Laurent Barras

Tenure time

Published: 26May2016

Tenure is granted to professors and librarians in recognition of excellent performance – and is the University’s strongest guarantee of academic freedom in research, teaching, and service. The year...

Does variance risk have two prices? Evidence from the equity and option markets

Published: 30Mar2016

Authors: Barras, L., Malkhozov, A. Publication: Journal of Financial Economics  Abtract:

Does variance risk have two prices? Evidence from the equity and option markets

Published: 4Mar2016

Authors: Barras, L., Malkhozovb, A. Publication: Journal of Financial Economics Abstract:

Approche toujours controversée

Published: 17Nov2014

Le débat continue de faire rage : l'anticipation des marchés, communément appelée «market timing», est-elle une approche payante ou au contraire, nuisible et dangereuse ? Les avis sont partagés. Il...

And the Next Star Fund Manager Is…

Published: 21Jan2014

Finding a mutual-fund manager who can beat the market is tough. Winners flame out. Losers revive. The resurgent losers flame out again....

"Hedge Fund Return Predictability Under the Magnifying Glass," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Published: 17Jan2014

Authors: Avramov, Doron; Barras, Laurent; Kosowski, Robert Publication: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, August 2013 Abstract: 

MBA Programs Drawing More Applications in Quebec

Published: 18Oct2012

Applications are up for MBA programs in Quebec, even as they have slowed in the U.S. RDI's business-news show reports on the situation, including interviews at Desautels Faculty of Management....