€-coin recorded a slight increase in January (to 0.48 from 0.45 in December), confirming the positive trend resumed in November 2015.
CEPR’s President, Professor Richard Portes, has been appointed Vice-Chair of the European Systemic Risk Board’s (ESRB) Advisory Scientific Committee and will take over as Chair in 2017.
David Miles, a CEPR Trustee and a Research Fellow in CEPR’s Financial Economics and Public Economics programmes, has been made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Year honours list.
CEPR, together with the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis at Imperial College, organised the Tenth Annual Hedge Fund Conference on 3 December 2015 to showcase state-of-the-art international research on major issues regarding hedge fund strategies in all asset classes and their impact on financial markets. It provided an essential meeting point for researchers, senior market participants and policy makers.
We published more papers than ever in 2015, with the total of 708 beating the record set in 2004.