Covenant World Leader in the Field of Option Pricing; Hedging; Black-Scholes Equation
Covenant University has emerged the best in the world in the field of Option Pricing; Hedging; Black-Scholes Equation, according to the latest computations by Elsevier SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide.
The computations, spanning the period between 2014 and 2017, saw Covenant ranked 1st among the top 100 institutions in the world on this topic, by scholarly output. Covenant’s 101 scholarly outputs, 828 views count, and 161 citation count placed her above Nigeria’s premier university, the University of Ibadan, which emerged 2nd.
Other universities in the top 10 list on this topic were Guilan University, National Center for Scientific Research, France, Islamic Azad University, Carnegie Mellon University, and Ecole Polytechnique among others.
Also, occupying the top position among the leading 500 authors worldwide on this topic was Dr. Sunday Edeki of the Department of Mathematics, Covenant University. The author, whose research interests feature Stochastic Analysis and Financial Mathematics, had 6 scholarly outputs.
Another Covenant author in the top 10 list was Mrs. Grace Alao (9th), of the Department of Mathematics.