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AI for Personal Default Prediction: Promises and Challenges Ahead
Economy & Finance

AI for Personal Default Prediction: Promises and Challenges Ahead

by Andras Fulop

In this piece we summarize some of the lessons that can be gleaned from the recent academic literature arising from the application of powerful artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to consumer credit risk.

TOP RESEARCH GDPR Compliance in Light of Heavier Sanctions to Come—at Least in Theory
Economy & Finance

GDPR Compliance in Light of Heavier Sanctions to Come—at Least in Theory

by Hugues Bouthinon-Dumas

Exploring the theoretical bases for GDPR sanctions and testing the reality of action against those bases.

Going once, going twice: how 2020’s Nobel prize in economics applies to the real world
Economy & Finance

Going once, going twice: how 2020’s Nobel prize in economics applies to the real world

by Gorkem Celik

Gorkem Celik on how the research of the 2020 Nobel prize in economics laureates applies to the real world.

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.

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