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Stimulate entrepreneurship and business startups with a system of subsidies? Yes, but... Published at 10.10.19
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.
The illegal toxic waste market in Italy – a tale of entrepreneurial talent falling into the wrong hands Published at 07.05.19
The illegal toxic waste market in Italy – a tale of entrepreneurial talent falling...
Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL – Can entrepreneurial ingenuity become toxic? And how can a criminal organisation successfully develop and perfect a real illegal business over the decades? These are the questions that Prof. Guido Palazzo, professor in business ethics at HEC Lausanne-UNIL proposes to answer in his recent research into the scandal of illegal toxic waste in Italy.
Olivier Cadot: An Exceptional Academic and Colleague Published at 26.03.19
Olivier Cadot: An Exceptional Academic and Colleague
HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, has lost one of its brightest stars: Olivier Cadot, Professor of Strategy and Vice-Dean of the faculty, passed away on 20 March 2019, aged only 61. Professor Cadot was an internationally renowned expert in trade policy and development economics and the co-director of the CREA Institute (Institute of Applied Economics of HEC Lausanne). According to Jean-Philippe Bonardi, the Dean of HEC Lausanne, "Olivier was extremely attached to the University of Lausanne, to our faculty and more generally to his work as a researcher and teacher. This is obviously a great loss for all of us, but I am sure today that he rests in peace".
Kateryna Chepynoga received the “Best poster presentation award” at the 10th Young Researchers’ Forum Published at 08.12.17
Kateryna Chepynoga received the “Best poster presentation award” at the 10th Young...
Department member Kateryna Chepynoga obtained the “Best poster presentation award” at the 10th Young Researchers’ Forum which was held in the context of the 10th European Public Health (EPH) Conference in Stockholm in November, 2017.

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