LBS economist wins Institute of France prize

LBS economist wins Institute of France prize

LBS economist wins Institute of France prize

The FINANCIAL -- A London Business School economist has been awarded the Edouard Bonnefous Foundation - Institute of France Prize for Political Economy, Statistics and Finance.

Hélène Rey, Academic Director, AQR Asset Management Institute and Professor of Economics, London Business School, is the recipient of the 2015 Edouard Bonnefous Foundation prize in the category of political economy, statistics and finance.

Professor Rey says: “I am deeply honoured to receive this prestigious prize in the honour of Edouard Bonnefous, whose life has been devoted to the public good. I am hoping to contribute to improve society and policies by deepening our knowledge of fundamental economic mechanisms.”

Professor Rey is an expert on determinants and consequences of external trade and financial imbalances, the theory of financial crises and the organisation of the international monetary system, according to London Business School.