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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
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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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Paul Woolley Centre Scholarship Programme open for applications for 2015-16 entry|

The Paul Woolley Centre Scholarship Programme supports students pursuing postgraduate research in the areas covered by the Paul Woolley Centre research agenda|. Paul Woolley Centre Scholars are based within the Centre and the Financial Markets Group. Learn more|.


8th Annual Paul Woolley Centre Conference - Call for papers|

The 8th annual Conference of the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality will be taking place at the London School of Economics on Thursday-Friday, 4-5 June 2015. Submissions in topics related to the centre’s agenda are welcome.


Article: Risk return relationship has been upended| [pdf]

Financial Times
5 November 2014


Article: Double agents|
The Economist
13 September 2014

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.

For earlier announcements please see the Paul Woolley Centre news pages|.

For previous interviews and articles please browse the Paul Woolley Centre in the media archive|.