We invite researchers to submit research proposals to address topics within one (or more) of the following themes:

1. The economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic: structural changes to financial markets and the financial services industry and their longer-term implications;

2. New markets for green and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)-related investments: opportunities and challenges;

3. Technological innovation in financial services: implications for social, economic and market developments; and

4. Developments in the microstructure of financial markets and their impact on, and implications for market quality and financial stability

The deadline for the submission of applications is 31 December 2020. The results of the selection process will be notified to successful applicants in March 2021. Further details and the submission guidelines can be downloaded here.

For submissions and further enquiries please contact [email protected].