Dr. Heba Ezzat
Lecturer
Building G, Room 216

Heba M. Ezzat works as a full-time lecturer at the British University in Egypt. She is seconded from the Department of Socio-computing, Cairo University, Egypt, where she works as Assistant Professor. Heba holds a PhD in agent-based financial markets from the Department of Socio-computing, Cairo University, Egypt. She received her MSc in Operational Research and BSc in Statistics from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. Her work focuses on Financial Computing & Analytics, complex systems, behavioral finance, financial time series and econometrics, and data mining & machine learning. Heba published many papers in recognized international journals such as, Advances in decision sciences, Review of Behavioral Finance, and Review of Economics and Political Science. She presented many papers in specialized national conferences such as, The International Conference for Statistics and Computer modeling conducted by Statistics Department, Cairo University, Egypt. Heba, also, presented her work in prestigious international conferences such as, Working Group of Behavioral Finance Conference at the premises of the Queen Mary University of London.

Education

- Ph.D. of Computer Applications in Social Science obtained from Faculty of Economics & Political Science Cairo University 2016, Grade Excellent, and the thesis is entitled ‘On Agent-Based Modelling for Artificial Financial Markets’,
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/307012496_On_Agent-Based_Modelling_for_Artificial_Financial_Markets

- MSc. in Statistics obtained from Faculty of Economics & Political Science Cairo University 2007, Grade Excellent, and the thesis is entitled ‘The Inverse of the Traffic Assignment Problem with Constant Link Costs’.
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/335501802_Master

- BSc. In Statistics and Social Science Computing, Faculty of Economics & Political Science Cairo University 2001, General Grade Very Good with Honors, Very Good in the graduation Project.

Research Interests

- Financial Computing & Analytics, complex systems, behavioral finance,
- Financial time series and econometrics, and data mining & machine learning.

Journal Articles

- Ezzat, H. M. (2020), "Behavioral Agent-Based Framework for Interacting Financial Markets", Review of Economics and Political Science (Emerald Insights). DOI 10.1108/REPS-03-2019-0037.

- Ezzat, H. M. (2019), "Disposition effect and multi-asset market dynamics", Review of Behavioral Finance, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 144-164. https://doi.org/10.1108/RBF-01-2018-0003.

- Selim, K. S., A. Okasha, and H. M. Ezzat. 'Loss aversion, adaptive beliefs, and asset pricing dynamics.' Advances in Decision Sciences, 2015: 1 - 18.

Conference Papers

- Accepted extended abstract at the BAEPS annual conference.

- Ezzat, H. M. ‘Tobin Taxes and Dynamics of Interacting Financial Markets’. Working Group of Behavioral Finance Conference at the premises of the Queen Mary University of London in June 2018.

- Selim, K. S., A. Okasha, and H. M. Ezzat. 'On agent-based modelling for financial markets: The case of Egypt.' The 27th annual international conference on statistics and modeling in human and social sciences. Cairo: Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 2015. 110 - 132.

Dissertations Supervised

1.Text Mining for Predicting Financial Markets.

Awards

- Prof. Nadia Makary Girgis for International Publications.

- Cairo University Award for International Publications.

University Groups
Modules Taught:
Introduction to Computers, Business Information Systems, Information Technology for Business, and Mathematics and Statistics for Business and Economics