2018 Best Young Researcher in Finance and Insurance Award

Presented as part of the Europlace Finance Institute’s 11th international forum on Financial Risks to Catherine Bobtcheff, CNRS researcher at the Toulouse School of Economics.

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As part of the Europlace Finance Institute’s 11th international forum on Financial Risks, the SCOR Corporate Foundation for Science presented the Award for Best Young Researcher in Finance and Insurance to Catherine Bobtcheff, CNRS researcher at the Toulouse School of Economics. The judging panel was chaired by Elyès Jouini, vice president of Paris-Dauphine University and a member of the Institut Universitaire de France. The award is financed by the SCOR Corporate Foundation for Science.
 
Catherine Bobtcheff is an actuary with a PhD in economics from the University of Toulouse 1. Her main fields of research are applied theoretical economics, insurance and finance, and industrial economics. Her latest publications focus on the economics of risk, investment dynamics and strategic interactions.
 
André Levy-Lang, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the SCOR Corporate Foundation for Science, said: “The SCOR Corporate Foundation for Science is very pleased to honor a young researcher whose promising work includes the economics of risk and whose dual specialization – actuarial science and economics – provides pertinent tools to drive research.”
 
Philippe Trainar, Director of the SCOR Corporate Foundation for Science, added: “For the third consecutive year for this award, SCOR and its Corporate Foundation for Science are proud to encourage young researchers and contribute to a better understanding of risk and economics.” 

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The Europlace Institute of Finance (IEF), a registered public foundation, promotes research in finance with a focus on corporate needs. Through the Europlace Institute of Finance, the Louis Bachelier Fellows network supports short- and long-term research projects.

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