Student scientific groups began work in the new seasonIn the fall semester 2022, 5 student research groups will conduct their work under the guidance of leading experts from the scientific world and industry. 37 selected students became members of the groups. Competition in groups reached 2 people per place.
The selection in the groups took place until October 03 inclusive. Among the applicants were students of Lomonosov Moscow State University, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology and New Economic School. Students could choose three groups to apply and rank them in order of priority.
This academic year, research is being conducted in the following areas:
• Currency market making;
• Stochastic volatility models;
• Factor analysis and forecasting: from stock market sentiment to inflation expectations;
• Optimal control in decentralized finance;
• Pricing & hedging of derivatives on proprietary indices.
More information about student research groups can be found on the group website.
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