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Christian Goulding

Contact Information

Address: 2300 SH-DH, 3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104


Prior Undergraduate/Graduate Degrees:


  • Vice President--Professional Services, DFA Capital Management
  • Senior Research Consultant, Travelers
  • Quantitative Analyst, BWR&B Consultants
  • Actuarial Analyst, AIG Life



Research Interests:   Asset Pricing; Financial Markets; Economics of Information; Detection, Learning, & Inference

Research Fellowships:

  • Asset Pricing, Prof. Philipp Illeditsch
  • Asset-Backed Securities, Prof. Luke Taylor
  • Corporate Finance, Prof. Alex Edmans

  • Christian Goulding (2009), Detection and identification of an unobservable change in the distribution of a Markov-modulated random sequence (with S. Dayanik), IEEE Transactions on Information Theory  Abstract
  • Christian Goulding (2008), Bayesian sequential change diagnosis (with H.V. Poor and S. Dayanik), Mathematics of Operations Research  Abstract

Awards And Honors

  • Univ. of Penn Dean's Fellowship for Distinguished Merit, 2010-2014
  • Winner, Best Interactive Presentation Award, INFORMS, 2006


Teaching Fellowships:

  • Capital Markets (MBA), Prof. Krista Schwarz
  • Capital Markets (Undergraduate), Prof. Krista Schwarz
  • Corporate Finance (MBA), Prof. Stephan Dieckmann & Prof. Howard Kaufold
  • Corporate Finance (Undergraduate), Prof. Stephan Dieckmann