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Adam Smith Conference in Finance on HEC Paris Campus

2 June 2017

The Adam Smith Workshops were hosted for the first time by HEC Paris on March 17-18, 2017. It brought together distinguished scholars from around the world to present and discuss recent research in all areas of financial economics. The Adam Smith Workshops are a regular event organized jointly by HEC Paris, Imperial College Business School, London Business School, London School of Economics, (...)

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HEC Paris Tops Global Table in The Economist’s Maiden Master in Management Rankings

1 June 2017

The Economist  ranked HEC Paris’ Master in Strategic Management a world-beater in its ranking of MiM programs around the world. The business school is the only establishment to be accorded the top “A” band in a ranking where the British magazine judges on factors as diverse as open career opportunities, faculty quality, potential to network, student diversity and education (...)

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Seed Entrepreneurship Summit 2017: A Major Success

23 May 2017

The principle actors of the 2017 Seed Entrepreneurship Summit, held between March 31 and April 1, declared themselves “delighted” at the outcome of this pioneering first edition. It was built on the synergies between HEC Seed and Université Paris-Saclay’s Student Entrepreneurship Day. They have taken heart from a strong turnout, high-quality workshops and exciting pitch competitions. (...)

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Meet Tomasz Obloj, one of 2017’s World’s Best 40 under 40 Professor

4 May 2017

HEC Paris Associate Professor of Strategy, Tomasz Obloj has been named among 2017’s “World’s Top 40 Business Professors under 40” by Poets&Quants . The annual list honors professors from top, renowned universities for their academic and research achievements in and out of the classrooms. With the highest number of nominations since Poets&Quants  published its first list in 2011, (...)

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"Find your voice and take back your power!" a book on Citizen Lobbying by Alberto Alemanno

13 April 2017

Many democratic societies are experiencing a crisis of faith. We cast our votes and a few of us even run for office, but our supposedly representative governments seem driven by the interests of big business, powerful individuals and wealthy lobby groups.  All the while the world’s problems – like climate change, Big Data, corporate greed, the rise of nationalist movements – seem more (...)

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Disruption comes to HEC Paris with the 3rd Edition of the HEC Business Game!

5 April 2017

On 7th and 8th of April, the HEC Business Game (HBG) welcomes students from top institutions worldwide (Bocconi, London Business School, IIM Calcutta or HEC Montréal) to work on real-life business cases around the concept of Disruption.

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Airbnb Cofounder Buoys HEC Paris-Ecole 42 Launchpad

14 March 2017

The third edition of the Startup Launchpad 2017 reached its halfway stage last week. Students from HEC Paris and Ecole 42 enjoyed a rare fillip when this year’s Launchpad patron Nathan Blecharczyk paid a long-planned visit to Ecole 42 headquarters in northern Paris. The cofounder of Airbnb spent the entire afternoon sharing his experiences as well as meeting up with last year’s patron Xavier (...)

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Measuring Business Impact on Well-being: Utopia or the Only Way to Survive?

9 March 2017

How can the business community measure work’s impact on our well-being? The question was at the heart of a major two-day workshop co-organized by the OECD, HEC Paris and Fordham University, culminating on February 24. It was attended by leading researchers and representatives from the business, NGO, higher education and public policy sectors. They flew in to Paris from the five continents to fuel (...)

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Do you look like your name? A recent HEC Paris research shows that your name might shape your face

8 March 2017

If your name is Fred, do you look like a Fred? You might – and others might think so, too. This is the results of the highly original study by researchers including HEC Paris Professor Anne-Laure Sellier. They have found that cultural stereotypes around names can lead to real changes in facial appearance. The research conducted by academics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, HEC (...)

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Expanding Well-Being and Business: A Question of Do or Die?

20 February 2017

Over 200 people have enrolled in a groundbreaking workshop hosted by the OECD to discuss well-being in and around firms. At the heart of the event spread over two days is the central question: how can we accurately measure what is recognized as a growing business, societal and political phenomenon? HEC Paris and its SnO Center is to send a strong delegation of speakers, students and observers to (...)

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