Economics, Finance & Control

  • Hans-Jörg_Von_Mettenheim

    Hans-Jörg Von Mettenheim

    Full Professor of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management

The Department of Economics, Finance and Control, chaired by Prof. Dr. Hans-Jörg von Mettenheim, has permanent faculty members with a very high degree of implication and commitment in teaching, scientific research and scientific project management. The department also hosts a significant number of affiliate researchers as well as visiting scholars and professionals coming from all over the World. The quality of our faculty relies particularly on its internationalization, diversity of expertise, and a strong network of academic and industrial partners. This also allows IPAG students to develop knowledge, tools, and cognitive skills in order to be cross-functional managers.

As part of the School's strategy, our faculty members are commited to produce world-class theoretical and empirical research with an interdisciplinary apporach that takes into account the challenging and exciting environment we are living in.

The main research areas include:
•    Asset management
•    Asset pricing and valuation
•    Big data and machine learning applications
•    Corporate finance and governance
•    Corporate law
•    Corporate social responsibility
•    Energy finance
•    Financial risk management
•    Innovation and SMEs
•    Operational Research
•    Quantitative approaches
•    Public Economics
•    Sustainable and impact investment

Research papers of the department members have been published in internationally reputed journals such as Economic Policy, Energy Journal, European Journal of Operational Research, International Economic Review, International Review of Financial Analysis, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Forecasting, Management Science, Journal of Econometrics, International Review of Law and Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Review of Finance, Small Business Economics.

The department is actively involved in collaborations within the school and contributes towards the IPAG chairs. Also, the department regularly organises international conferences like the International Symposium on Energy and Finance Issues (ISEFI), the International Conference on Forecasting Financial Markets (FFM) and the Paris Financial Management Conference (PFCM).

Academic Programs

The department members offer a wide range of courses in finance, auditing, accounting and management control, for various programs and specialisations:
•    « Grande Ecole » Programme
•    MSc in International Banking and Finance
•    Master in Finance & Markets
•    Master in Advanced Management Accounting
•    Master in Engineering, Management & Wealth Management
•    Master in Corporate Finance and Management Control
•    MBA
•    Executive Education

Our faculty members also participate in the doctoral/Ph.D. program of some French and foreign universities such as Paris-Saclay University, Paris 8 University, University of Rennes, University of Liverpool, and Vietnam National University.

Conferences & seminars

The Department of holds, along with the Research Department, two main conferences (PFMC and ISEFI), participates into the organisation of the VSBF and IRMBAM conference and hosts a series of research seminars.


  • PFMC: Paris Financial Management Conférence
  • ISEFI: International Symposium on Environment and Energy Finance Issues
  • FFM: International Conference on Forecasting Financial Markets
  • IRMBAM: International Research Meeting in Business and Management
  • VSBF: Vietnam Symposium in Banking and Finance