Toronto– Claire CelerierAssistant Professor of Finance at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, is the recipient of the Bank of Canada Governor’s Award for 2022. The annual award provides financial support to scholars recognized for their expertise and research in areas important to the core functions of the Bank and consists of an annual research grant of $30,000 for up to two years.
This is the fourth time since 2016 that the prize has been awarded to a Rotman School finance professor. Prof. Andrey Golubov received the award in 2020 and Prof. Mikhail Simutin received the award in 2017. Prof. Liyan Yang, Peter L. Mitchelson/SIT Investment Associates Foundation Chair in Investment Strategy, was the recipient in 2016.
A leading academic expert in household finance, Professor Célérier studies why, how and when households benefit from financial inclusion, namely wider access to financial products and services. His work on the design of innovative financial products, behavioral biases and investment decisions has particularly attracted the interest of central banks and market regulators around the world. Professor Célérier also conducts research at the crossroads of finance and history to explore the impact of financial inclusion on discriminated populations. She joined the Rotman School in 2016 from the University of Zurich, where she was an assistant professor. Professor Célérier holds a doctorate from the Toulouse School of Economics.
The Rotman School of Management is part of the University of Toronto, a global center of research and teaching excellence in the heart of Canada’s business capital. Rotman is a catalyst for transformative learning, insights and public engagement, bringing together diverse opinions and initiatives around one overarching goal: creating value for business and society. For more information, visit www.rotman.utoronto.ca.
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