The AMF presents its 2018 Young Researcher Award in economics
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 award is being presented to Selma Boussetta, Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Bordeaux.
The Autorité des marchés financiers has this year decided to present its Young Researcher Award to Selma Boussetta, whose work focuses on market microstructure (more specifically, the competition between trading venues). The Prize will be granted to the winner at the meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board on 18 January 2019, at which she will present her 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 securities regulator.
Selma Boussetta is Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Bordeaux. She obtained her PhD in Management Science at the University of Toulouse in 2016. In the course of her doctoral studies, she held an appointment as a Visiting Scholar at the Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands. Her main research fields are market microstructure and corporate governance.
In 2018, she received the Award for the Best Article published in the review Finance, for the paper "Competition among exchanges and reputational concerns".
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