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HEC Data Day 2021

01 Dec
8:30 am


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2021-12-01T08:30:00 2021-12-01T19:30:00 HEC Data Day 2021 Jouy-en-Josas

data day 2021

The HEC Data Day 2021 allows HEC Paris researchers, students and start-ups to present innovative projects dealing with new data and/or data science techniques (machine learning, AI, etc.). The audience is made of researchers, Master and Ph.D. students, as well as professionals from partner companies. This is a face-to-face event taking place on the Jouy-en-Josas HEC Campus but it can also be followed online on Zoom.

8:30 - 9:00       Welcome coffee

9:00 - 9:15       Welcome Address: Christophe Pérignon, Associate Dean for Research, HEC Paris

9:15 - 10:45     Session 1Chaired by Shirish Srivastava
                          (HEC Paris, Information System and Operations Management)

  • Federica De Stefano (HEC Paris, HR and Management): Careers Analytics: Employee specialization, compensation and advancement
  • Rodolphe Durand (Strategy, HEC Paris), Alexandre Madelaine (Accounting, HEC Paris PhD), Luc Paugam (Accounting, HEC Paris), Hervé Stolowy (Accounting, HEC Paris): The influence of language and images in CSR disclosures on sustainability performance evaluation
  • Xitong Li (HEC Paris, Information System and Operations Management): How do product recommendations help consumers search products? Evidence of underlying mechanisms from a field experiment
  • Presentation of a startup incubated at HEC Paris: AlloReview with Yves-Marie Bouedo

10:45 - 11:00     Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30     Session 2: Chaired by Denisa Mindruta
                            (HEC Paris, Strategy and Business Policy)

  • Christophe Spaenjers (HEC Paris, Finance): Creators, Collectors, and Speculators in an NFT Market
  • Pablo Baquero (HEC Paris, Tax and Law): The compliance gap in data supply chains: Smart contracts as a compliance technology
  • Yann Algan (HEC Paris, Economics): Data, Trust and Public policy
  • Presentation of a startup incubated at HEC Paris: Ayolab with Christophe Le Houedec

12:30 - 14:00      Lunch break
                              (Lunch only for presenters, faculty, Ph.D. students, and guests)

14:00 - 15:30      Session 3: Chaired by Anne-Laure Sellier
                             (HEC Paris, Marketing)

15:30 - 15:45      Coffee break 

15:45 - 17:15      Session 4: Chaired by Augustin Landier
                             (HEC Paris, Finance)

  • Thierry Foucault (HEC Paris, Finance): Does alternative data improve financial forecasting?
  • Matthew Yeaton (HEC Paris, Strategy): Testing a theory of cultural evolution within organizations: Evidence from alt-right echo chambers
  • Felix Tropf (ENSAE-CREST, Sociology): Integrating genetic data into social sciences
  • Klaus Miller (HEC Paris, Marketing): Value of Online Tracking

17:15 - 17:30      Coffee break 

17:30 – 18.30      Keynote:

David Freeman Engstrom (Stanford University): "The Automated State"

Introduction by David Restrepo-Amariles (HEC Paris, Tax and Law)

Joint event between HEC Data Day and Algorithmic Law & Society Symposium.

18:30 – 20:00       Networking Cocktail: Hall d'Honneur 

Organizer: Christophe Pérignon


The HEC Data Day 2021 is sponsored by:




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