AMF, the French financial markets regulatory authority, attributes its 2017 “Young Researcher in Economics Award” to Tristan Roger, senior lecturer at Paris-Dauphine
AMF launched its Young Researcher in Economics Award in 2015. The award aims to support research on topics related to regulation and financial markets. This year’s Award goes to Tristan Roger, senior lecturer at Université Paris-Dauphine.
AMF, the French financial markets regulatory authority, has attributed its 2017 “Young Researcher in Economics Award” to Tristan Roger for his work in Behavioral Finance. The award ceremony was held during the December 5th, 2017 meeting of the AMF’s Scientific Advisory Board - Tristan Roger presented his work to the Board.
AMF’s “Young Researcher in Economics Award” recognizes researchers in economics and finance under the age of 30 for outstanding work on topics that are of significant interest to market regulators. It carries with it monetary prize of €3,000.
2017 Winner: Tristan Roger
Tristan Roger is currently senior lecturer at Université Paris-Dauphine. He received his PhD in Finance from the University of Grenoble (France) in 2013. During his doctoral studies, he spent one year as Visiting Research Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses primarily on Behavioral Finance and Financial Analysts.
In 2013, his article What drives the herding behavior of individual investors?, co-authored with Maxime Merli, received two awards: the Award for the Best Article published in 2013 using Eurofidai data and the Award for the Best Article published in the journal Finance. The article analyzed data on over 87,000 individual investors from the period 1999 and 2006.