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Samim Ghamami is currently a financial economist at Goldman Sachs. He is also a senior researcher at the Center for Risk Management Research at the University of California, Berkeley, and an adjunct professor at New York University.
Samim has been an associate director (acting) and a senior economist at the U.S. Treasury, Office of Financial Research, an economist at the Federal Reserve Board, and an advisor to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the Financial Stability Board. He has also been a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley, Economics Department, a quantitative researcher at Barclays Capital, a senior quantitative researcher at MSCI, and a post-doctoral researcher at CREATE Homeland Security Center.
His publications have appeared in journals including the Journal of Financial Intermediation, Management Science, Journal of Applied Probability, Journal of Derivatives, and Mathematics of Operations Research. He has a doctorate in mathematical finance and operations research from the University of Southern California and a master’s in operations research from the University of Tehran.