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About Joel Peress

Professor of Finance

Joël Peress is the Claude Janssen Chaired Professor of Business Administration. He joined INSEAD in 2001 after graduating from Ecole Polytechnique in France and obtaining a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.

Joël teaches at INSEAD in the MBA and PhD programs as well as in various executive programs. His research interests revolve around the generation and diffusion of information in financial markets, with applications to asset pricing, portfolio theory, the mass media and economic growth. His works have been published in various journals including The Journal of Finance, The Review of Financial Studies, The Journal of Portfolio Management, and The Journal of Economic Theory. He was twice awarded the Smith Breeden prize for the best paper published in The Journal of Finance.

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Joël Peress

Associate Professor of Finance

INSEAD Europe Campus
Boulevard de Constance
F-77305 Fontainebleau Cedex

Phone: +33 1 60 72 40 35
Fax: +33 1 60 72 40 45
Email: [email protected]

Assistant: Stéphanie Dair
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