Ekaterina Goryagina

Ekaterina Goryagina

Supervisor: Dr David Edelman

Research Interests: Portfolio management, Asset liability management, Universal portfolio, Asset pricing, Risk management, Pensions.

Thesis Title: Investing with Minimal Regret.



Ekaterina holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from UCD and a Bachelor of Economics degree from Belgorod State University (Russia). She graduated with First Class Honours from MSc Finance program at UCD.  Ekaterina received the “UCD Business School Doctoral Scholarship” in 2014. She successfully defended her PhD thesis in May 2019, where John Mulvey of Princeton University acted as an external reviewer.


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Teaching Experience:

Ekaterina was an assistant lecturer for the Portfolio Management module for BComm students.

Ekaterina has also tutored a number of courses for several years:

MSc Finance/Quantitative Finance:

MSc Actuarial Studies and BSc Economics and Finance: 

Bachelor of Commerce:


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