Dror Kenett

Dror Y. Kenett is a multidisciplinary financial economist, expert on financial networks, financial stability, and systemic risk. He is currently an economist at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Office of the Chief Economist, and consultant to the World Bank. He is also currently a visiting researcher at Boston University and the Israel Securities Authority (ISA), and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins university. Prior to that, Kenett held a researcher position at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Financial Research (OFR). Kenett applies his scientific background to financial stability questions, focusing on network-based models, financial contagion and spillovers, and correlation-based models. He has written OFR working papers, contributed to the OFR Financial Stability Report, and participated in the development of OFR monitoring tools.

He has published more than 40 papers in financial, physics, and engineering journals, such as the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Risk and Financial Management, Quantitative Finance, Nature Physics, and Scientific Reports. He has a Ph.D. in Physics from Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

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