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Dr Jean-Philippe Weisskopf

Jean-Philippe Weisskopf , PhD

Qualification(s)

Dr. rer. pol., University of Fribourg

Function

Associate Professor

Teaching Location(s)

EHL Campus Lausanne
EHL Campus (Singapore)

Employment Type

Full-time

Courses and Modules Taught

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
• Advanced Electives
• Industrial Attachment (6 Months)
• Integrated Hospitality Management

Teaching Subject(s)

Corporate Finance

Area(s) of Expertise

Collectibles investments
Corporate governance
Empirical corporate finance
Family-owned businesses
Restaurant economics
Wine economics

Short Bio

Jean-Philippe, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Finance at EHL (EHL) and Visiting Professor at the University of Fribourg (CH). He holds a PhD from the University of Fribourg (CH) and has had working experience in Private Banking in Switzerland. His research interests focus on empirical corporate finance, family owned businesses and wine economics.


Jean-Philippe is a founding member of the Alliance for Research on Wine & Hospitality Management and Bordeaux Wine Economics. He has published in top-ranked peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Banking & Finance, the Journal of Corporate Finance, Applied Economics or the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money.


He is also the author of a large number of publications on wine economics in the Journal of Wine Economics, Economic Modelling or Emerging Markets Review. He has contributed to book chapters and conference proceedings and was named researcher of the year 2016 at EHL.

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Eugster, N., Ducret, R., Isakov, D., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (Forthcoming). Chasing dividends during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Review of Finance. https://doi.org/10.1111/irfi.12360

Isakov, D., Pérignon, C., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2021). What If Dividends Were Tax-Exempt? Evidence from a Natural Experiment. The Review of Financial Studies. https://doi.org/10.1093/rfs/hhab010

Masset, P., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (Forthcoming). At what price should Bordeaux wines be released? Economic Inquiry. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecin.12997

Masset, P., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (Forthcoming). New York Restaurants: A Wine Odyssey Between 1865 and 1920. Cornell Hospitality Quarterliy, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1177/19389655211009852

Masset, P., Weisskopf, J.-P., & Fauchery, C. (2020). Last Frontier Investments: The Case of Alpine Wines. Journal of Wine Economics, 15(2), 181-206. https://doi.org/10.1017/jwe.2019.30

Weisskopf, J.-P. (2020). Breaking bad: An investment in cannabis. Finance Research Letters, 33, 101201. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2019.05.019

Atanasova, C., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2020). The price of international equity ETFs: The role of relative liquidity. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 65, 101190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2020.101190

Masset, P., Uzelac, I., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2019). Family Ownership, Asset Levels and Firm Performance in Western European Hospitality Companies. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, 46(3), 867-889. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1096348019849665

Fernandez-Perez, A., Frijns, B., Tourani-Rad, A., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2019). Behavioural heterogeneity in wine investments. Applied Economics, 51(30), 3236-3255. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2019.1566686

Masset, P., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2018). Wine indices in practice: Nicely labeled but slightly corked. Economic Modelling, 68, 555-569. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2017.03.025

Masset, P., Weisskopf, J.-P., Cardebat, J.-M., Faye, B., & Le Fur, E. (Forthcoming). Analyzing the risks of an illiquid and global asset: The case of fine wine. The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.qref.2021.06.023

Eugster, Masset, P., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2018). When Rationality meets Passion: On the Financial Performance of Collectibles. Journal of Alternative Investments, 21(2), 66-83. https://doi.org/dig.v49.n1.3

Isakov, D., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2017). Les dividendes exonérés d'impôts en Suisse. Expert Focus, 9, 35-39

Masset, P., Weisskopf, J.-P., Faye, B., & Le Fur, E. (2016). Red obsession: the ascent of red wine in China. Emerging Markets Review, 29, 200-225. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ememar.2016.08.014

Masset, P., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2016). A study of the performance of fine wine on the Swiss market. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 26(4), 566-582. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2016.079966

Isakov, D., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2015). Pay-out policies in founding family firms. Journal of Corporate Finance, 33, 330-344. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2015.01.003

Masset, P., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2015). Wine funds - an alternative turning sour? Journal of Alternative Investments, 17(4), 6-20. https://doi.org/10.3905/jai.2015.17.4.006

Masset, P., Weisskopf, J.-P., & Cossutta, M. (2015). Wine tasters, ratings and en primeur prices. Journal of Wine Economics, 10 (1), 75-107. https://doi.org/10.1017/jwe.2015.1

Isakov, D., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2014). Are founding families special blockholders? An investigation of controlling shareholder influence on firm performance. Journal of Banking & Finance, 41, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2013.12.012

Isakov, D., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2014). La politique de dividende des entreprises familiales. L'Expert-comptable suisse, 9, 56-60.

Masset, P., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2014). Le placement dans le vin: à consommer avec modération. L'Expert-comptable suisse, 9, 24-28

Isakov, D., & Weisskopf, J.-P. (2013). Les familles fondatrices sont-elles des actionnaires spéciaux? Influence d'un actionnariat concentré sur la performance des entreprises suisses. L'Expert-comptable suisse, (3).

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.
Masset, P. & Weisskopf, J-P., Project: G-GAMA : Guide pratique de GAMification des Apprentissages, Date : 01.01.2020 to 31.12.2020, External fundraising : HES-SO.
Masset, P. & Weisskopf, J-P., Project: Quarterly wine market reports, Date : 30.09.2015 to 30.09.2016, External fundraising : GLC Prestige Wine.
Masset, P. & Weisskopf, J-P., Project: Asset-light strategies in the hospitality industry: A light-hearted or a right choice?, Date : 01.09.2014 to 31.12.2015, External fundraising : HES-SO.

Awards

Researcher of the Year (2016)