Congratulations to all our graduates!

18 November 2022

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Academic awards

This year the Henri Grandjean Prize (CHF 500.-) for best work related to an economic or social issue is awarded to:

  • Pablo Beyer for his master dissertation entitled "Mobility behaviour and parking fare preferences of employees at the University of Neuchâtel" supervised by Prof. Nicole Mathys

Interdisciplinary Academic Award for Sustainable Development

The interdisciplinary Academic Award for Sustainable Development (CHF 2'500.-) is awarded to the best master thesis on a theme related to the sustainable development.

This year the price is aworded to our graduate:

  • Benjamin Ignoto for his master dissertation entitled "Carbon tax on air flights: Empirical evidence from the Unversity of Neuchâtel" supervised by Prof. Jean-Marie Grether


See all the pictures of the 2022 ceremony


12 November 2021

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Academic awards

This year the Henri Grandjean Prize (CHF 500.-) for best work related to an economic or social issue is jointly awarded to two of our graduates:

  • Alessio Lombini for his master dissertation entitled "The impact of regulatory heterogeneity on Global Value Chain-related trade: Insights from a structural gravity model" supervised by Prof. Piergiuseppe Fortunato
  • David Zahnd for his master  dissertation entitled " A daily indicator to monitor the health of The Swiss economy: does Franch-speaking news help to predict business cycles?" supervised by Prof. Daniel Kaufmann

Interdisciplinary Academic Award for Sustainable Development

The interdisciplinary Academic Award for Sustainable Development (CHF 2'500.-) is awarded to the best master thesis on a theme related to the sustainable development.

This year the price is aworded to our graduate:

  • Nicola Francescutto for his master dissertation entitled "Did the carbon tax effectively reduce the demandfor heating fuels in the Swiss residential sector? Evidence from the SHBS" supervised by Prof. Nicole Mathys


12 November 2020

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Unfortunately, due to the ongoing health crisis, we could not hold our traditional graduation ceremony this year. We nevertheless warmly congratulate our graduates of class '20 !

This year the Henri Grandjean Prize (CHF 500) for best work related to an economic or social issue is jointly awarded to two of our graduates:

  • Rita Mairam Ischkanian Schmutz for her master dissertation entitled "Development and Violence: Empirical Evidence from Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam," supervised by Dr. Diana Pacheco
  • Anthony Nguyen for his master dissertation "Refugees, migrants and the rise of the Swiss far-right," supervised by Dr. Marco Pecoraro.


15 November 2019

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Laia Soler is awarded the 2019 Henri Grandjean Prize (CHF 500), which rewards the best work related to an economic or social issue, for her master dissertation on "Estimation of the costs of celiac disease. The case of Switzerland"




Henri Grandjean prize

Laureate 2022

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Pablo Beyer


Laureates 2021

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Alessio Lombini



David Zahnd



Interdisciplinary Academic Award for Sustainable Development

Laureate 2022

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Benjamin Ignoto

Laureate 2021

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Nicola Francescutto


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