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Olivier Scaillet Nominated as the Geneva Finance Research Institute Director


The Geneva Finance Research Institute appointed Professor Scaillet as its new Managing Director, effective July 2022.


Scaillet is Professor of Finance and Statistics at the University of Geneva and senior chair at the Swiss Finance Institute (SFI).

He publishes extensively in the top journals in econometrics and finance and his research won many prizes. These include, among others, the Best Asset Pricing Paper Award of the French Finance Association, the best paper published in the Journal of Empirical Finance on the topic of quantitative risk management, and the Banque Privée Espirito Santo award prize on the topic of mutual fund performance.


Scaillet is an elected fellow of SoFiE (the society for financial Econometrics) and IAAE (International Association for Applied Econometrics). He is an associate editor of several leading academic journals in econometrics, statistics, banking, and finance, and acts as an advisor for research teams in the finance and banking industry in Geneva, Paris, and London.

July 2, 2022
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