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ARTICLES - Professors' analysis and research

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What’s the Best Way for Governments to Support Renewable Energy?

By Andrea Masini, Sam Aflaki

January 27th, 2022
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How Big Data Gives Insight Into Investor Uncertainty

By Thierry Foucault

January 10th, 2022
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How Activist Short Sellers Police Financial Markets

By Luc Paugam, Hervé Stolowy

January 07th, 2022

Trust in Scientists Key to Compliance with Pandemic Policies

By Yann Algan

December 17th, 2021


Big 4: Digitalization & Talent Attraction, by Hélène Löning
How Researchers Can Improve Children’s Nutrition, by Marieke Huysentruyt
How Experimentations Help Innovation Ecosystems Emerge, by Sihem Jouini and Florence Charue-Duboc


new professors 2021

A total of seven new professors have reinforced the ranks of HEC’s world-class academic staff. Allow us to introduce you to the seven arriving on campus: Yann Algan, Pablo M. Baquero, Julien Grand-Clément...

vignette Foucault

Thierry Foucault, HEC Chaired Foundation Professor of Finance, has been appointed co-managing editor of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA) last September.

Colliard Foucault Hoffmann

The Journal of Finance, one of the top journals in financial economics, just published the paper “Inventory Management, Dealers' Connections, and Prices in Over-the-Counter Markets” by HEC Paris finance...

David Restrepo Amariles, Associate Professor at HEC Paris’ Department of Law and Tax, has been asked to serve as the Chair of the Artificial Intelligence Special Interest Group (SIG) of the American...

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Andreas Lanz’s dissertation-based article was selected to receive the 2021 Don Lehmann Award, established by the American Marketing Association. Andreas Lanz is Assistant Professor of Marketing at HEC...

Review of Asset Pricing

Associate Professor of Finance Daniel Schmidt has had his research paper “Fundamental Arbitrage under the Microscope: Evidence from Detailed Hedge Fund Transaction Data” accepted for publication in the...

© HEC Paris

The case “Private Equity and Infrastructure : Antin's TowerCo Deal” written by Denis Gromb has won the prestigious AFFi*-CCMP Prize. This recognizes the year’s best case in Finance and rewards an original...

vernimmen 2020-2021 - news vignette

The annual Pierre Vernimmen Teaching Prize, sponsored by BNP Paribas, recognizes HEC Paris professors for their innovative pedagogy. The Pierre Vernimmen Prize is where the world of education meets the...

Bruno Biais - HEC

Bruno Biais, professor of finance at HEC Paris, was granted an Honoris Causa Doctorate by the University of Zurich, recognizing his fundamental contributions to Finance and Economics.

The latest research paper by the HEC Paris SMART Law Hub team in collaboration with Eura Nova research team was accepted by the International Conference on AI and Law (ICAIL) 2021.

Thierry Foucault - HEC

Thierry Foucault, professor of finance at HEC Paris and GREGHEC (CNRS/HEC), and the Scientific Co-Director of Hi! Paris Center*, is one of 209 new recipients of the European Research Council (ERC)...

A research paper by Kristine de Valck, Marketing Professor at HEC Paris, has been nominated finalist for the Weitz-Winer-O’Dell Award of the Journal of Marketing Research. The paper, co-written by former...

HEC Paris Professor of Economics and Decision Sciences Itzhak Gilboa and fellow researchers have co-published an article calling for a dialog with decision makers. The recently-published article,...

Remise Prix Fondation HEC 2020 - mars 2021

An unprecedented 13 awards were attributed by the HEC Foundation for outstanding academic work from the school’s students and professors in 2020. The March 23 event was the 44th edition of the annual...

ioanid rosu - HEC Paris

The Finance Department at HEC Paris is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Ioanid Rosu has had his research paper “Evolution of Shares in a Proof-of-Stake Cryptocurrency” published in Management...

SDG game - vignette

The 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) game is taught at HEC Paris. Also known as the Global Goals, the 193 member states of the United Nations agreed in 2015 to achieve them before 2030. The SDGs...

Johan Hombert, professor of finance at HEC Paris, has been selected for a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant, making HEC Paris recipient of two ERC grants in 2020, and three in total.

Christophe Spaenjers - HEC Paris News

The Finance Department at HEC Paris is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Christophe Spaenjers has had his research paper on the profitability of real estate accepted for publication in the...

Marieke Huysentruyt - media

In 2020, the Society &Organizations Institute (S&O) marks 12 years of research on the notion of an inclusive global economy with the report “Inclusive Business: What it is and Why it Matters”. This third...

Ashkan Faramarzi, HEC PhD 2020, Marketing

Congratulations to Dr Ashkan Faramarzi, Marketing specialization, who successfully defended his Doctoral dissertation at HEC Paris, on December 14, 2020. Ashkan joined the ESDES - Lyon Business School as...

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The Finance Department at HEC Paris is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Irina Zviadadze has had her research paper on risk-return trade-off accepted for publication in the Review of Financial...

© HEC Paris - Race to Zero Dialogues

The 2020 Race to Zero campaign mobilized academics, business professionals and militants in a 11-day November series of virtual dialogues on climate-related issues, climaxing with the November 19 Finance...

Arnaud Cudennec, PhD 2020, Strategy and Business Policy

Read why Arnaud Cudennec decided to pursue a PhD and why he decided to join the PhD program at HEC Paris

luigi paciello and haris krijestorac - HEC Paris

This year, five research professors join the ranks of HEC Paris’ faculty, making it a total of 116 HEC research professors in the faculty. The newcomers’ focus of research includes revenue management...

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Professor Johan Hombert initiated a blog on finance to keep in touch with his students at HEC Paris by helping them understand the COVID-19 crisis, during and following the lockdown in France. The blog...

© HEC Paris

International Podcast Day celebrates its sixth birthday on September 30 and HEC Paris will join in the celebrations by officially launching its academic-based podcast "Knowledge@HEC" with one vision...

Olga Ivanova, PhD MHR

Congratulations! The AoM Career Division, Arnon Reichers 2020 Best Student Paper Award goes to HEC PhD Olga Ivanova and her co-author, HEC Professor Roxana Barbulescu, for their paper "Specializing...

This year’s winner of the Best Dissertation Award in the Technology & Innovation Management (TIM) Division at the Academy of Management Conference is Elie Sung, Assistant Professor of Strategy and...

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Tomasz Obloj, Associate Professor of the Strategy and Business Policy Department at HEC Paris, has his latest paper accepted for publication in the Strategic Management Journal.

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The Strategy and Business Policy Department at HEC Paris is proud to announce that Assistant Professor Ankur Chavda has been shortlisted for the 2020 Strategic Management (STR) Division Wiley Blackwell...

professors of finance - HEC Paris

How to foster business dynamism when we emerge from COVID-19? New research shows that well designed unemployment insurance is key. Professor of Finance Johan Hombert (HEC Paris), with three researchers...

huan tang award

The HEC Paris Finance Department is proud to announce that HEC Ph.D. student Huan Tang is one of the six winners of the 2020 AQR Top Finance Graduate Award.

Sihem Jouini News

HEC Paris Professor Sihem Ben Mahmoud-Jouini wins the best paper award of Research-Technology Management Journal, for her 2019 published article co-authored with Didier Boulet, Chief Design Officer of...

Bruno Biais - HEC Paris

In early 2020, the European Research Council (ERC) granted €450 million for Europe’s long-term research, because "Europe’s future depends on science and research", reminded Mariya Gabriel, European...

HEC Paris - Data Day 2020

The 2020 HEC Data Day once again brought together a wide array of researchers, students and professionals in an expanded format designed to showcase some of the school’s salient research and applications...


The HEC Foundation Prizes were awarded on January 8 during the Matin HEC event, in the presence of Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, President of the MEDEF. Each year, thanks to the support of its donors and...

PhD Award Maxime Bonelli

Congratulations! HEC PhD Student, Maxime Bonelli, wins the 2019 SUERF/UniCredit Foundation Research Prize, with his paper "Labor Mobility and Capital Misallocation in the Mutual Fund Industry." Maxime...

HEC Paris - New Professors

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...

Vignette lancement de campagne

On Thursday June 20, 2019, we launched our new fundraising campaign for HEC Paris, “Impact Tomorrow”, with the ambitious objective of collecting €200 million over five years.

D-Tea 2019 - HEC Paris

HEC’s 11th D-Tea conference saw leading academics in decision-making theory discuss ambiguity. The two-and-a-half day event in central Paris honored one of the ambiguity pioneers, David Schmeidler and...

PhD graduates 2019

Warm congratulations to all our 2019 PhD graduates. Ali Shantia (Information Systems and Operations Management) - Charles Boissel (Finance) - Elena Fumagalli (Marketing) - Elena Plaksenkova (Strategy and...

4 Nations Cup winner

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...

WJP Rule of Law

HEC Professor of Law Nicole Stolowy contributed to the World Justice Project's Rule of Law Index 2019 as an international expert, in order to advance the rule of law worldwide.

HEC Data Day 2019

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...

PhD - image news - Y. Wang news

Congratulations Yin! Best PhD Thesis awarded to Yin Wang (HEC PhD 2018) for his " Essays on Corporate Disclosure " under the direction of Vedran Capkun, HEC Associate Professor of Accounting and...

Reaching the rich world’s poorest consumers

Harvard Business Review article by Muhammad Yunus, Frédéric Dalsace, Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot and David Menascé

S&O Center partner and co-sponsor of the Movement for Social*Business Impact, VEOLIA dedicates itself to social entrepreneurship strategy and sustainable development through its unique entity, 2EI VEOLIA...

Prada's IPO case study by Denis Gromb

For the third time in three years, an HEC Paris professor has bagged a Case Centre Award for a bestselling case study. Professor of Finance Denis Gromb won the 2018 prize in the Finance, Accounting and...

Hervé Stolowy Prix

Hervé Stolowy, Professor of Accounting and Management Control at HEC Paris, received the 2017 Trophy of Accounting Excellence Award as a teacher-researcher.

Eric Maskin - HEC Paris - Honoris Causa Professor

On September 18, 2017, Nobel laureate Eric Maskin became the latest recipient of the HEC Paris Honoris Causa Professor Award, a title which recognizes the works of exceptional heads of states, professors...

do you look like your name - Anne-Laure Sellier study

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...

Dr. Cathy Liu Yang, Assistant Professor at HEC Paris, has won the Paul E. Green Award for her article “A Bounded Rationality Model of Information Search and Choice in Preference Measurement”, published in...

Green finance workshop - climate is our business

The pathway to reduce emissions and to limit global warming to 2°C will require substantial investment in clean energy technology. During the event: “The 2°C Challenge, Climate is our Business” – co...

HEC4Climate 2015 - sustainable cities workshop

The “The 2°C Challenge, Climate is our Business” event – coorganized by HEC Paris, its SnO Center and HEC Alumni – took place on October 1st 2015. It brought students, professors, alumni, and HEC partner...

SnO Durand et Faivre-Tavignot Climate

Since 2008, a vibrant community of professors and PhD students has established a new inter-disciplinary center at HEC Paris: Society & Organizations (SnO). Its stated mission is to guide organizations...

The 2014 edition of the HEC Foundation awards was held on 15 December 2014 in the presence of Guillaume Poitrinal, president of the HEC Foundation, and Bernard Ramantsoa, director of HEC Paris. In their...

Prix Vernimmen 2015

For its 18th edition, the BNP Paribas and HEC Paris’ Vernimmen Teaching Prize has awarded Tomasz Obloj, Professor of Strategy and Business Policy and Michael Loy, Affiliate Professor of Law. The Vernimmen...

"Eloïc Peyrache (Dean of the HEC Paris Grande Ecole), Gabriella Mazzini (HEC Paris Foreign Affairs department), Rodolphe Durand (SnO Director and Professor of Strategy at HEC Paris), Marie de Carné-Trécesson (Ambassador-at-large for Biothics and CSR, Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Giandomenico Magliano (Italian Ambassador to France), Maurizio Zollo (Golden Academic Director and Professor of Strategy at Bocconi University)"

The Society & Organizations and Golden for Sustainability research centers recently ran a 2-day international workshop entitled “Towards a Sustainable Economy” at the HEC Paris campus. SnO and Golden were...

D-Tea conf 2015

On May 27th-29th 2015, HEC Paris in partnership with the AXA Research Fund organized the 7th edition of its D-TEA (Decision: Theory, Experiments, and Applications) conference. The event took place in...

Prix Syntec 2015

Professors Shirish Srivastava and Stefan Worm were awarded Syntec Prize 2015 for their research in Operations Management and Information Technology, and Marketing. For its seventh edition, the SYNTEC...

HBR social business article

In their article ‘Reaching the rich world’s poorest consumers’ (Harvard Business Review, March 2015), Frédéric Dalsace, professor of marketing and Social Business, Entreprise and Poverty chair professor...

Les médias sociaux dans les organisations commerciales – HEC Paris - NOVAMETRIE - EDF Entreprises - ADOBE - AXA - VIADEO

Dominique Rouziès, EDF Chair Professor at HEC Paris organized a conference on March 26th at HEC Paris on social selling in collaboration with Novamétrie, EDF Entreprises, Adobe, Axa and Viadeo, and the 79...

Alberto Alemanno

Among 187 entrepreneurial leaders; heads of state, CEOs, Olympic gold medalists and Nobel Prize winners, Alberto Alemanno, Professor of Law at HEC Paris is named "2015 Young Global Leader" by the World...

Segalla business travel stress

In their latest paper “Global Business Travel Builds Sales and Stress: The 7 Stages of Business Travel Stress” (featured in the HBR Blog Network of the Harvard Business Review1), HEC Paris professors...

Johan Hombert 2014 Cavalcade

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...

Christophe Pérignon, professeur à HEC

Christophe Pérignon, Associate Professor in Finance at HEC Paris and Specialist in Financial Risk Management, has received the prize for the Best Young Researcher in Finance 2014, awarded by the Institut...

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