Dr Philippe Masset

Dr Philippe Masset

Dr Philippe Masset

Associate Professor


  • Alternative investments
  • Empirical finance
  • Hospitality financial management
  • Wine economics


Dr Philippe Masset holds a Ph.D. from the University of Fribourg (2012). His research areas are Empirical Finance, Alternative Investments, Wine Economics, Hospitality Financial Management and Hotel Real-Estate Investments. He has been visiting professor at the University of Bordeaux and he is member of several academic associations including the American Association of Wine Economists (AAWE), Bordeaux Wine Economics (BWE), and a member of the Board of the European Association of Wine Economists (EuAWE).

He is a founding member of the Alliance for Research on Wine and Hospitality Management (ARWHM). 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. He is also a member of the Investment Committee of Hotela, the President of the Foundation Council of Prévotel pension fund, and a member of the RCSO Economie & Management (HES-SO).


Best conference presentation at the annual meeting of the AAWE, Princeton University (2012)
Award for the best paper at the Annual Meeting of the European Association of Wine Economics, University of Angers (2011) and University of Brno (2015)
Vigener Prize for the best Ph.D. dissertation at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Fribourg (2012)


PhD in Finance, University of Fribourg