Introduction to statistical finance with R

During the first part of our meeting, Nicolas Christou gave an introduction of statistical finance in R, and presented a package he co-authored with previous PhD student David Diez (2010). Video of the talk is below:

During the second part, we accommodated shorter talks outlining R users’ experiences with statistical finance in R.

Kyle Matoba, a Finance PhD student from UCLA Anderson School of Management, presented on Algorithmic Trading with R.

Bryce Little, UCLA alum, presented on Constructing Minimum Variance Portfolios with R.