Dimitri Vayanos

Professor of Finance,
Director of the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality,
and Fellow of the British Academy,
London School of Economics



Bio

Dimitri Vayanos is Professor of Finance at the London School of Economics, where he also directs the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Finance Theory Group, a Research Fellow at CEPR and a former Director of its Financial Economics program, a Research Associate at NBER, a former Director and Managing Editor of the Review of Economic Studies, and a former Director of the American Finance Association. His research, published in leading economics and finance journals, such as Econometrica, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies, and the Review of Financial Studies, focuses on what drives financial market liquidity, why asset prices can deviate from assetsí fundamental values, and what the implications of imperfect financial markets are for asset management, financial regulation, monetary policy and the macroeconomy. He is a co-editor of the book "Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy," a member of the Pissarides Commission, which developed a growth plan for Greece at the request of the Greek government, a co-author of the European Safe Bonds (ESBies) proposal, and a Director of WWF Greece.


Contact Information

Department of Finance, Room MAR.8.08
London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE
UK
tel: +44-20-79556382
fax: +44-20-78494647
e-mail: d.vayanos (with extension lse.ac.uk)


Last update: 11 April 2024