Imperial College London

Walter Distaso

Business School

Professor of Financial Econometrics
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 3293w.distaso Website

 
 
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Location

 

3.0253 Prince's GateSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Walter has joined Imperial College Business School in September 2006. He holds a PhD from the University of York. Previously, he held positions at the University of Exeter and Queen Mary, University of London. He has also been a visiting professor at the IMF.

His research interests are in the area of estimation, specification testing and prediction of financial Volatility in continuous time models; analyzing macroeconomic and financial time series using long memory models; identifying the macroeconomic determinants of stock-market volatility; studying the dependence of multivariate financial time series using copulas; evaluating competing trading strategies; analyzing the features and the effects of market microstructure noise.

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