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Aleš Ahčan

Aleš Ahčan

Aleš Ahčan

is Associate Professor of Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science at University of Ljubljana. With 12 years experience in consulting and more than 50 projects under his belt he has vast experience from the areas of power markets, finance and insurance. He is the author of more than 20 peer reviewed journal articles.

Luka Vidovič

Luka Vidovič

Luka Vidovič

graduated in physics from University of Ljubljana. His interests shifted gradually towards finance and risk management. He consults in various projects in corporate valuation, risk management advisory, and optimization of business processes. He also partakes as a software developer and has already obtained his PhD.

Niko Järnberg

Niko Järnberg

Niko Järnberg

is starting the final year on his masters program in quantitative finance at University of Ljubljana. Each year of studies he has been awarded among the top academic performers, simultaneously helping Swiss start-up Small Innovations launch internationally recognized products and advising SME manufacturing company on their finance and management accounting matters.

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Aljoša Feldin

Aljoša Feldin

Aljoša Feldin

received a PhD in Economics from University of Pittsburgh in 2000. He was a Mellon Fellow while finishing his thesis titled »Game Theoretic Models of Matching and Product Differentiation« under supervision of 2012 Nobel laureate Alvin E. Roth. He is currently Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Microeconomics, Industrial Organization and Game Theory. He worked as a consultant in several industries  (Telecommunications, Retail, Electrical Distribution). He published several articles in peer-reviewed academic journals.

Igor Masten

Igor Masten

Igor Masten

is an Associate Professor of Economics at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics and holds a PhD in Economics from the European University Institute. Igor has consulted several corporations and public institutions in the fields of insurance, banking, fund management, energy markets, telecommunications and market regulation. His academic research focuses on monetary and international economics and time series econometrics. His works are published in peer-reviewed journals like the International Journal of Forecasting, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Comparative Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics and Expert Systems with Applications.

Sašo Polanec

Sašo Polanec

Sašo Polanec

received a PhD in Economics from European University Institute (Florence, Italy) in 2006. He received Olga Radzyner award for his thesis titled »Supply-side Mechanisms in Transition«. He was a consultant at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (2003) and a member of Strategic Council of Slovenian government (2005). He is currently Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Econometrics, Advanced Macroeconomics and Financial Economics. He worked as a consultant in several industries  (Insurance, Telecommunications, Retail, Oil Distribution, Electrical Distribution). He published several articles in peer-reviewed academic journals such as RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of Productivity Analysis, The World Economy, The Economics of Education and Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics.

Prof. Dr. Martin Wagner

Prof. Dr. Martin Wagner

Prof. Dr. Martin Wagner

Since October 2012 Martin Wagner is Professor of Econometrics in the Faculty of Statistics of the Technical University Dortmund.

He was educated in Vienna, at the Technical University and the Institute for Advanced Studies, obtaining Diplomas in Mathematics (1995) and Economics (1998), as well as his Doctorate (2000). He obtained his habilitation in Economics in 2007 at the University of Bern.  Martin Wagner has worked at the Technical University of Vienna, the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, the University of Bern and has been Professor of Econometrics and Empirical Economics at the University of Graz before his arrival in Dortmund. Visiting positions have brought him to Princeton University and the European University Institute in Florence.