schoar of the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will be awarded a doctorate honoris causa.
Female Career Award 2019: Prof. Renée B. Adams rewarded by HEC Lausanne for her prodigious...
EQUALITY PROGRAM | On 16 May Renée B. Adams, Professor of Finance at Saïd Business School (University of Oxford) will be presented on UNIL campus with the Female Career Award by the Equal Opportunity Committee of HEC Lausanne (UNIL). The award recognises the professor and researcher’s expansive career in the fields of corporate and bank governance, as well as gender diversity – a theme that will be tackled by the winner at the award ceremony.
The quality of financial research recognized in the CFAR ranking
HEC Lausanne (UNIL) has obtained an excellent ranking in the WFA Center for Finance and Accounting Research (CFAR) ranking of the Olin Business School at the University of Washington. It is indeed in the top 50 in the world.
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