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The Finance Department conducts research into the main areas of finance, such as asset pricing, corporate finance, market microstructure, financial intermediation and regulation.

The department has 30 professors and runs a highly successful Ph.D. program with a strong placement record, and hosts visiting faculty from leading US and European schools. It organizes about 30 research seminars per year by leading US and European academics.

The department is responsible for teaching the MBA specialization in Finance, the EMBA, the MSc International Finance, the Grande Ecole Master in Management Finance specialization, and the Executive Master in Finance.

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HEC Prof Johan Hombert awarded Best Young Researcher by the Fondation Banque de France

After Philip Valta in 2013, Johan Hombert , HEC Paris Assistant Professor in Finance and member of the Research Laborotary GREGHEC has won the prize of the “Best Young Researcher” by the Fondation Banque de France . This award is given to Johan Hombert for his overall...

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