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Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne)

New exchange agreements in the United Kingdom
The International Relations Office at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) has signed two new exchange agreements in the United Kingdom. The University of Edinburgh Business School and Lancaster University Management School have now been added to the range of destinations open to students who wish to take part in an exchange and enhance their CV.
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics recognises a revolution in development economics
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019, commonly known as the “Nobel Prize in Economics”, has just been awarded to Abjijit Banerjee (MIT), Esther Duflo (MIT) and Michael Kremer (Harvard), three researchers who have contributed to the renewal of development economics by using randomised experiments. According to Professor Dominic Rohner and Professor Mathias Thoenig from HEC Lausanne (UNIL), the research carried out by these three exceptional winners has had a profound impact on their field of study and more generally, on social sciences research.
The Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award awarded to Prof. Camille Terrier
Camille Terrier, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, has been given an award for the best article presented at the CESifo Area Conference on the Economics of Education 2019 in Munich.
Applications are open for the 27th Prix Strategis!
The Prix Strategis is seeking applications from Swiss start-ups for the 27th year of the prize. Businesses must be less than five years old and already offering a product or service. Applications must be submitted by 31 October 2019.
Stimulate entrepreneurship and business startups with a system of subsidies? Yes,...
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne – Many governments currently provide financial support for startups that want to launch themselves into the adventure of entrepreneurship. Subsidies for R&D are a common example. But recent research by Professor Annamaria Conti at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) shows that budding businesses may well turn away from financial support, depending on the policy that underpins it.
Recent top publications
Chavez-Demoulin, V. Extreme quantile estimation for Beta-mixing time series and applications. Insurance: Mathematics and Economics.
Jondeau E., Zhang Q., Zhu X. (in press). Average skewness matters. Journal of Financial Economics.
Nikolov, B., Schmid, L., Steri, R., (2019). Dynamic Corporate Liquidity. Journal of Financial Economics.
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