Dr. Philippe d’Astous received his Ph.D. in Risk Management & Insurance from Georgia State University in 2016, and has since returned to his Alma Mater (M.Sc. Finance 2011) with an appointment of Assistant Professor of Finance at HEC Montreal. Philippe was a CEAR Scholar from 2011 to 2016, and he has continued to receive support from CEAR through his ongoing research with Dr. Stephen Shore (GSU RMI), Dr. Steffen Andersen (Copenhagen Business School), and Dr. Jimmy Martinez-Correa (Copenhagen Business School, and was part of the inaugural class of CEAR Scholars). Philippe’s areas of interest include Consumer Finance and Financial Institutions. Visit his website
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