Philippe Masset

Assistant Professor of Finance at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, HES-SO

Philippe MassetPhilippe Masset, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), where he teaches courses in finance. His research areas are empirical finance, alternative investments, wine economics, hospitality financial management and hotel real-estate investments. He has been a 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 & 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.

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The Impact Of COVID-19 On Swiss Wine Consumers

The crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic has had dramatic effects on many sectors, including the wine industry. The OIV (International Wine Organization) anticipates a 35% drop in sales volume and a 50% drop in value in 2020 in Europe.

(Not) Leaving on a Jet Plane

Assessing the global aviation situation and harnessing possible solutions in its quest for survival. Not just the pros and cons of private credits versus government funding, but also the need for solidarity and the role of environmental issues.

COVID-19 and Fine Wines: The Perfect Blend for a Severe Headache?

COVID-19 has officially been a pandemic only since March 11, but its effects on the economy are already dramatic. For several industries, the current crisis is likely to become the most severe since the Great Depression.

2019 Top 10 Hospitality Trends

The hospitality industry has been undergoing tremendous changes and disruptions over the last two decades.What key trends have been steadily reshaping the industry and where is hospitality heading in the near future? A study conducted among EHL faculty in the fall of 2018 provides insights on past and new challenges (as well as opportunities) hospitality players need to take into consideration.

The hospitality industry 2.0 … and soon 3.0?

The hospitality industry has been undergoing tremendous changes and disruptions over the last two decades. In this environment, industry participants are trying to understand where we are coming from and especially where the industry is going.
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