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HEC Lausanne students at the 2021 Econometric Game
Every year, the world’s best universities send their most able Master’s and doctoral students to work on a case study as part of the Econometric Game. The 2021 competition took place online, on 8 and 9 April, with over 30 institutions taking part. The UNIL Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne) had the opportunity to take part in this year’s competition. Team members were Nikita Brunner, Maxime Phillot, Richard Schmidt and Jérémy Zuchuat.
Professor Xavier Castañer elected new president of the IFSAM
Professor Xavier Castañer has been elected as the new President of The International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM) for a period of two years.
Impact of the new sanitary protection measures on UNIL
Here are the first information from the UNIL Rectorate, following the announcements of the Federal Council on April 14, concerning an easing of the health measures that authorises universities to reintroduce some face-to-face teaching under strict conditions
Innovation projects for Aquatis by students at HEC Lausanne and IMD recognised by...
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) has just named the AQUATIS Challenge, which brought together students from HEC Lausanne and the IMD business school in 2020 as part of IMD’s MBA innovation Week, as one of the most inspiring innovations in teaching in 2021 (AACSB 2021 Innovations That Inspire). IMD invited Bachelor’s students from HEC Lausanne (UNIL) to take part in the project through its new Enterprise for Society centre last year. Students from IMD and HEC Lausanne therefore joined forces to improve the customer experience at Aquatis.
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.
Recent top publications
Caglio, A., Melloni G., Perego P., (2019). Informational Content and Assurance of Textual Disclosures: Evidence on Integrated Reporting. European Accounting Review, 1-29.
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.
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