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Finance Professor at the Rotman School of Management Receives Best Young Researcher in Finance and Insurance Award

March 5, 2024

Toronto – Claire Célérier, an associate professor of finance at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, is one of two recipients of the 2024 IEF/SCOR Foundation for Science 2024 Best Young Researcher Award from the Scientific Council of the Institut Europlace de Finance (IEF).  The other recipient is Paul Karehnke, an associate professor of finance at ESCP Business School.

The award was presented in recognition of their previous work and future potential for new research at the Financial Risks International Forum in Paris on March 19. Further information on the award, including an interview with Prof. Célérier is online.

“I’m very pleased that my research topics have attracted so much, attention from my peers. This prize is both a source of pride and an encouragement to continue my research,” she said in the interview.

Prof. Célérier is the Canada Research Chair in Household Finance at the Rotman School. Her research explores how finance can benefit households, investigating the role of innovation and the impact on diversity and inclusion. She addresses these questions taking different perspectives, from behavioral economics to asset pricing and history. Her work has been published in refereed academic journals, including the Quarterly Journal of EconomicsJournal of Finance and Review of Financial Studies, and has raised the interest of the media, central banks and regulators around the world. She joined the Rotman School in 2016 from the University of Zurich, where she was an assistant professor. Prof. Célérier holds a PhD from the Toulouse School of Economics. 

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