Covenant Best Varsity in the Field of Option Pricing; Hedging; Black-Scholes
Nigeria’s best private higher education institution, Covenant University, has achieved yet another milestone by emerging No. 1 globally in the field of Option Pricing; Hedging; Black-Scholes Equation.
Results of the latest computations by Elsevier SciVal showed that Covenant recorded 12 publications and 38 citations to be the best among the top 10 institutions in the world in this field.
Interestingly, another Nigerian institution, University of Ibadan, was No. 2 with 10 publications and 32 citations. The nation’s premier university was followed by a pot-pouri of institutions from America, Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. These included the University of Texas at El Paso, Islamic Azad University, Ecole Polytechnique, and North China Electric Power University among others.
The leading author in the field of Option Pricing; Hedging; Black-Scholes Equation at Covenant University is Dr. Sunday Edeki with 12 publications, 38 citations and 4 h-index.
Ranked 3rd in the list of the world’s best 100 authors, Dr. Edeki, a faculty in the Department of Mathematics, has research interest in Stochastic Analysis; Financial Mathematics; Fractional Calculus; Stochastic (Numerical) Differential Equations; and Probability Theory.
The other Covenant faculty ranked among the world’s best authors in this field was Mrs. Grace Alao (formerly Akinlabi). Also of the Mathematics department, Mrs Alao, ranked 19, had 3 publications, 6 citations, and 3 h-index.