Thesis supervisor: Stylianos Perrakis
Thesis title and/or subject: Option pricing
Majid Maleki is a PhD candidate in Finance at Concordia University, John Molson School of Business, specializing in Theoretical and Empirical asset pricing. His research interests primarily revolve around option pricing in financial markets, both with and without frictions. Additionally, he works on the pricing kernel puzzle, stochastic dominance approach on option pricing and options mispricing.
Prior to pursuing his PhD in Finance, he obtained a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from University of Tehran, followed by an MBA from Sharif University of Technology. Subsequently, he gained four years of professional experience as an equity research associate at Kardan Investment Bank, along with working at two other financial institutions in Iran.