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Dr Philippe Masset

Philippe Masset , PhD


PhD in Finance, University of Fribourg


Associate Professor

Teaching Location(s)

EHL Campus Lausanne

Teaching Subject(s)

Portfolio Management
Wine Economics & Finance

Area(s) of Expertise

Alternative investments
Empirical finance
Hospitality financial management
Wine economics

Short Bio

Dr Philippe Masset holds a Ph.D. from the University of Fribourg (2012). His research areas are Empirical Finance, Alternative Investments, Wine Economics, Hospitality Financial Management and Hotel Real-Estate Investments. He has been visiting professor at the University of Bordeaux and he is member of several academic associations including the American Association of Wine Economists (AAWE) and Bordeaux Wine Economics (BWE).

He is also a founding member of the Alliance for Research on Wine and Hospitality Management. He has published several papers in international journals such as Emerging Market Review, European Financial Management, Journal of Alternative Investments, and in the Handbook of Financial Econometrics and Statistics and got substantial coverage in the media (e.g., Bloomberg, Reuters, Radio Télévision Suisse, Bilan, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, China Daily, La Repubblica).

He has taught courses in finance (Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Investments, Real-Estate Finance, Risk Management, Wine Economics & Finance) at several academic institutions.

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Martin-Rios, C., Hofmann, A., & Mackenzie, N. (2021). Sustainability-Oriented Innovations in Food Waste Management Technology. Sustainability, 13(1), 210. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13010210

Martin-Rios, C., Zizka, L., Varga, P. & Pasamar, S. (2020). KITRO: technology solutions to reduce food waste in Asia-Pacific hospitality and restaurants, Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, DOI: 10.1080/10941665.2020.1773513

Gössling, S., Fernandez, S., Martin-Rios, C., Reyes, S. P., Fointiat, V., Isaac, R. K., & Lunde, M. (2021). Restaurant tipping in Europe: a comparative assessment. Current Issues in Tourism. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2020.1749244

Raub, S., & Martin-Rios, C. (2019). “Think sustainable, act local” – a stakeholder-filter-model for translating SDGs into sustainability initiatives with local impact. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(6), 2428-2447. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCHM-06-2018-0453

Martin-Rios, C., & Ciobanu, T. (2019). Hospitality innovation strategies: An analysis of success factors and challenges. Tourism Management, 70, 218-229. doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2018.08.018

Colakoglu S., Erhardt, N., Pougnet, S., & Martin-Rios, C. (2019). Reviewing Creativity and Innovation Research through the Strategic HRM Lens. Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management, 37, 227-271. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0742-730120190000037007

Erhardt, N., Martin-Rios, C., & Chan, E. (2019). Value co-creation in sport entertainment between internal and external stakeholders. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(11), 4192-4210. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCHM-03-2018-0244

Gössling, S., Zeiss, H., Hall, C.M., Martin-Rios, C., Ram, Y., & Grøtte, I.P. (2019). A cross-country comparison of accommodation manager perspectives on online review manipulation. Current Issues in Tourism, 22(14), 1744-1763. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2018.1455171

Martin-Rios, C., Parga-Dans, E., & Pasamar, S. (2019). Innovation strategies and complementarity between innovation activities: the case of commercial archaeological firms. Service Business, 13(4), 695-713. doi.org/10.1007/s11628-019-00401-9

Martin-Rios, C., Demen-Meier, C., Gössling, S., & Cornuz, C. (2018). Waste management innovation in the food service industry. Waste Management, 79, 196-206. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2018.07.033

Martin-Rios, C., & Pasamar, S. (2018). Service innovation in times of economic crisis: The strategic adaptation activities of the top EU service firms. R&D Management, 48(2), 195-209. doi:10.1111/radm.12276

Martin?Rios C. (2018). Organizational control rationales in knowledge?intensive organizations: An integrative review of emerging trends. Journal of Public Affairs, 18(1), 1-11. doi.org/10.1002/pa.1695

Septiem, M., & Martin-Rios, C. (2017). Innovative human resource management: The salience of inter-firm knowledge networks. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 12(3), 96-107.

Martin-Rios, C., & Erhardt, N. (2017). Small business activity and knowledge exchange in informal interfirm networks. International Small Business Journal, 35(3), 285-305. doi:10.1177/0266242616667540

Martin-Rios, C., Pougnet, S., & Nogareda, A.M. (2017). Teaching HRM in contemporary hospitality management: A case study drawing on HR analytics and big data analysis. Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism, 1, 34-54. doi:10.1080/15313220.2016.1276874

Erhardt, N., Martin-Rios, C., & Heckscher, C. (2016). Am I doing the right thing? Rituals as institutional learning mechanisms for organizational culture in restaurants. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 59, 31-41. doi:10.1016/j.ijhm.2016.08.006

Martin-Rios, C., & Erhardt, N. (2016). Knowledge Management Systems in Sports: The Role of Organizational Structure, Tacit and Explicit Knowledge. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 15(2). https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219649216500234

Rubinstein, S., Martin-Rios, C., Erhardt, N., Hoffer-Gittell, J., & George V.P. (2016). Organizational responses to uncertainty in the airline industry: Changes in patterns of communication networks. Journal of Air Transport Management, 57, 217-227. doi:10.1016/j.jairtraman.2016.07.021

Martin-Rios, C. (2016). Sensemaking of organizational innovation and change in public research organizations. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 24(3), 516-531. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOA-07-2014-0784

Martin-Rios, C., Erhardt, N., Gibbs, J., & Sherblom, J.C. (2016). Exploring Affordances of Email for Team Learning Over Time, Small Group Research, 47(3), 243-278. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1046496416635823

Martin-Rios, C. (2016). Innovative management control systems in knowledge work: A middle manager perspective. Journal of Management Control, 27(2), 181-204. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00187-015-0228-8

Martin-Rios, C., & Parga, E. (2016). Service response to economic decline: Management innovation as enabler of organizational renewal. Journal of Business Research, 69(8), 2890-2900. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2015.12.058

Erhardt, N., Gibbs, J., Martin-Rios, C., & Sherblom, J.C. (2016). Rhythms of team learning: Exploring dimensions of team learning through email use over time. Small Group Research, 47(3), 1-36. doi:10.1177/1046496416635823

Martin-Rios, C., & Parga, E. (2016). The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese: Non-technological innovation in creative industries. Creativity and Innovation Management, 25(1), 6-17. doi: 10.1111/caim.12131

Martin-Rios, C. (2014). Why do firms seek to share human resource management knowledge? The importance of inter-firm networks, Journal of Business Research, 67, 190-199. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2012.10.004

Heckscher, C. & Martin-Rios, C. (2013). Looking back, moving forward: Toward collaborative universities. Journal of Management Inquiry, 22(1), 136-139. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1056492612463652

Funded Research Projects

Masset, P. & Weisskopf, J-P., Project: COVID-19 : Gérer la crise et préparer le futur de l’industrie viticole suisse, Date : 11.05.2020 to 11.11.2020, External fundraising : HES-SO.


Best conference presentation at the annual meeting of the AAWE, Princeton University (2012)
Award for the best paper at the Annual Meeting of the European Association of Wine Economics, University of Angers (2011) and University of Brno (2015)
Vigener Prize for the best Ph.D. dissertation at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Fribourg (2012)