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Visitor program

If you are interested in visiting the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality under our Visitor Program please contact Professor Ron Bird.

Jimmy Yang - Oregan State University
January to July 2011

Jimmy Yang is an Associate Professor of Finance in the College of Business at Oregon State University.  He teaches courses in corporate finance and international financial management.  His research has focused on market stabilisation mechanisms, international financial makrets, and equity offerings.

Nicolas Treich - Toulouse School of Economics
January to April 2010

Nicolas Treich is Research Director at LERNA-INRA, Toulouse School of Economics.  His research applies micro-economic theory to issues in the interfaces between risk, public policy and environmental protection.  Published work includes an economic analysis of the Precautionary Principle, on the value of statistical life and on the effects of uncertainty in strategic games.  Current research focuses on belief elicitation mechanism, insurance demand and ambiguity aversion.  His applied research concerns benefit-cost analysis.

Bruce Mizrach – Rudgers Unversity, New Jersey
October 2009

Bruce Mizrach is an Associate Professor of economics at Rutgers University. He has held appointments at Boston College, the Wharton School, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and NYU Stern. Bruce  is the founder and editor of Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, which is devoted to using nonlinear analysis to understand economic and financial markets. His most recent work is on the market microstructure of electronic limit order markets.

Francesco Reggiani - Bocconi University
13th July to 28th August 2009

Francesco Reggiani is an assistant professor of corporate finance at  the faculty of Business Administration of Bocconi University, Milan,  Italy. His  research interests and publications are related to the  relationship between a firm's non financial performance and its market returns. His recent work analyzes the links between the governance of corporations, the quality of the accounting and the stock market valuations.

Paolo Pellizzari - Venice University Ca' Foscari
22nd September to 20th December 2008
November 2010 to January 2011

Paolo Pellizzari is an associate professor of Applied Mathematics at the faculty of Economics of Ca' Foscari University, Venice, Italy. His research interests and publications are related to computational economics/finance and simulation methods. In particular, his recent work deals with agent-based market models with realistic microstructures, comparison of different market designs with respect to various performance criteria and strengths and limitations of the use of heterogeneous and zero-intelligence agents in economics.