• EMAIL:  lwhite81@bu.edu
  • OFFICE HOURS: By Appointment
  • ADDRESS: BOSTON UNIVERSITY
    Questrom School of Business
    Rafik B. Hariri Building
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215
  • EDUCATION Open or Close

    PH D, Université de Toulouse, Economics, 2001.

    D.PHIL., Oxford University, Nuffield College, 1999.

  • CURRENT COURSESOpen or Close

    GSM FE721 B1 Finance 1

    GSM FE721 C1 Finance 1

  • PUBLICATIONSOpen or Close

    JOURNAL ARTICLES:

      White, L., Nocke, V., & Mailath, G. (In Press). When and How the Punishment Must Fit the Crime. International Economic Review.

      White, L., & Guembel, A. (2014). Good Cop, Bad Cop: Monitoring and Liquidation Incentives in Corporate. Journal of Financial Intermediation, 23 (4), 541-569.

      White, L., & Morrison, A. (2013). Reputational Contagion and Optimal Regulatory Forbearance. Journal of Financial Economics, 110 (3), 642-658.

      White, L., & Morrison, A. (2011). Deposit Insurance and Subsidized Recapitalizations. Journal of Banking and Finance, 35 (12), 3400-3416.

      White, L., Eso, P., & Nocke, V. (2010). Competition for Scarce Resources. RAND Journal of Economics, 41 (3), 524-548.
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      White, L. (2010). Vertical Merger, Collusion, and Disruptive Buyers. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 28 (4), 350-354.
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      White, L. (2009). Bargaining with Imperfect Enforceability. 40 (2), 317-339.

      White, L., & Morrison, A. (2009). Level Playing Fields in International Financial Regulation. 64 (3), 1099-1142.

      White, L. (2008). Prudence in Bargaining: the Effect of Uncertainty on Bargaining Outcomes. Games and Economic Behavior, 62 (1), 211-223.

      White, L., & Nocke, V. (2007). Do Vertical Mergers Facilitate Upstream Collusion?. American Economic Review, 97 (4), 1321-1339.
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      White, L. (2007). Foreclosure with Incomplete Information. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 16 (2), 507-535.

      White, L., & Morrison, A. (2005). Crises and Capital in Banking. American Economic Review, 95 (5), 1548-1572.

      White, L. (2004). Precautionary Bidding in Auctions. Econometrica, 72 (1), 77-92.
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      White, L., & Cestone, G. (2003). Anti-Competitive Financial Contracting: The Design of Financial Claims. Journal of Finance, 58 (5), 2109-2141.

  • AWARDS AND HONORSOpen or Close

    Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) Research Fellow in Finance, Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK, Research. (December 1, 2011).

    A selection of the best European researchers are awarded a fellowship of the CEPR (purely honorary, no compensation attached).


    Centre for Economic Policy Research Research Fellow in Industrial Organization, Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK, Research. (December 1, 2011).
    A selection of the best European researchers are nominated for Research Affiliate of the CEPR and then a selection of those are "promoted" to Research Fellow.


    Member of the Finance Theory Group, Finance Theory Group, Research. (January 1, 2009).
    The Finance Theory Group is an exclusive group of financial economists working on theory. You have to be nominated and agreed on by the board. Every year they only allow a handful of new recruits.