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The generation and diffusion of information in financial markets, with applications to asset pricing, portfolio theory, mass media and economic growth
Derivatives, Applied Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Foundations of Financial Economics
Joël Peress is a Professor of Finance and the AXA Chaired Professor in Financial Market Risk at INSEAD. He joined INSEAD in 2001, after graduating from the Ecole Polytechnique in France and obtaining a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.
At INSEAD, Joël teaches in the MBA, PhD and various Executive Education programmes. 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 work 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.