News from the College of Management of Technology
Sustainable Entrepreneurship for Bachelor students
Since September 2020, EPFL Bachelor students can follow a new set of SHS-MGT courses in Management & Finance. Dr. Christina Hertel taught "Sustainable Entrepreneurship" during the Spring Semester and tells us more about it.
Building and Nurturing a Community of Ph.D. Students
Together with two former IIPP (Chair of Innovation and IP Policy) postdocs, who are now assistant professors in Italy and the Netherlands, Prof. de Rassenfosse has set up REGIS, a pan-European virtual reading group focusing on topics in Science, Technology and Innovation.
US Environmental Policy Study
Matthias van den Heuvel, a Ph.D. student at the IIPP chair, and his colleagues Joelle Noailly and Laura Nowzohour (CIES – Graduate Institute Geneva) have produced a novel monthly index measuring the salience of US environmental policy over the period 1981–2019. The index, built using text-mining techniques, captures the evolution of the proportion of articles discussing environmental and climate regulations in the news.