Bio and Research Interests

Research interests

Market microstructure
experimental finance

Biography

Sophie Moinas is a Professor of Finance at the IAE Toulouse School of Management, and a member of TSE, the CRM and the IDEI. Her recent work focuses on market fragmentation, imperfect competition and high frequency trading on the one hand, and on experimental and behavioral finance on the other hand. For her research, she has received various awards (PhD Thesis Award from the French Finance Association and Euronext in 2006, the De La Vega Prize 2013 from the Federation of European Stock Exchanges, the Best paper award in Finance 2014 by the Institut Europlace Finance), research grants from Europlace Institute of Finance in 2009 and 2010, and a Junior research grant by the ANR (French National Research Agency) for the project ANR-09-JCJC-0139-01 on “Algorithmic Trading” . Her recent work focuses on market fragmentation, imperfect competition and high frequency trading on the one hand, and on experimental and behavioral finance on the other hand.

Current position

2011Professor of Finance, University of Toulouse 1 Capitole
2008Researcher at the Institut d'Economie Industrielle (France)
2006Member of the Centre de Recherche en Management (France) EAC CNRS 5303
On leave TSE, Visiting Professor, Warthon School, Univ. Pensylvanie

Former positions

2006 - 2011Assistant professor, Finance, IAE, School of Management, University of Toulouse 1 Capitole (France)
2005 - 2006Assistant Professor, Finance, Toulouse Business School (France)

Education

2011Concours d'agrégation du supérieur en Sciences de Gestion
2002Visiting Student in Caltech, Pasadena (CA)
2001Qualifying exam, HEC PhD Program
2001 - 2005PhD in Finance, HEC Paris, France
2000Msc in Economics, Delta, EHESS, Paris, France
1995Degree in Applied Mathematics, University of Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France
1995 - 1999HEC, Paris, Major : Economics

Grants and awards

2014Best paper award in Finance 2014 by the Institut Europlace Finance (joint with Sébastien Pouget, for the article “The Bubble Game: An Experimental Analysis of Speculation”, published in 2013)
2013Joseph de la Vega 2013 prize from the Federation of European Stock Exchanges (joint with Laurence Lescourret, for the paper "Liquidity Supply in Multiple Venues")
2010Research grant from Institut Europlace Finance for the project “Liquidity supply in multiple markets” (joint with L. Lescourret).
2009 - 2014Junior research grant by the ANR (French National Research Agency) for the project ANR-09-JCJC-0139-01 "Algorihtmic Trading"
2009Research grant from Institut Europlace Finance for the project "Rational and irrational bubbles : an experiement" (joint with S. Pouget)
2006PhD Thesis Award from the French Finance Association and Euronext

Articles in a refereed journal

Working papers

Mimeos