Computational Economics and Finance

Farshid Balaneji

External PhD candidate

Current position

I am an external Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Basel, Switzerland.

Fields of interest

Primary:  Machine Learning Methods in Algorithmic Trading
Secondary: Natural Language Processing

Work in Progress

Classifying the price trends on the S&P 500 by studying the news.


Master of Science: Scientific Computing
Heidelberg University - Germany
Thesis: Financial Networks: From a Copula Perspective

Master of Science: Quantitative Finance
University of Bologna - Italy
Thesis: Studying Banking systems In the Light of System's Signature

Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering
Amir Kabir University of Technology - Iran