Patricia Langohr is professor in the economics department. She holds a PhD in managerial economics and strategy from the Northwestern University. Before joining ESSEC, she was a researcher at the Price and Index Number Research division at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington DC., working on dynamic models of competition. She specialized in industrial economy applied to financial services and the competitive and regulatory aspects of the financial services industry. Recently, she is interested in links between anthropology, ethics and what they bring to economy in contemporary issues. She also focuses on education issues and she teaches in various ESSEC programmes (doctoral degree, GMBA, executives, BBA and Grande École).