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Finance

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 Paris and Société Générale Renew Key Chair

HEC and Société Générale have renewed a partnership for the Energy & Finance Chair stretching back to 2005. The October 15 on-campus ceremony was followed by an evening conference focusing on the “key to driving today’s energy transition”.

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12 New Research Academics Arrive at HEC Paris

The October 3 Faculty Day featured welcome speeches for a dozen academic figures who join the ranks of HEC research professors, now numbering a total of 120. Faculty & Research Dean Jacques Olivier and Dean Peter Todd greeted the new staff members.

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HEC Paris Creates the Jean-Marie Eveillard Endowed Chair in Value Investing

The HEC Foundation announced the creation of an endowed chair in value investing, financed by Jean-Marie Eveillard (H62), one of the most successful global value investors in history. The first chair holder is HEC Professor of Finance Augustin Landier.

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4 Nations Cup: voting for the most promising young scholars in finance

The 4 Nations Cup is an international competition for young finance researchers, presenting their latest research. Representing four nations, the contestants compete for the support of the audience who vote for the winning team at the end of the day.

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Frank Debates Over Cutting-edge Research at S&O

The fifth S&O Research Day featured 21 presentations and three keynote speeches in a whirlwind exchange over two days. Organized by HEC Professor Georg Wernicke, the May 23-24 event was notable for its diversity, high-powered insights and motivation.

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Q&A with Witold Henisz: Exploiting Big Data for a Financial Revolution

Witold Henisz has been a key figure at The Wharton School for the past two decades. The Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management has been researching ways for corporations to find, build and maintain relationships with their external stakeholders.

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Take-off for Space Economy Partnership

HEC Paris, ArianeGroup and the European Space Agency (ESA) signed a three-year partnership setting up a joint-Chair to study long-term economic tendencies and opportunities in Space Economy. The trio seeks to capitalize on rapid advances in materials science and the...

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2019 Data Day Marks New Initiatives

Braving the January 22 snowstorms, around 100 academics, students, company representatives and sponsors attended HEC’s second on-campus Data Day, a wide-ranging conference devoted to the impact of data on research, education and society.

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PhD Thesis Defence, Finance

Congratulations to Dr Victoria Slabik who succesfully defended her thesis on December 5th, 2018. Topic: Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance

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HEC Paris Welcomes New Researchers and Professors

This 2018-19 academic year saw the arrival or confirmation of nine academic figures to swell the numbers HEC researchers to 118. At the September 27 Faculty Day, Dean Peter Todd and Faculty & Research Dean Jacques Olivier welcomed the academics, many of whom are known for...

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Impactful Investing: Turning Promises into Results

The Society & Organizations (S&O) Center and the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EPVA) recently teamed up with Action Tank Social and Business for a plenary focused on impactful investing. This movement seems to promise both financial return and a meaningful...

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Reference Broker Sets Up HEC Chair

HEC Paris and ODDO BHF signed a Financial Analysis teaching Chair aimed at boosting HEC’s training in corporate financial analysis methodologies. The first Chairholder will be Associate Professor of Finance Alexei Ovtchinnikov.

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#Finance: Four Questions for Augustin Landier

Following the April 10 HEC Paris - ViaVoice debate on the finance industry and new technology, HEC Professor Augustin Landier shared his vision on the generation gap between younger and older managers; the multi-disciplinary nature of modern finance; and answering the...

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HEC Paris Finance Career Events

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How to Make Finance Rhyme with Ethics

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HEC Paris Appoints Olivier Bossard its New Executive Director for the Msc International Finance

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Financial Times ranks HEC Paris Masters in Finance #1 Worldwide

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HEC Paris paving the way in the world of Finance programs

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The 2015 HEC Paris International Finance Forum

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Leading HEC Paris Master in International Finance to new heights

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HEC Paris Masters in Finance #1 worldwide for fifth consecutive year by the Financial Times

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The HEC Paris International Finance Forum: a unique opportunity for students to connect with prestigious institutions

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HEC Paris and ESA Launch Joint Initiative to Explore Outer Space for Peaceful and Sustainable Business Projects

The European Space Agency and HEC Paris have signed a joint accord centered on the creation of ESA_LAB@HEC Paris.

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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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HEC Paris shines in the 2018 QS Rankings

The latest World University Rankings, established by QS, celebrate the excellence of the Master’s programs at HEC Paris.

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New course in the "Traffic Rules" of Finance

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hec paris MIM teal wins harvard international finance competition 2016

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Interest-free student finance: a new solution from BRED and the HEC Foundation

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Introducing Prodigy Finance: a new loan program for international students

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hec paris master in management's student team on the road to the 2016 harvard international finance competition finals

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HEC Paris win 2016 Harvard International Finance Competition

On April 23rd, a team of international students from HEC Paris won the final round of the 2016 Harvard International Finance Competition, a world-renowned case study contest featuring the best global universities on Harvard's campus.

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First FinTech Talent Fair on HEC Paris Campus

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Unilend, crowdfunding pioneer at the fintech talent fair

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Fintech at the crossroads: disruption, collaboration and regulation

Has fintech reached the age of reason? Banking professionals, finance experts, fintech start-up founders and students were invited to partake in the passionate debate that took place at the Second edition of HEC Paris' Fintech Fair on October 20th.

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“Fintech Goes Global”: The emergence of a borderless industry - another success for the third edition of HEC Paris’ Fintech Talent Fair

According to Philippe Limantour, Chief Innovation Officer at EY, fintechs are organizations that combine innovative business models and technology to enable, enhance and disrupt financial services. The term, which first appeared at the end of the 90s, is now a top trend in...

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Fintech – What really lies behind the hype?

Fintech seems to be everywhere these days - but how much do we really know about the industry? In our latest Executive Horizons survey, 65% of respondents gave their knowledge of financial technology a score of only 3 out of 5. So how is Fintech transforming finance? What...

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