About the Author
ELISA LUCIANO, Ph.D., is Full Professor of Mathematical Finance at the University of Turin (Italy), Fellow of ICER, Turin, and Associate Fellow of FERC, Cass Business School, London. She also teaches at the École Nationale Supérieure de Cachan, Paris, and at the École Supérieure en Sciences Informatiques, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France. Her main research interest is Quantitative Finance, with special emphasis on portfolio selection and risk measurement. She has published extensively in Academic journals, including the Journal of Finance and Applied Mathematical Finance.
WALTER VECCHIATO is Head of Risk Management and Research at Veneto Banca in Montebelluna Treviso, Italy. Previously he was Head of Credit Derivatives Analysis at Banca Intesa in Milan, Italy. He was also Professor of Applied Statistics in University of Pavia, Italy and he was Visiting Researcher in Financial Econometrics at University of California at San Diego, La Jolla. He enhanced his research with the presence of Nobel Economic Sciences 2003 award winner Professor Robert F. Engle. He has written and published on quantitative finance and risk management techniques. He is a referee for many academic and practitioner journals and a frequent speaker for many symposiums on Finance worldwide.