Dr. Schinckus

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Dr. Christophe Schinckus, Ph.D. holds the position of Adjunct Professor of Economics & Finance at UGSM-Monarch Business School Switzerland. Dr. Schinckus is a commercial engineer and holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne and a Postdoctoral from the University of Québec at Montreal (UQAM). He also holds a M.A. in Philosophy of Science from the University of Louvain as well as a M.Sc. in Risk Management and a B.Sc in Computer Sciences. Dr. Schinckus is now finishing is second PhD in Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge, UK.

Dr. Schinckus presently holds the position of Full Professor of Finance at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Vietnam Campus). He is an active academic who attends numerous international conferences. He published more than 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals in which he also has editorial and referee activities. His research interest focus on financial economics and more precisely behavioral finance and econophysics (statistical physics applied to finance). For several years, Dr. Schinckus was a research consultant for private companies, such as: JPMorgan and Suez Gaz de France.

Academic Positions Held
  • Professor of Economics & Finance, UGSM-Monarch Business School Switzerland
  • Full Professor of Finance – Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Vietnam Campus), Australia
  • Visiting Professor – LSE-London School of Economics
Academic Positions Held In The PastAssociate Professor of Finance, University of Leicester, UK
  • Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Leicester, UK
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Teluq-Univesite du Quebec a Montreal, UQAM
  • Lecturer in Economics-Univesite du Quebec a Montreal, UQAM
  • Teaching Assistant – Facultés Universitaires St-Louis- Brussels
Academic Credentials
  • Ph.D in Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, UK (to be defended)
  • Post-Doctoral Studies, University of Quebec At Montreal (UQAM), Canada
  • Ph.D in Economics, University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, France.
  • M.A. in Economics, University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, France.
  • M.A in Philosophy of Science, University of Louvain, Belgium.
  • M.Sc. in Risk Management, Facultés Universitaires St-Louis, Belgium.
  • Commercial Engineer, University of Liège, Belgium.
  • B.Sc. in Computer Sciences, Hazinelle School, Belgium.
Main Academic Interests
  • Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Econophysics
  • Philosophy of Science and Finance
  • Economic Methodology
  • History of Economic Thought
Memberships
  • Member, ACBSP-Accreditation Council For Business Schools & Programs, USA
  • Member of the American Economic Association, USA
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the European Society of History of Economic Thought
Languages
  • English
  • French
Books
  • Jovanovic F. and Schinckus C. (2017), Econophysics and Financial Economics: An Emerging Dialogue, Oxford University Press
Book Chapters – Financial Economics
  • Schinckus C. (2008), “Sur l’intertextualité du concept de risque “, in Le concept de risque à la croisée des disciplines. Cartuyvels Y., (ed.) (2008), Brussels, Facultés Universitaires St-Louis Press.
  • Schinckus C. (2008), « Modèles mathématiques et schizophrénie épistémologique en finance » in Attentes d’un modèle mathématique pragmatisme de l’économie et contraintes de la théorie, Justens D. (ed.) (2008), Brussels, Ferrer Press.
Book Chapters – Philosophy and Art (in relation with Financial Economics)
  • Schinckus C. (2010), “L’expression de la postmodernité en Economie”, in Le Postmodernisme et après ?, Dayan-Herzbrun (ed.), Editions Kimé-Université Diderot, Paris.
  • Schinckus C. (2008), “Constructivisme et relativisme ou l’expression de la postmodernité dans les sciences sociales” in Epistemologie de la Sociologie, Jacquemain M. & Corcuff P, (ed.), (2008), Brussels, De Boek Press.
Book Chapters – Computer Sciences
  • Schinckus C. Wautelet Y. & Kolp M. (2009), « A Modern Epistemological Reading of Agent Orientation », in Vijayan Sugumaran (ed.), Methodological Advancements in Intelligent Information Technologies: Evolutionary Trends, New York, Information Science 5
Selected and Recent Publications – Financial Economics
  • Schinckus C. (2017), “Essay on financial information in the era of computerization”, Journal of Information Technology, forthcoming.
  • Chong F., Nguyen V. and Schinckus C. (2017), “A post-Marxist approach in Development Finance: An illustration with the Agricultural Development Fund Model” Research in International Business and Finance, forthcoming.
  • Akdere C. and Schinckus C. (2017), “Towards a new way of teaching statistics in Economics: The case of Econophysics” [with Cinla Akdere] (on invitation), Ekonomi TEK (journal of Turkish Economic Association Foundation), forthcoming.
  • Schinckus C. (2017), “Hayek and the use of physics in economics: Toward a progressive synthesis?”, Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, forthcoming.
  • Schinckus C. (2016), “1996-2016: Two decades of econophysics: Between methodological diversification and conceptual coherence” (on invitation), Special Topics issue ‘Discussion & Debate: Can economics be a physical science? The European Physical Journal, Vol. 225, p 3299–3311.
  • Pokrovskii V. and Schinckus C. (2016), “An elementary model of money circulation”, [with Vladimir Pokrovskii], Physica A, Vo. 463, p.111–122.
  • Schinckus C. (2016), “Pataphysics of Finance: A visual epistemology”, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, forthcoming – article online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2016.08.003.
  • Ausloos M., Jovanovic F. and Schinckus C. (2016), “On the usual misunderstandings between econophysics and finance: Some clarifications on modelling approaches and efficient market hypothesis”, International Review of Financial Analysis, Vol.7, p.7-14.
  • Jovanovic F., Andreadakis S. and Schinckus C. (2016), “Efficient Market Hypothesis and Fraud on the Market Theory: A New Perspective for Class Actions”, Research in International Business and Finance, [with Franck Vol. 38, p.177-190.
  • Millo Y. and Schinckus C. (2016), “A nuanced perspective on techne and episteme in finance”, International Review of Financial Analysis (ABS 3*), Vol. 46, p.124-130.
  • McCauley E., Stanley E. and Roehner B. and Schinckus C. (2016), “Editorial: 20th Anniversary of Econophysics: where are we? where do we go?”, International Review of Financial Analysis, Vol.7, p.267-269.
  • Schinckus C. (2016), “From cubist simultaneity to quantum complementarity”, Foundations of Science, Vol. 21, p.1-8.
  • Jovanovic F. and Schinckus C. (2016), “Breaking down the barriers between econophysics and financial economics [with Franck Jovanovic], International Review of Financial Analysis, Vol.7, p.256-266.
  • Schinckus C. (2016), “From the Abandon of the Gold Standard to the Hyper-real Economy”, International Journal of Baudrillard Studies, Vol. 13, No 1.
  • Schinckus C. (2015) “Positivism in finance and its implication for the diversification finance research”, International Review of Financial Analysis, vol.40, 103-106.
  • Luo Z. and Schinckus C. (2015), “The influence of the US market on herding behaviour in China”, Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 22 (13), 1055–1058.
  • Luo Z. and Schinckus C. (2015), “Herding Behaviour in asymmetric and extreme situations: the case of China”, Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 22 (11), 869–873.
  • Bucsa G., Jovanovic F., Haven E. and Schinckus C. (2014), “The Optimal Hedge Ratio in Option Pricing: The case of Exponentially Truncated Levy Stable Distribution”, Theoretical Economics Letters (ABS 1*), vol.4, no.9, 760-766.
  • Schinckus C. (2014), “Stylized facts and Multiple Realizibility in Econophysics”, Result in Physics, vol.4, 135-136.
  • Schinckus C. (2014), “The Econophysical turn and economic complexity”, Frontiers in Physics, Vol. 41, no 2.
  • Schinckus C. (2014) “A Call for a Quantum Econophysics” in Kitto and Atmanspacher H. (eds), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer.
  • Christiansen I. and Schinckus C. (2013) “Visual Finance” (with I. Christiansen), Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, vol.24, 173-194.
  • Jovanovic F. and Schinckus C. (2013) “The History of Econophysics as a New Approach in Modern Financial Theory” (with Franck Jovanovic), History Of Political Economy, vol. 45(3): 443-474.
  • Jovanovic F. and Schinckus C. (2013) “Econophysics : A New Challenge for Financial Economics ?”, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, vol. 35 (3), 319 – 352.
  • Schinckus C. (2013) “How to value GDP-linked collar bonds? An introductory perspective”, Theoretical Economics Letters, vol. 3, 152-155.
  • Schinckus C. (2013) “How do Econophysicists make stable Levy Processes physically plausible”, Brazilian Journal of Physics, vol 43(4), 281-293.
  • Schinckus C. (2013) “Econophysics, a new step in the evolution of physical sciences” (on invitation), Contemporary Physics [Impact factor: 3.736], vol.54, no1, 17-32.
  • Schinckus C. (2013) “Between complexity of modelling and modelling of complexity: An essay on econophysics”, Physica A., vol. 392, 3654–3665.
  • Jovanovic F. and Schinckus C. (2013) “Towards a transdisciplinary econophysics”, Journal of Economic Methodology , Vol.20 (2), 164-183.
  • Schinckus C. (2012) “Agent-based econophysics and statistical econophysics”, Quantitative Finance, 12:8, 1189-1192.
  • Schinckus C. (2012) “When Physicists invade Economics”, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, Vol. 37 No. 2, June, 2012, 179–86.
  • Gingras Y. and Schinckus C. (2012) “The Institutionalization of Econophysics in the shadow of physics”, Journal of the History of Economics Thought, March 2012 vol. 34, 109-130.
  • Bay Th. And Schinckus C. (2012) “Critical Finance Studies: An interdisciplinary perspective” (with Th.Bay), Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics (ABS 1*), January, vol.24: 1-6.
  • Schinckus C. (2012) “Financial Economics and Non-Representative Art”, Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, January 2012 24: 77-97Bucsa G., Jovanovic F. & Schinckus C. (2011), “A unified econophysics for price return distributions”, Physica A, forthcoming.
  • Schinckus C. (2011), “Archeology of Behavorial Finance”, Journal of Behavioral Finance, forthcoming.
  • Schinckus C. (2011), “What can Econophysics contribute to Financial Economics ?”, International Review of Economics, forthcoming.
  • Gingras Y. & Schinckus C. (2011), “The Institutionalization of Econophysics in the shadow of physics”, Journal of the History of Economics Thought, forthcoming.
  • Schinckus C. (2011), “The importance of Communicative Rationality on Financial Markets”, Journal of Economic and Social Research, forthcoming.
  • Schinckus C. (2010), “Is Econophysics a new discipline ? A neo-positivist argument”, Physica A, Vol. 389, 3814-3821.
  • Schinckus C. (2010), “A Reply to comment on Econophysics and Economics: Sister disciplines ?” in American Journal of Physics, Vol.78 (8), 789-791.
  • Schinckus C. (2010), “Econophysics and Economics: Sister disciplines ?” in American Journal of Physics, Vol.78, n°4, 1-3.
  • Schinckus C. (2010) “Semiotic Approach of Financial Marketplace” Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, Vol. 22, n°1, 317–333.
  • Schinckus C. Wautelet Y. et Kolp M., (2010) « Software Development Life Cycles Evolution: an Epistemological Approach » International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach, Vol. 3, n°1, 21-40.
  • Schinckus C., (2009) « Economic Uncertainty and Econophysics », Physica A, Vol 388, n° 20, pp.4414-4423.
  • Schinckus C., (2009) « Finance comportementale, emergence d’un nouveau paradigme », Revue d’Histoire des Sciences Humaines, n°20, Juin 2009.
  • Schinckus C. (2008), « The Financial Simulacrum », Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol 73/3 – pp.1076-1089.
  • Schinckus C. (2007), « Sur la pluridisciplinarité en Finance », Revue d’Economie Financière, Vol.83, Février 4.
  • Schinckus C. (2004), « Sociology and Semiotics of Financial Markets Finance », Journal of Alternative Perspective on Finance, Vol.1, December.
Selected and Recent Publications – Philosophy and Art (in relation with Financial Economics)
  • Schinckus C. (2010), “Considérations épistémologiques sur les conditions d’émergence de La Créatique chez Isidore Isou”, EpistemoCritique, forthcoming.
  • Schinckus C. (2007), « Rorty : Une critique davidsonienne du réalisme putnamien » in « Faut-il avoir peur du relativisme », Revue Tracés ENS, Lyon, Février.
  • Schinckus C. (2010), “Art of Finance: When artists use financial economics as source of inspiration, Leonardo (MIT-Press), forthcoming.
Selected and Recent Publications – Computer Science (in relation with Financial Economics)
  • Schinckus C., Wautelet Y. et Kolp M. (2006), « Multi-Agent Spiral Software Engineering: A Lakatosian Approach», Cahier du CEREC, Vol.2, Janvier.
  • Schinckus C. Wautelet Y. et Kolp M. (2008), « A Modern Epistemological Reading of Agent Iterative Software Engineering » », International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies, Vol. 4, July-September.
Editorial Activities
  • Member of Editorial board & Editor in Chief [2011 to 2014] of International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering;
  • Associate Editor of Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination;
  • Associate Editor of International Journal of Management Concepts & Philosophy;
  • Topic Editor for the Research in International Business and Finance
  • Guest Editor (invited) for a special issue dedicated to “Critical Perspective on Finance” in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics;
  • Guest Editor (invited) for a special issue dedicated to “Econophysics” in the International Review of Financial Analysis;
  • Member of Editorial board of Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics; Journal of Economics and International Finance; Research in International Business and Finance; Advances in Economics, Trends in Economics.
  • Guest Editor (invited) for a special issue dedicated to ““Economics and Business at the Interface of Natural Sciences” [guest editors with D. Drakopoulos and F. Chong], Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics.
  • Guest Editor (invited) for a special issue dedicated to “A quantitative turn in the History of Economics: Lessons from the History, Sociology, and Economics of Science” [guest editors with J. Edwards and Y. Girault], Journal of Economic Methodology
  • Guest Editor (invited) for a special issue dedicated to “Econophysics Network” [guest editors with M. Ausloos, T. Di Matteo and R. Kutner], Physica A.
  • Referee for Cambridge University Press (book), Elsevier Publisher (book), American Journal of Physics, Physica A, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Journal of Philosophical Economics, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering, Journal of Economics, Journal of Business Ethics, Banking and Finance, Journal of Economics and International Finance, Algorithmic Finance, Applied Economics, Advances in Economics, Journal of Economic Methodology, International Review of Financial Analysis, Quantitative Finance