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ALLAZ Blaise

Blaise ALLAZ

Professor

Finance


Blaise Allaz is professor of finance and Associate Dean for Research at HEC Paris. He is also the director of the GREGHEC, a joint research unit between HEC Paris and the CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research).

Blaise Allaz received his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University in 1987. He also holds a M.A. degree from Queen’s University (Canada) and a Bachelor degree from the University of Lausanne. He served as chairman of the HEC Finance & Economics Department (1996-99) and was the HEC Dean of Faculty & Research from 1999 to 2003.

His research and teaching interests focus on international financial markets and the strategic use of forward contracts in a noncompetitive framework. He is the author with Bernard Dumas of «Financial Securities: Market Equilibrium & Pricing Methods» (Chapman & Hall), the French version of which (PUF 1995) was awarded the 1997 HEC Foundation Prize for best professors’ textbook.

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