Carlo Sala
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting in ESADE
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  • Dottore in Scienze Economiche. Universitá della Svizzera Italiana
  • M. in Banking and Finance. Universitá della Svizzera Italiana
  • Bachelor of Science in Management. Universitá degli Studi dell'Insubria

Areas of interest

  • Option pricing Risk management Asset pricing Portfolio optimization Non-parametric estimation Credit derivatives


Carlo Sala is an assistant professor of Finance in the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting at ESADE Business School. Carlo holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the Swiss Finance Institute (SFI) obtained at the University of Lugano, Switzerland. He has been visiting research at the University of Oxford (UK), the University of Milano Bicocca (Italy) and Aalto Business School (Finland).

His research and publications focuses on option and asset pricing, risk management, econometrics and mathematical finance.
Carlo teaches Derivatives, Advanced Derivatives and Asset pricing at the graduate and undergraduate level and Fintech for executives.

As a private consultant Carlo worked in the risk management sector. Among the other, Carlo has designed and built an ad-hoc risk model for the Milan branch of the international fund CO.MO.I. Previously Carlo has worked as a consultant for the financial markets in Accenture, and as a pricing analyst for the gas and power market.