Keynote Speakers

Professor Dr. Wolfgang K. Härdle, CASE - Center for Applied Statistics and Economics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät

Wolfgang K. Härdle, born in 1953, has been director of the Ladislaus von Bortkiewicz Chair of Statistics at the Department of Economics and Business Administration at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin since 1992. He is Coordinator of the "Collaborative Research Center 649: Economic Risk". Since October 2013 he has also headed the newly established International Research Training Group, a joint project with Xiamen University in China. His research interests are smoothing methods, discrete choice models, statistical modelling of financial markets and computer-aided statistics. His more recent work deals with the modelling of implied volatilities and the statistical analysis of financial risk.