Thomas Phillipon


Thomas Philippon, winner of the 13th edition of the Bernácer Prize

The Committee Members of the Germán Bernácer Prize, Dr. Vitor Constancio (Chair), Prof. Juan J. Dolado (Secretary), Prof. Francesco Giavazzi, Prof. Jordi Galí, Prof. Edward C. Prescott, Prof. Eduardo Schwartz, Dr. José Viñals and Prof. Charles Wyplosz have the pleasure of announcing that:

“The 13th edition of the Germán Bernácer Prize has been awarded to Prof. Thomas Philippon (NYU Stern School of Business) for his influential research on efficiency trends in the finance industry, the costs of financial distress and intervention policies in markets subject to adverse selection”

Thomas Philippon (France) is Associate Professor at the Finance Dept. in NYU Stern. He received his B.A in Physics and Master in Economics from Ecole Polytechnique and Delta-EHESS, respectively, and his PhD (2003) from MIT. He has been awarded the Brattle Prize for the best paper in Corporate Finance published in the Journal of Finance in 2008. He is a Research Associate of NBER and CEPR and Associate Editor of The American Economic Journal-Macroeconomics. His research has often been featured in The Economist, Le Monde, FT, NYT, etc.

He has published widely cited papers in leading journals like American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economics & Statistics, etc.

The award ceremony took place in Madrid on November 3rd, 2014.

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