Prof Suleyman Basak
Financial Economist, London Business School (LBS)
Dr. Basak is Professor of Finance at London Business School. He teaches courses in Fixed Income Securities and Financial Engineering & Risk Management. He was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, was a visitor at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago and acted as a consultant to Goldman, Sachs & Co. He received his Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Carnegie Mellon University, and holds M.S. degrees in Financial Economics and Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.Sc.(Eng) in Civil Engineering from University College London.
His main research interests are in the areas of theoretical asset pricing, risk management, market imperfections, international finance and financial innovation. His work has addressed issues related to portfolio insurance, VaR-based risk management, benchmarking, credit risk, tax arbitrage, incentive problems plaguing institutional asset management, and mispricing, arbitrageurs and monopoly power in financial markets.
Dr. Basak serves as an Associate Editor to Review of Finance and Mathematics and Financial Economics, and as a Research Fellow to the Center of Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He is the recipient of several awards including: the American Association of Individual Investors Award for the Best Paper on Investments, the Alexander Henderson Award for Excellence in Economic Theory at Carnegie Mellon University, the Fulbright Scholarship, General Excellence Teaching and Best Teacher MiF Awards at London Business School, David Hauck Teaching Award at University of Pennsylvania, and Wharton Graduate and Undergraduate Divisions Excellence in Teaching Awards.
A great opportunity to explore the Tower of London and learn about some of the most famous parts of British history including the monarchy, religion and how British culture has become what it is now.
We will see the musical show The Lion King to explore and experience the stage and performing arts culture in the UK.
Summer Scout for Disadvantaged Children project aims to enable children aged between 9-15 to actively engage with peers through educational and leisurely scout activities resulting in a better understanding of using their free time wisely and actively, thus building their self-esteem and confidence by developing their social interaction and communication skills.
On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis
In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.
We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August
International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education
LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education
Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy
Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.