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Award 30 March 2021

Matthieu Bouvard - Winner of the 2020 Best Young Researcher Award in Finance and Insurance

Matthieu Bouvard, professor at TSM, Finance department, is the recipient of the 2020 Best Young Researcher in Finance and Insurance prize awarded by the ILB/Europlace Institute and the SCOR Foundation for Science. The prize ceremony took place at the “Rising Talents in Finance and Insurance” event during the 14th Financial Risk International Forum.

 

An inspiring research commitment

Matthieu Bouvard’s research focuses on financial intermediation and the impact of technological innovation in finance. The prize committee singled out “The Blockchain Folk Theorem” published in Review of Financial Studies in 2019 as an outstanding contribution. This paper was written in collaboration with two other TSM Professors, Christophe Bisière and Catherine Casamatta as well as Bruno Biais (HEC Paris). It is part of an emerging research field at the intersection of Economics and Computer Sciences.

 

Remarkable highlights 

  • Matthieu Bouvard’s research focuses on financial intermediation and the impact of technological innovation in finance (Fintech)
  • His work has been published in international journals such as Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, The Journal of Financial Economics or Management Science.
  • He has received funding from the Agence National de la Recherche in France, and from provincial and federal agencies in Canada (FRQSC, IFSID, SSHRC)

 

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Matthieu's publications, research, and expertise

The Best Young Researcher Award in Finance and Insurance