Professeur associé
department: Finance
Campus de Cergy
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Elise Gourier graduated with a PhD in Finance from the Swiss Finance Institute at the University of Zurich, in 2013. She spent two years as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Princeton, and was then appointed as Assistant Professor at Queen Mary University of London. She is also a Research Affiliate at the CEPR. Elise’s research interests include theoretical and empirical Asset Pricing, and Financial Econometrics. She is currently working on several projects that aim to better understand returns of publicly listed indices and stocks, and private equity funds. Elise has published in top academic journals in finance, presented at major finance conferences and has been teaching asset pricing and financial economics. She has supervised theses at the Master and PhD levels.

  • 2013: Ph.D. en Finance (University of Zurich Suisse)
Positions académiques principales
  • 2021 – Présent : Professeur associé (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2018 – 2021 : Professeur assistant (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2015 – 2017 : Professeur Assistant en Finance (Université Queen Mary Royaume-Uni)
Autres positions
  • 2013 – 2015 : Post-Doctoral Fellow, Département de Recherche des Opérations et Ingénierie Financière (ORFE) (Princeton University États-Unis)


  • 2020 : Grant from the Institut Europlace de Finance (EIF) and the Labex Louis Bachelier


  • 2019 : 2019 ICPM Research Award pour l’article « How Alternative Are Private Markets »
  • 2018 : Jack Treynor Prize par le Q-Group (The Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance) pour l’article « How Alternative are Private Markets? »
  • 2019 – Présent Principles of Finance (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2019 – Présent Asset Pricing 2 (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2021 – Présent Topics in Finance (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2020 – Présent Principles of Finance (ESSEC Business School France)