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Alan J. Perlis


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I am the Senior Lecturer of Quantitative Finance at the School of Mathematics at the Monash University and a member of Monash Centre for Quantitative Finance. Before, I was a Post-Doctoral researcher at the Swiss Finance Institute at EPFL, EPFL and the European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Free University of Brussels, Belgium. My CV. Google Scholar.

What’s new?

  1. November 2020: Inside the Mind of Investors During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from the StockTwits Data is forthcoming at Journal of Financial Data Science

  2. November 2020: A New Paper! Who Influences Whom? Behavior Contagion among Investors

  3. October 2020: I have joined the advisory board of the Journal of Financial Data Science.

Working Papers (Latest first: date written):

  1. 1.Who Influences Whom? Behavior Contagion among Investors, [SSRN]

       with Xin Lin

  1. 2.Asset Pricing with Neural Networks: A Variable Significant Test, [SSRN],

       with Vincentius Franstianto

       [Reject and Resubmit at Management Science]

  1. 3.Towards Explaining Deep Learning: Asymptotic Properties of ReLU FFN Sieve Estimators, [SSRN],

       with Vincentius Franstianto and Gregoire Loeper

  1. 4.Model Risk and Disappointment Aversion, [SSRN]

       with Loriano Mancini and Stoyan Stoyanov

       [under major revision: new draft coming soon!]

  1. 5.Risk Premia and Lévy Jumps: Theory and Evidence, [SSRN]

       with Julien Hugonnier and Loriano Mancini

       [Minor Revision at Journal of Financial Econometrics]

  1. 6.Time-changed Lévy processes and option pricing: a critical comment, [SSRN]

        with Kihun Nam



Papers in progress:

  1. 1.Assessing Pricing Errors in Asset Pricing Models: A Novel Econometric Evaluation Framework (Joint with Stoyan Stoyanov)

  2. 2.Smoothed Generalized Disappointment Aversion (Joint with Stoyan Stoyanov and Roméo Tédongap)

  3. 3.Hedging Climate Change in Real Time

  4. 4.The Structure of Market Sentiment

Latest Publications:


  1. Fractional Calculus and Fractional Processes with Applications in Financial Economics (joint with Frank J. Fabozzi and Sergio Focardi), Elsevier (2017).


  1. Inside the Mind of Investors During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from the StockTwits Data, forthcoming at Journal of Financial Data Science.

       Media Coverage: [RIAIntel] . [Monash] . [Lens]

  1. Modeling Tail Risk with Tempered Stable Distributions: An Overview (joint with Gregoire Loeper),  Annals of Operations Research, (2019).

  1. Quanto Option Pricing with Lévy Models (joint with Frank J. Fabozzi, Young S. Kim and Jiho Park), Computational Economics, (2018).

  1. Quantile-based Inference for Univariate Tempered Stable Distributions, (joint with David Veredas and Frank J. Fabozzi) Computational Economics, (2017).

  1. Elliptical Tempered Stable Distribution, (joint with Y. S. Kim and Frank J. Fabozzi)  Quantitative Finance, (2016).


Research Interests:

Asset Pricing

Financial Econometrics

Machine Learning

Contact Details:

Email: hasan.fallahgoul@monash.edu,


Phone: +61 (0) 3 990 59894


School of Mathematics, Level 4

9 Rainforest Walk

Monash University

3800, Victoria