Dimitri Vayanos

Professor of Finance and Director of the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality at London School Of Economics And Political Science, Research Associate at National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER)

Dimitri Vayanos is Professor of Finance at the London School of Economics, where he also directs the Financial Markets Group and the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, a former Director and Managing Editor of the Review of Economic Studies, a Research Fellow at CEPR and a former Director of its Financial Economics program, a Research Associate at NBER, and a former Director of the American Finance Association. His research, published in leading economics and finance journals, focuses on financial markets, and especially on what drives market liquidity, why asset prices can differ from assets’ fundamental values, why bubbles and crises can occur, and what are appropriate regulatory and policy responses. He is a member of the Pissarides Committee, tasked by Greece’s PM to develop a growth plan for Greece, and a co-author of the European Safe Bonds (ESBies) proposal.