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The monetary thesis prize

The prize rewards a thesis in monetary, financial or banking economics, defended in France. The candidate theses are evaluated by a jury composed by the Banque de France Foundation and the AFSE Steering Committee. The prize is usually awarded at the annual AFSE Congress, as well as the AFSE PhD award.
 

The Monetary, Financial and Banking Thesis Prize of the Foundation Banque de France was awarded to :

Oana Peia, ESSEC Business School,  for her thesis entitled: «Four essays on finance and the real economy»

The prize was awarded on the 21st of June 2017 by Guillaume Horny, treasurer of the Banque de France Foundation, at the  66th annual meeting of the AFSE .

The Monetary, Financial and Banking Thesis Prize of the Foundation Banque de France was awarded to:

Thomas Lambert, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, for his thesis entitled: "Essays on the Political Economy of Finance"

The prize was awarded on the 28th of June 2016 by Guillaume Horny, treasurer of the Banque de France Foundation, at the 65th annual meeting of the AFSE.
 

The Monetary, Financial and Banking Thesis Prize of the Foundation Banque de France was awarded to :

Giorgiana-Denisa Banulescu, Université d’Orléans and Université de Maastricht for her thesis on: “Four Essays in Financial Econometrics »

The jury included:

  • Hervé Le Bihan, Banque de France, président
  • Régis Breton, Banque de France
  • Christophe Cahn, Banque de France
  • Edouard Challe, École Polytechnique
  • Gilles Dufrenot, AMSE
  • Christophe Hurlin, Université d’Orléans
  • Julien Idier, Banque de France
  • Yannick Kalantzis, Banque de France
  • François Langot, Université du Mans
  • Valérie Mignon, Université Paris Ouest
  • Henri Pagès, Banque de France
  • Pulvio Pegoraro, Banque de France

The prize, amounting to EUR 3000 was awarded on 23 June 2015 by Gilbert Cette, deputy-director general, economics and international relations, at the 64th Congress of the French Economic Association (AFSE), Rennes, 22-24 June 2015 

The Monetary Financial and Banking Thesis Prize of the Foundation Banque de France was awarded to :
Mouhamadou Sy, École d'économie de Paris, for his thesis on « Three Essays on Monetary Policy and Capital Flows in a Globalized World »

The jury included :

  • Benoît Mojon, Banque de France, président
  • Bruno Amable, École d’économie de Paris
  • Florin Bilbiie, École d’économie de Paris
  • Gilles Dufrenot, Aix-Marseille-Sciences économiques
  • Jérôme Dugast, Banque de France
  • Gaetano Gaballo, Banque de France
  • Julien Idier, Banque de France
  • François Langot, Université du Mans
  • Lionel Potier, Banque de France

The prize, amounting to 3 000 €, was awarded on 18 June 2014, together with the thesis prize of the French Economic Association (AFSE) at its 63rd Congress Meeting in Lyon (https://afse.gate.cnrs.fr, 16-18 june 2014)

The Monetary, Financial and Banking Thesis Prize of the Banque de France Foundation was awarded to:

Jean-Edouard Colliard, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, for his thesis on "three essays on finance and bank microeconomics".

The jury included:

  • Benoît Mojon, Secretary of the Foundation, President of the jury,
  • Bruno Amable, Paris School of Economics
  • Philippe Andrade, Banque de France
  • Régis Breton, Banque de France
  • Filippo Ferroni, Banque de France
  • Pierre Jaillet, Banque de France
  • Michel Juillard, Banque de France
  • Bruno Jullien, Toulouse School of Economics
  • Hubert Kempf, ENS Cachan
  • François Langot, Université du Mans

The prize, amounting to EUR 3,000, will be awarded on 25 June 2013, together with the thesis prize of the French Economics Association (AFSE) at its 62st Congress meeting, 24-26 June in Aix-en-Provence.

The Monetary, Financial and Banking Thesis Prize of the Banque de France Foundation was awarded to the two following laureates ex-aequo:

Sophie Osotimehin, University Paris I, for her thesis: “Aggregate Fluctuations and Market Frictions: The Role of Firm and Job Flows”, under the supervision of Jean-Olivier Hairault, Paris School of Economics

Peter Pontuch, University Paris-Dauphine, for his thesis: “Explaining expected stock returns using corporate finance”, under the supervision of Gilles Chemla, Imperial College and CNRS/DRM

The prize, amounting to EUR 3,000, was awarded on 4, July 2012, together with the thesis prize of the Association Française de Sciences Économiques (AFSE) at its 61st Congress meeting.

The jury included:

  • Benoît Mojon, Secretary of the Foundation, President of the jury,
  • Bruno Amable, Paris School of Economics
  • Philippe Andrade, Banque de France
  • François Bourguignon, Paris School of Economics
  • Régis Breton, Banque de France
  • Éric Chaney, Axa
  • Gilles Dufrénot, Aix Marseille School of Economics
  • Michel Juillard, Banque de France
  • Bruno Jullien, Toulouse School of Economics
  • Hubert Kempf, ENS Cachan, President of the AFSE
  • Hervé Le Bihan, Banque de France
  • Valérie Mignon, University Paris 10
  • Katheline Schubert, University Paris 1 – Paris School of Economics
  • Marie-Claire Villeval, CNRS Gate
  • Jean-Marc Vittori, Les Échos newspaper

The Tenth Monetary, Financial and Banking Economic Thesis Prize of the Foundation Banque de France was awarded to Ms Sophie Béreau (Catholic University of Louvain) for her thesis on "Non linear Exchange Rate Dynamics : From Short to Long Term". This thesis was supervised by Valérie Mignon (Université of Paris Ouest Nanterre and CEPII). The price, amounting 3 000 € was awarded on 9 September 2011, at the occasion of the 60th Annual Congress of the French Economic Association, jointly with the prize of the AFSE.

The jury was composed of:

  • Benoît Mojon, Director, Monetary and Financial studies, Banque de France, Secretary of the Foundation, President of the jury
  • André Cartapanis, IEP Aix en Provence
  • Laurent Clerc, Directeur Financial stability, Banque de France
  • Hubert Kempf, Banque de France
  • Olivier Loisel, Banque de France

The ninth Monetary, Financial and Thesis Prize of the Foundation Banque de France was awarded to Cristina Semenescu-Badarau (Laboratoire d’Economie d’Orléans) for her thesis on «Politiques macroéconomiques et disparités régionales dans la zone euro». This thesis was supervised by Patrick Villieu (Université d’Orléans). The price, amounting 3 000 € was awarded on 10 September 2010, at the occasion of the 59th Annual Congress of the French Economic Association, jointly with the prize of the AFSE.

The jury was composed of:

  • Christian Bordes, Université de Paris 1
  • Antoine d’Autume, Université de Paris 1
  • André Cartapanis, IEP Aix en Provence
  • Hubert Kempf, Banque de France
  • Grégory Levieuge, Université d’Orléans
  • Franck Martin, Université de Rennes 1
  • Jean-Stéphane Mésonnier, Banque de France
  • Valérie Mignon, Université de Paris Ouest
  • Benoît Mojon, Banque de France, secrétaire de la Fondation
  • Jean-Paul Pollin, Université d’Orléans
  • Marc-Alexandre Senegas, Université de Bordeaux IV
  • Patrick Villieu, Université d’Orléans

Thanks to all participants and congratulations to the prize winner !

The eight Monetary, Financial and Banking Thesis Prize of the Foundation Banque de France was awarded to Erwan Gautier (Banque de France) for his thesis on "nominal price rigidity : micro-econometric analysis of prices and wages ". The prize, will be awarded, jointly with that of the French Economic Association (AFSE) at the occasion at the 58th Annual Congress of the AFSE (10 and 11 september 2009).

The jury was composed of:

  •  Alain Ayong, Université de Paris 1
  •  Georges Bresson, Paris II, secrétaire général de l'AFSE
  •  André Cartapanis, IEP Aix en Provence
  •  Eric Chaney, Morgan Stanley
  •  Laurent Clerc, Banque de France, secrétaire de la Fondation
  •  Anne Lavigne, Université d'Orléans, directrice du LEO
  •  Pascal Le Merrer, ENS - LSH Lyon
  •  Philippe Martin, Sciences-Po
  •  Jacques Mazier, Université de Paris Nord
  •  Valérie Mignon, Université Paris X Nanterre
  •  Frank Portier, Toulouse School of Economics
  •  Jean-Marc Vittori, Journal les Echos

Thanks to all participants and congratulations to the prize winner!

The seventh Monetary and Banking Thesis Prize of the Foundation Banque de France for Economic Research was awarded to Guillaume Monarcha (University Aix-Marseille II) for his thesis entitled « L'analyse dynamique des structures de risque des Hedge Funds ». This thesis was supervised by professor André Cartapanis (IEP Aix en Provence).

The Jury was composed of:

  •  Antoine d'Autume, University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  •  André Cartapanis, IEP Aix en Provence
  •  Eric Chaney, Morgan Stanley
  •  Laurent Clerc, head of the Monetary and Financial Analysis Directorate,  Banque de France
  •  Anne Lavigne, University of Orleans, director of LEO
  •  Pascal Le Merrer, ENS - LSH Lyon
  •  Valérie Mignon, University of Paris X Nanterre
  •  Xavier Ragot, CNRS, Banque de France
  •  Romain Rancière, consultant, senior economist, Banque de France
  •  Jean-Marc Vittori, editor of les Echos newspaper

The jury of the Foundation’s Monetary and Banking Thesis Prize, which met at the University of Paris II on 13 September 2007, awarded the prize to Samuel Bates for his thesis entitled: « Effectivité des canaux de transmission de la politique monétaire » This thesis was defended at the University of Antillas and French Guyane, under the supervision of professor Fred Célimène. The prize, amounting to EUR 3,000 was handed to the winner on 20 September at the Annual Congress of the French Economic Association (AFSE).

The Jury was composed of:

  • Antoine d'Autume, professor at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Olivier de Bandt, deputy director, Macroeconomic Analysis and Forecasting Directorate,  Banque de France
  • André Cartapanis, professor at the Institute of Political studies Aix-en-Provence
  • Gilbert Cette, director, Macroeconomic Analysis and Forecasting Directorate,  Banque de France
  • Eric Chaney, Morgan Stanley
  • Michel Dietsch, professor at the University Robert Schuman in Strasbourg
  • Denise Flouzat, honorary administrator of the Banque de France
  • Pierre Jaillet, Adviser to the Governor, Banque de France
  • Hubert Kempf, professor at the University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Anne Lavigne, professor at the University of Orleans, director of LEO
  • Valérie Mignon, professor at the University of Paris X Nanterre
  • Jean-Marc Vittori, editor of les Echos newspaper

The Foundation Banque de France has awarded its fifth Monetary and Banking Thesis Prize of EUR 3,000 to Adrian Pop (University of Orléans) for his thesis entitled « La discipline de marché dans la régulation bancaire : le rôle de la dette subordonnée ».

The Jury was composed of:

  • Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, director of CEPII
  • Antoine d'Autume, professor at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Olivier de Bandt, deputy director, Macroeconomic Analysis and Forecasting  Directorate, Banque de France
  • Michel Dietsch, professeur à l'Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg
  • Denise Flouzat, former member of the Monetary Policy Council of the Banque de France
  • Hubert Kempf, professor at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Anne Lavigne, professor at the University of Orleans, director of LEO
  • Henri Pagès, scientific counsellor of the director general Economics and International  Relations
  • Jean-Paul Pollin, professor at the University of Orleans
  • Henri Sterdyniak, director of the French Economic Conjuncture Observatory (OFCE)
  • Adrian Verdelhan, professor at the University of Boston

The jury of the fourth Monetary Thesis Prize of the Foundation Banque de France decided unanimously to award its two prizes to :

1st prize: 3 000 euros
Jean-Guillaume Sahuc

for his thesis : « Politique monétaire optimale en environnement incertain : le cas de la zone euro »

2nd prize 1 500 euros
Mohamed Safouane Ben Aïssa

for his thesis : « Dynamiques de l’inflation américaine autour des changements structurels : essais théoriques et empiriques »

The Jury was composed of:

  •  Christian Noyer, Governor of the Banque de France, President of the Foundation,  Chairman of the jury
  •  Philippe Martin, professor at the University of Paris I-Panthéon Sorbonne
  •  Patrick Fève, professor at the University of Toulouse I
  •  Denise Flouzat, former member of the Monetary Policy Council of the Banque de France
  •  Georges Gallais-Hamonno, professor at the University of Orleans, president of the  French Finance Association (AFFI)
  •  Hubert Kempf, professeur à l’Université de Paris I-Panthéon Sorbonne
  •  Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn, Director General Economics and International Relations

The jury of the 2004 third Thesis Prize of the Foundation Banque de France for Economic Research decided unanimously to award the Prize to two joint winners, who will share the amount of EUR 3,000:

Stéphane Auray
« Consommation, persistance des habitudes et effets de la politique monétaire »

Olivier Loisel
« Four Essays on Macroeconomic Volatility and instability under Alternative Exchange Rate Regimes »

En outre, le jury a souhaité accorder à titre exceptionnel une mention spéciale en faveur d'un troisième candidat à qui est attribuée la somme de 1000 euros :

Grégory Levieuge
« Les banques centrales doivent-elles réagir aux mouvements des prix d'actifs ?

The jury was composed of:

  •  Jean-Pascal Bénassy, Cepremap, director of research, CNRS
  •  Christian Bordes, professor of the University of Paris I
  •  Patrick Fève, professor of the University of Toulouse
  •  Denise Flouzat, former member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the  Banque de France
  •  Henri Pagès, Secretary of the Foundation
  •  Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn, Director General Economics and International Relations.

The prizes were awarded on 4 February 2005.

The Foundation Banque de France has awarded its Monetary and Banking Thesis Prize 2003 of EUR 3,000 to Philippe de Peretti (University Paris I) for his thesis on: « Fondements microéconomiques de la monnaie : implications théoriques et empiriques pour quatre domaines de l’économie monétaire ».

The Jury was composed of:

  •  Jean-Claude Trichet, Governor of the Banque de France, President of the Foundation,  Chairman of the jury
  •  Roger Guesnerie, President of the French Economic Association
  •  Denise Flouzat, Administrator of the Foundation
  •  Patrice Fontaine, President of the French Finance Association
  •  Pierre Morin, senior editor at INSEE
  •  Patrice Poncet, University of Paris I and ESSEC, member of the scientific committee of  the Foundation
  •  Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn, Vice-President of the Foundation

The Foundation Banque de France has awarded to Anne-Gaëlle Vaubourg (University of Orléans) the Monetary and Banking Thesis Prize of EUR 3,000 for her thesis « ESSAIS SUR L’ARCHITECTURE DES SYSTÈMES FINANCIERS : Analyse théorique et empirique du partage entre banque et marché ».

The Jury was composed of:

  •  Jean-Claude Trichet, Governor of the Banque de France, President of the Foundation,  Chairman of the jury
  •  Denise Flouzat, Administrator of the Foundation
  •  Jean-Pierre Patat, Vice-President of the Foundation
  • The President of the French Finance Association
  • The President of the French Economic Association
  •  Jean-Paul Pollin, University of Orléans, member of the scientific committee
  •  Patrice Poncet, University of Paris I and ESSEC, member of the scientific committee

Updated on: 07/19/2017 12:35