The Rise of Big Data and Machine Learning: Can data science and quantitative methods co-exist with judgment and heuristics?

PRESENTATION January 12, 2018

Speaker / Author

Michael Melvin

Executive Director, Master of Finance Program and Pacific Center for Asset Management, UCSD

Michael Melvin’s research in investments and international finance focuses on real issues facing global investors. He has published research in topics including exchange rates, currency investing, and international equity markets. His current research is focused on currency carry trades and transaction costs and exchange rate models. Melvin’s most recent teaching position was at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. He has had past teaching positions at UCLA, UC San Diego, Arizona State University and Northwestern University. In addition to his academic achievements, Melvin is an accomplished industry researcher. Before joining the Rady School, he was Managing Director and Senior Research ... Read More