Iván Blanco is Associate Professor of Finance at CUNEF. Ivan’s current research interests include: (i) empirical asset pricing and quantitative investments, (ii) feedback effects between financial markets and the real economy and (iii) big data, machine learning and financial technology. His research output has appeared in top international finance and economic journals like "The Journal of Financial Economics", "Journal of Corporate Finance", “Journal of Empirical Finance” or “The Energy Journal”.
Prior to joining CUNEF, he worked for BBVA in CVA and Counterparty Risk Management, for Banco Santander in the Quantitative Model Validation team and as a Senior Quantitative Algorithmic Trader in Arfima Trading. Ivan has also worked as an independent consultant for numerous national and international firms, mainly on issues related to Financial Markets, Investments and Asset Pricing.