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FMG announcements from 2012

Sudipto Bhattacharya memorial event|
November 2012
On 30th November 2012, friends, family and colleagues gathered in LSE’s Shaw Library to commemorate the work and contribution of the late Professor Sudipto Bhattacharya (1951 – 2012). Read more|

Dr Daniel Paravisini secures Norges Forskingsråd research funding|
November 2012
We are pleased to announce that Dr Daniel Paravisini| of the Financial Markets Group and the Department of Finance has been awarded significant research funding by Norges Forskingsråd, the Research Council of Norway.

Professor Sudipto Bhattacharya (1951- 2012)|
August 2012
It is with great sadness that we report the death of Professor Sudipto Bhattacharya. Sudipto joined the Department of Finance and the FMG in 1994 as Professor of Finance, making significant contributions to life in the Department, the FMG and the School as a whole. He will be greatly missed.

Mikhail Chernov wins Award for Best Paper on Asset Pricing 2012
|Congratulations to Mikhail Chernov| (Department of Finance/FMG, LSE) who has won the prestigious NASDAQ OMX Award for Best Paper on Asset Pricing 2012. He was recognised for his CDS Auctions paper at the Western Finance Association Meeting, which took place in Las Vegas in June. He shares the honour with co-authors Igor Makarov and Alexander Gorbenko of the London Business School. The prize was one of only five awards announced during the four-day annual conference, and was accompanied by a cheque for $5,000.

FMG Review 91 published|
July 2012

Georgy Chabakauri part of winning team in 4nations cup|
May 2012
Congratulations to Georgy Chabakauri| (Department of Finance/FMG, LSE) who was part of a winning UK team in the 4nations cup. Georgy, along with team mate Vikrant Vig (LBS), saw of competition from France, Germany and the Netherlands in a competition that sees the most promising young scholars in financial economics go head-to-head in a day of mini seminars.

Director of FMG named as Associate Editor of Journal of Finance|
May 2012
Professor Christopher Polk|, Director of the FMG, and Dr Daniel Paravisini| (Department of Finance/FMG, LSE) have been named as Associate Editors of The Journal of Finance|; renowned internationally as one of the most prestigious finance research journals. They join Professor Mike Chernov| (Department of Finance, LSE), already an Associate Editor, and Professor Dimitri Vayanos| (Director of the Paul Woolley Centre) who is on the Board of Directors of the American Finance Association which publishes the Journal of Finance.

FMG Review 90 published
|April 2012

Winners of the Deutsche Bank Prize 2012|
March 2012
We are pleased to announce that Hongbiao Zhao and Toni Ahnert have been awarded first prize and runner-up prize, respectively.

Paul Woolley Centre Scholar 2012-13 announced|
March 2012
The Paul Woolley Centre is pleased to announce that Shiyang Huang has been awarded the Paul Woolley Centre Scholarship for 2012-13.

Fresh thinking on the Financial Crisis and Corporate Governance
|March 2012
Graham Mather (President of European Policy Forum) writes this about  the joint FMG and Bank of England conference- Complements to Basel| - held in February: "Is it possible at this stage, after so much ink has been spilled about the financial crisis, to come up with fresh original and compelling research and insights? Professor Charles Goodhart| provided a powerful affirmative answer at a fascinating conference on 28-29 February". 

FMG's 25th Anniversary event
|January 2012
In January the FMG celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a conference kindly sponsored by the LSE Annual Fund| and Department of Finance.

 

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