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Warwick Economics PhD candidate awarded with the 2014 SUERF Marjolin Prize

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Warwick Economics PhD candidate awarded with the 2014 SUERF Marjolin Prize

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A Warwick Department of Economics PhD candidate has received an award for his paper at the 31st SUERF Colloquium, which recently took place at Bocconi University in Milan.

Alessandro Scopelliti was awarded with the 2014 SUERF Marjolin Prize for his paper on “Securitization and Bank Capital in European Banking: Does Regulation Affect Risk Retention Decisions?”. The prize is awarded to the author(s) of the paper selected by the SUERF Council as having made the best contribution to the Colloquium, among the authors under the age of 40.

SUERF, the European Money and Finance Forum, is a network association of academics, central bankers and practitioners in the financial sector and has been established since 1963. It focuses on the analysis, discussion and understanding of financial markets and institutions, the monetary economy, the conduct of regulation and monetary policy. Find out more about SUERF and the SUERF Marjolin Prize.

Professor Abhinay Muthoo, congratulated Alessandro on his award and said:

"It is great to see a PhD candidate from the Department awarded for their work at an international event and the recognition highlights the quality of his paper. Congratulations."

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