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Dr Jia Shao is a Lecturer in Statistics and part of the Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity (CFCI) at Coventry University, UK. She received a PhD (2015) in Quantitative Finance from Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Liverpool, UK. She was a quant strategist in a hedge fund in London (2015-2016) and currently is the organization committee member for Royal Statistical Society (RSS) West Midlands Local Group, UK, service on editorial and advisory board in Journal of Academic Writing, reviewer of leading journals and assessor for universities and industry. She is the co-author of five international standing publications in journals and conference proceedings. Her principal research interests are catastrophe risk bonds, extreme value theory, semi-Markov chain, uncertainty theory and Monte-Carlo simulations. Her research outputs are concentrated on three distinct themes, namely, i) pricing and modelling financial products, especially catastrophic related; ii) Chinese pension system; and iii) shark report and tourism information in Australia. 

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Financial Mathematics, Doctorate, University of Liverpool

Award Date: 8 Dec 2015


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