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News and announcements

The most current articles and announcements related to the FMG, its staff and its associates are posted here.

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Announcements|

Prof Vayanos elected to the British Academy|

We are delighted to announce that Prof Dimitri Vayanos| (Director of the Paul Woolley Centre| and Professor of Finance, LSE) has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy|. Each year, the British Academy elects into its Fellowship UK-based scholars who are highly distinguished academics and who are recognised for their outstanding research and work across the humanities and social sciences. Prof Vayanos is one of only 42 new Fellows elected this year, 4 of whom are from LSE.


 
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Media articles|   

How to beat the professionals|

investorschronicle.co.uk , 25 April 2014

Research by FMG Director, Professor Christopher Polk|, is quoted in this article examining and disproving the common myth that for retail investors to beat the market they should act as professionals. You can view Prof Polk's paper 'Best Ideas' here.|

 

 

 

 

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In the news| 

Ballooning finance|

voxeu.org, 21 August 2014

The Global Crisis has intensified debates over the merits of financial innovation and the optimal size of the financial sector. In this column for Vox, Dr Paul Woolley| and his co-authors present a model in which the growth of finance is driven by the development of a financial innovation. Read more.|

 

 

 
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