Professor Christian Ewald
- Professor in Financial Economics (Economics)
Christian is the current Head of the Subject Economics at the Adam Smith Business School. He was educated at the Universities of Mainz (MSc) and Heidelberg (PhD) and holds a higher doctorate (Habilitation) from the University of Kaiserslautern. Prior to moving to Glasgow in 2011, he has held positions at the University of Sydney, Nottingham University Business School (China), University College Cork, University of St. Andrews and the University of Leeds.
Christian is a member of the Finance research cluster.
Areas of Expertise:
- Quantitative finance;
- Natural resources;
- Risk management.
- Scottish Funding Council supporting MSc’s in the Centre for Economic and Financial Studies from 2013-2016. Award: 600.000 GBP
- ARC Discovery Grant” Qualitative and quantitative aspects of Asian and Australian options, 2010, Award: 156.000 AUD
- Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada, 2010 Award: 3000 CAD
- Contribution by AoN to the project “Advanced Techniques for Asset Liability Management”, Award: 57.500 AUD
- ”Starting Grant Scheme” University of Sydney, 2009, Award: 40.000 AUD
- ”Exterior differential forms, homology and the characterization of aggregate demand”, joint project with Ivar Ekeland, sponsored by the Royal Society, 2008, Award: £3000
- ”Advanced mathematical methods in Economics and Finance”, sponsored by the UK Economics Network (Higher Education Council), 2008 Award:£3.000
Professor Ewald is interested in supervising PhD students in the following areas:
- Quantitative Finance;
- Mathematical Economics;
- Macroeconomics and Financial Linkages;
- Environmental and Resource Economics.
Current PhD students
- Jilong Chen
- Yixiao Mao
- Ruoloan Ouyang
- Yuxiang Wu
- Hai Zhang
- Zong Zhe
- Mathematical finance;
- Applied computational finance;
- Natural resource economics.
- Managing Editor of Quantitative Finance (Taylor and Francis);
- Associate Editor of the Journal of Commodity Markets (Elsevier);
- Member of the Grant Assessor Panel of the Australian Research Council;
- Honorary Professor at the University of Sydney (2011-2015);
- Member of the Grant Assessment Panel of the Carnegie Trust;
- Research Affiliate at the "Centre for Dynamic Macro Economic Analysis" and the "Centre for Research into Industry, Enterprise, Finance and the Firm" at the University of St. Andrews;
- External Examiner at the University of St. Andrews.