ERWAN MORELLEC is Swiss Finance Institute Professor and Professor of Finance at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. He is also the Head of the SFI Léman Centre, the Head of the SFI nation-wide PhD Program, and a CEPR Research Fellow. Formerly on the faculties of the Simon School of Business of the University of Rochester (USA) and HEC Lausanne (Switzerland), he holds a Ph.D. in Finance from HEC Paris.
Professor Morellec is most active in the areas of corporate finance and banking and has taught several courses on these subjects to undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral students. His recent research examines the effects of prudential regulation on banks' insolvency risk or the effects of financial market imperfections on corporate investment, financing, and risk management decisions. His research has been presented at major academic conferences and seminar series around the world and is published in top rated academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Economic Theory. He has received several research and teaching awards.
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Fields of expertise
Capital structure and financing decisions; Default risk; Real options; Risk management; Liquidity management
Teaching & PhD
- Financial engineering,
- Doctoral Program in Finance
This course is intended to provide a market-oriented framework for analyzing the major of financial decisions made by corporations. Lectures and readings will provide an introduction to present value techniques, capital budgeting, asset valuation, the fin...MINEUR, 2018-2019, Autumn semester, language : english
Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship, 2018-2019, Master semester 1, language : english
Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship, 2018-2019, Master semester 3, language : english
The aim of this course is to expose students to important topics in the literature on corporate finance. The objective of the course is to give students a working understanding of key papers and to expose students to solution techniques to be applied in t...Doctoral Program in Finance, 2018-2019, language : english