News story 30th Jul 2015

Outstanding authorship recognised

Professor Jonathan Batten from the Department of Banking and Finance has been honoured with an Emerald Literati Award.

The awards, presented annually by the Emerald Group Publishing, celebrate the outstanding contributions made by researchers, not only to the company's journals and books, but also to the body of knowledge.

Emerald Literati Award

Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages a portfolio of over 290 journals and over 2,500 books and book series volumes.

Professor Batten, along with his colleague Professor Niklas Wagner from the University of Passau, received an Outstanding Author Contributions award for their work on a volume in the Contemporary Studies in Economic and Financial Analysis series.

The volume, Introduction to Risk Management Post Financial Crisis: A Period of Monetary Easing features 20 chapters which look at a number of different perspectives on financial risk, especially since the subprime and sovereign debt crises in the United States and Europe.

Our aim in presenting this volume was to provide a better understanding of how best to measure and manage the complex risks within the markets, while giving insights for the next suitable steps and further developments.

Professor Jonathan Batten

Department of Banking and Finance

Contribution to a understanding of financial risk

Professor Batten said he hoped the volume would provide a better understanding of how best to accurately measure and manage the complex risks that exist in financial markets.

"Our aim in presenting this volume was to provide a better understanding of how best to measure and manage the complex risks within the markets, while giving insights for the next suitable steps and further developments," he said.

Professor Batten's research interests include financial market development, financial risk management, asset pricing and financial statistics and engineering.

More information about the Literati Network Awards for Excellence can be found on the Emerald website.