Isabella Blengini

Assistant Professor in Economics at EHL

Isabella BlenginiDr Isabella Blengini, is an Assistant Professor in Economics. Her research interests include exchange rate movements, expectations, international capital flows, financial crises optimal monetary policy and portfolio choices.Isabella teaches in the bachelor program the courses of microeconomics and hospitality economics. After taking her Ph.D. at Boston College, she did a post-doc at the University of Lausanne. She has been visiting fellow in the economics department at MIT and summer intern at the Boston Fed.

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Exchange Rate trends, how do they impact hotel performance?

Switzerland is a very special country because, thanks to its stability, it has always been considered a safe haven where international investors put their resources when there is economic turmoil and uncertainty in the rest of the world.

Chain Affiliation Is On The Rise But Which Hotels Will Rebrand?

Hotels can change brands (i.e. rebrand). An independent hotel may affiliate itself to a chain (or vice-versa), or a branded hotel may change affiliation from one chain to another, or even within a chain.

The Price of Quality in Higher Education

The US higher education system is going through a crisis. It is tempting to say that the root of the problem lies with the increasingly high university fees, especially in the most prestigious universities, as suggested by the Financial Times.

Hotel Revenue Management: Strategies for the Future

Last December, over a 100 industry experts and scholars attended the 3rd Revenue Management & Pricing in Services Conference (2019 RevME Europe), hosted by the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne in collaboration with The University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO), STR, Hotel Performance and Room Price Genie.

The Future of Hospitality Industry in Colombia

On November 24, 2016, the signing of the Final Agreement for the Termination of the Conflict between the Colombian State and the Revolutionary Army Forces of Colombia (FARC) put (at least formally) an end to the oldest and largest civil war in the Americas.
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