2012 Winner, Wiley Blackwell Outstanding Dissertation Award of the BPS division of the Academy of Management

1 August 2012

In August 2012, Tomasz Obloj, Professor at HEC's Strategy and Business Policy department obtained the Wiley Blackwell Outstanding Dissertation Award of the Academy of Management for his thesis entitled: "Incentive Life-Cycles: The Role of Learning, Ability, and Cognitive Biases in the Division of Value within Firms".

His dissertation draws on the economic theory of incentives, value-based models of strategy and the behavioral theory of the firm, to explore how the dynamics of organizational incentive regimes and cognitive biases affect the division of value within firms: between a firm and its employees.

The winners of the Vernimmen Prize Teaching Awards 2012

26 June 2012

Paying homage to Pierre Vernimmen, Professor at HEC (1968 alumnus), author of the reference manual Finance d'entreprise and member of the executive committee of BNP Paribas, this prize underlines the importance of the links between the world of teaching and the world of business. It rewards the excellence of the faculty at HEC and the pedagogy of its various programs (Grande Ecole, Specialized Masters, MBA, EMBA, TRIUM and PhD.)

Syntec Management Consulting Best article award in the category "Finance & stratégie / Politique de l'entreprise / Gouvernance d'entreprise"

5 April 2012

Gonçalo Pacheco de Almeida - HEC for "Some like it free : innovators'strategic use of disclosure to slow down competition."

David Thesmar winner of the 2012 Award for the "best young researcher in finance", Institut Louis Bachelier et Institut Europlace de finance

29 March 2012

David Thesmar, Professor of Finance, receives the Award for the "best young researcher in finance" awarded by the l'Institut Louis-Bachelier and l'Institut Europlace de finance. David Thesmar and Augustin Landier (Ecole d'économie de Toulouse) tied.

This award is intended to promote researchers in finance, and especially youth, to be published in the best international journals.

EMAC Distinguished Marketing Scholar Award 2012

19 March 2012

Professor Gilles Laurent of HEC Paris is the winner of the EMAC Distinguished Marketing Scholar Award 2012. This annual award is designed to be the highest honor that a marketing educator who has had extensive connections with EMAC (The European Marketing Academy) can receive.

The two main criteria for the award are:

- Outstanding marketing scholarship as reflected in extensive, impactful research contributions and
- Outstanding contributions to the European Marketing Academy.

INBAM's "Best Paper Award" 2012

17 February 2012

During a conference on "Innovation, Finance and Entrepreneurship" on 3 February 2012, at the Geneva School of Business Administration, Frédéric Iselin and Etienne Krieger, Affiliate Professors at HEC Paris, were appointed the International Network of Business and Management Journal (INBAM) Award for the Best Paper presented.

The paper entitled "You Said Successful? Actual and Perceived Performance of Venture Capital in France," co-written by Frédéric Iselin, Etienne Krieger, Karim Medjad, Romain Grandsart and Violetta Gerasymenko was published in the 2011 fall edition of the International Journal of Business.