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Viral Acharya

Professor and Academic Director, London Business School, UK
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Viral Acharya is professor of finance at the London Business School and New York University’s Stern School of Business, academic director of the Coller Institute of Private Equity, and a research affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He gained a PhD in finance from Stern and a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. Dr Acharya has received numerous awards and recognition for his research. He was appointed as a senior Houblon-Norman research fellow at the Bank of England in summer 2008 to conduct research on the efficiency of the interbank lending markets.

Articles by this Author

  • Regulation after the Crash
    by Viral Acharya, Julian Franks
    Many of the issues facing us as we work through the full impact of the credit crunch and the ensuing meltdown in the financial sector are quintessentially empirical issues. They include the extent to which opaque off-balance-sheet activities and mark-to-market accounting exacerbated the banks’ problems. These issues will require a little time to study fully.There is, therefore, a real danger that the many temporary measures we see being taken by...

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