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Kris Boudt

Kris Boudt


Professor of Finance and Econometrics

Ghent University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Amsterdam | Brussels

Entrepreneurial researcher, developing methods to transform data into economic and financial information.

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GARCH Models in R

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About Me

Kris Boudt

Kris Boudt is founder CEO of Sentometrics BV , a spinoff from VUB and UGent, offering large scale thematic media monitoring for every company in Belgium. He is professor of finance and econometrics at Ghent University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Amsterdam. He teaches the courses "GARCH models in R" and "Introduction to portfolio analysis in R" at DataCamp. Kris Boudt obtained his PhD in 2008 for his developments in the modelling and estimation of financial risk under non-normal distribution. He has published his research in the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Financial Econometrics, and the Review of Finance, among others. Kris Boudt received several awards for outstanding research and refereeing and is an active contributor to the open source community.

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