University of Barcelona

Actuarial and Financial Sciences

Teaching staff

TEACHING STAFF CODE SUBJECT CREDITS SEMESTER
Ajour El Zein, Samer 568961 FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT 5 1
Associated Professor. PhD in Bussiness Administration and Management Universitat de Barcelona. Bussiness Department. Teaching courses: Financial Risk Management. Research thematics: Finance and Sustainability. Member of the School of Bussiness Management (EAE), of which is the Vice-Dean of Undergrad Courses. Has published research papers about finance and sustainability.
Alcañiz Zanón, Manuela 568968 STATISTICAL MODELS 2.5 1
Tenured Professor. PhD in Economics Universitat de Barcelona and  post-grad in Mathematics also in Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Econometrics, Statistics and Applied Economics. Teaching Courses: Statistical Models. Research Thematics: Statistical Sampling, Aging and Dependency , Circulation Safety. Course Coordinator of the Undergrad Degree in Mathematics Universitat de Barcelona and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Membre of Grupo de Innnovación Docente de Análisi de Datos en Economía y Empresa. Has published research papers in internationally acclaimed publications.
Ayuso Gutiérrez, Mercedes 568955 ACTUARIAL STATISTICS 5 1
568950 INSURANCE STATISTICS (CF) 6 1
568953 PUBLIC PLANS OF PROVISION (CF) 6 2
568976 APPLIED STATISTICAL MODELS 2.5 1
University Professor. PhD in Economics and Bussiness Sciences. Departament of Econometrics, Statistics and Applied Economics. Teaching courses: Actuarial Statistics, Applied Statistic Models, Public Pensions. Research Thematics: Longevity, Pensions, Aging Economics, Dependency, Risk Management in Life and Non-Life Insurance. Member of  International Actuarial Association, European Actuarial Association, Col·legi d'Actuaris de Catalunya, Instituto de Actuarios Españoles, Foro de Expertos BBVA Pensiones, Comissión Envejecimiento Fundación General CSIC.
Boj Val, Eva 568954 ACTUARIAL MATHEMATICS 5 2
568967 ADVANCED MODELS  2.5 1
568982 FINAL PROJECT COORDINATOR 15 1-2
Tenured Professor. PhD in Actuarial and Financial Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching Courses: Actuarial Mathematics, Advanced Models in Actuarial Mathematics, Numerical Calculus, final Project Coordinator. Resaerch thematics: Non-life Actuarial Mathematics, Multivariate Financial Analysis. Member of Grupo de investigación Modelización Financiera y Actuarial (2017SGR228). Member of the Col·legi d'Actuaris de Catalunya, Sociedad de Estadística e Investigación Operativa. Member of the Longevity Institute Coordinator of the Grupo de Innovación Docente Consiolidado EIA-MEFA. Has published research papers in internationally acllaimed publications.
Bolancé Losilla, Catalina 568962 QUANTITATIVE RISK MANAGEMENT 5 1
University Professor. PhD in Market Techniques and Research, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Econometrics, Statistics and Applied Economics. Teaching Courses: Quantitative risk Management. Research Thematics: Risk Measurement. Member of BGSMath, SEIO SoCE. Editor of the North American Actuarial Journal and Mathematics. Director Catedra UB-Zurich, Part-time professor of Undergrad Courses in Data Mining and data science in UOC.
Bosch Príncep, Manuela  568951 MATEMÁTICA DEL SEGURO (CF) 6 2
568966 PENSIONS PLANS. ALM 5 1
Tenured Professor. PhD in Economic and Bussiness Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching courses: Pension Plans. ALM. and Insurance Mathematics. Research Thematics: Public and Private Pensions. Member of Grupo de investigación Modelización Financiera y Actuarial (2017SGR228).  Member of Col·legi d'Actuaris de Catalunya, International Actuarial Association, European Actuarial Association and Col·legi d'Economistes de Catalunya. Member of the Longevity Institute and the European Observatory of Complementary Social Provision. Has published reasearch and scientific divulgation papers. Master Coordinator.
Calleja Cortés, Pedro 568971 COOPERATION AND STRATEGIES IN FINANCE AND INSURANCE 2.5 1
Associated Professor. PhD in Economics, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching Courses: Cooperation and Strategies in Finance and Insurance. Research Thematics: Game Theory and Applications. Has published research papers in Economic(GEB, IJGT, SCW, MSS) and Operational Investigation(MOR, EJOR, AOR, ORL) publications
Castañer Garriga, Anna 568973 REINSURANCE 2,5 1
Aggregated Professor. PhD in Bussines Sciences Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching Courses: Reinsurance. Research Thematics: Solvency and Risk Theory. Member of the Reseacrh Group Modelització Financera i Actuarial (2017SGR228), Longevity Institute and the Consolidated Teaching Innovation Group: Innovació en Matemàtica Econòmica i optimització (mathEopt). Has published research papers in internationally acclaimed publications.
Chulià Soler, Helena 568958 FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS 5 2
568970 MULTIVARIANT FINANCIAL ANALISIS 2.5 1
Aggregated Professor. PhD in Quantitative Finance, Universitat de València. Department of Econometrics, Statistics an Applied Economics. Teaching Courses: Financial Econometrics Multivariate financial Analysis. Research Thematics: International Finance, Uncertainty in Financial Markets. Member of the Asociación Española de Finanzas (AEFIN) and the research grup Riskcenter. Has published research papers in internationally aclaimed publications.
Claramunt Bielsa, M.Mercé 568959 STOCHASTIC FINANCE 5 2
568963 SOLVENCY 5 2
Tenured Professor. PhD in Economic and Bussiness Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching Courses: Stocastic Finances, Solvency. Research thematics: Solvency, Risk Theory, Reinsurance, Social Provision. Principal Investigator of the Grup de Recerca Modelització Financera i Actuarial(2017SGR228), Longevity Institute, Observatori dels Sistemes de la Previsió Social Complementaria Member of the Col·legi d'Actuaris de Catalunya,  International Actuarial Association and the European Actuarial Association  . Has published research papers in internationally aclaimed publications.
Costa Cor, Teresa 568954 ACTUARIAL MATHEMATICS 5 2
568956 NUMERICAL CALCULUS 2.5 1
Tenured Professor. PhD in Bussiness Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching Courses: Numerical Calculus, Actuarial Mathematics. Research Thematics: Non-life Insurance, Distance Based Models. Member of the reseacrh group Modelización Financiera y Actuarial (2017SGR228). Member of the Longevity Institute Member  and the European Observatori for Complementary Social Provision. Member of Col·legi d'Actuaris de Catalunya, International Actuarial Association and the European Actuarial Association
Gil Lafuente, Anna M. 568972 COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN FINANCE AND INSURANCE 2.5 1
University Professor. PhD in Economic Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Bussiness Sciences. Teaching courses: Computacional Intelligence in Finance and Insurance. Research Thematics: Financial Analysis, Management Operational Techniques, Multivalent Analysis. Member of the Grupo de Investigación de Economía y Gestión de la Incertidumbre, Modelos de Información Empresarial, Técnicas para la toma de Decisiones and Riskcenter.
Gómez Puig, Marta 568960 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL ECONOMICS 5 1
University Professor. PhD in Economics, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Economics, Economic Theory. Teaching courses: International Financial Economics. Research thematics: International Economics, International Financial Markets. Member of Asociación Española de Economía y Finanzas Internacionales (AEEFI), Comité Asesor Técnico de los Índices de referncia del IBEX. Has published research papers in internationally acclaimed publications.
González-Vila Puchades, Laura 568974 ACTUARIAL OPERATIONS WITH GROUPS AND DISABILITY 2.5 1
Tenured Professor. PhD in Economic and Bussiness Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching courses: Actuarial Operations with Groups and Disability. Research Thematics:  Applications of Fuzzy Set Theory in Insurance and Finance, Actuarial and Uncertainty Modelling. Member of the Grupo de investigación Modelización Financiera y Actuarial (2017SGR228) and the  Longevity Institute. Has been a speaker in National and International Congresses of Finance, Insurance and Uncertainity and is the author of research papers published in specialized magazines.(Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Revista Española de Financiación y Contabilidad, etc.).
Mármol Jiménez, Maite 568963 SOLVENCY 5 2
Tenured professor. PhD in Economic and Bussiness Sciences. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Research thematics Solvency, Risk Theory.  Member of the Grupo de investigación Modelización Financiera y Actuarial (2017SGR228)  and the Longevity InstituteInsurance actuarian, has published research papers in publications of national and international acclaim.
Martí Pidelaserra, Jordi 568980 ACCOUNTING FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES 2.5 1
Tenured Professor. PhD in Economics and Bussiness Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Bussiness, Accounting section. Teaching courses: Accounting in Insurance. Research thematics: Accounting. Member of Asociación Española de Profesores Universitarios de Contabilidad, Associació Catalana de Comptabilitat i Direcció, Col·legi d'Economistes. Has published researchpapers in internationally acclaimed publications.  
Martínez Buixeda, Raül  568979 ADVANCED FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS:STRUCTURED PRODUCTS 2.5 1
Tenured Professor. PhD in Bussiness Sciences Universitat de Barcelona. Bussiness Department. Teaching Courses: Advenced Financial Instruments: Structured Products. Research Thematics: Risk Inference in Critical Stress Scenarios. Has held executive positions in renowned corporations in Madrid and Barcelona. Has published research papers in internationally acclaimed publications. Has teached finance related courses in universities such as UPC or ESADE.
Morillo, Isabel 568952 QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR FINANCIAL PRICING (CF) 6 1
568951 INSURANCE MATHEMATICS(CF) 6 2
Lecturer Professor. PhD in Economic and Bussiness Sciences. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching Courses: Quantitative Methods for Financial Pricing and Insurance Mathematics. Research Thematics Car Insurance and Financial Derivatives. Member of the Longevity Institute.
Moriña, David 568957 PROGRAMMING AND APPLICATION 2.5 1
Visiting Professor. PhD in Mathematics and undergrad in Statistic in Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Department of Econometrics, Statistics and Applied Economics. Teaching courses: Programming and Applications. Has published over 40 articles in international scientific magazines and has been the principal investigator on numerous national and international projects. Member of the national net Biostadística BioStatNet.
Ortíz Gracia, Luís 568964 ADVANCED QUANTIFICATION OF RISK 5 2
Lecturer Professor. PhD in Mathematics Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Department of Econometrics, Statistics and Applied Econometrics. Teaching Courses: Advanced Quantification of Risks. Associated Editor of the Journal of Computational Finance.
Ribas Marí, Carmen 568951 INSURANCE MATHEMATICS(CF) 6 2
Tenured Professor. PhD in Economic and Bussiness Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching Courses: Insurance Mathematics. Research Thematics: Life Insurance, Differential Games. Member of the Grup d'Investigació Modelització Financera i Actuarial (2017SGR228) and the Longevity Institute. Member of the Col·legi d'Actuaris de Catalunya, de la International Actuarial Association i la European Actuarial Association.
Roch Casellas, Oriol 568959 STOCHASTIC FINANCE 5 2
Part-time professor. PhD in Bussiness Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching courses: Stocastic Finance. Research Thematics: Finacial modelization, Portfolio Optimization, Social Provision. Member of the Longevity Institute and the European Observatory for Complementary Social Provision. Has published research papers in internationally acclaimed publications.
Santolino Prieto, Miguel Ángel 568955 ACTUARIAL STATISTICS 5 1
568950 INSURANCE STATISTICS (CF) 6 1
568981 INSTITUTIONAL OR COMPANY PLACEMENT 5 1
University Professor. PhD in Bussines Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona. Departement of Econometrics, Statistics and Applied Economics. Teaching Courses: Actuarial Statistics, Insurance Statistics, Institutional or Company Placement. Research thematics: Risk Quantification, Statistics, Econometrics, Motor Accidents, Disputed Claim Resolution Methods in Insurance. Member of Riskcenter and the Grup de Innovació Docent d'Anàlisi de Dades en Economia i Finances.
Sarrasí, Javier 568951 INSURANCE MATHEMATICS (CF) 6 2
568981 INSTITUTIONAL OR COMPANY PLACEMENT. COORDINATOR 5 1
568973 REINSURANCE 2.5 1
Tenured Professor. PhD in Economics and Bussiness Sciences with extraordinary mention. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching courses: Insurance Mathematics and Reinsurance. Research thematics: Insurance and Solvency, has published research papers in internationally acclaimed publications, as well as presented thesis in international congresses. Member of the Longevity Institute. Member of Col·legi d'Actuaris de Catalunya International Actuarial Association, European Actuarial Association..
Simon, Matthieu 568969 FURTHER STUDIES IN STOCHASTIC FINANCE 2.5 1
Visiting professor. PhD in Ecocomics,  Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching courses: Further Studies in Stocasthic Finance. Research thematics: Epidemic Modelling, Ruin Theory, Financial Mathematics. Has published research papers in tnernationally acclaimed publications 
Torra Porrás, Salvador 568958 FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS 5 2
568953 PUBLIC PLANS OF PROVISION (CF) 6 2
568977 EMPIRICAL FINANCE 2.5 1
Tenured Professor. PhD in Economics, Universitat de Barcelona. Diploma in International Commerce, by the Cambra de Comerç de Catalunya and Diploma in Quantitative and Informatic Methods by the Universitat de Barcelona.  Department of Statistics, Econometrics and Applied Economics. Teaching Courses: Financial Econometrics, Empirical Finance and Public Plans of Provision. Research Thematics: Non-lineal Modelization, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Economics and Finance. Member of Instituto Español de Analistas Financieros, de la Asociación Catalana de Inteligencia Artificial, del Col·legi d'Economistes de Catalunya, Miembro de la Asociación Española de Analistas Técnicos y de la Societat Catalana d'Estadística. 
Varea Soler, Fco. Javier 568949 INSURANCE FUNDAMENTALS (CF) 6 1
568974 ACTUARIAL OPERATIONS WITH GROUPS AND DISABILITY 2.5 1
Tenured Professor. PhD in Economic and Bussiness Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona. Department of Economic, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. Teaching Courses: Insurance Fundamentals, Actuarial Operations with Groups and Disability. Research Thematics: Longevity, LTC, Social Provision. Director of the Longevity Institute and the European Observatory of Social Provision Systems. Member of the Col·legi d'Actuaris de Catalunya, de la International Actuarial Association, European Actuarial Association. 
Viola Comabella, Joaquim 568965 TAX LAW, BANKING AND CAPITAL MARKETS 5 2
Associated Professor. PhD in Law. Department of Private Law. Teaching Courses: Tax Law, Banking and Financial Markets. Research Thematics: Credits Entities. Member of the Col·legi d'Advocats d'Andorra.
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