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31 October 2017

The AMF attributes its 2017 Young Researcher in Economics Award

The AMF launched the Young Researcher Award in 2015 with the aim of supporting academic research on topics related to regulation and the financial markets. This year the prize is being awarded to Tristan Roger, assistant professor at Université Paris Dauphine.

The Autorité des marchés financiers has this year decided to attribute its Young Researcher Award to Tristan Roger, whose work focuses on Behavioral Finance. The Prize will be presented to the winner at the next meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board on 5 December 2017, during which he will present his research.

The AMF Young Researcher Award, worth €3,000, acknowledges and seeks to encourage the work of researchers aged under 30 on economic and financial topics of interest to the markets regulator.

The 2017 winner: Tristan Roger

Tristan Roger is a senior lecturer at Université Paris Dauphine. He obtained his PhD in Economics at University of Grenoble in 2013. In the course of his doctoral studies, he held appointments as a Visiting Scholar at University of California, Berkeley. His main research fields are Behavioral Finance and Financial Analysts.

In 2013, he received the Award for the Best Article published in 2013 using Eurofidai data and the Award for the Best Article published in Finance, for the paper "What drives the herding behavior of individual investors?", co-authored with Maxime Merli.

Highly commended: Pauline Gandré

The AMF Board and the Scientific Advisory Board also wished to highly commend research by Pauline Gandré, senior lecturer at Université Paris Nanterre. She obtained her PhD at Université de Lyon in 2016. She completed her thesis at Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon and the Laboratoire GATE Lyon - Saint-Etienne, which is attached to the National Scientific Research Council (CNRS). Her research concerns economic agents' expectations and their impacts on financial markets.

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