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Dr. Jean-Philippe Weisskopf

LHRC fellow

Assistant Professor - Finance

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Nationality: Belgian, Austrian

Teaching program(s):

Academic level

Master of Science, University of Durham, Great Britain

Selected publications

Main publications


Assistant Professor at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne since 2012

Visiting Professor at University of Fribourg since 2014

Lecturer at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (2010-2012)

Teaching and research assistant at University of Fribourg (2007-2012)

Research areas

  • Wine economics
  • Family businesses
  • Real estate finance

Past research

  • Dividend policies of European companies

Current research

  • Determinants of fine wine prices, fine wine as an alternative investment
  • Liquidity, transparency and risk aspects in Swiss family businesses
  • Asset-light strategies in hospitality companies

Research awards

  • Best presentation at the Annual conference of the American Association of Wine Economics (2012)
  • Best presentation at the Annual conference of the European Association of Wine Economics (2011)
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