I am an Assistant Professor of Corporate Finance at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Basel (Switzerland). I have been an Affiliated Researcher with the University of California at Berkeley at the Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk (Department of Economics) since 2012. 

(2018-2019) Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Zurich 

(2014-2018) Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer at the University of St Gallen 

(2012-2013) Quantitative Strategist at Pictet Geneva 

(2010-2011) Marie Curie Research Fellow at University of California at Berkeley and MSCI Inc 

(2011) PhD in Mathematics, University of Cambridge (UK)
(2005) MSc in Mathematics (Part III of the Mathematical Tripos) University of Cambridge (UK)
(2004) BSc in Mathematics, American University in Cairo (Egypt)

About me

Ola Mahmoud

Research Interests

-- behavioral finance, behavioral economics

​-- decision theory

-- sustainable finance

-- mathematical finance, mathematical economics

University of Basel

Faculty of Business and Economics

​Peter-Merian Weg 6, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland

​+41 61 207 61 30 

ola.mahmoud [at] unibas.ch