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Changing GDP measurement in the post-Covid-19 world: On women’s visible and (in)visible contributions to prosperity
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Changing GDP measurement in the post-Covid-19 world: On women’s visible and (in)visible contributions to prosperity

by Estefania Santacreu-Vasut

Estefania Santacreu-Vasut discusses why the Covid-19 crisis might be the right moment to rethink how we measure a country's prosperity.

Culture in the time of coronavirus
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Culture in the time of coronavirus

by Stoyan Sgourev

Stoyan Sgourev discusses the implications of coronavirus for the cultural industry.

Cyclicality, coronavirus and consumers of the Luxury Industry
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Cyclicality, coronavirus and consumers of the Luxury Industry

by Ashok Som

Ashok Som explains the impact that coronavirus could have on the luxury industry.

What's next for the École nationale d’administration?
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What's next for the École nationale d’administration?

by Aurélien Colson

Aurélien Colson discusses the reform of the École nationale d’administration.

TOP RESEARCH The value of constructing narratives in a cancer journey
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The value of constructing narratives in a cancer journey

by Lez Trujillo Torres

Dr. Lez Trujillo Torres and Dr. Benét DeBerry-Spence apply marketing concepts of consumer journeys to understand how people construct narratives about their experience with cancer.

Building a philanthropic strategy
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Building a philanthropic strategy

by Arthur Gautier

Anne-Claire Pache and Arthur Gautier adapt the philanthropic model developed by Peter Frumkin (University of Pennsylvania) to a French context and explain how to develop a philanthropic strategy that can optimise one’s positive impact on society. In this interview, they share key insights from the book and discuss how philanthropists, be they beginners or experts, can make use of these takeaways.

TOP RESEARCH Does going to business school turn you into a more selfish person?
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Does going to business school turn you into a more selfish person?

by Karoline Strauss

Does studying economics make people more selfish? And if so, what role do business schools have to play in shaping the values of our future leaders? Karoline Strauss, Professor of Management at ESSEC Business School, shares her research on how and when business education can produce greater levels of selfishness – or not.

TOP RESEARCH It’s not what you are, it’s the way that you’re primed to see it: Beauty and its impact on consumer behavior
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It’s not what you are, it’s the way that you’re primed to see it: Beauty and its impact on consumer behavior

by Raphaëlle Butori

Raphaëlle Butori, Professor of Marketing at ESSEC Business School, shares her research on how our behavior and self-conception is affected when faced with a member of the opposite sex. From the research paper The impact of visual exposure to a physically attractive other on self-presentation by Prof. Raphaëlle Butori and Béatrice Parguel, Researcher, CNRS.

For an African entrepreneurial area
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For an African entrepreneurial area

by Hamid Bouchikhi

Prof. Hamid Bouchikhi, Director of the ESSEC Impact Entrepreneurship Center, asserts that for an African entrepreneurial area to materialize requires in-depth work with the younger generations. Because innovative entrepreneurs are, for the most part, young graduates from higher education, the mental setting up of an African entrepreneurial area calls for massive encouragement of infra-African student mobility...

HILLARY, WOMEN, AND POWER: WALK LIKE A WOMAN AND TALK LIKE A MAN?
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HILLARY, WOMEN, AND POWER: WALK LIKE A WOMAN AND TALK LIKE A MAN?

by Viviane De Beaufort

In the light of the US election campaign and the diversity issues it has raised, Viviane de Beaufort, Professor at ESSEC Business School, Co-Director of the European Center for Law and Economics and Academic Director of the Program "Women in Entrepreneurship", shares her research into women and their relationship with power

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