JNTF 1.2 Authors
The Journal of Network Theory in Finance
Volume 1, Number 2
Ilja Kristian Kavonius
Ilja Kristian Kavonius is a Senior Economist-Statistician at the European Central Bank. Additionally, he holds a Doctor of Social Sciences and is an Adjunct Professor (dosentti) at the University of Eastern Finland in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies. Before joining the ECB he worked in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and Statistics Finland. His work and research is mainly focused on networks based on integrated accounting systems, measurement of economy, economic development, risk and wellbeing both in economics and economic history. He has long experience of different aspects of statistics especially national accounts. In this area he is, and has been a member of several European and world-level expert groups and task forces.
Samantha Cook is currently the Chief Scientist at FNA, a software and research company devoted to network analysis. Since finishing her PhD in Statistics at Harvard University she has worked both a professor at Columbia University (New York) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) and in the industry as Quantitative Analyst at Google Research in New York. Samantha has published in statistics as well as psychology, public health, finance, and economics, and is especially interested in statistical computation and graphics.
Paweł Fiedor is a PhD candidate at the Cracow University of Economics, and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Cape Town. His research interests include econophysics, complex systems studies, and the application of information and network theories to socio-economic systems. Paweł has published papers in high impact international journals such as Physical Review E, but he also has hedge fund industry experience. He is a member of the Royal Economic Society and the IEEE.