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Barbara Będowska-Sójka

Poznań University of Economics and Business


Barbara Będowska-Sójka is a full professor and head of the Department of Econometrics at the Poznań University of Economics, Poland. Her main research interests are in financial markets, financial econometrics, fintechs, data analysis, and the application of network science to financial data. Recently she focuses on the cryptocurrency markets, the measures of volatility and liquidity based on the high frequency data, coherence of the proxies and the volatility-liquidity dependencies. She has already published in: Energy Economics, Resources Policy, Journal of Financial Stability, Research in International Business and Finance, North American Journal of Finance, Finance Research Letters, Risk Management, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Physica A. She is as an associate editor of two journals, Research in International Business and Finance, and Studies in Economics and Finance. She is a member of COST Action 19130 'Fintech and Artificial Intelligence in Finance - Towards a transparent financial industry' since June 2022. She has participated in more than 80 scientific conferences in the field of finance.

Key Achievements and Outputs

Project leader in three scientific grants funded by the National Science Centre in Poland and the participant in three other. Editorial board member in Research in International Business and Finance and in Studies in Economics and Finance.

Research Interests

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I have almost 20 years of experience in the Department of Econometrics and a proven track record of publishing papers in quantitative finance. My expertise is related to risk evaluation and assessment, different risk measurement techniques, risk modelling and contagion between markets and instruments. My research interests are recently centered around cryptocurrencies, fintechs and network analysis.

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