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The Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality
Financial Markets Group
London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE, UK

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Dimitri Vayanos

Tel:  +44 (0)207 852 3502


Call for proposals - research awards and replacement teaching 2009

The Financial Markets Group would like to invite applications under The Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality First Call for Proposals for Research Awards and Replacement Teaching.

As part of its core work-programme, the Paul Woolley Centre is looking to contribute to the development and advancement of capital market dysfunctionality research at the London School of Economics.

To this effect, we would like to invite applications for research proposals in the broad areas covered by the Centre's research agenda|. Successful proposals will be supported through awards for replacement teaching, or through smaller "seed-funding" research awards.

Call Details
Research Awards: Research awards are up to £10,000 per project. Eligible costs include:

  • Research assistants or other staff support.
  • The purchase of IT equipment and software (that is not covered by the School's IT staff allocation)
  • The purchase of datasets
  • Travel and subsistence: travel related to conferences contribution/ attendance, research collaboration or fieldwork research related travel)

Replacement Teaching: We will accept applications for the cost of replacement teaching in order to carry out research in the context of the Paul Woolley Centre. Under this call we are able to accept proposals for the cost of a maximum of one term replacement teaching.

A replacement teaching proposal may also include additional provisions for costs of up to £10,000 to cover research expenditure such as research assistantship, equipment and travel as specified above under "Research Awards".

Deadline: 27 February 2009
Eligibility criteria: Eligible to apply are only members of the LSE Faculty.
How to apply: Please download application form|.

Should you wish to discuss your research application before submission, please contact Prof Dimitri Vayanos (|)

For any other queries please contact Tanya Hall (|)