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Donatella Taurasi

Lecturer
Haas Finance Group
(510) 982 6396
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Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: By appointment
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)
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Education


PhD, Finance, Financial Markets, and Institutions, University of Bologna, Italy

MS, Finance and Financial Markets, University of Bologna, Italy

BS, Finance and Economics, University of Bologna, Italy



Positions Held


At Haas since 2012

2012- present, Lecturer, Haas School of Business

2014 – 2017 Lecturer, Hult International Business School, San Francisco

2015 – Present, Adj. Faculty, Tagliatela College of Engineering, University of New Haven

2015 – Present, Consultant & Researcher, Galvanize Inc, San Francisco

2015 – Present, Lecturer, Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership, UC Berkeley



Current Research and Interests


  • Data Science
  • Data and Analytics Strategy
  • Finance
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Psychology and Economics
  • Asset Pricing


Selected Papers and Publications


  • “Gold and the Stock Market: 3 Essays on Gold Investments”, AMS Unibo, 2013
  • “Why a Mathematician, Statistician, & Machine Learner Solve the Same Problem Differently”, GalvanizeBlog, 2016


Teaching


  • Intro to Finance, UGBA 103
  • Data & Decisions, EWMBA 200S
  • Data Analytics, EMBA 296
  • Finance & Accounting, ENGIN 270H
  • Data Science for Business, DSCI 6006


Honors and Awards


  • Alma Mater Studiorum Thesis Abroad Grant, 2007
  • Alma Mater Studiorum Research Grant, 2009-2012
  • Marco Polo Research Grant, University of Bologna, 2010
  • Best Research Dissertation, Banca di Credito Cooperativo, Italy, 2008



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