Payne works in the areas of empirical market microstructure and empirical asset pricing. He has written on topics that include the determination of exchange rates, the links between exchange rates and equity index returns, algorithmic trading and market dynamics, the effects of transparency in equity markets and the effects of short selling on equity markets.
Payne holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and has worked at the LSE, the University of Bristol and Warwick Business School. He has also worked in the asset management industry and actively consults for banks, funds, regulators and government departments.
- PhD in Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom
- MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom
- BSc in Economics, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
- Professor of Finance, City University London, London, May 2012 – present
- Reader in Finance, City University London, London, Sep 2010 – Apr 2012
- Associate Professor in Finance, University of Warwick, Jan 2009 – Sep 2010
- Professor of Finance, University of Bristol, Oct 2005 – Dec 2008
- Lecturer in Finance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, Oct 1998 – Jun 2003
Memberships of Professional Organisations
- European Finance Association, Sep 2009 – present
- Asset Pricing
- Financial Econometrics
- Financial Markets
- International Finance
- Capital Markets
- Hedge Funds
- Investment Banking
- financial services
- investment banking
- 2010 - present, MSc in Finance, Director
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