Curriculum Vitae

 

Academic position

From April 2016, Professor of Economic Statistics, Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy – address: Via C. Battisti 241, 35121 Padova, phone. +39-049-8274199 – email: massimiliano.caporin@unipd.it

 

Other positions

From November 2003, GRETA Associati, Venice – Associate partner – Consultancy in official statistics, quantitative risk management, financial advisory, financial econometrics, asset allocation, macroeconometrics and quantitative finance – address: San Polo 2605, 30125 Venezia.

 

Previous experiences

- January 2011 – March 2016, Associate Professor of Econometrics, Department of Economics and Management “Marco Fanno”, University of Padova, Italy;

- March 2006 - December 2010, Assistant Professor of Econometrics, Faculty of Statistical Sciences, Department of Economics and Management “Marco Fanno”, University of Padova, Italy;

- March 2005 – February 2006 – University of Padova – Department of Economics and Management “Marco Fanno” – Post-doctoral grant “Tactical asset allocation” – Supervisor: Prof. B. Parigi;

- September 2003 – February 2005 – University Ca’ Foscari of Venezia – Department of Economics – Post-doctoral grant “Dating economic cycle: dating methodologies and identification of turning points – application to the Euro Area and comparison with NBER dating – Supervisors: Prof. M. Billio and Prof. G. Cazzavillan;

- November 2002 – Agosto 2003: GRETA Associati, Venice – Researcher and project manager;

- May 2002 – October 2002: Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Researches – IGIER – Università Bocconi, Milan – Research Assistant participating to the European Forecasting Network co-financed by the European Commission DG ECFIN.

 

Education & Qualification

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Qualification to Full Professorship in Econometrics (Econometria – 13/A5) (2012 call), Economic Statistics (Statistica Economica – 13/D2) (2012 call), Economics of Financial Intermediaries (Economia degli Intermediari Finanziari e Finanza Aziendale – 13/B4) (2013 call).

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1999-2003 – Ph.D. in Quantitative Economics – University Ca’ Foscari Venezia – Department of Economics – Dissertation’s title: Long memory conditional heteroskedasticity and variance causality – supervisor Prof. Domenico Sartore

 

Coordination of and Participation to Research Projects

- “HiDEA: Advanced Econometrics for High-frequency Data”, national research project financed by the Italian Ministry of University and Research, national coordinator Prof. Roberto Renò (University of Verona), role: coordinator of the research unit based at the University of Padua;

- “The economics of old age risks”, national research project financed by the Italian Ministry of University and Research, national coordinator Prof. Tullio Jappelli (University of Naples), role: member of the research unit based at the University of Padua, local supervisor, Prof. Guglielmo Weber;

- “The impact of unconventional monetary policies on European financial markets”, Inquire Europe, Institute for quatitative investment research, 2015, joint with Alberto Plazzi (USI), Loriana Pelizzon (SAFE Frankfurt), and Roberto Rigobon (MIT);

- “Multi-jumps in financial asset prices: detection of systemic events, relation with news, and implications for pricing”, University of Padova research projects (progetti di ateneo), 2014 call; role: principal investigator;

- “Systemic Risk” – a project financed by Global Risk Institute in Financial Services and Louis Bachelier Instute; role: member of the research team;

- “MISURA - Multivariate statistical models for risk assessment”, national research project financed by the Italian Ministry of University and Research, national coordinator Prof. Paolo Giudici (University of Pavia), role: member of the research unit based at the University of Florence, local supervisor, Prof. Giampiero Gallo (University of Florence);

- “SYRTO – Systemic Risk Tomography: signals, measurement, transmission channels, and policy interventions”, European Research Project within the FP7 programme “Cooperation – Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities”, national coordinator Prof. Roberto Savona (University of Brescia), role: member of the local research unit at the University Ca’ Foscari Venice, coordinated by Prof. Monica Billio;

- European Social Fund 2010: scientific coordinator of the project “Methodologies and informatics instruments supporting investment choices: measuring, forecasting and monitoring financial risk; portfolio allocation; short- and long-term investment decisions” awarded of two post-doc yearly grants;

- Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo, Progetti di Eccellenza 2008-2009, “Anomalous scaling in physics and finance”, member of the research team;

- University of Padova, “Active portfolio management: clustering and performance analysis”, University of Padova research projects (progetti di ateneo) 2008 call; role: principal investigator;

- Europlace Institute of Finance, “Understanding and modelling weather derivatives: a statistical and econometric investigation”, 2007, project managed by Dominique Guégan (Université de Paris I – Sorbonne, France), and including also Monica Billio (University Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy), and Rodney Wolff (Queensland University of Technology, Australia); role: member of the research team;

- “Econometric analysis of interdependence, stabilisation and contagion in real and financial markets”, 2006-2007, National research project financed by the Italian Ministry of University and Research – national supervisor Paolo Paruolo (University of Insubria) – local supervisor, Monica Billio (University Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy) – role: member of Venice research unit;

- “The Euro and European financial markets volatility: contagion, interdependence and volatility transmission”, 2004-2005, National research project financed by the Italian Ministry of University and Research – local and national supervisor Domenico Sartore (University Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy) – role: member of the Venice research unit;

- “Non-linear and non gaussian dynamic models: some estimation and forecast problems and applications” National research project financed by the Ministry of University and Research – local supervisor Silvano Bordignon – role: external researcher;

 

Consulting oriented projects

- From January 2019 to December 2023, consultant and project manager at the Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova, unit FAR@STAT, for consulting services to be provided to Brennero Base Tunnel BBT on evaluation of costs upgrading and inflation forecasting;

- From July 2017 to present, consultant and project manager at GRETA Associati for services to be provided to Objectway on the development of quantitative solutions and software prototype implementations on topics associated with financial advisory, asset allocation, simulation;

- From September 2016 to August 2020, co-PI and research consultant, coordinator of the local research unit based at the University of Padova, Department of Statistical Sciences, within the project “Promoting energy efficiency in Qatar: field experimental evidence”, international project financed by th Qatar National Research Fund, global coordinator Prof. Ahmed Khalifa (Qatar University);

- From January 2015 to June 2016, project manager and consultant at the Department of Economics and Management “Marco Fanno”, University of Padova, for consulting services to be provided to Veneto Banca on financial advisory implementations and tools;

- From 2013 to 2015, research consultant for the Department of Finance and Economics, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, within the project “The dynamic of systematic risk across the GCC economic sectors and the mutual fund performance”, PI Prof. Ahmed Khalifa;

- From July 2010 to March 2016, Financial Advisor at GRETA Associati for services to be provided, jointly with IAMA Consultating, to the Fondo Pensione Quadri e Capi FIAT;

- From September 2002 to December 2007, Consultant at GRETA Associati for services to be provided to Eurostat on topics related to statistical back-calculation of short term structural indicators;

- From March 2002 to August 2002, Research assistant at IGIER, Bocconi University, within the project European Forecasting Network, financed by the European Commission.

 

Academic roles

- From October 2019, member of the Council of the Department of Statisical Sciences, University of Padova

- From September 2018 to present, Delegate for Research of the Dean of the Department of Statistical Sciences

- From May 2018 to present, coordinator of the FAR@STAT committee of the Department of Statistical Sciences supervising and promoting consulting and training activities;

- From February 2019 to September 2020, coordinator of the PhD Program in Statistical Sciences, Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Padova;

- From February 2017 to present, member of the Scientific Committee for the field Economics and Statistics of the University of Padova;

- From January 2016 to present, delegate of the University of Padova in the CIDE – Consorzio Interuniversitario di Econometria;

- From September 2017 to January 2019, Vice-coordinator of the PhD Program in Statistical Sciences, Department of Statistical Sciences, Universtiy of Padova;

- From November 2016 to October 2018, member and secretary of the National Committee for Habilitation (Commissario ASN) for the scientific field Economic Statistics (Statistica Economica, SECS-S/03, 13/D2);

- President or member of several competition selection boards, both local and at other universities, in the fields of Economic Statistics, Econometrics, and Mathematical Methods for Economics, Actuarial and Financial Sciences, for Assistant, Associate or Full Professor positions.

 

 

Teaching

Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova:

- Computational Finance, MSc in Statistics, from 2016/17;

- Statistical models for economic data, MSc in Statistics, from 2016/17;

- Economic time series, BSc in Statistics for Economics and Finance, 2019/20;

- Financial Econometrics, BSc in Statistics for Economics and Finance from 2013/14 to 2015/2016;

- Principles of Finance, MSc in Statistics, 2013/14;

 

Department of Economics and Management “Marco Fanno” of the University of Padova:

- Computational Finance, MSc in Economics and Finance, 2014/15 and 2015/16;

- Econometrics A-E, BA in Economics, 2015/16;

- Econometrics for Economics, Ph.D. program in Economics and Management, from 2012/13 to 2015/16;

- Introductory Probability and Statistics, Ph.D. program in Economics and Management, 2006/7 to 2011/12;

 

University of Padova, former Faculty of Statistical Sciences (at BA, BSc and MSc levels – up to 2013):

- Financial Econometrics, 2010/11-2012/13;

- Principles of Finance, 2006/7-2012/13;

- Problems in Introductory Financial Economics (tutorials), 2010/11;

- Problems in Financial Econometrics (tutorials), 2006/7 to 2009/10;

- Problems in Advanced Econometrics (tutorials), 2005/6 to 2009/10;

- Problems in Principles of Finance (tutorials), 2005/6;

- Problems in Econometrics of Limited Dependent Variables (tutorials), 2005/6 to 2009/10;

- Applied Economic Statistics, 2004/5;

- Problems in Time series analysis (tutorials), 2003/4 and 2004/5;

 

Department of Economics of the University of Venice (M.Ph.):

- Master in Economics and Finance, 2018 Edition, Financial Econometrics I (full course) and Financial Econometrics II (applications module);

- Master in Economics and Finance, 2016-2017 Editions, Quantitative Methods for Finance (full course) and Volatility Measurement (applications module);

- Master in Economics and Finance, 2009-2015 Editions, Econometrics tutorials with Matlab;

- Master in Economics and Finance, 2006 to 2008 Editions, Econometrics tutorials with Eviews;

 

Venice International University, International Centre for Economics and Finance (M.Ph.):

- Master in Economics and Finance, 2004 and 2005 Editions, Econometrics tutorials with Gauss;

- Master Program in Economics and Finance, 2003, Econometrics tutorials with Gauss;

 

University Ca’ Foscari, Venice, former Faculty of Economics (at BA, BSc and MSc levels):

- International Finance: Economics and Econometrics, 2008/9;

- Econometrics I, 2004/5 and 2005/6;

- Problems in Econometrics (tutorials), 2003/4;

- Introduction to software for time series analysis (tutorials), 2003/4 and 2004/5;

- Financial Econometrics I, 2003/4;

 

University of Torino, Collegio Carlo Alberto (M.Ph.)

- Master in Finance, Financial Econometrics, from 2014/15;

 

Other teaching activities (M.Ph. and Ph.D.):

Società Italiana di Econometria – PhD course: Financial Time Series, 2018 and 2019;

Università Umanesimo Latino S.p.A. – New Europe Master in Banking and Entrepreneurship 2007-2012 – Financial System and Intermediaries;

 

Teching in foreign institutions

- Complutense University of Madrid, Department of Economic Analysis, February 2017, Short PhD course “Quantile regression, systemic risk and financial networks”;

- Invited Lecture, Chair in International Finance – Banco de Santander, Valencia, February 2011, topic “Long range dependence in economics and finance”;

Awards

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Academic supervisor (joint with Cinzia Baldan, University of Padova, Department of Economics and Management) of the University of Padova student team participating the CFA Society Italy Fund Management Challenge, 2018, First Prize;

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Academic supervisor (joint with Cinzia Baldan, University of Padova, Department of Economics and Management) of the University of Padova student team participating the CFA Society Italy Fund Management Challenge, 2017, Second Prize;

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Academic supervisor (joint with Cinzia Baldan, University of Padova, Department of Economics and Management) of the University of Padova student team participating the CFA Society Italy Fund Management Challenge, 2014, Third Prize;

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“Marco Fanno” research prize 2013 awarded by the Department of Economics and Management “Marco Fanno”, University of Padova for the papers appeared in 2012 in Energy Economics and in 2013 in the Journal of Financial Econometrics;

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Best poster award (ex aequo) IFABS Conference 2013 for the working paper “Behavioral expectations and financial fluctuations: an analysis based on the S&P 500.” Joint with Michele Costola (University Ca’ Foscari Venice) and Luca Corazzini (Univeristy of Padova).

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Academic supervisor of the University of Padova student team participating the CFA Society Italy Fund Management Challenge, 2012, First Prize;

 

 

Affiliations and roles

Board of Directors: International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC), 2020-2024;

Member of: International Statistical Institute (ISI); International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC); Italian Statistics Association (SIS); International Institute of Forecasters (IIF); European Finance Association (EFA); Italian Econometric Association (SIdE).

 

 

Conference presentations and seminars

2019: Workshop in Financial Econometrics, Nantes; EcoStat 2019 Conference, Taichung, Taiwan; Econometrics in the arena 2019, Verona (invited talk); CFE 2019 Conference, London (invited talk);

2018: MAF 2018 Conference, Madrid, Spain; Universidad Carlos III Madrid, Spain, seminar presentation; 49th Scientific Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society, Palermo, Italy; SoFiE Conference, 11th annual meeting, Lugano, Switzerland; COMPSTAT 2010, Iasi, Romania, CFE2018 Pisa, Italy; Systemic Risks in the Financial Sector, Moscow (keynote talk);

2017: Seventh Italian Congress of Econometrics and Empirical Economics, Messina, Italy; Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain, seminar presentation; Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics conference, Paris, France; Intermediate meeting of the Italian Statistical Society, Firenze; IFABS Asia 2017, China; International Conference on Energy, Finance and the Macroeconomy, Montpellier, France;

2016: University of Pavia, seminar presentation; IAAE 2016 Conference, Milano, Italy; CFE 2016 Conference, Seville, Spain;

2015: Sixth Italian Congress of Econometrics and Empirical Economics, Salerno, Italy; International Symposium of Forecasting, Riverside, California, USA; Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Washington DC, USA, seminar presentation; Financial Risk Forun Institut Louis Bachelier, Parigi; Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa, seminar presentation; SYRTO project conference, Amsterdam; NBER-NSF Time Series Conference, Vienna, 2015; AMASES 2015, Padova; SIS 2015 conference in Treviso; CFE 2015, London; EBS Wiesbaden, Germany, seminar presentation; Goether University Frankfurt, seminar presentation.

2014: Diversification and Risk, QIM-CFA, Venice; ISF 2014, Rotterdam; CREDIT 2014, Venice; CFE 2014 Pisa, Italy; Systemic Risk and Contagion, Bologna;

2013: XIV Workshop on Quantitative Finance, Rimini, Italy; CREST, seminar presentation; University of Bologna, seminar presentation; CREATES, Aarhus University, seminar presentation; CFE 2013 London, UK;

2012: Sovereign risk, fiscal solvency and monetary policy: where do we stand?, Venice, Italy; MAF 2012, Venice, Italy; XLVI Annual Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society, Rome, Italy; Norges Bank, seminar presentation;

2011: Computational and Financial Econometrics, London, UK; SIE Scientific Meeting, Roma; Madrid, Universidad Complutense, seminar; NBER Time Series Conference, East Lansing, USA; Risk Modeling and Management, Madrid, Spain; University of Zurich, seminar; Computational Management Science 2011, Neuchatel, Switzerland; Workshop on Energy markets, Valencia, Spain (invited talk); Fourth Italian Congress of Econometrics and Empirical Economics, Pisa, Italy; XII Workshop on Quantitative Finance, Padova, Italy;

2010: Computational and Financial Econometrics, London, UK; XLV Annual Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society, Padova, Italy; Annual Symposium of the Society for Studies in Non Linear Dynamics and Econometrics, Novara, Italy; Third Congress of the Thailand Econometric Society, Chiang Mai, Thailand (invited talk); XI Workshop on Quantitative Finance, Palermo, Italy;

2009: Computational and Financial Econometrics, Limassol, Cyprus; FERC Conference oh High Frequency Finance, Warwick, UK; Computational Management Science, Genève, Switzerland; Humboldt-Copenhagen Recent Developments in Financial Econometrics, Berlin, Germany; Third Italian Congress of Econometrics and Empirical Economics, Ancona, Italy

2008, MAF-SER2008, Venice, Italy;

2007: Computational and Financial Econometrics, Genève, Switzerland; Second Italian Congress of Econometrics and Empirical Economics, Rimini, Italy;

2006: European Meeting of the Econometric Society, Vienna, Austria; TSEFAR Conference, Perth, Australia; XLIII Annual Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society, Torino, Italy;  SER2006, Roma, Italy;

2005: CSDA IASC Conference, Cyprus; COFIN2002, Bressanone, Italy; Workshop of the Journal of Applied Econometrics, Venice, Italy; Frontiers in Benchmarking Techniques and Their Application to Official Statistics, Luxembourg; First Italian Congress of Econometrics and Empirical Economics, Venice, Italy;

2004: Workshop on High Frequency Data, Perugia, Italy; Forecasting Financial Markets, Paris, France; XLII Annual Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society, Bari, Italy; Second European Deloitte Conference in Risk Management, Antwerp, Belgium;

2003: SCO2003, Complex Models and Computational Methods, Treviso, Italy;  Workshop on High Frequency Data, Siena, Italy; Forecasting Financial Markets, Paris, France;

2002: ASSET2002, Cyprus; XLI Annual Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society, Milan, Italy.

 

 

Conference related activities

- Computational and Financial Econometrics, CFE 2020, member of the Scientific Program Committee;

- International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation Congress, IMACS 2020, member of the Local Charing Committee;

- Credit 2019 conference Venezia, discussant of “Climate risk and stock returns” by E. Carnemolla and G. Vinci;

- Discussant/Referee: CIDE/Side Workshop for PhD students in Econometrics (WEEE), from 2013 to present;

- Scientific Program Committee, First International Conference on Energy, Finance and the Macroeconomy (ICEFM) Montpellier, France, 2017;

- Scientific Program Committee, Italian Congress of Econometris and Empirical Economics 2017, Messina, Italy;

- Discussant: Financial Risk Forum 2015, Institut Louis Bachelier, Paris, France;

- Scientific Program Committee, Computational and Financial Econometrics, 2014, Pisa;

- Credit 2013 conference Venezia, discussant of “Liquidity and price impacts of financial distress: evidence from the market of defaulted bonds” by S. Han and K. Wang;

- Scientific committee, XIV Workshop in Quantitative Finance, 2013, Rimini;

- Scientific committee, XIII Workshop in Quantitative Finance, 2012, L’Aquila;

- Credit 2012 conference Venezia, discussant of “A theoretical and empirical comparison of systemic risk measures” by S. Benoit, G. Colletaz, C. Hurlin and C. Pérignon;

- Scientific and organizing committee, XII Workshop in Quantitative Finance, 2011, Padova;

- Credit 2010 conference Venezia, discussant of “Volatility, Correlations and Tails for Systemic Risk Measurement” by C. Brownlees e R.F. Engle;

- Scientific Committee of the XI Conference in Quantitative Finance, 2010, Palermo, Italy;

- Referee, European Finance Association Conferences, EFA2006, EFA2007, EFA2008, and EFA2009;

- Scientific Committee ASSET2007 (Padova, 1-3 November 2007).

 

 

Referee and Editorial activities

From November 2019, Associate Editor of Open Statistics

From May 2018, Associate Editor of the European Journal of Finance

From September 2013, Associate Editor of Annals of Financial Economics

From September 2013, Associate Editor of Journal of Risk and Financial Management

From June 2013, Associate Editor of Econometrics

From September 2012: Associate Editor of Journal of Reviews of Global Economics

From June 2012: Associate Editor of Brazilian Journal of Business Economics

From June 2011: Associate Editor of Mathematics and Computers in Simulations

From June 2012 to January 2015: Associate Editor of Stat

 

Referee for: Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Financial Econometrics, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Review of Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Energy Economics, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Econometric Reviews, European Journal of Operations Research, Econometrics Journal, International Journal of Forecasting, Quantitative Finance, Plos ONE, Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions and Money, Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, Operations Research, European Journal of Finance, Manchester School, South African Journal of Economics, International Review of Economics and Finance, Swiss National Science Foundation, Applied Energy, Portuguese Statistical Society, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, Mathematics and Computers in Simulations, Bulletin of Economic Research, Economic Modelling.

 

 

Ph.D. and post-doc supervision, committees and referees:

PhD in Statistics, Department of Statistics, University of Padova, supervised student:

- Shaowen Liu, topic “Latent tensor regression models for networks with applications in finance”, defending first semester 2021;

- Mohammed Elseidi, topic “Quantile regression-based seasonal adjument”, defending first semester 2020;

- Giovanni Bonaccolto, topic “Quantile regression applications in finance”, defended first semester 2016, actual position: untenured Assistant Professor, University Kore Enna;

 

PhD in Economics and Management, Department of Economics and Management “Marco Fanno”, University of Padova, supervised students:

- Zahra Mohammadi Nikpour, co-supervisor (main supervisor Prof. Paola Valbonesi), topic “The economics of conflicts”, defending first semester 2019;

- Francesco Poli, thesis “News and the cross-sectional and geographical diffusion of jumps with a link to systemic risks”, defended in the second semester of 2017, actual position: research associate, Imperial College London;

- Nancy Zambon, thesis “Pricing and risk management implications of jump, co-jumps and multi-jumps”, defended in the first semester of 2017, actual position: post-doc researcher, University of Padova, Department of Economics and Management;

- Mayank Gupta, thesis “Efficiency and diversification in emerging and frontier markets”, defended in the first semester of 2016; actual position Assistant Professor at Jindal Global University, New Delhi, India;

- Michele Costola, thesis “Essays in financial econometrics”, defended in the second semester of 2013; actual position post-doctoral fellow, Goethe University Frankfurt;

- Gabriel Gonzalo Velo, thesis “Realized Volatility: Macroeconomic determinants, Forecasting and Option trading”, defended in January 2012; actual position, Moody’s Analytics, London;

 

Post-doc research grants:

- 2020-2022, supervisor of Francesco Poli, posti-doc research grant within the project “HiDEA: Advanced Econometrics for High-frequency Data”;

- 2016, supervisor of Giovanni Bonaccolto, post-doc research grant within the project “Multi-jumps in financial asset prices: detection of systemic events, relation with news, and implications for pricing”;

- 2011-2013, supervisor of Gabriel Velo, post-doc research grant on financial econometrics and high frequency data;

- 2010/2011, supervisor of Paolo Santucci de Magistris (now Associate Professor, Luiss University, Rome) for the post-doc research grant “Informatics instruments for market risk measurement by high frequency data”;

- 2010/2011, supervisor of Gian Piero Aielli for the post-doc research grant “Informatics instruments for optimal portfolio allocation”;

 

PhD/Master committees and referee activity:

- 2019 Complutense University of Madrid, member of the PhD committee for the defences of Javier Ojea Ferreiro;

- 2017 Complutense University of Madrid, member of the PhD committee for the defence of Laura Garcia Jorcano;

- 2017 University of Padova, Department of Statistical Sciences, member of the PhD defence committees in Statistics;

- 2016 University Ca’ Foscari Venezia, member of the PhD committee for the defense of Komla Mawulom Agudze;

- 2016 external referee for the dissertation of Shatha Hashem, PhD candidate in Economics and Management of Technology, University of Pavia;

- 2016 external referee for the dissertation of Andrea Bucci, PhD candidate in Economics Policy, Università Politecnica delle Marche;

- 2014 University Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Paris I – Sorbonne University (joint program), member of the PhD Committee for the defense of Lorenzo Frattarolo;

- 2014 Paris I – Sorbonne, external member of the PhD Committee for the defense of Peter Addo;

- 2014 New Economic School Moscow, reviewer for the Master Dissertation of Mikhail Makhyanov, “Modeling vast-dimensional joint density using spatial copulas”;

- 2011 Paris I – Sorbonne, external member of the PhD Committee for the defense of Ludovic Cales;

- 2010, member of the examination committee of the Doctorate in Economics, XXI and XXII edition, University of Milano;

- 2009, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Western Australia, Referee, 1 dissertation;

 

Research interests

- financial econometrics, financial time series analysis; quantitative methods for empirical finance, and empirical economics;

- market risk measurement and systemic risk measurement through dynamic models;

- multivariate models for financial market variances: GARCH, stochastic volatilities and their extensions; feasible parameterisations and efficient multi-step estimation approaches; application in asset allocation and market risk measurement; robust methods for model comparison; the curse of dimensionality; common patterns in the conditional variances; causality in variances; range based models;

- long term investment strategies: optimal strategies for agents with short term liquidity constraints; performance evaluation of long term investment plans and strategies; robust and optimal choice of agents optimizing criteria;

- active portfolio management: quantitative based strategies; performance evaluation of actively managed funds; style analysis and adherence to the benchmarks;

- high frequency data: conditional duration models, multivariate approaches and their possible application in high frequency quantitative trading; market microstructure and empirical analysis of market efficiency;

- spatial econometrics methods in finance; quantile regression methods in economics and finance;

 

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