Jasmina Hasanhodzic

  • Assistant Professor
Academic Division: Finance
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Bio

Jasmina Hasanhodzic is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Babson College. Her recent research lies at the interface of finance and public finance. She has developed innovative large-scale simulation techniques to analyze features of markets such as generational risk and equity premium. She has also done work in empirical and behavioral finance, some of which gave rise to retail investment products. She co-authored two books on technical analysis, published by Wiley. Her research has been cited by The Economist, the Financial Times, and The New Yorker.

She received a Ph.D. in Economics from Boston University, where she was an NBER/Sloan Pre-Doctoral Fellow. She also holds a Ph.D. from MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a B.S. from Yale University. Prior to beginning her academic career, she worked at the hedge fund AlphaSimplex Group and at Credit Suisse.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Boston University
  • Ph D, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • BS, Yale University

Academic Interests

Asset Pricing, Macro-Public Finance, Computational Economics, Investment Management

Awards & Honors

  • 2018 — Babson Faculty Research Fund Summer Stipend, Babson College
  • 2014 — Paper Contest Finalist, Society for Computational Economics
  • 2013 — Pre-Doctoral Fellowship on the Economics of an Aging Workforce, NBER/Sloan
  • 2012 — RAND Summer Institute on Aging Scholarship, RAND Institute
  • 2011 — Boston University Women’s Guild Award, Boston University
  • 2010 — Boston University Fellowship, Boston University
  • 2002 — MIT Presidential Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Courses

  • Degree Courses 2019

    • FIN 7518 MANAGING PORTFOLIOS
    • FIN 3520 SECURITY VALUATION

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Hasanhodzic, J., Lo, A.W. (in press). On Black's Leverage Effect in Firms With No Leverage. Journal of Portfolio Management, The.
  • Hasanhodzic, J., Kotlikoff, L. (in press). Valuing Government Obligations When Markets Are Incomplete. Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking.
  • Hasanhodzic, J., Lo, A.W., Viola, E. (in press). What Do Humans Perceive in Asset Returns?. Journal of Portfolio Management, The. Emanuele Viola.
  • Hasanhodzic, J., Lo, A.W., Viola, E. (2011). A Computational View of Market Efficiency. Quantitative Finance.
  • Hasanhodzic, J., Lo, A.W. (2007). Can Hedge-Fund Returns Be Replicated?: The Linear Case. Journal of Investment Management.

Books

  • Hasanhodzic, J., Lo, A.W. (2010). The Evolution of Technical Analysis: Financial Prediction from Babylonian Tablets to Bloomberg Terminals. Wiley.
  • Hasanhodzic, J., Lo, A.W. (2009). The Heretics of Finance: Conversations with Leading Practitioners of Technical Analysis. Bloombrg Press.

Other

  • Hasanhodzic, J., Lo, A.W., Patel, P. (2009). The CS 130/30 Index: A Summary and Performance Comparison. Credit Suisse.
  • Hasanhodzic, J., Lo, A.W. (2006). Attack of the Clones. Institutional Investor's Alpha.

Presentations

  • Valuing Government Obligations When Markets are Incomplete Hasanhodzic, J. , . NBER Summer Institute, Aging Workshop, Cambridge MA (2017)
  • Valuing Government Obligations When Markets are Incomplete Hasanhodzic, J. Boston Area Finance Symposium, Brandeis University (2017)
  • Valuing Government Obligations When Markets are Incomplete Hasanhodzic, J. MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy, MIT (2017)
  • Valuing Government Obligations When Markets are Incomplete Hasanhodzic, J. Babson Faculty Research Day, Babson College (2017)
  • Valuing Government Obligations When Markets Are Incomplete Hasanhodzic, J. American Economic Association Annual Meeting, Chicago (2017)
  • Life-Cycle Economics With Macroeconomic Shocks Hasanhodzic, J. Babson College, Wellesley, MA (2015)
  • Life-Cycle Economics With Macroeconomic Shocks Hasanhodzic, J. Bentley University, Boston, MA (2015)
  • Life-Cycle Economics With Macroeconomic Shocks Hasanhodzic, J. Brown University, Providence, RI (2015)
  • Life-Cycle Economics With Macroeconomic Shocks Hasanhodzic, J. Kellogg School of Management, Chicago, IL (2015)
  • Life-Cycle Economics With Macroeconomic Shocks Hasanhodzic, J. Northeastern University, Boston, MA (2015)
  • Life-Cycle Economics with Macroeconomic Shocks Hasanhodzic, J. Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ (2015)
  • Life-Cycle Economics With Macroeconomic Shocks Hasanhodzic, J. San Francisco Fed, San Francisco (2015)
  • Life-Cycle Economics With Macroeconomic Shocks Hasanhodzic, J. Tufts University, Boston, MA (2015)
  • Life-Cycle Economics With Macroeconomic Shocks Hasanhodzic, J. , . UC Davis, Davis, CA (2015)
  • Life-Cycle Economics with Macroeconomic Shocks Hasanhodzic, J. USC Marshall School of Business, Los Angeles, CA (2015)
  • Generational Risk—Is It a Big Deal? Hasanhodzic, J. American Economic Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (2014)
  • Borrowing Costs and the Equity Premium in Standard OLG Models Hasanhodzic, J. Boston University/Boston College Green Line Macro Meeting, Boston, MA (2014)
  • Generational Risk and the Equity Premium in Life-Cycle Models Hasanhodzic, J. Econometric Society North American Summer Meeting, Minneapolis, MN (2014)
  • Generational Risk and the Equity Premium in Life-Cycle Models Hasanhodzic, J. NBER Summer Institute, Cambridge, MA (2014)
  • Generational Risk and the Equity Premium in Life-Cycle Models Hasanhodzic, J. Society for Economic Dynamics Meeting, Toronto, Canada (2014)
  • Borrowing Costs and the Equity Premium in Standard OLG Models Hasanhodzic, J. Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics Summer Workshop, Stanford, CA (2014)
  • Generational Risk—Is It a Big Deal? Hasanhodzic, J. Initiative for Computational Economics, Stanford, CA (2013)
  • What Do Humans Perceive in Asset Returns? Hasanhodzic, J. Yale Whitebox Conference, new Haven, CT (2012)
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