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Stefano Cavagnetto


Head of the School of Business and the MSc programme in International Management, Stefano also pursues his own professional and educational interests in mathematics, ethics, behavioural finance and business management.

Stefano teaches Finance, Business Ethics, Statistics, Programming and Management Research at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. 

Stefano holds a PhD in Mathematics (Charles University, Institute of Mathematics of the Academy of Science of Czech Republic) and is a Doctor in Philosophy of Amedeo Avogadro University, in Vercelli, Italy. Stefano also holds a professional MA in Science Communication (COREP - Centre for Education and Permanent Research - of the Polytechnic-University of Turin). Stefano has been visiting scholar at Columbia University in New York City and Visiting Fellow at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Cambridge.

He has been a guest lecturer at Columbia University in New York, and at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Cambridge. At Prague College Stefano also runs the Centre for Research and Interdisciplinary Studies (CRIS).

Stefano’s research lies at the boundary of philosophy, mathematics and finance. A part of his research focuses on Business Ethics, Corporate Governance and CSR, with a special interest in decision-making models and ethical decision making. A second area of research focuses on Portfolio Theory, CAPM, algorithmic trading and efficiency of financial markets, and the epistemic foundation of classic financial theory. A third area of research is focused on behavioural finance and alternative existing theories of modern finance, with particular attention devoted to fractal pricing models in the study of volatility.

In 2008 Stefano founded the Prague College Research Centre, now CRIS (Centre for Research and Interdisciplinary Studies) and he is currently exploring with his staff such diverse topics as the area where finance meets philosophy and psychology. Stefano is chief editor of the college's academic journal, the CRIS Bulletin.


Head of School

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School of Business


PhD, Charles University
Dr, Amedeo Avogadro University
MA, Polytechnic University of Turin & University of Turin