Laurent Barras conducts empirical research on asset management and asset pricing. His research covers a broad range of topics including mutual and hedge fund performance, stock return predictability, and the pricing of uncertainty risk in financial markets. His work has appeared in leading academic journals (Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics), and has been cited in several international newspapers (New York Times, Forbes). Laurent Barras received a PhD degree in Finance from the Swiss Finance Institute at the University of Geneva. Prior to joining the University of Luxembourg, he was an Associate Professor at McGill University, where he received the Faculty Desmarais award for research excellence and the best teacher award in the Master program.

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University of Luxembourg
Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance
6 Rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi
1359 Luxembourg
Email: laurent.barras@uni.lu

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