Viviana Fanelli is Associate Professor of Mathematical Methods of Economics, Actuarial Science and Finance at the University of Bari Aldo Moro in Italy. She has also been an advisor at Mantho Solutions Ltd., London, where she focused on mathematical modelling and quantitative analysis. She has been appointed as course leader on financial risk management at a GARP-ERP Certification Program and as lecturer in energy finance at MIP - Polytechnic of Milan. Her research interests cover commodity finance, asset pricing, arbitrage strategies, dynamic models, interest rate and credit risk modelling. She regularly publishes in academic journals, including Quantitative Finance, European Journal of Operational Research, Applied Energy and Nonlinear Analysis RWA. Viviana holds a PhD in mathematical methods for financial and economic decisions.
A concise survey of arbitrage pricing models for commodities, this book may serve as an introduction to the subject and a textbook for a course on commodity price modeling with an eye toward implementation. -Professor Andrea Roncoroni, ESSEC Business School