February 23, 2018: Jorge M. Uribe defended his thesis. Jury members were Drs.Alfonso Novales, (president, Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Christian Brownlees (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and  Lieven Baele (University of Tilburg). Dr. Uribe is an associate researcher at the Riskcenter UB, he was supervised by Drs. Helena Chuliá and Montserrat Guillen.

The thesis proposes new methods to measure uncertainty in the financial markets and it contains much of the work that is already published in highly prestigious journals.  Dr. Uribe has create an uncertainty index that is updated regularly and is available at: