Diamond Wins Morgan Stanley-AFA Award for Financial Economics Research

January 10, 2012

UChicago News

CFSP member Douglas Diamond has been awarded the 2012 Morgan Stanley-American Finance Association Award for Excellence in Finance.  “Doug Diamond has been at the center of the development of the modern theory of banking and financial intermediation,” said John Cochrane, head of the American Finance Association award selection committee.  “He has brought careful bottom up economic analysis to all the issues that are at the center of our current — and historical — financial problems [...]His work literally founded the field."