Deyan Radev, PhD gained his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Sofia University in 2006 and his Master’s degree in International Business Economic Relations from the University of Konstanz in 2008. In 2013, Dr. Radev defended his dissertation “Systemic Risk and Contagion in the European Union” with Summa Cum Laude at Goethe University Frankfurt. The dissertation received two German national awards: The Special Prize by Deutsche Bundesbank and the Hochschulpreis by the German Institute for Capital Markets for Best Dissertation or Habilitation in Germany. Dr. Radev’s systemic risk indices are in daily operational use by the European Central Bank and are regularly reported in European Systemic Risk Board’s Risk Dashboard.
After 2013, Dr. Radev was a postdoctoral researcher at Goethe University Frankfurt, before joining University of Bonn in 2016 as a Lecturer in Finance. In February 2020, he joined Sofia University as assistant professor of fintech and banking.
Dr. Radev has published academic research in the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Risk, International Review of Economics and Finance, Springer Verlag’s Studies in Systems, Decision and Control, ECB’s Financial Stability Review and others.
Dr. Radev’s scientific interests lie the fields of Blockchain, FinTechs and Digitalization, Financial Economics, Bank Resolution, Banking Regulation, Banking and Financial Stability, Risk Management, Contagion, Sovereign Default, Corporate Finance, Political Economy and Applied Econometrics.
Using new measure of systemic fragility, the author ranks euro area banks and sovereigns and according to their systemic risk contribution.