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Dr Giuliano Bianchi

Dr Giuliano Bianchi


PhD in Economics, University of Bologna
Master's Degree in Economics , University of Edinburgh (UK)


Associate Professor

Teaching Subject(s)


Area(s) of Expertise

Applied econometrics
Corporate governance
Economics of crime
Law and economics

Short Bio

Dr Giuliano Bianchi is Associate Professor of Economics at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. He conducts empirical research on forecasting, corporate governance, law and economics and economics of crime. Before joining EHL, Dr. Bianchi was a Wertheim Fellow at the Labor & Worklife Program, Harvard Law School. Dr. Bianchi holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Bologna (Italy), a Master Degree in Economics from the University of Edinburgh (UK), and a Bachelor Degree in Economics from the University of Lugano (Switzerland). Dr Bianchi’s work has been published in refereed international journals, including Applied Economics, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, and International Journal of Hospitality Management.

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Märklin, P., & Bianchi, G. (Forthcoming). A Differentiated Approach to the Asset-Light Model in the Hotel Industry. Cornell Hospitality Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1177/19389655211006076
Bianchi, G., & Heo, C. (Forthcoming). A Bayesian statistics approach to hospitality research. Current Issues in Method and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2021.1896486
Bianchi, G., & Chen, Y. (Forthcoming). Testing effects of hospitality employment on property crime in the United States. Tourism Economics. https://doi.org/10.1177/13548166211001180
Bianchi, G., & Chen, Y. (2020). The short-and long-run hotel demand in Switzerland: A weighted macroeconomic approach. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 44(5), 835-857. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1096348020913608

Blal, I., & Bianchi, G. (2019). The asset light model: A Blind Spot in Hospitality Research, International Journal of Hospitality Management, 76PA, 39-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2018.02.021
Chen, Y., Dellea, D., & Bianchi, G. (2018). Knowledge creation and research production in Swiss hotel schools: A case study of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Education, 31(1), 10-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/10963758.2018.1480960

Bianchi, G. (2016). The Effect of Price Targets on the Composition of CEO Pay. Applied Economics, 48(45), 4299-4311. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2016.1156234

Bianchi, G. (2016). Stock options: From backdating to spring loading, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 59, 215-221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.qref.2015.07.004

Bianchi G., & Chen Y. (2015). CEO compensation and firm performance in the hospitality industry: A cross-industry comparison. International Journal of Tourism Sciences, 15(3-4), 121-138. https://doi.org/10.1080/15980634.2016.1181320

Funded Research Projects

Bianchi, G., Project: The Swiss Hospitality Macroeconomics Forecasting Index, Date: 01.09.2018 to 28.02.2020, External Fundraising: HES-SO.


Fellowship Harvard University
Scholarship Department of Economics, University of Bologna
Fellowship Programma Marco Polo