Author Bio

Jean-Philippe Weisskopf

Assistant Professor of Finance at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

Jean-Philippe, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (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, wine economics and asset-light strategies of hospitality companies. 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 finance journals such as the Journal of Banking & Finance or Journal of Corporate Finance. 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.
Articles by Jean-Philippe Weisskopf (7)

2019 Top 10 Hospitality Trends

The TEN trends that have reshaped (and are still reshaping) the industry:#1 - Virtual communitiesSocial networks and in particular TripAdvisor have had a profound impact on customers. This has led to more transparency and, overall, to an improved quality of the services provided ...

Airbnb quo vadis?

While Airbnb has not reinvented the wheel its three founders have shown enough drive and foresight to organise and centralise a vast but disparate market and to present it to customers as a true alternative to hotels. They furthermore showed enough perseverance to make the company ...

Gender Diversity - a True Value Added for Companies

According to a recent white paper by the Hospitality Industry Pipeline (HIP) Coalition the workforce in the tourism and hospitality industry is comprised of 70% women. This number is remarkable and inspiring for gender diversity and parity on the job market indicating that women ...