HEC in the press

Reaching the rich world’s poorest consumers

Harvard Business Review, 1 March 2015

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus joins Frédéric Dalsace, associate professor of marketing and Social Business, Enterprise and Poverty chair at HEC Paris, and affiliate professors David Menascé and Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot, to contemplate the efforts of HEC's Action Tank in promoting 'social business'.


Matthias Fekl visits HEC Paris in Qatar

Qatarisbooming.com, 22 February 2015

Matthias Fekl, French Minister for Foreign Trade, headlined a conference at HEC Paris in Qatar discussing the economic relationship between France and Qatar.


The Swissleaks scandal: Report reveals extent of HSBC tax evasion scheme

France24, 10 February 2015

Thomas Michalski, associate professor of economics (decision science) at HEC, discusses the HSBC 'Swissleaks' scandal as part of a France24 panel.


U-Multirank: French HEIs top internationalisation league table

The Pie News, 9 February 2015

HEC Paris has been awarded an 'A' grade in U-Multirank's four internationalization metrics: incoming and outgoing student mobility, proportion of international staff, international joint publications, and international doctorate degrees.


Why Europe’s problem is everyone’s problem

Fair Observer, 7 February 2015

Olivier Chatain, professor of strategy and business policy at HEC, discusses possible deflation contagion stemming from Europe.


Executive MBA, a wise investment

The Hans India, 3 January 2015

Executive MBAs are in demand by employers, with the TRIUM program, offered jointly by HEC, LSE and NYU, leading the way.


Challenging times ahead, by Bernard Ramanantsoa - FT

Financial Times, 2 January 2015

The country’s higher education industry is facing many threats. However, Bernard Ramanantsoa, dean of HEC Paris, tells Della Bradshaw, the FT’s Business Education Editor, he is confident that the elite grandes écoles system will not only survive, but thrive.

 

Drink, don't hold, fine wine

Reuters, 31 December 2014

A new study by a team including Christophe Spaenjers, assistant professor of finance at HEC Paris, highlights the respectable long-term returns of wine, though volatility reduces its attractiveness as an investment.


Entrepreneurship, down-side risks, and social insurance

Washington Centre for Equitable Growth, 3 December 2014

In their paper 'Can Unemployment Insurance Spur Entrepreneurial Activity?', Johan Hombert and David Thesmar analyse the effects of legal reform on entrepreneurship in France.


The sum of all the business school rankings

Forbes, 13 November 2014

HEC Paris has risen two spots to sixth among European business schools in MBA50's annual 'ranking of rankings'.