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TOP RESEARCH Understanding procyclicality
Economy & Finance

Understanding procyclicality

by Marie Kratz

Building our understanding of procyclicality through vigorous research.

TOP RESEARCH  Who should own your data? An economic analysis
Economy & Finance

Who should own your data? An economic analysis

by Wilfried Sand-Zantman

Data is an increasingly important part of firms' digital strategies, begging the question: who owns your data?

Firms Maximize Profits
Opinion

Firms Maximize Profits

by Gorkem Celik

Dr. Gorkem Celik discusses the profit maximization assumption used by standard microeconomics models.

Should we be worried about CETA’s proposed investment court system?
Economy & Finance

Should we be worried about CETA’s proposed investment court system?

by Veronika Korom

Professor Veronika Korom analyzes the potential influence of CETA’s investment court system and shares her expert take on what this means for the European economy.

Big Little Questions to Rethink Poverty: On the contribution of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer
Economy & Finance

Big Little Questions to Rethink Poverty: On the contribution of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer

by Estefania Santacreu-Vasut

Dr. Estefania Santacreu-Vasut discusses the methodological revolution in economics and the recent Nobel prize of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer.

Sense and Suspense: A Nineteenth-century English-literature Perspective to the Modern Firm
Economy & Finance

Sense and Suspense: A Nineteenth-century English-literature Perspective to the Modern Firm

by Gorkem Celik

Would a modern firm be closer to a Jane Austen's novel than to a firm with a standard business model ?

TOP RESEARCH Entrepreneurship
Economy & Finance

Entrepreneurship

by ESSEC Knowledge Editor-in-chief

Entrepreneurship is a trending topic and we constantly hear in the medias about success stories of famous people such as Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos or Bill Gates, among many others. But do we really know what an entrepreneur is? It seems that opinions on the subject are as many as the reasons that make an entrepreneur successful. The word "entrepreneurship" comes from the French verb "entreprendre" which means "to undertake". To truly understand, we have to study the key actors of the economy further.

Value-Added Statements: A Powerful Communication Tool
Economy & Finance

Value-Added Statements: A Powerful Communication Tool

by Adrián Zicari

Explanations by accounting professor Adrián Zicari on value-added statement, and its assets for a firm and its stakeholders.

HOW SMART IS SMART BETA INVESTING?
Economy & Finance

HOW SMART IS SMART BETA INVESTING?

by Sofia Ramos

Listen to this new podcast in which professor Sofia Ramos explains what smart beta investing is all about.

ADAPTING TO THE NEW RISK LANDSCAPE: IS CYBER INSURABLE?
Economy & Finance

ADAPTING TO THE NEW RISK LANDSCAPE: IS CYBER INSURABLE?

by Marie Kratz

At the question “are cyber risks insurable”, Dr. Michael Dacorogna replied: “Is that really the question? Isn’t the real question “How are insurers going to insure it?”

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