Ludwig B. Chincarini

Ludwig B. Chincarini, CFA, Ph.D.

Academic Consultant

Ludwig is a Professor of Finance in the School of Management at the University of San Francisco. He also contributes to the research process at WEDGE as an academic consultant collaborating on such matters as portfolio management processes, quantitative equity management and other quantitative portfolio theories. Working with the quantitative investment team at WEDGE for over 10 years, they have produced two academic papers on Selectivity Theory, both of which have been published in the European Financial Management Journal. A third paper is in process and will soon be submitted for publication. In addition, he is the author of one of the classic books in the field of portfolio management entitled “Quantitative Equity Portfolio Management” and the book which formally introduced the idea of crowding as an alternative view of causes of the 2007-2008 financial crisis with the title “The Crisis of Crowding.” Ludwig received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

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