Robert Rogers wins WCIB Dissertation Prize

The Department of Finance is pleased to announce that Robert Rogers, an MSc Finance & Economics graduate, has been awarded with the WCIB prize for his dissertation entitled “Bank vs dealer capital as a priced risk”. The Worshipful Company of International Bankers (WCIB) awards prizes each year to a number of participating institutions.

Head and shoulders portrait of Robert Rogers, PhD candidate in the Department of Finance

Prizewinner Robert Rogers

The WCIB will award Robert with a certificate of merit, along with a cheque for £300.

Robert has continued his studies within the Department of Finance, and is currently in his first year of the MRes/PhD Finance programme.

Previous Department of Finance winners of the WCIB Dissertation Prize include:

Janan Neirami (MSc Risk & Finance 2019) for her dissertation entitled “On the Wrong Side of the Line? Narrowly Tailored Credit Events and Regulating the CDS Market”.

Sun Yong Kim (MSc Finance & Economics 2018) for his dissertation entitled "The Momentum Risk Premium: A Long Run Perspective".

Jan-Niclas Baars (MSc Finance 2017) for his dissertation entitled “The Impact of Underwriter Reputation on IPO Underpricing and Post-IPO Returns in Germany”.

Thomas Raoux (MSc Finance 2016) for his dissertation entitled “Determinants of the Method of Payment in U.S Mergers and Acquisitions”.

Jamie Reid (MSc Risk & Finance 2016) for his dissertation entitled “On the origins and failures of prospect theory: proposing a new utility function”.


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