About Our Research

Department of Finance

We pride ourselves on producing world-leading research.


The Department of Finance has more faculty members holding editorial positions at leading academic journals in the field than any other finance department. Four of our faculty members currently serve as Associate Editors of the Journal of Finance: Christopher Polk, Daniel Paravisini, Dirk Jenter and Martin Oehmke.

Ian Martin, Peter Kondor and Daniel Paravisini are Associate Editors of the Review of Economic Studies, for which Dimitri Vayanos is Director. 

Daniel Paravisini will assume the position of Editor at the Review of Finance starting January 2021.

Our faculty research regularly appears in leading academic journals including: American Economic Review, EconometricaJournal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Financial Studies, and Quarterly Journal of Economics. Browse our Research Archive.

Many of our faculty also work closely with national and international institutions, such as the Bank of England, informing policy through research.


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Department of Finance, Old Building, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE