Statistics Day 2023

octubre 24th, 2023|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER|

  The Catalan Society of Statistics and the University of Barcelona hosted the 2023 Statistics Day   October 20 , 2023.- The University of Barcelona hosted the celebration of the Annual Statistics Day organized  by the Catalan Society of Statistics. World Statistics Day is an international day to celebrate statistics. Created by the United Nations

Sustainability: Chair with Mutua Madrileña

enero 22nd, 2023|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER|

  Fundación Mutua Madrileña, RACEF and the University of Barcelona to conduct research on  Sustainability in Business and Economics             Jan 13 , 2023.- The new University of Barcelona-Fundación Mutua Madrileña Sustainability Chair has the support of the Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences (RACEF). With this initiative, the

Healthy ageing: research agreement with Fontactiv-Ordesa

mayo 4th, 2021|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER|

  FontActiv and the University of Barcelona to conduct resarch on  healthy aging   With this initiative, the brand of nutritional supplements for adults from Laboratorios Ordesa and the research team Riskcenter the University of B arcelona (UB) seeks n meet the nutritional needs of the elderly and how they influence promotion of active and

Mutualidad de la abogacia funded Chair

septiembre 17th, 2020|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER|

The rector of the University of Barcelona, Joan Elias, and the president of Mutualidad Abogacía Foundation, Enrique Sanz Fernández-Lomana, signed a collaboration agreement from which results the Chair UB – Escuela del Pensamiento Mutualidad Abogacia Foundation on the Economics of Ageing. The new chair, to be led by the dean of the Faculty of Economics


abril 1st, 2019|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER, UBZurich|

Recognition to Industrial PhD Alemar E. Padilla Barreto, Ph D candidate and her co-supervisors Catalina Bolancé and Montserrat Guillen received the award certificate for their contribution to develop an Industrial PhD in the insurance sector. The thesis is entitled “Quantification of the insured's overall risk to improve pricing”. The work is one of the

Data Analytics for Social Science (Postgraduate Diploma)

junio 18th, 2018|Categories: Highlights|

2018/19: Classes starting in January 2019, UB Riskcenter launches the first edition of the postgraduate diploma in Data Analytics for Social Sciences. This is a course that can be followed online via streaming or in presence at the UB. It wil lbe held on Thursadys from 17:00 to 20.00. It covers all the requierments to

Actuarial Day 2018

marzo 20th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER, UBZurich|

ACTUARIAL DAY 2018   March 16, 2018. The Actuarial Day 2018 was celebrated on March 16 at the University of Barcelona. The Actuarial Day is the main event in the Challenge program of the UBZurich Chair. In this event participating teams of the Challenge program present their concluding results of the business case.  

PhD in Economics on uncertainty in economics and finance

marzo 7th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER|

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

Catalina Bolancé supervisor award 10 th VidaCaixa-UB

diciembre 11th, 2017|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER|

Nov, 22 2017: The VidaCaixa-UB insurance award is an annual prize given to the best master thesis in the Master of Actuarial and Financial Sciences of the University of Barcelona. The winner thesis in the 10th edition was ‘Big Data of social networks: Personality traits as an explanatory variable in GLM models for insurance claim

Helena Chuliá receives a research grant from the Ramón Areces Foundation

noviembre 2nd, 2017|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER|

Helena Chuliá, member of the research group Riskcenter, has been awarded with a research grant from the Ramón Areces Foundation. The research project, entitled "Good and bad uncertainty propagation across the global economy" has been selected, jointly with 11 additional projects, from more than 80 proposals. The project will last for two years and will