The AMF presents its 2019 Young Researcher Award in economics
Robert Ophèle, Chairman of the Autorité des marchés financiers, presented the Young Researcher Award to Romain Boulland for his work on corporate finance during the Scientific Advisory meeting held today. The AMF launched this award in 2015 to support academic research on topics relating to regulation and financial markets.
The AMF Young Researcher Award, worth €5,000, acknowledges and seeks to encourage the work of researchers aged under 35 on economic and financial topics of interest to the regulator.
Romain Boulland is currently an Assistant Professor in the Finance Department at ESSEC Business School. He obtained his PhD in Finance from the University of Paris-Dauphine in 2013. During his doctoral studies, he was a visiting scholar at the University of Toronto and the Swiss Finance Institute. Romain Boulland received an award from the French Finance Association (AFFI) for the best PhD thesis. His research work focuses on finance and corporate governance, in particular earnings releases, the influence of the media on financial markets and the impact of financial communication on the visibility of listed companies.
Romain Boulland's work can be consulted at the following address:
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