November 15, 1996

London Business School. Research contracts

Dr D. Robertson and P. Morrison, Pounds 249,989 from Higher Education Funding Council for England (fund for development of teaching and learning: a model for professional development - teaching and learning at London Business School); Dr A. Sentance, Pounds 33,576 from the Design Council (contribution of design to the UK economy); Dr P. Temple, Pounds 22,134 from the Design Council (design and competitiveness: the role of industrial standards); Professor P. Barwise, Pounds 106,535 from the Markle Foundation (Media 2020 programme); Professor T. Hill, Pounds 138,380 from Department of Trade and Industry (manufacturing planning and implementation scheme); Professor C. Voss, Pounds 80,000 from DTI/Severn Trent plc (international study of service management).

Research grants

Professor C. Voss, Pounds 258,236 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (developing and understanding UK competitiveness - a longitudinal study); Professors N. Nicholson, P. Willman and Dr J. Dow, Pounds 116,463 from the Economics and Social Research Council (risk and human behaviour programme - individual and contextual influence on the market behaviour of finance professionals); Dr A. Sentance, Pounds 41,000 from ESRC/ROPA (using business surveys to monitor and predict UK macroeconomic developments); Dr L. Gratton, Pounds 100,000 from ESRC/ROPA (procedural justice and organisational effectiveness); Dr P. Refenes, Pounds 90,000 from ESRC/ROPA (active risk management in mixed-asset portfolios); Dr Maury Peiperl, Pounds 70,000 from ESRC/ROPA (study of managerial careers).

European funds

Dr P. Refenes, Ecus 379,476 from ESPRIT Programme (high performance arbitrage detection and trading) and Ecus 125,000 from ESPRIT Programme (emerging software technologies for trading and fund management - risks, rewards, solutions); Professor J. Franks, Ecus 504,000 from Training and Mobility of Researchers Programme (financial market efficiency and economic efficiency: research on financial market innovation, performance and regulation); Dr B. Fynes, Ecus 34,384 from the TMRP (a contingency model of quality practices, business performance, interorganisational relationships and technology transfer); Dr A. Buraschi, Ecu 68,768 from TMRP (financial markets and the underlying real economy); Dr M. Mussavian, Ecu 91,224 from TMRP (impact of compensation on information acquisition and dynamic trading strategies); Dr A. Berardi, Ecus 92,424 from TMRP (inflation and the term structure: evidence for EU countries and comparisons with the United States and Japan); Dr S. Barrett and L. Marsilliani, Ecus 53,624 from TMRP (modelling the carbon/energy tax and the nairu); Dr J. Dow and N. Rossiensky, Ecus 53,624 from TMRP (liquidity and interest rate risks in banking); Dr J. Dow and A. Sbuelz, Ecus 53,624 from TMRP (going deeper into the preference for domestic assets).

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