The Institute's faculty is a diversified international team of professors and researchers who are primarily dedicated to publishing cutting-edge research in top finance journals, but they also engage in high-level education in finance as well as in knowledge transfer activities such as conferences, seminars, and public debates on a broad range of finance topics.


Research video series


Sovereign debt sustainability in advanced economies

In this video, Professor Jean-Charles Rochet presents his research on sovereign debt aimed at answering the following question: what is the maximum debt-to-GDP ratio that is sustainable by a government?

10 June 2021



Selected Publications

Barras, L., Gagliardini, P. & Scaillet, O. (2021)
Skill, Scale, and Value Creation in the Mutual Fund Industry
The Journal of Finance.

Bourassa, S. C., Hoesli, M., Merlin, L., & Renne, J. (2021)
Big Data, accessibility, and urban house prices
Urban Studies.

Chaieb, I., Langlois, H., & Scaillet, O. (2021)
Factors and Risk Premia in Individual International Stock Returns
Journal of Financial Economics, 141(2), 669692.



Arvanitis, S., Scaillet, O., & Topaloglou, N. (2020)
Spanning tests for Markowitz stochastic dominance
Journal of Econometrics, 217(2), 291311.

Chaieb, I., Errunza, V., & Gibson Brandon, R. (2020)
Measuring Sovereign Bond Market Integration
The Review of Financial Studies, 33(8), 34463491.

Chaieb, I., Errunza, V., & Langlois, H. (2020)
How is Liquidity Priced in Global Markets?
The Review of Financial Studies.

Gibson Brandon, R., & Wang, S. (2020)
Earnings Belief Risk and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns
Review of Finance, 24(5), 11071158.

Gruber, P. H., Tebaldi, C., & Trojani, F. (2020)
The Price of the Smile and Variance Risk Premia
Management Science.

Hau, H., Huang Y., & Wang, G. (2020)
Firm Response to Competitive Shocks: Evidence from China’s Minimum Wage Policy
The Review of Economic Studies, 87(6), 26392671.

Krüger, P., Sautner, Z., & Starks, L. T. (2020)
The Importance of Climate Risks for Institutional Investors
The Review of Financial Studies, 33(3), 10671111.

Schneider, P. & Trojani F. (2019)
(Almost) Model-Free Recovery
The Journal of Finance, 74(1), 323–370.


> For a complete list, please visit our Knowledge & Publications page.


Recent Ph.D. Theses

Three Essays on Chinese Banking and Corporate Finance (Zhang, Z. 2020)

Essays on bank capital structure (Hrasko, G. 2019)

Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models with heterogeneous agents: theory, computation and application (Pröhl, E. 2018)

Essays in Asset Pricing (Pederzolli, P. 2018)

Three essays on behavioural finance (Hemmens, C. 2017)

Three important financial stability issues in banking (Efing, M. 2016)

Essays on asset pricing and portfolio allocation (Coupy, S. 2016)

Jumps in high-frequency data : spurious detections, dynamics, and news (Treccani, A. 2016)


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