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Student Awards

Our students and alumni are regularly awarded for their research. The following selection of awards represents the scope and strength of doctoral research at HEC Paris over the last 4 years. 

PhD Elena Plaksenkova

We are proud of our students’ success and congratulate them warmly with their achievements.


MIMOUN Laetitia, PhD 2018, Marketing

  • Award Winner of the 2018 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the Marketing category, European Journal of Marketing,  September 2019

PAOLELLA Lionel, Phd 2015, Strategy and Business Policy

  • Best 40 under 40 Professors, Poets and Quants, 2019


BOURVEAU Thomas, PhD 2015, Accounting and Management Control

  • Best Paper Award, Asian Finance Association Annual Meeting,
    "Naughty Firms, Noisy Disclosure: The Effect of Cartel Enforcement on Corporate Disclosure", co-authored with Professors Alminas Zaldokas and Guoman She from HKUST

GUTIERREZ MORENO Cédric, PhD 2017, Strategy and Business Policy

  • Second Place, 2018 TIMES Best Dissertation Award of the Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship Section of Informs,
    "Three Essays on the Behavioral Foundations of Entrepreneurial Entry"

MEYER Vincent, PhD 2018, Management and Human Resourses,

  • Alan M. Rugman Young Scholar Award, Academy of International Business
    "Killing the Chicken to Teach the Monkeys: The Hybridization of Performance Management Practices in MNEs"

STENGER Sébastien, PhD 2015, Management and Human Resourses,

  • Prix du meilleur ouvrage de management  2018, EFMD FNEGE,
    "Pourquoi travaille-t-on dans un cabinet d’audit ‘Big Four’ Fonctions du système « up or out » : contrôle, compétition et prestige social" (Thèse de doctorat HEC, 30 juin 2015)

WANG Yin,  PhD 2018, Accounting and Management Control

  • HEC Foundation Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation,
    "Essays on Corporate Disclosure"


ALBINO-PIMENTEL Joao, PhD 2016, Strategy and Business Policy

  • Peter J. Buckley and Mark Casson AIB Dissertation Award
  • Emerald Best International Dissertation Award by the International
    Theme Committee (ITC) of the Academy of Management
  • D’Amore-McKim School of Business - Northeastern University Best
    International  Management Dissertation Award by the International
    Management Division (IM) of the Academy of Management

    "Three Essays on the Influence of Political Connections on Firms International Expansion Strategy"

BABIC Ana, PhD 2017, Marketing

  • Emerald / EFMD Outstanding Doctoral  Research Award
    "The Effect of Electronic Word of Mouth on Sales: A Meta-Analytic Review of Platform, Product, and Metric Factors"

GUTIERREZ MORENO Cédric, PhD 2017, Strategy and Business Policy

  • HEC Foundation Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation
    "Three essays on entrepreneurial decision making"

PAOLELLA Lionel, Phd 2015, Strategy and Business Policy

  • Cambridge Judge Business School Teaching Award, 2017

ROUZIOU Maria, PhD 2017, Marketing

  • AMA / Sales SIG Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation 
    "Fair Differences: Impact of Social Comparisons on Sales Organization Performance"

VINCENT-PONROY Julia, PhD 2016, Management and Human Resources

  • FNEGE / AGRH Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation
    "Family Firms’ organizational identity and non-family employees, a case study"


MEYER Vincent, PhD 2018, Management and Human Resources

  • AOM Best Qualitative Paper, International Business Division
    "The transnational transfer of HRM practices in MNC : a sociomaterial Framework International-oriented "

GUTIERREZ MORENO Cédric, PhD 2017, Strategy and Business Policy

  • AOM Best Empirical Paper Award, Entrepreneurship Division with Professor Thomas Astebro
    “The impact of overconfidence on excess entry”

JACQUEMINET SERVANTIE Anne, PhD 2016, Strategy and Business Policy

  • Peter J. Buckley and Mark Casson AIB Dissertation Award
  • HEC Foundation Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation
    "Heterogeneous implementation of CSR in an MNE: the role of subsidiaries’ institutional contexts and behaviors"

STENGER Sébastien, PhD 2015, Management and Human Resources

  • Best Thesis Award, Le Monde de la Recherche Universitaire
    "Pourquoi travaille-t-on dans un cabinet d’audit ‘Big Four’ Fonctions du système « up or out » : contrôle, compétition et prestige social"

 



BOURVEAU Thomas, PhD 2015, Accounting and Management Control

  • Best Paper Award at the MIT Asia Conference
    "Essays on Empirical Financial Accounting"

GEORGALLIS Panikos, PhD 2014, Strategy and Business Policy

  • AOM Best Dissertation Award, ONE Division
  • AOM Best Conceptual Paper Award, ENT Division
  • Society for Business Ethics Best Dissertation Award
  • Industry Studies Association Best Dissertation Award

    "From opposition to support: The influence of social movement organizations on firm strategy"

JEON Eui Ju, PhD 2017, Strategy and Business Policy

  • SMS Strategy Research Foundation Grant

VALLEE Boris, PhD 2014, Finance

  • HEC Foundation Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation
  • AFSE Prize for the Best Thesis in Economics in France

    "Three Essays on Financial Innovation"