Daniel Linders PhD., CQF

 Daniel Linders

Contact Information

Department of Mathematics
222 Illini Hall
725 s. Wright Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Assistant Professor
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Daniël Linders obtained his master's degree in Mathematics  in 2007 at the KU Leuven. In 2009, he finished the two year program of Actuarial Science at the KU Leuven. During these two years, he did an internship at Dexia Bank Belgium and Dexia Insurance Belgium. He obtained his PhD in 2013 under the supervision of Professor Jan Dhaene (KU Leuven). His PhD is titled ‘Measuring herd behavior in stock markets’. In the period 2013-2015, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the KU Leuven, funded by the Axa Research Fund. In the period 2015-2016, he worked at the University of Amsterdam. After his PhD, he was visiting lecturer at the University of Antwerp (Belgium), Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), University of Waterloo (Canada) and ISM Adonaï (Benin). 


Research Interests

  • Comonotonicity
  • The Herd Behavior Index
  • Multivariate derivatives

Research Description

Actuarial Science and Quantitative Finance