LSE and CEPR
Dimitri Vayanos is Professor of Finance at the London School of Economics, where he also directs the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality. He received his undergraduate degree from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris and his PhD from MIT. Prior to joining the LSE, he was faculty member at Stanford and MIT. His research, published in leading economics and finance journals, focuses on financial markets with frictions, and on the frictions’ implications for market liquidity, market anomalies and limits of arbitrage, financial crises, welfare and policy. Vayanos has also worked on behavioral models of belief formation, and on information transmission within organizations. He is an Editor of the Review of Economic Studies, a Research Fellow of CEPR and a past Director of its Financial Economics program, a Research Associate at NBER, and a current or past Associate Editor of a number of journals including the Journal of Financial Intermediation and the Review of Financial Studies. He is a consultant to the European Central Bank, and an Editor and Co-founder of the blog “Greek Economists for Reform”, which publishes articles by academic economists on how to reform the Greek economy.