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Jorge M. Uribe


Ph.D UB School of Economics, 2018 (February)

“Science is measurement” William Thomson, 1886

I am Associate Professor of the Department of Economics and Leader of the research group in Quantitative Finance at Universidad del Valle (Colombia), I am also a Research Associate at the Riskcenter of the University of Barcelona.

I have been a visiting scholar in the Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance of the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), visiting lecturer in the Master of Statistics and Operations Research run jointly by Polytechnic University of Catalonia and University of Barcelona, and I have worked for the Financial Stability Division of the Central Bank of Colombia and the Colombian National Planning Agency.

My research interests are: Financial Markets (with a focus on international finance, empirical asset pricing and risk analysis) and Energy Markets (particularly electricity, oil, and funding mechanisms for variable renewable generation).