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

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Dimitri Vayanos

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The Paul Woolley Centre for the study of capital market dysfunctionality

Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality

The Paul Woolley Centre is based in the LSE Financial Markets Group and produces high-quality research relating to understanding the workings of capital markets and the social efficiency of allocations achieved in these markets.
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First BIS research network meeting

On 9-10 September the Paul Woolley Centre jointly organised the first BIS research network meeting on banking and asset management.

Held in Basel, the event was attended by researchers from academia and central banks. The theme was banking and asset management, and it explored the interaction between capital and liquidity regulation, the channel of adjustment of bank capital to the new Basel III environment; leverage ratio pro-cyclicality, asset management flows and equilibrium prices.
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.
Seventh annual conference|

The Paul Woolley Centre's seventh annual conference was held on 5-6 June 2014 at the London School of Economics. The programme and a selection of the papers presented are now available here. 
Paul Woolley Centre scholars for 2014-15
We are pleased to announce that Sergei Glebkin|, PhD student in the Department of Finance, has been awarded a Paul Woolley Centre scholarship for 2014-15. He will join existing scholars Isabelle Roland, Alex Clymo and Shiyang Huang. Read more about our scholars and the scholarship programme here.|
Dr Paul Woolley gives speech at St James Palace
On 27 June 2013, Paul Woolley gave a speech at the Prince of Wales' Charities Event  |entitled "Resilience and the Long Term: Rethinking Portfolio Strategy" for UK pension fund executives and trustees at St James's Palace.


Following his appearance at the Prince of Wales' Charities Event, Paul was quoted by Prince Charles in a speech he gave for the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF). Listen to the full interview here.|
Risk return relationship has been upended| [pdf]
Financial Times
5 November 2014
Double agents|
The Economist
13 September 2014
Ballooning Finance|
21 August 2014
‘Dragon kings’ lurk under market calm|
Financial Times
3 July 2014
Asset prices: not fully inflated|
The Economist
6 December 2013
Prince Charles warns of risk to future pensions
|BBC Business News
17 October 2013
For previous interviews and articles please browse the Paul Woolley Centre in the media archive|