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Cycle de conférences - 11 juin 2019 Published at 07.05.19
Cycle de conférences - 11 juin 2019
2ème conférence de l'année du cycle en collaboration avec l'Association Suisse des Assurances - Assurances vie, maladie ou sociales : quel(s) outil(s) pour financer la santé et les soins de nos aînés ?
Prof. Hansjoerg Albrecher appointed Editor-in-Chief of the European Actuarial Journal (EAJ) Published at 05.02.19
Prof. Hansjoerg Albrecher appointed Editor-in-Chief of the European Actuarial Journal...
Hansjoerg Albrecher, Professor at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the European Actuarial Journal (EAJ). The school congratulates him for this nomination.
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.
Assurances: derrière chaque prime se cache un actuaire Published at 29.11.18
Assurances: derrière chaque prime se cache un actuaire
Dans une interview sur la radio RTS La Première, le Professeur Joël Wagner explique les rouages du métier d’actuaire.
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.
Students from the Master's Degree program in Actuarial Sciences participate in the La Vaudoise Assurances hackathon Published at 30.10.18
Students from the Master's Degree program in Actuarial Sciences participate...
Seven students from the Master in Actuarial Sciences program at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, participated in the 2018 hackathon of La Vaudoise Assurances. The event was held from October 9th to 11th in Lausanne, and the jury included Prof. Joël Wagner. The winning project of this hackathon was "Better Call Marta", in which the student Alexis Frederick participated. The Faculty congratulates him and his team.
Actuarial Science: Joël Wagner and Michel Fuino received the Best Paper Award at the ICA Congress 2018 Published at 25.07.18
Actuarial Science: Joël Wagner and Michel Fuino received the Best Paper Award at...
Professor Joël Wagner and PhD student Michel Fuino, both from the Department of Actuarial Science at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) received the Best Paper Award in the field of demographic change and longevity at the International Congress of Actuaries (ICA), held in Berlin in June. They received the award for their research article entitled: “Long-Term Care Models and Dependence Probability Tables by Acuity Level: New Empirical Evidence from Switzerland”.

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