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Abhay Singh is an Associate Professor in applied finance and Deputy Director of the Centre for Corporate Sustainability & Environmental Finance. His  primary area of research is in Financial Risk Modelling, including Econometrics and Multivariate Analysis, Investment Analysis and Asset Pricing. He is leading research projects in data science with a strong focus on interdisciplinary research in data analytics and financial analytics. He has secured government and industry grant funding in excess of AUD 1,000,000 for projects related to data analytics. His ongoing projects include applications of Machine Learning in FinTech and to improve business processes, Multivariate Analysis using Vine Copulas, Financial Risk Modelling and forecasting using Econometric methods, Social Media Analytics and Text Mining. He has published my research in numerous international research outlets including high quality ABDC ranked A/A* journals.  

He has over a decade of experience in data analytics and quantitative finance research using statistical software. He is a big believer in open-source software and have been using R for data analytics and statistical computing including quantitative research methods for several years. In 2017, he published his first book, “R in Finance & Economics: A Beginners Guide” which focusses on quantitative research methods in Finance/Econometrics using R. He is recognised as an expert in telling stories using data analytics and visualisation and consults on academic and industry research projects.

Research interests

FinTech, Data Analytics, Data Visualisation, Text mining, Social Media Analytics, Time Series Econometrics, Multivariate Dependence & Risk Modelling using Copulas, Applied Statistics and Financial Risk Modelling in general.

Education/Academic qualification

Finance, PhD, Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA, Australia

Award Date: 30 Nov 2011

Management, Master of Business Administration, Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior, India

Award Date: 1 Jun 2009

Information Technology, Bachelor of Technology, Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior, India

Award Date: 1 Jun 2009

External positions

Adjunct Associate Professor, Edith Cowan University

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