Biography

Alasdair is a financial economist, with research interests in behavioural finance, market microstructure and experimental finance.  He completed his PhD in Finance and Management at SOAS, University of London in 2012.  Prior to this he obtained an MSc in Financial Engineering from Birkbeck College, University of London, and a BSc in Economics from the University of Birmingham.

A full CV can be found here.

All Publications

Brown, A., Rambaccussing, D., Reade, J. J., Rossi, G.

(2017)

Forecasting with Social Media: Evidence from Tweets on Soccer Matches,

in Economic Inquiry

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Brown, A., Yang, F.

(2017)

Have Betting Exchanges Corrupted Horse Racing?,

in Journal of Sports Economics

18

(7)

pp. 673-697

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(Article)

(Published)


Brown, A., Yang, F.

(2017)

Salience and the Disposition Effect: Evidence from the Introduction of "Cash-Outs" in Betting Markets,

in Southern Economic Journal

83

(4)

pp. 1052–1073

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Brown, A., Yang, F.

(2017)

The role of speculative trade in market efficiency: Evidence from a betting exchange,

in Review of Finance

21

(2)

pp. 583-603

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(Article)

(Published)


Brown, A., M. Chowdhury, S.

(2017)

The hidden perils of affirmative action: Sabotage in handicap contests,

in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization

133

pp. 273–284

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Brown, A., Yang, F.

(2017)

Selection and incentives in contests: evidence from horse racing,

in Applied Economics Letters

24

(4)

pp. 250-253

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Brown, A., Yang, F.

(2016)

Limited Cognition and Clustered Asset Prices: Evidence from Betting Markets,

in Journal of Financial Markets

29

pp. 27–46

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Brown, A.

(2016)

The Distribution of Information in Speculative Markets: A Natural Experiment,

in The European Journal of Finance

22

(2)

pp. 105-119

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Brown, A.

(2015)

Information Acquisition in Ostensibly Efficient Markets,

in Economica

82

(327)

pp. 420–447

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Brown, A., Yang, F.

(2015)

Does society underestimate women? Evidence from the performance of female jockeys in horse racing,

in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

111

pp. 106–118

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Brown, A.

(2014)

Information Processing Constraints and Asset Mispricing,

in The Economic Journal

124

(575)

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Brown, A.

(2012)

Examining Agency Conflict in Horse Racing,

in Southern Economic Journal

79

(2)

pp. 388-398

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Brown, A.

(2012)

Evidence of in-play insider trading on a UK betting exchange,

in Applied Economics

44

(9)

pp. 1169-1175

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Key Research Interests

behavioural finance, market microstructure, experimental finance, applied econometrics