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D-TEA Highlights Behavioral Economics in Decision-making

22 June 2018

The 2018 edition of HEC Paris’ annual D-TEA workshop brought together world-class researchers around the theme “Modes of Decision-making”. Almost 100 people attended the May 23-25 event organized by the HEC Decision Science team. The three days of intense exchange related theory to applications in various economic questions where the way people think, in particular about uncertainty, matters. (...)

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Frédéric Jousset to Succeed Emmanuel Chain as HEC Paris Alumni President

15 June 2018

Webhelp cofounder and President Frédéric Jousset has been nominated to succeed at the head of HEC Paris Alumni network, one of Europe’s largest. An HEC graduate himself (1992), Jousset takes over the mantle from TV producer Emmanuel Chain (H85), who has been overseeing the 55,000-strong organization since 2015.

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HEC Paris Takes to the Seine to Celebrate a Decade of Social Business Certificate

12 June 2018

In 2009, the Social Business/Enterprise and Poverty (SB/EP) Certificate was launched as part of HEC Paris’ long-lasting commitment to tackling social and environmental issues. Fast forward to the evening of May 29, 2018, past and present participants, professors, and corporate partners are celebrating the 10th  anniversary and success of the Certificate on a boat in the Seine. The SB/EP (...)

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HEC Paris Joins Europe’s Largest Project to Tackle Childhood Obesity

11 June 2018

HEC Paris today announced it will join a project involving 16 nations and 31 research, advocacy and governmental organizations, geared to reverse the current wave of childhood obesity sweeping through much of Europe. The business school’s researchers are to contribute to the behavioral component of the €10 million project.

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Gonçalo Pacheco de Almeida Cited Amongst Best MBA Professors

8 June 2018

HEC Paris’ Gonçalo Pacheco de Almeida has been nominated as one the “Favorite Professors of Best & Brightest MBAs”, a tribute created by the Poets & Quants media. As is the tradition, P&Q relied on the testimonies of the professors’ students, in this case HEC’s Priya-Darshinee Ramkissoon. “Before (Professor de Almeida’s) class, I had always viewed a negotiation as being (...)

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France Reaches Out to Mission-led Companies

5 June 2018

Full house at Station F’s French Tech Center for the May 14 debate on the pros and cons of mission-led companies in France. In the light of a just-released survey - co-sponsored by HEC’s Society & Organizations Center, Viavoice and Prophil -, academics, politicians and entrepreneurs discussed a strategy devoted to the convergence of philanthropic and business models that could be (...)

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Fourth Annual Research Day Ramps Up International Exchanges

5 June 2018

The May 24-25 edition of the Society & Organization Research Day brought together leading researchers from the HEC Paris’ S&O Center and high-profile external faculty members to share their latest studies in a wide array of social fields. “With this workshop, you provide a privileged window into what’s coming in the near future,” commented one of this year’s three keynote speakers, (...)

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World-class Financial Conference Hosts Strong HEC Representation

31 May 2018

A strong HEC Paris delegation joins the world’s top finance researchers and students in Barcelona on June 1 for a three-day conference on financial intermediation and related topics. Organized by the Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS), it will be presided by HEC Professor of Finance Denis Gromb. The annual forum aims to bridge the gaps in the flow of ideas across the continents as (...)

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A learning experience with business impact: Meet two Trium EMBA participants class of 2018

25 May 2018

TRIUM Global EMBA’s 61 participants are halfway through their six immersive courses in an experience which is taking them to three continents over 18 months. This unique collaboration between three world class business schools (HEC Paris, NYU Stern School of Business and LSE) is providing this latest cohort a unique educational experience geared to shape them around the needs of 21st century (...)

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#Law: Four Questions for David Restrepo

24 May 2018

The HEC Alumni Law & Business Club organized an April 27 seminar entitled “Legal Systems for the 21st Century”. The five-hour exchange sought to unravel some of the strengths and weaknesses of mechanisms regulating corporate behavior. Co-organizer David Restrepo Amariles, Professor of Law at HEC Paris, shares his thoughts on the challenges faced by our century’s legal systems. (...)

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