Academic excellence: thesis prizes winners 2018
Six PhD graduates from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Lausanne were awarded prizes at the first edition of the Annual Doctoral Event on Thursday 21 February 2019. The Dean’s Office warmly congratulates the researchers concerned.
The prizes were awarded to six doctors of HEC Lausanne during the very first edition of the Annual Doctoral Event. This event - organised by the doctoral school of HEC Lausanne in partnership with the PhDnet doctoral association - was introduced by a few words from Vice-Dean Rafael Lalive, followed by a speech by Vice-Dean Guido Palazzo on the theme "The Business School Professor in the 21st century".
The various prizes reward their theses for their scientific contribution and the innovative nature of their areas of research:
- Dr. Ying Liu (PhD in Economics, subject area "Finance"), for her thesis "Institutional players and financial market structure" (Prix de la Banque Cantonale Vaudoise), supervised by Prof. Norman Schürhoff.
- Dr. Hazbi Avdiji (PhD in Information Systems), for his thesis "Supporting the challenges of cross-boundary teamwork through design science research" (Prix de Solidarité Confédérale), supervised by Prof. Stéphanie Missonier.
- Dr. Arian Cani (PhD in Actuarial Science), for his thesis "Reinsurance and dividend problems in insurance" (Prix de Solidarité Confédérale), supervised by Prof. Hansjoerg Albrecher.
- Dr. Rafaël Fèvre (PhD in Economics, subject area "Histoire de la pensée et philosophie économiques"), for his thesis "L'ordolibéralisme (1932-1950): une économie politique du pouvoir" (Prix de Faculté), supervised by Prof. Roberto Baranzini.
- Dr. Dimitrija Kalanoski (PhD in Economics, subject area "Management"), for his thesis "Three essays on inter-firm arrangements and firm competitiveness" (Prix de Faculté), supervised by Prof. Jean-Philippe Bonardi.
- Dr. Stephanos Vlachos (PhD in Economics, subject area "Economics"), for his thesis "On Exposure to Violence and Political Behaviour" (Prix de la Fondation Nicolas et Hélène Porphyrogenis), supervised by Prof. Mathias Thoenig.
Good luck to all our doctors in their academic careers!
par Myriam Bango-Lepage (Faculté des HEC)