Anna Pavlova

Professor of Finance

London Business School (LBS)

Anna is Professor of Finance at London Business School (LBS). She is also an Editor of the Review of Financial Studies and the Programme Director of the Asset Pricing Programme at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). She serves on the European Economic Association Council and the SFI Scientific Council.  Formerly, she was a Director of the American Finance Association and a Director of the European Finance Association. Prior to joining LBS, she was on the faculty at MIT Sloan School of Management. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, an MA in Economics from the New Economic School (Moscow) and an MSc in Applied Mathematics from Moscow State University. She has published in top journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies and Review of Economic Studies. Her recent research focuses on the impact of institutional investors on asset prices, ESG investing, retail trading in options, the financialisaton of commodities and frictions in international financial markets. Her work has been cited in a large number of international newspapers, including Bloomberg, The Economist,  The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal. Anna has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant and has received a number of other prestigious awards for her research and teaching.

Contact Information

London Business School

Regents Park

London NW1 4SA


tel: +44-20-7000-8218

e-mail: apavlova (with extension @london.edu)